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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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Another chance Af-gone-istan after Clarke inexplicably hides

Another chance Af-gone-istan after Clarke inexplicably hides

1 day ago

Four games into this World Cup campaign, and Michael Clarke has faced 18 balls. In fact, after sending down five overs against Afghanistan, he’s bowled more than he’s hit.

Sorry South Africa, there’s no way you’ll win the World Cup

Sorry South Africa, there's no way you'll win the World Cup

2 days ago

Despite the hype, despite the favouritism, I’m willing to go on the record. South Africa can’t and won’t win the 2015 Cricket World Cup.

Great to watch, but Australia just had a World Cup disaster

Great to watch, but Australia just had a World Cup disaster

6 days ago

It may have been a great finish, but Australia have a lot to think about, even if their Eden Park embarrassment was partly disguised by some bowling magic from Mitchell Starc.

World Cup wash-out could cost Australia against New Zealand

World Cup wash-out could cost Australia against New Zealand

22 Feb 2015

Australia’s World Cup match against Bangladesh was Michael Clarke’s fitness deadline. The date was described as harsh. Shane Warne accused selectors of trying to “break” the absent captain. But in the end, Clarke didn’t have to play.

Australia smash England in Cup opener, but there’s one sour note

Australia smash England in Cup opener, but there's one sour note

15 Feb 2015

If smashing England by 111 runs weren’t good news enough, Australia’s opening game of this home World Cup offered some more specific cheer.

Clarke must stand down, or there’s a World Cup shambles ahead

Clarke must stand down, or there's a World Cup shambles ahead

13 Jan 2015

In Australian cricket we like to tell ourselves that team selection is a process untainted by sentiment. Michael Clarke’s selection for the World Cup – as captain, no less – could not be more contrary.

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