Clyde Rathbone Columnist

Clyde Rathbone

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About

Member Since:
February 2012
Based In:
Canberra
Favourite Sports:
Rugby,

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RATHBONE: Pocock should shut up and play

RATHBONE: Pocock should shut up and play

24 Mar 2015

Seriously, what is wrong with these social justice warriors! It’s as though they can’t resist the impulse to stick their noses where they don’t belong.

Athletes are just people, so why expect them to be role models?

Athletes are just people, so why expect them to be role models?

6 Mar 2015

In the aftermath of my SMH column and the interviews I gave last week regarding the illicit drug scandal, I’ve noticed a recurrent debate: are athletes role models?

RATHBONE: Does sport really warrant our reverence?

RATHBONE: Does sport really warrant our reverence?

10 Feb 2015

When I hung up my boots in August last year I was immediately presented with the same question all athletes are eventually forced to answer:

RATHBONE: Beale drama exposes flaws in the national setup

RATHBONE: Beale drama exposes flaws in the national setup

17 Oct 2014

I’m not much of a sports fan. While I can occasionally still get caught up in struggle and passion of a gripping contest, my interest seems to be waning with time.

Mainstream media is slipping further behind the curve

Mainstream media is slipping further behind the curve

21 Jul 2014

I love quotations. They are windows into the minds of scientists, philosophers, writers, performers, politicians and even, occasionally, athletes.

Squeak will roar as Wallabies skipper

Squeak will roar as Wallabies skipper

7 Jun 2014

As an eighteen-year-old fresh out of high school I was invited to pre-season training with the Natal Sharks. The sweltering temperatures in Summer time meant many of our fitness sessions were held on Durban beachfront.

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