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Ken Sakata

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About

Sportswriter based in Melbourne. Covering where sport and pop-culture collide with a keen interest in AFL. Twitter + Instagram: @sakatarama

Member Since:
 
October 2016
Based In:
 
Melbourne

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Discussing the slam of the summer: The Sam Powell-Pepper FAQ

Discussing the slam of the summer: The Sam Powell-Pepper FAQ

21 Mar 2017

Sam Powell-Pepper is 19 years old. He is 187cm and 97kg.

The Roar’s 2017 AFL top 50 players: 20-11

The Roar’s 2017 AFL top 50 players: 20-11

16 Mar 2017

Football can be about win/loss. It can be about ‘goals’ or ‘points’ or ‘winning’.

Kick to Kick: Who won the Chris Judd trade?

Kick to Kick: Who won the Chris Judd trade?

14 Mar 2017

Welcome to ‘Kick to Kick’, where two writers have it out over football’s most contentious topics. This week, we’re going back to 2008.

A mythological analysis of Jobe Watson’s off-season

A mythological analysis of Jobe Watson's off-season

7 Mar 2017

Last winter, I went to New York on holiday. I researched a bunch of bars and restaurants on Instagram. I went to them. I had a good time. I came home to Melbourne. The end.

The Carlton Rebuild FAQ

The Carlton Rebuild FAQ

27 Feb 2017

I tell people I’m a Carlton person. This is like telling people I’m dying. It’s a conversation killer.

RIP The Dab (2015-2016)

RIP The Dab (2015-2016)

13 Feb 2017

“You are going to be amazing today,” Gillon McLachlan says to himself in the mirror. The CEO of the Australian Football League, Gillon is used to press conferences. He puts on his cufflinks. “So when Moana Hope does it, I do it too. It’s going to be so fantastic,” he adds.