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 Sporting Team:
- Geelong Cats
- Favourite Sports:
- AFL, Cricket, Football, Rugby, Tennis,
The early rounds of an AFL season can be confusing, with unlikely results doing strange things to the ladder. Now that Round 4 is done, the picture is a whole lot clearer. Hawthorn and Geelong have locked in their positions at the top, just as they’ve done in so many weeks over the past eight […]
The World T20 may have been crash-em bash-em stuff, but it contained some genuine cricketing brilliance. Let’s look back over the top performances. 8. England’s one bright moment They’re no longer the Old Enemy so much as the Old Bloke We Argue Half-Heartedly With While Eating Chips and Calling Each Other Names, such is the […]
Imagine captaining your country to a World Cup win at the age of 22, while personally turning in a decisive performance in the final four crunch matches. The deed would stand for the rest of your life. That’s the scope of what Meghann Lanning, compulsorily abbreviated in the Australian style to Meg, has achieved. When […]
The AFL’s poachers are gunning for their biggest trophy yet, with rugby union and league star Sonny Bill Williams offered a multimillion-dollar deal to commence after next year’s Rugby World Cup. In what may be a strategic leak by either party, two Sydney sports journalists have reported receiving details that AFL boss Andrew Demetriou personally […]
If the last few days proved something, it’s that Essendon Football Club will do anything for James Hird, and that Hird will take anything from Essendon. If he were to try giving for a change, the best offering would be to walk away and never come back. When club chairman Paul Little fronted a press […]
Humans project their unhappiness onto external objects, then imagine those objects to be the cause. Cricket fans use an object named Glenn Maxwell. I’ve had my share of digs at the man. On Roar Radio’s coverage of Australia’s tour to India last March, the whole commentary team lined up to make jibes about Maxwell’s selection. […]