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About

A former rugby lock, cricket no.11 bat and no.10 bowler, and surfboat rower. A fan of the major team sports in Australia. Maybe. But I've come to despise the corporatisation of most sports.

Member Since:
 
May 2007
Based In:
 
Randwick
Favourite Sports:
AFL, Cricket, Cycling, Football, League, Racing, Rugby,

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John O’Neill wades into Super Rugby debate

John O'Neill wades into Super Rugby debate

24 Feb 2017

Former boss of Australian rugby John O’Neill’s abrasive style is both grating and polarising, but there’s no doubting his success rate.

What is the best format for a national comp?

What is the best format for a national comp?

14 Feb 2017

The Australian sporting landscape is becoming incredibly crowded, especially with national women’s comps starting in most of the major sports.

The corporatisation of sport is out of control

The corporatisation of sport is out of control

13 Dec 2016

Ric Charlesworth is a man with plenty of experience inside and outside the sporting arena.

Chatting with some legends at The Roar’s Christmas drinks

Chatting with some legends at The Roar's Christmas drinks

12 Dec 2016

Last Thursday past at The Roar Xmas drinks I was thrilled and honoured to be chatting with legendary septuagenarians David Lord, Spiro Zavos and Kersi Meher-Homji. Also present was The Roar rising star writer Geoff Parkes.

Following the progression of most capped Wallabies 1899-2016

Following the progression of most capped Wallabies 1899-2016

11 Oct 2016

The Wallabies played their first-ever Test way back in 1899, and in the years leading up to the start of World War I, they appeared in just 24 matches.

When is an Aussie really an Aussie?

When is an Aussie really an Aussie?

6 Oct 2016

Ben Ryan, the English coach of the Fijian rugby sevens gold medal winning team at the Rio Olympics, caused quite a stir recently with his caustic observations of how the Pacific Islands were being effectively ‘stripped’ by the major rugby union powers.