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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: Two points rocket Rebels up Australian conference ladder

The Wrap: Two points rocket Rebels up Australian conference ladder

15 hours ago

The state of Australian rugby is such that two log points, like the ones gained by the Rebels for their unlikely 9-9 draw against the Sharks, go a long way – the closeness of the Australian conference is at least providing an edge that the quality of the rugby currently doesn’t.

The Wrap: Rebels’ Cox drives a stake in the ground, Barrett nails the Blues

The Wrap: Rebels’ Cox drives a stake in the ground, Barrett nails the Blues

17 Apr 2017

Anyone thinking that Cyclone Cook may have helped even things up in Christchurch got it wrong.

Rebels brush aside SANZAAR speculation to upset Brumbies

Rebels brush aside SANZAAR speculation to upset Brumbies

16 Apr 2017

On a perfect night for rugby in Melbourne, the Rebels have stunned the heavily favoured Brumbies 19-17 in an upset that, for many, will be seen as having implications on the field as well as off.

Rebels vs Brumbies highlights: Super Rugby live scores, blog

Rebels vs Brumbies highlights: Super Rugby live scores, blog

15 Apr 2017

Match result: On a perfect night for rugby in Melbourne, the Rebels have stunned the heavily favoured Brumbies 19-17 in an upset that, for many, will be seen as having implications on the field as well as off.

The Wrap: If only SANZAAR’s bosses were half as good as the players

The Wrap: If only SANZAAR’s bosses were half as good as the players

10 Apr 2017

Like prisoners on death row served their last meal, the Western Force and the Southern Kings yesterday feasted ravenously, all the while trying to pretend it was just a normal day.

The Wrap: Super Rugby SNAFU, situation normal all four under

The Wrap: Super Rugby SNAFU, situation normal all four under

3 Apr 2017

With the Waratahs yesterday completing a clean sweep of four Australian franchise defeats to New Zealand sides over the weekend, voices calling for a cut to Australia’s involvement in Super rugby are likely to grow even louder.