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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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Five fearless predictions for the 2015 NRL season

Five fearless predictions for the 2015 NRL season

4 days ago

It’s that time of year again, where I provide ammunition to a demographic of people who certainly don’t need it. That’s right, it’s my annual fearless predictions for the NRL season, where I like to over-supply Roarers with egg to throw on my face come October.

Who’s your money on for the 2015 NBA MVP?

Who’s your money on for the 2015 NBA MVP?

24 Feb 2015

In recent history, the NBA MVP race hasn’t been all that enthralling, due to the fact it’s essentially been a one or two-horse race between LeBron James and Kevin Durant.

Why I don’t care about Souths, Arizona and the alleged cover-up

Why I don’t care about Souths, Arizona and the alleged cover-up

17 Feb 2015

Round 1 of the NRL regular season is just over two weeks away, and rugby league debate is currently dominated by the South Sydney Rabbitohs.

Chris Paul probably isn’t sexist, but he needs to Clip the whinging

Chris Paul probably isn't sexist, but he needs to Clip the whinging

10 Feb 2015

On Saturday, Los Angeles Clippers superstar Chris Paul was fined $25,000 by the NBA for public criticism of a referee.

I really wish Twitter was around for. . .

I really wish Twitter was around for. . .

3 Feb 2015

When I first came across Twitter in 2009, I must admit to not fully understanding what all the fuss was about.

My NBA All-Star team selections

My NBA All-Star team selections

27 Jan 2015

There are few basketball debates that get more heated, subjective, and ultimately irrelevant, than discussing who should make the NBA All-Star teams.

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