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Ryan O'Connell

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"Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence: in other words, it is war minus the shooting." - George Orwell

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February 2011
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Problem with Renshaw’s strike rate? You don’t know Test cricket

Problem with Renshaw's strike rate? You don't know Test cricket

6 days ago

The Australian Test team finally won a game after a demoralising losing streak, defeating South Africa at the Adelaide Oval in the third and final Test of the series.

XI extremely non-bold predictions for Australia’s summer of cricket

XI extremely non-bold predictions for Australia’s summer of cricket

31 Oct 2016

Selection debates. Michael Clarke irritating people. The Channel Nine commentary team copping flak. Fast bowlers getting injured. Warnie being Warnie. Pink balls. Shaun Marsh’s never-ending lottery ticket.

2016-17 NBA season award predictions

2016-17 NBA season award predictions

25 Oct 2016

The 2016-17 NBA season tips off this week, which means it’s time to put my neck on the chopping block and predict whom I think will take home the major honours at the end of the season.

2016-17 NBA season overs/unders: Eastern Conference

2016-17 NBA season overs/unders: Eastern Conference

13 Oct 2016

Two days ago I analysed the over/unders for all the teams in the NBA’s Western Conference. Today, it’s the East’s turn.

2016-17 NBA season overs/unders: Western Conference

2016-17 NBA season overs/unders: Western Conference

11 Oct 2016

I’ve never bet on the overs/unders in an NBA season before, but the buzz the Golden State Warriors have generated for the upcoming season piqued my interest.

Revisiting my five fearless predictions for the 2016 NRL season

Revisiting my five fearless predictions for the 2016 NRL season

4 Oct 2016

They say “gambling is a mug’s game”, but at least you can keep your false prognostications relatively private.

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