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Ryan O'Connell

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Kohli, Smith – not Dhoni and Haddin – the right captains for their country

Kohli, Smith - not Dhoni and Haddin - the right captains for their country

3 days ago

On Monday, Steve Smith was announced as Australia’s 45th Test skipper, replacing the injured Michael Clarke and leapfrogging vice-captain Brad Haddin into the most prestigious position in Australian sport. Considering Haddin’s experience, his role as deputy, and the way he led his troops to a memorable victory on Saturday while standing in for Clarke, the […]

Four factors that will decide the first Test

Four factors that will decide the first Test

9 Dec 2014

After the events of the last two weeks, it seems trivial to be writing about a game of cricket, but the first Test between Australia and India starts today at the Adelaide Oval. We all know why it seems trivial, and we all know why the Brisbane Test was postponed, and then rescheduled. I won’t […]

2014-15 NBA awards predictions

2014-15 NBA awards predictions

27 Oct 2014

The 2014-15 NBA season tips off this week, after an eventful and action-packed off-season that saw so many stories and headlines created that it felt like the NBA never really stopped. The world’s best player changed addresses – with LeBron James returning to his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers – in a move that had massive implications […]

Revisiting my five fearless predictions for the 2014 NRL season

Revisiting my five fearless predictions for the 2014 NRL season

8 Oct 2014

As has now become custom, at the start of the NRL season I make five fearless predictions for the year, and then revisit them at the end of the season. With the 2014 NRL grand final now in the rearview mirror, it’s time to analyse my pre-season prognostications. A warning: after some solid predictions in […]

Five questions from the 2014 NRL grand final

Five questions from the 2014 NRL grand final

7 Oct 2014

The South Sydney Rabbitohs finally won a premiership after a 43-year drought, defeating the Canterbury Bulldogs on Sunday in the 2014 NRL grand final. In yet another brutal display of finals football, the Bunnies are the last team standing after a long, hard season, and the club and their fans deserve to celebrate long and […]

Seven reasons the Bulldogs can win the 2014 NRL grand final

Seven reasons the Bulldogs can win the 2014 NRL grand final

2 Oct 2014

After twenty-six rounds of the regular season and a gripping finals series, it’s all come down to this. The South Sydney Rabbitohs will face the Canterbury Bulldogs on Sunday to decide the 2014 NRL premiership. The Bunnies go into the game as raging hot favourites, with most bookies pricing them at an unbackable $1.35. Needless […]

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