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

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

6 days ago

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 […]

AFL finals: Fremantle cut down to size ahead of the finals

AFL finals: Fremantle cut down to size ahead of the finals

4 Sep 2014

There is an adage in the AFL when it comes to a premiership that says to win one, you have to lose one. While it is by no means a guarantee and often not necessarily the path to glory, it is nonetheless a hypothesis that does carry merit. Fremantle was hoping that it would be […]

Collingwood: The historic underachiever

Collingwood: The historic underachiever

28 Aug 2014

Success over time in a competition like the AFL is primarily judged on premierships, with a flag the ultimate barometer of a club’s performance. For some clubs, aspirations and reality have been poles apart. St Kilda was one of eight clubs that formed the original VFL competition in 1897 and since then they have won […]

Time to take the onus for the Brownlow Medal off the umpires

Time to take the onus for the Brownlow Medal off the umpires

21 Aug 2014

Since 1924, the Brownlow Medal has been presented to the best and fairest player in the VFL/AFL as voted by the match-day umpires. Up until 1930 just one vote was cast per game before it was modified to the 3-2-1 system that is still in place today. (When the VFL introduced the two-umpire system in […]

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 […]

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