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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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Are Melbourne Storming to the 2015 NRL premiership?

Are Melbourne Storming to the 2015 NRL premiership?

5 days ago

If it feels like every NRL season I proclaim that we shouldn’t rule out the Melbourne Storm for the premiership, there is a very good reason: I do pump up the Storm every year.

My 2014-15 NBA award winners

My 2014-15 NBA award winners

16 Apr 2015

With the NBA regular season finishing today, it is time to nominate who should win the 2014-15 NBA awards.

Five questions from NRL Round 6: on actual footy!

Five questions from NRL Round 6: on actual footy!

14 Apr 2015

After all the drama in the previous round of the NRL – and the resulting fallout – it was a welcome change to have a weekend where the attention and focus was almost solely on the actual football.

Five questions from the NRL’s not-so-Good Friday

Five questions from the NRL’s not-so-Good Friday

7 Apr 2015

Rugby league – a sport that’s never too far away from scandal at the best of times – was once again in the headlines for all the wrong reasons over Easter, due to the Bulldogs versus Rabbitohs game being marred by an extremely controversial finish.

Five memories from the 2015 Cricket World Cup

31 Mar 2015

With the Australian team still celebrating their victory in the Cricket World Cup, it’s time for a quick look back at an enjoyable tournament, albeit a very drawn out one.

Five questions from Round 3 of the NRL

Five questions from Round 3 of the NRL

24 Mar 2015

We have now completed three rounds of the 2015 NRL season, and it’s almost impossible to keep up with all the different storylines circulating throughout rugby league this year.

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