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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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Has Shane Watson played his last Test?

Has Shane Watson played his last Test?

2 days ago

Australian cricket history was made in Dubai yesterday with Mitch Marsh debuting in the baggy green. His arrival on the scene produced for the first time in Australian cricket a father (Geoff) and two sons (Mitch and elder brother Shaun) had all played Test cricket. They joined the Hadlees from New Zealand and the Armanaths […]

Cameron White should be in the World Cup squad

Cameron White should be in the World Cup squad

16 Oct 2014

Australia has just reclaimed the world number one ranking in the one-day arena with its 3-0 sweep of Pakistan in the Emirates. The result provides a fillip for the side heading towards the World Cup to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand in the New Year. The team claimed the series against Pakistan […]

James Hird is still Essendon coach, for now

James Hird is still Essendon coach, for now

2 Oct 2014

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. […]

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