"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
- Member Since:
- February 2011
- Favourite Sports:
- Cricket, League, Rugby,
- Ryan O'Connell
21 Mar 2017
Early on in my time with The Roar, I was guilty of writing pieces that were ‘comment chasers’; pieces designed to do little else than generate debate.
15 Mar 2017
We are now just two rounds in to the 2017 NRL season, yet that has been more than enough time for a case to be made that player trades should become part of the landscape.
6 Mar 2017
There’s nothing better than taking a mere 80 minutes of football – or more, if the team in question went to golden point – and using it to judge how the rest of the NRL season will unfold.
27 Feb 2017
The footy is back! After what felt like a longer than usual off-season, the NRL returns this Thursday night, with the defending premiers, the Cronulla Sharks, taking on the Brisbane Broncos.
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.
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.