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Geoff Parkes

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About

Geoff Parkes is a Melbourne based sports fanatic and writer; contributing to The Roar since 2012, originally under the pen name Allanthus. He also writes for thenewdaily.com.au His twin goals of achieving a single figure golf handicap and owning a fast racehorse remain tantalisingly out of reach.

Member Since:
 
October 2012
Based In:
 
Melbourne
Favourite Sports:
AFL, Cricket, Cycling, Racing, Rugby,

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The Wrap: The owner, the divorce and the laughing goosestep

The Wrap: The owner, the divorce and the laughing goosestep

5 days ago

No sooner had the Crusaders completed their 31-24 win over the Chiefs – a superb advertisement for both New Zealand and Super Rugby – Fox Sports front man Nick McArdle announced a new statement from the Melbourne Rebels regarding their continued presence in Super Rugby.

The Wrap: The Australian conference finally gets interesting

The Wrap: The Australian conference finally gets interesting

15 May 2017

It was a sleepy start to Super Rugby’s Round 12. Commentator John Kirwan repeatedly referring to Blues fullback Melani “Nigh Nigh”, before Cheetahs winger Raymond Rhule was made groggy by a head clash.

Reds run over Rebels 29-24

Reds run over Rebels 29-24

13 May 2017

The Reds are still alive in Super Rugby after a late try to standout centre Samu Kerevi snuffed out a second half comeback by the home side, securing a 29-24 win.

Rebels vs Reds: Super Rugby live scores, blog

Rebels vs Reds: Super Rugby live scores, blog

13 May 2017

Match result: The Reds are still alive in Super Rugby after a late try to standout centre Samu Kerevi snuffed out a second half comeback by the home side, securing a 29-24 win.

You don’t mess with the Johan: exclusive Roar interview with Johan Ackermann

You don’t mess with the Johan: exclusive Roar interview with Johan Ackermann

12 May 2017

Dennis Dugan’s 2008 film “You Don’t Mess with the Zohan” stars Adam Sandler as an Israeli agent who escapes his homeland to follow his dream.

The Wrap: Super Rugby’s drones, moans and news from the throne

The Wrap: Super Rugby’s drones, moans and news from the throne

8 May 2017

Upon the story breaking late Thursday that staff had been called to an urgent meeting at Buckingham Palace to receive news of an important retirement, I was curious to know why George Smith would pull the pin on his career now, when in such fine form?