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Dane Eldridge

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About

Dane was named best and fairest in the 2004 Bathurst mixed indoor cricket competition. With nothing in the game left to achieve, he immediately retired at his peak to a reclusive life ensconced in the velvet of organised contests. Catch the man here: @eld2_0

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March 2012
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Central Coast, NSW
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Reality begins to bite Robinson and his Roosters

Reality begins to bite Robinson and his Roosters

8 hours ago

Are you a super-duper league mentor who has just successfully cleaned up someone else’s mess at the first attempt? If so, congratulations! Consider your sense of reality severely clouded. Driving a doldrums team to a premiership in your first year as an NRL coach feels fantastic, not only for the toasty sense of achievement and […]

I went to the ice hockey and I didn’t lose any teeth

I went to the ice hockey and I didn't lose any teeth

5 days ago

Even though it was our anniversary and it was her left-field idea, I was fuming when my girlfriend forced me to attend the USA versus Canada ice hockey match on Saturday night in Sydney. Despite this, once I got the word that the coveted Douglas Webber Cup was on the line, the respective Swans and […]

NRL comes to Bathurst: A guide to footy in the sticks

NRL comes to Bathurst: A guide to footy in the sticks

26 Jul 2014

With the Panthers and the Sharkies goin’ bush on Saturday arvo, it’s time to face the west and doff the cap to one of the great fertile beds of footballery – the beautiful Bathurst area and its surrounding counties. This picture-perfect region west of the Blue Mountains cops some rough raps for being supposedly behind […]

Where the f*ck is… Cayman Islands

Where the f*ck is... Cayman Islands

25 Jul 2014

When there’s a dreamy little zipcode like the Cayman Islands and it’s stacked to the gums with the tax-free cash reserves of a non-compliant commercial world, it presents an obvious question regarding competitive sports. Why wouldn’t the Cayman powerbrokers just use their hefty financial leverage to build a fleet of sophisticated cyborgs to represent them […]

Andrew McFadden and those fickle Warriors clichés

Andrew McFadden and those fickle Warriors clichés

19 Jul 2014

As one of the internet’s more cultured readerships, the Roarer republic will surely be familiar with the timeless National Lampoon franchise and it’s rib-tickling Christmas Vacation masterpiece. For those who haven’t lived, I’d describe it as a cinematic diamond that surely deserved more Oscars than the zero it received. In one of the movie’s more […]

Darius Boyd: ability overshadowed by persona?

Darius Boyd: ability overshadowed by persona?

13 Jul 2014

If the uber-elusive Darius Boyd were to hang up the boots right now and walk away from rugby league forever, what would his career best be remembered for? Before you launch, let’s take a moment to temporarily extinguish our torches and put down our pitchforks. We can sum this up in an even-tempered, non-Origin manner. […]

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