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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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The Essendon saga won’t end anytime soon

The Essendon saga won't end anytime soon

14 Aug 2014

It appears that the three-day Federal Court hearing launched by Essendon Football Club and coach James Hird against ASADA is merely another battle in a long and protracted war. Hird and the Bombers launched separate legal actions against ASADA with respect to the legality of its joint investigation undertaken with the AFL into its drugs […]

We need Nathan Fyfe to win the Brownlow Medal

We need Nathan Fyfe to win the Brownlow Medal

7 Aug 2014

If Fremantle’s Nathan Fyfe finishes atop the Brownlow Medal count on 22 September, it will be a bittersweet moment. He will have finished ahead of his peers as the best player for the 2014 season in the eyes of the umpires, however he won’t be eligible to collect the sport’s most coveted individual honour, because […]

Hawthorn are already the team of the year

Hawthorn are already the team of the year

31 Jul 2014

To date, without doubt, Hawthorn has been the AFL’s most impressive performer this year. Prior to the season getting underway the general consensus from the experts around the country was that Fremantle and Sydney were the likely grand finalists. Hawthorn was on the third line of betting with many. One of the big question marks […]

Will Steve Smith follow Michael Clarke as Test captain?

Will Steve Smith follow Michael Clarke as Test captain?

24 Jul 2014

In the last two decades Australian Test cricket has been blessed with strong on-field leadership. Each time a longstanding captain has departed the scene another long term, readymade replacement has taken up the running. The next passing of the baton will likely be different. When Allan Border’s 93-match tenure at the helm ended in March […]

What does the future hold for Phillip Hughes?

What does the future hold for Phillip Hughes?

17 Jul 2014

While most Australian sports fans are wrapped up in the traditional winter codes, some of our cricketers are playing for Australia A against India A. One of those is Phillip Hughes. In the second unofficial Test that concluded at the Allan Border Field in Brisbane yesterday, he made an unbeaten 100 in the second innings. […]

Stephen Dank continues to frustrate

Stephen Dank continues to frustrate

10 Jul 2014

Another week has passed in the Essendon drug scandal with the waters more muddied than when it started. Throughout this saga the Bombers’ administration has painstakingly denied that its players have taken any banned substances while on the same hand it states that it cannot definitively say what it was that the player group was […]

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