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Glenn Mitchell

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About

Glenn spent over 20 years as a sports broadcaster on both radio and television with the ABC, commentating at four Olympic, four Commonwealth and two Paralympic Games. He called nearly 200 international cricket matches (covering 13 overseas tours) and commentated over 900 games of AFL & WAFL football, along with myriad other sports. Since mid-2011, Glenn has been freelancing in both the electronic and written media. He is an advocate for mental health in Western Australia, and tweets from @mitchellglenn. He can also be found on his website - glennmitchell.com.au

Member Since:
October 2012
Based In:
Perth
Favourite Sports:
AFL, Cricket, Cycling, Tennis,

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James Hird is still Essendon coach, for now

James Hird is still Essendon coach, for now

3 hours ago

The football world is still yet to learn James Hird’s fate. Following a special board meeting at the Essendon Football Club’s Tullamarine headquarters this morning Hird emerged saying he was still the coach. A short time later chairman Paul Little saying, “James Hird is the current coach of the Essendon footy club. I think the […]

How Buddy’s not-so-secret weapon will determine the grand final

How Buddy's not-so-secret weapon will determine the grand final

25 Sep 2014

It was Goran Ivanišević, the 2001 winner of the men’s singles championship at Wimbledon, who often referred to himself as two people in one – the good Goran and the bad Goran. As a wildcard entry at the All-England Club in 2001 – the only player to have claimed the title as such – the […]

James Hird has to go, now

James Hird has to go, now

19 Sep 2014

The Essendon Football Club and its coach James Hird pushed all their chips to the centre of the table with their Federal Court challenge of ASADA‘s investigation into the club’s controversial conditioning program. That tactic has proved to be an unmitigated disaster. In a brief few minutes earlier today Justice John Middleton ruled against the […]

Brenton Sanderson the latest on a long list of casualties

Brenton Sanderson the latest on a long list of casualties

18 Sep 2014

Once again a contract in the world of elite sport has proven to be worth less than the paper it is written on when it comes to job stability and security. Most in the AFL world shook their head when they heard the news yesterday that Adelaide had given coach Brenton Sanderson his marching orders. […]

Fremantle’s biggest enemy? Not Hawks or Swans, but time

Fremantle's biggest enemy? Not Hawks or Swans, but time

11 Sep 2014

This season marks Fremantle’s 20th in the AFL, with the club is still chasing that elusive maiden premiership. They came close last year, falling 15 points short of Hawthorn on grand final day. They are still in the mix for this season’s flag with a home semi-final against Port Adelaide next on the schedule. More […]

Mitch Marsh and Steve O’Keefe in, but who’s going to play Pakistan?

Mitch Marsh and Steve O'Keefe in, but who's going to play Pakistan?

8 Sep 2014

Mitchell Marsh‘s blistering form in the ODI series in Zimbabwe and Stephen O’Keefe’s consistent domestic first-class form has seen both rewarded with berths in the 15-man Test squad to play Pakistan in the UAE next month. Skipper Michael Clarke has been included in the squad pending him proving he is over the hamstring complaint that […]

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