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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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Michael Jordan vs LeBron James: Now it’s a fair fight

Michael Jordan vs LeBron James: Now it's a fair fight

15 Jul 2016

Immediately after you have witnessed history unfold is a sub-optimal juncture to attempt being objective.

Five talking points from State of Origin 3

Five talking points from State of Origin 3

14 Jul 2016

The New South Wales Blues defeated the Queensland Maroons 18-14 at ANZ Stadium in Homebush last night, preventing a clean sweep in the 2016 State of Origin series.

Five talking points from State of Origin 2

Five talking points from State of Origin 2

23 Jun 2016

The Queensland Maroons defeated the New South Wales Blues 26-16 at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane last night, thus clinching the 2016 State of Origin series.

Revisiting my 2015-16 NBA season predictions

Revisiting my 2015-16 NBA season predictions

21 Jun 2016

With the 2015-16 NBA season now completed, it’s time to look back at the predictions I made pre-season, and assess how well I did. Or didn’t do, to be more accurate!

The Cronulla Sharks won’t win the 2016 NRL premiership

The Cronulla Sharks won't win the 2016 NRL premiership

7 Jun 2016

Jack Gibson – may he rest in peace – was right. Leaving that porch light on is the definition of rugby league futility.

Five talking points from State of Origin Game 1

Five talking points from State of Origin Game 1

2 Jun 2016

The Queensland Maroons defeated the New South Wales Blues 6-4 at ANZ Stadium in Homebush last night to take first blood in the 2016 State of Origin series.

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