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Anthony Condon

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About

Writing a PhD on Cricket and the National Identity.

Member Since:
 
November 2014
Based In:
 
Victoria
Favourite Sports:
Cricket,

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Cricket no longer so pale, stale, and male

Cricket no longer so pale, stale, and male

24 Aug 2016

Richie Benaud AKA Billy Birmingham AKA The Twelfth Man AKA MCG Hammer rapped poignantly in 1992, “If you don’t like cricket, I can tell it is a real bummer/ That’s because cricket is the number one game in town!”

How to be a man: Lessons from Brendon McCullum

How to be a man: Lessons from Brendon McCullum

15 Jun 2016

At the moment I’m writing an academic paper on notions of masculinity in Australian cricket. I’m not going to speak about that here, although I do encourage you to read Roar contributor Geoff Lemon’s work in The Cricket Monthly.

Curmudgeon: Test cricket is dead

Curmudgeon: Test cricket is dead

7 Apr 2016

Rodney Hogg and Ian Chappell are certainly better cricketers than I am. Even at this stage in their lives I’m sure they both would murder me at a game of one-wicket cricket.

Twenty20: It’s just not cricket

Twenty20: It's just not cricket

2 Apr 2016

It’s ruining the game it is! This new fangled thing they’re doing out there.

The first Aussie sporting tour, the original Aussie sporting legends

The first Aussie sporting tour, the original Aussie sporting legends

15 Feb 2016

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are advised that this article contains images and names of people who have died.

Drunken entertainment: The roots of Australian cricket

Drunken entertainment: The roots of Australian cricket

16 Dec 2015

One of the big laments of the modern ‘traditionalist’ is how much of the game has been lost to the entertainment industry and the role that alcohol – both in terms of culture and sponsorship – has on the game. But is this a fair call?