Greg Blood Roar Rookie

Greg Blood

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Australian sport information specialist with an interest in sport history and high performance sport. St Kilda and Canberra Raiders supporter.

Member Since:
 
June 2016
Based In:
 
Canberra
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AFL, Cricket, Cycling, Football, League, Racing, Rugby,

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Manuka Oval unsatisactory for major AFL games

Manuka Oval unsatisactory for major AFL games

17 hours ago

On Friday night, Canberra’s Manuka Oval will host the GWS Giants for a clash against last year’s AFL premiers the Western Bulldogs. As a result, the replay of last year’s exciting preliminary final will be held at one of the AFL’s most inadequate stadiums.

Clubs are playing Russian roulette with long-term contracts

Clubs are playing Russian roulette with long-term contracts

6 Apr 2017

A worrying development in professional sport in Australia has been athletes signing long-term contracts, which could lead to the financial ruin of some clubs.

Are the Commonwealth Games still relevant?

Are the Commonwealth Games still relevant?

16 Mar 2017

The 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games baton has just left London, with Australia hosting the event for the fifth time. But are the Games are still relevant in an increasing congested calendar?

2017 Australian Day honours

2017 Australian Day honours

27 Jan 2017

The Australia Day honours recognise the achievements of Australians on and off the sporting field.

Jarrod Mullen was injured, why can’t he use medicine to get better?

Jarrod Mullen was injured, why can't he use medicine to get better?

20 Jan 2017

Jarrod Mullen’s reported positive test made me reflect on the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) code and whether it should prevent athletes from using drugs that are performance-enhancing but also therapeutic.

Notable Australian sports retirements of 2016

Notable Australian sports retirements of 2016

28 Dec 2016

It’s tricky these days to determine when an athlete has retired – often they make comebacks or play in lower level competitions. For instance, cricketers like Shane Watson, Brad Hogg, and Brad Hodge have retired from first class cricket but still play in the Big Bash.