Geoff Lemon Columnist

Geoff Lemon

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http://www.heathenscripture.com

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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 <em>Sunblind</em> (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,

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Gulf between Smith and Root makes all the Ashes difference

Gulf between Smith and Root makes all the Ashes difference

29 Nov 2017

In Test matches, we love to look for symmetry. For England’s loss and Australia’s win at Brisbane, look no further than the two captains.

Empire versus upstart, coloniser versus colony: The contests which define the Ashes

Empire versus upstart, coloniser versus colony: The contests which define the Ashes

21 Nov 2017

The Ashes is the story of antagonism. The itching, grating, sandpaper-underwear tension between colony and coloniser, between a perceived dominion and those who thought they could rule it.

One Ashes Test down, five to go: Women and cricket prove a success

One Ashes Test down, five to go: Women and cricket prove a success

17 Nov 2017

The world is an espresso machine: there are knobs everywhere, and most of them are useless. But in 2017, the people knocking women’s sport have grown ever fewer and quieter.

From London Bridge to Edgbaston, there’s no separating sport and politics

From London Bridge to Edgbaston, there's no separating sport and politics

5 Jun 2017

The night before India plays Pakistan, people are dying in London on a Saturday night out. Up the railway line in Birmingham it’s getting late, past 11pm, and the news creeps in by the soporific glow of phone screens.

Napier washout: Cricket can be the most frustrating game on the planet

Napier washout: Cricket can be the most frustrating game on the planet

4 Feb 2017

Standing in the middle of Napier’s cricket ground on Thursday night, all I could think was that for a slow game, cricket still has an incredible ability to test your bloody patience.

Unwanted quiet in Hobart, Australia’s hard-luck cricket venue

Unwanted quiet in Hobart, Australia's hard-luck cricket venue

18 Nov 2016

When bowlers run towards the radio commentary box at Bellerive Oval, ABC’s Jim Maxwell likes to refer to them approaching from “the Antarctic end.”