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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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Do you have what it takes to be in footy administration?

Do you have what it takes to be in footy administration?

4 days ago

Following the highly amusing conduct of various footy club boardrooms over the last few years, I reckon I’ve got the whole caper sussed. The majority of these operations are nothing more than three-ring circuses run by fat cats with personal interests that are outweighed only by their pay packets. That’s a fact. For all of […]

Penrith have won respect, now they need a September scalp

Penrith have won respect, now they need a September scalp

5 days ago

From Jamisontown to St Marys and everywhere in between, delusions were soaring for a top-four finish for the mighty Panthers coming in to 2014. Even despite yearly anti-climaxes and wrenched-guts since 2003 due to poor performances and the closure of Wonderland, every single person inside this approximately 13-kilometre area still harboured deluxe toey tingles for […]

How many blokes do I have to kick to get sin-binned around here?

How many blokes do I have to kick to get sin-binned around here?

10 Aug 2014

Anyone who thinks that rugby league has retrograded in to a diluted and sanitised nanny state should give themselves a triple uppercut and then watch the last half hour of this round’s Broncos versus Bulldogs clash. According to the evidence presented at Suncorp Stadium, it seems that you can unleash a double-footer to an opponent’s […]

Is Ricky Stuart becoming unemployable?

Is Ricky Stuart becoming unemployable?

9 Aug 2014

Even with such a cryptic headline, it’s quite apparent that this is another piece about Ricky Stuart and his life as a rugby league dartboard. But please don’t switch the channel because you’re sick of the topic – I promise you this one comes with a guaranteed six per cent extra compassion not seen in […]

Reality begins to bite Robinson and his Roosters

Reality begins to bite Robinson and his Roosters

2 Aug 2014

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

28 Jul 2014

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 […]

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