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Glenn Mitchell

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Glenn spent over two decades 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 tweets from @mitchellglenn and can also be found on his website -

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T-shirts, shorts and thongs? Players show Titanic disrespect

T-shirts, shorts and thongs? Players show Titanic disrespect

3 days ago

This will be my shortest column to date on The Roar. In essence, there is not a lot to say as the matter under discussion is so basic that it requires few words. Numerous players, past and present, from NRL club the Gold Coast Titans have been implicated in drug offences – serious drug offences. […]

Results are just a small part of Afghanistan’s World Cup story

Results are just a small part of Afghanistan's World Cup story

19 Feb 2015

In October 2001, the United States and its allies made Afghanistan the chief battleground in the fight against global terrorism. Remarkably, running parallel with the roadside bombs, air strikes and the ever-increasing rubble was the birth of the country’s national cricket team, receiving ICC affiliate status in 2001. And yesterday, a mere 14 years after […]

Glenn Maxwell could be Australia’s World Cup trump

Glenn Maxwell could be Australia's World Cup trump

12 Feb 2015

The upcoming World Cup will likely to be the heaviest scoring tournament since the event was inaugurated in 1975. This year’s co-hosted event will be played on true surfaces on either side of the Tasman. Some of the grounds will feature boundaries that are little larger than what you would expect for an under-16 fixture. […]

India’s Cricket World Cup defence in tatters

India's Cricket World Cup defence in tatters

9 Feb 2015

To take a cue from Queen Elizabeth, India has had an Aestas Horribilis. Since arriving on Australian shores in November India has not won an international fixture. It lost the four-Test series 2-nil. The limited-overs team has fared no better, failing to win a match in the triangular one-day series that also featured England. The […]

Who will be the World Cup’s leading run scorer?

Who will be the World Cup's leading run scorer?

5 Feb 2015

To be the leading run-scorer at a World Cup you pretty much have to bat in your side’s top four, and in this year’s event there is plenty of class at the top of the order. Co-hosts Australia will likely roll out David Warner, Aaron Finch, Shane Watson and Steve Smith as their top four, […]

Is Justin Langer the next coach of Australia?

Is Justin Langer the next coach of Australia?

29 Jan 2015

Even though Darren Lehmann is firmly ensconced in his position as coach of the Australian cricket team his future replacement may already be putting his hand up. Justin Langer, a former Test teammate of Lehmann, continues to carve out a successful coaching career at domestic level. In time, he may well be the next national […]

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