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

Revisiting my XI non-bold predictions for Australia's summer of cricket

14 Feb 2017

Now that Australia’s summer of cricket has finished – along with that immensely forgettable one-day series in New Zealand – it’s time to look back on my prognostications and see how well I did.

Rugby league in 2016: The good, the bad and the ugly

Rugby league in 2016: The good, the bad and the ugly

1 Jan 2017

With 2016 now in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to look back at some of the big things that happened last year.

Dear Santa, here’s my rugby league Christmas wish list

Dear Santa, here's my rugby league Christmas wish list

25 Dec 2016

Dear Mr Claus, I hope this letter finds you well.

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

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

29 Nov 2016

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.