Leyton has been beaten at the Australian Open. Dissapointing, but the thing to remember is that he actually played in the final which is a better record than most of the hacks who are currently writing up their pieces for tomorrows press. Well done mate – you tried.
The use of the word ‘Heroes’ to describe sporting achievers has long been a gripe of mine as all my heroes risked their lives to save others, like the Grandmother in the post below Well here’s one that’s hero and sporting achiever of note. Keith Miller, WW2 pilot and test cricketer, often considered second only
Stolen from the Australian
The thin veneer of civilization turned transparent at Coffs Harbour on the weekend when Bulldog players pack-raped a local woman. She left the Plantation with one player in the early hours and they went back to the Bulldogs’ accommodation at the Novotel Pacific Bay resort. But she has told police that after they had been
INTERNATIONAL soccer boss Sepp Blatter has caused an uproar by suggesting women players should wear tighter shorts to attract more attention to their sport. The FIFA president said women’s soccer needed different sponsors from the men’s game and should seek to attract fashion and cosmetics companies by featuring “more feminine uniforms”. I tend to agree
I don’t care what the odds are. I don’t care that we haven’t been playing well. I do care about loosing and I believe that we can play to whatever level we are confonted with. Oh -and I also care passionately about beating the Kiwis- all the more sweeter if we do it in the
Mark Osbourne from WA asks; Australia 17 Ireland 16. Is that all you’ve got? Good question. I’d like to think Eddie Jones is playing ‘setting the odds’ and ‘not telegraphing punches’. I certainly hope so but at times on Saturday night I was worried. In fact I was worried up to the final whistle. Oh,
Friday night. Off to the famous Breakfast Creek to watch rugby. I had hoped Fiji might have permanently disabled a couple of All Blacks to help Australia’s chances later on but you can’t have everything. Still, good football, good friends and cold lager. Saturday night at home with family and friends and three consecutive rugby
I’ve watched Elton play rugby since year 9 at Nudgee College. I always though of him as a cut above the rest but by the same token wasn’t surprised when he had too much to drink with his Nudgee mates in June. This article in the Australian indicates he’s on the way back and considered
The State of Origin game in Brisbane last night prevented a whitewash series with Queensland winning 36-6. I enjoyed the game but kept asking myself where was this team for the last two matches? For that matter, where was the coach? Has Wayne Bennet reached his ‘use by’ date? Is it time for new blood?