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Tom Clarke

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Modern day GOATs: This is the greatest ever era for watching sports

Modern day GOATs: This is the greatest ever era for watching sports

18 Jul 2017

Roger Federer’s historic eighth Wimbledon victory is a reminder that we are living at a truly incredible time for watching sports.

Professional captains: Men who were better leaders than players

Professional captains: Men who were better leaders than players

14 Jul 2017

Luke Hodge is perhaps the most celebrated AFL captain of the past decade. This week he announced his retirement from the game after 16 years in the AFL and seven years as captain of Hawthorn Hawks.

Quest to be best of the rest in the West

Quest to be best of the rest in the West

11 Jul 2017

The Golden State Warriors are the NBA champions, and will be for the foreseeable future.

Why can’t I believe in fairytales?

Why can’t I believe in fairytales?

14 Sep 2014

At the start of the season I placed a bet on the Penrith Panthers to be minor premiers. The squad looked good and fresh, and I thought that, for the generous odds on offer, they might be worth a punt. But I never really thought it was much of a chance.

The 2014 Geelong Cats: A riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma

18 Aug 2014

With just two rounds remaining, the Geelong Cats are currently sitting second on the AFL ladder – tied with the Swans on 16 wins and one win ahead of the Hawks. Yet the general belief among most pundits is that they don’t look close to playing at the level of the 2012 grand finalists.

Penalty counts: When did ill discipline equate to bias?

Penalty counts: When did ill discipline equate to bias?

17 Aug 2014

Remember when NRL referees used be accused of blowing the whistle in favour of a side that was a little behind on the penalty count, squaring the ledger after checking with the man upstairs by using a secret code?