Geoff Lemon is a writer, editor and broadcaster covering sport for The Roar and The Guardian, as well as writing on politics, literature and history for a range of outlets. He's a regular guest on ABC Radio and a video presenter for The Roar, including trips to the 2013 Ashes and 2011 Rugby World Cup. He runs the political satire website Heathen Scripture.
Geoff is also editor of Australian literary publisher Going Down Swinging. His own creative work includes the poetry collection Sunblind (2008), collaborative novel Willow Pattern (2012) and essay collection The Sturgeon General Recommends (2013).
- Member Since:
- June 2010
- Based In:
- Melbourne, Australia
- Favourite Sports:
- AFL, Cricket, Football, Rugby,
- Geoff Lemon
It is hard to know what to think. A Tuesday night and a young man lies in a coma, our expectations in a crumpled heap at the door. At the same time, as ever, young men lie in hospitals the world over. As do young women, and small children, and those without the poignancy of […]
It’s hard to decide what’s weaker: Stephen Milne’s behaviour for the past 10 years, or the supposed punishment it received. In being sentenced for indecent assault, Milne received no criminal conviction, just a monetary fine. You know, like a big parking ticket, except that instead of parking it involved sexual assault. Any of us can […]
For once Australia’s cricketers should be grateful for their insane schedule. After a T20 series win against South Africa, the memory of that scalding Test defeat to Pakistan might fade faster than it has any right to. Last time Roar Radio filled an ABC commentary void was for 2013’s Test whitewash in India. Watching ball […]
It would be fair to say that the first Test against Pakistan was not much fun for Australian fans to watch, but I have to admit it was a brilliant game to call. The fact that Pakistan swarmed all over our national side for 12 of the 15 sessions was part of it. The fact […]
For weeks I have insisted that Richmond would not make the finals. On Saturday Richmond made the finals. In the last Winners and Losers wrap for the year one victor stands above all others, resplendent in yellow and black. When talk of the Tigers and September began a few weeks back it had the taste […]
AFL finals will start early after results set up some knockout games for the last round of the season. Twelve teams can still make the finals, five can make the top four, and the rest can make the best of one last crack at 2014. So who won big this week? Port Adelaide get my […]