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Paul D

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March 2014
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Divide and diminish: The AFL’s failed decade in Queensland

Divide and diminish: The AFL’s failed decade in Queensland

13 May 2018

In January 2008, a report surfaced in the media that the AFL had quietly registered an organisation called Gold Coast Football Club Ltd with ASIC.

There are 180 reasons why bad clubs are so bad

There are 180 reasons why bad clubs are so bad

20 Apr 2018

Last weekend was a discouraging weekend for the supporters of equalisation.

The long path towards putting pride back into the Lions

The long path towards putting pride back into the Lions

30 May 2017

It’s hard to describe the lonely existence of a Lions fan here in Brisbane – I suspect it’s rather what an endangered animal feels like, that sort of growing realisation you don’t see as many of you round anymore as you used to.

Who are the biggest boom or bust players of all time?

Who are the biggest boom or bust players of all time?

18 Feb 2016

As part of a discussion a few days ago regarding Brendon McCullum’s legacy, a stat was cited by Geoff Lemon that McCullum had scored some 17.6 per cent of his runs from a mere five innings.

Last Man Stands: Cricket’s true people’s game

Last Man Stands: Cricket's true people's game

19 Jan 2016

One of the best recent takes on amateur level cricket is The Grade Cricketer – a searing, no-holds-barred satire on the strange world of aspiring cricket in this country, covered previously on The Roar by Dane Eldridge.

What makes a great indoor cricket team?

5 Jan 2016

It’s often said that the only thing indoor cricket has in common with outdoor cricket is the name.