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WARNING! I don't get splinters when I sit down, and if you disagree with my view that's OK, just keep talking to me.

Member Since:
November 2009
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Sydney
Favourite Sports:
AFL, Cricket, League, Racing,

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What about the kids, Steve? They deserve Test results

What about the kids, Steve? They deserve Test results

1 Jan 2015

Steve Smith had a golden opportunity to boost the shares in Test cricket and he blew it. Americans visiting for our New Year’s Eve celebrations cannot comprehend how we can play a game for five days and not get a result. They think we are crazy so there was little point in discussing their four-hour […]

Cricket Australia need more control over live betting

Cricket Australia need more control over live betting

30 Dec 2014

The Daily Telegraph‘s Ben Horne described the Big Bash League’s pitch-sider Rajiv Mulchandan as someone likely to be “usually intelligent, mathematically-minded … with an intrinsic knowledge of betting practices and cricket”. I can accept “mathematically-minded” and even having “an intrinsic knowledge of betting practices and cricket”, but what Mr Mulchandan, a British national, did was […]

The lock forward has earned a place in the spine

The lock forward has earned a place in the spine

19 Dec 2014

The modern day rugby league lock forward has grown in value and results indicate they should be a member of the all-important spine positions – fullback, five-eighth, halfback and hooker. Ratings of every player (out of 10) in every position of a club’s starting 17 revealed that the players with number 13 are all very […]

How can we save the little man from rugby league extinction?

How can we save the little man from rugby league extinction?

8 Dec 2014

If the rugby league crystal ball is correct, there will be no room in our game for players under 90 kilograms and 180 centimetres by the year 2024. That means that we could not fit Clive Churchill into the modern game – he was 175 centimetres and weighed 76 kilos. Johnny Raper would also struggle, […]

My 23-point plan for Dave Smith

My 23-point plan for Dave Smith

2 Dec 2014

Back in the 1980s, Manly godfather Ken Arthurson was the Chairman of the Australian Rugby League as well as the NSWRL. Imagine the outcry if we had a club boss also running the game today. We probably would not have a Melbourne Storm, a Wests Tigers, a St George Illawarra or teams in North Queensland […]

11 things to improve the racing experience in Australia

11 things to improve the racing experience in Australia

25 Nov 2014

With the Spring Racing season done and dusted for another year, here are 11 things I think Australia needs to embrace to make following racing all it can be in this country. I’ve put together a list of the television shockers, faux pas and things that grind my gears about the coverage and discussion around […]

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