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Glenn Mitchell

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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 -

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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 […]

Investigations take time so let’s cut ASADA some slack

Investigations take time so let's cut ASADA some slack

19 Jun 2014

Those bemoaning the 16 months it took ASADA to investigate and subsequently issue show cause notices to players at the Essendon Football Club need to spend some time looking at other high-profile overseas doping cases. In the past 15-odd years we have seen a dramatic change to the most efficient way of exposing doping athletes […]

Essendon comes out swinging at ASADA

Essendon comes out swinging at ASADA

13 Jun 2014

The slogan for Essendon’s 2013 campaign was “Whatever it Takes”. It is now the club’s mantra as it attempts to clear its name in regard to ASADA’s allegation that 34 of its players were administered a banned substance in 2012. Essendon president Paul Little stated this afternoon that the club has launched a Federal Court […]

My faith in sport has been restored by an eight-year-old

My faith in sport has been restored by an eight-year-old

12 Jun 2014

Sometimes it takes a child to restore your faith in things and in the past 24 hours, I have had that very thing happen for elite sport. While the sporting headlines of late have been filled with FIFA’s corruption, the standard of umpiring in the AFL and match-fixing in cricket, my eight-year-old son has had […]

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