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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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Windies cricket sinks to new levels

Windies cricket sinks to new levels

5 days ago

I much preferred when my bodily reaction to West Indian cricket was a gut wrenched with fear and not a bleeding heart. They’ve hit a spectacular new low with their abandoned tour of India, tapping out with one ODI, one Twenty20 and a three match Test series to play due to another dally over the […]

Exclusive: Jarryd Hayne’s original farewell letter to rugby league

Exclusive: Jarryd Hayne's original farewell letter to rugby league

17 Oct 2014

In a pseudo-exclusive, operatives from The Roar have intercepted a genuine fake of the open letter from Jarryd Hayne that called an audible on his plans to be a career Eel. While a more thoughtful, heartfelt and heavily edited version was eventually posted on the Parramatta website by the departing fullback, there was an original […]

Souths can’t repeat the feat, but could they kill the wrestle?

Souths can't repeat the feat, but could they kill the wrestle?

11 Oct 2014

Onya Rabbitohs, you brained it. But as the temporary tattoos and 90-proof breath start to fade after a week of rampant ceremony, it’s time for bed so the rest of us losers can candidly discuss things. Firstly, dynasty talk. While we have all given the obligatory mention to the back-to-back challenge in the carbonated days […]

Exclusive: The Roar’s grand final day horoscope

Exclusive: The Roar's grand final day horoscope

5 Oct 2014

When the trippers and beatniks seek footy predictions that are vague and baseless, they come to Dr Dane, the people’s part-time septic dialogist and just-credited astrologer. First reading free, or your money back. Today, we’re gazing deeply in to what awaits us on the NRL’s day of days, and what a game the moons and […]

James Graham is one game from the top shelf

James Graham is one game from the top shelf

3 Oct 2014

The biggest bad-ass games call for the biggest bad-ass forecasts, so here’s a dicey boomer to whet your appetite for this weekend’s all-consuming NRL grand final. Let us all be prepared, as it may blow your mind and my credibility. With my proverbials firmly on the line, I float this suggestion for the masses: is […]

Luke will puke, but the NRL cannot allow him to play in the grand final

Luke will puke, but the NRL cannot allow him to play in the grand final

29 Sep 2014

Let’s put on our serious faces and get real. If Issac Luke takes the field in this Sunday’s grand final, it will be the farcical peak of the NRL’s maligned corrective system. After everything that’s happened this year and the sensitivity around lifting, the simple fact of the matter is that the hooker’s awkward tackle […]

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