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Geoff Lemon

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About

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).

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June 2010
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Melbourne, Australia
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Peaks and troughs: Following the game to all corners of the earth

Peaks and troughs: Following the game to all corners of the earth

1 Apr 2016

If you are the kind of person who gets sick on rutted mountainous roads, let a man who gets sick on tricycles give some advice.

Cricket a welcome reprieve in a still crumbled Christchurch

Cricket a welcome reprieve in a still crumbled Christchurch

26 Feb 2016

It’s always a bit emotive when a cricket series ends. The carnival is over, the circus leaves town, the ground is quiet, and a poignancy plucks at a string in your chest when you’re the one who stays behind.

Jackson Bird: Handing out ducks like an attack leader

Jackson Bird: Handing out ducks like an attack leader

24 Feb 2016

Anything makes a greater impression when you don’t see it coming.

Always bet on Black: McCullum signs off with fairytale streak

Always bet on Black: McCullum signs off with fairytale streak

21 Feb 2016

There is a human fondness for prophesy. Sport’s most common and boring joke revolves around the jinx, spectators claiming responsibility when action contradicts their preceding assertion.

McCullum should put things right against Australia at the World T20

McCullum should put things right against Australia at the World T20

16 Feb 2016

If you’re going to do something as ridiculous with your life as play a hundred Test matches, you would want to mark that milestone with a hundred runs.

Adam Voges, batting ugly but sitting pretty over Bradman

Adam Voges, batting ugly but sitting pretty over Bradman

14 Feb 2016

He ended the first day shouldering arms to a Doug Bracewell ball that crashed into his stumps, but was reprieved for a front-foot no-ball that didn’t exist. He started the second day leg before wicket to Southee, but for a faint edge before ball hit pad.

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