Pat Hornidge Roar Rookie

Pat Hornidge

Roar Rookie

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About

A follower of many sports, and player of a few. Supporter of St Kilda, Everton and Celtic.

Member Since:
 
July 2017
Based In:
 
Melbourne
Favourite Sports:
AFL, Cricket, Cycling, Football, Racing, Rugby,

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Is the AFL hijacking women’s football?

Is the AFL hijacking women's football?

22 hours ago

Last year, I regularly went to VFLW (Victorian Football League Women’s) games as a friend of mine was playing. For what was then the premier league of women’s football, the contrasts between the playing conditions were extreme.

International rules is back on the up

International rules is back on the up

14 Nov 2017

A few years ago, when it was at its lowest point, I felt like I very much in the minority when I said that I liked and enjoyed International Rules – both the concept and the game itself.

The Melbourne Cup is still important

The Melbourne Cup is still important

10 Nov 2017

On Tuesday night, Greg Baum wrote a piece for The Age which stopped just short of calling the Melbourne Cup dead, as both a race and an event.

AFLX can be a success, if it’s rolled out right

AFLX can be a success, if it's rolled out right

28 Oct 2017

What’s going on with AFLX? A few months ago it was going to be played in the bye week before finals, then it changed to being played in pre-season.

Trade period is the perfect length

Trade period is the perfect length

14 Oct 2017

I like trade period. I like its length, I like how it interests people and brings out a lot of craziness on the internet and I like how it infuriates some people in the media.

Does Winx need to go to Europe?

Does Winx need to go to Europe?

11 Oct 2017

In 1890, when Carbine won the Melbourne Cup, it was reported that “Ccheer after cheer rent the air and people went almost frantic in their desire to do honour to the winner…”.