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.
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- October 2012
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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.
17 Apr 2017
Anyone thinking that Cyclone Cook may have helped even things up in Christchurch got it wrong.
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.
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.
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.
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.