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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.

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

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It’s time to change the distance of the Victorian Derby and Oaks

It's time to change the distance of the Victorian Derby and Oaks

19 Dec 2017

I’m one of those silly blokes who loves racing for the aesthetics – what I want most of all is watching champion horses with champion jockeys race against each other in championship races over varying distances and race conditions.

Two decades on, Australian rugby’s hope and dreams remain elusive

Two decades on, Australian rugby's hope and dreams remain elusive

11 Dec 2017

Last weekend I finally got around to clearing my study of unwanted books, magazines not revisited in many years and reams of scrap paper with double-up scribblings.

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.