Category: Sport

Village Green at Adelaide Oval

I sat next to an  American girl on my flight. ‘What are you heading to Adelaide for?’ she asked. ‘The historic Pink Ball Test’ I explained. ‘It’s the first time …

Warne vs Tendulkar

We all loved watching Shane Warne bowl growing up. Thankfully, since his retirement in 2007, there’s been no shortage of comebacks to keep us entertained. Today he did it again, …

The NRL grand final insurance policy

The Melbourne/ Sydney rivalry seems only to exist in the minds of Melburnians these days. Sydneysiders never seem to fussed about whose state is superior anymore (probably because theirs clearly …

The poor bastard who misses out

The AFL Grand Final parade is always a great celebration; the culmination of every footballers dream. But there’s always a player who gets dropped days before on the last day …

MCG toilet with a view

I’ve experienced footy from just about every angle at the MCG. From the ground level of the Southern Stand to the top level of the Olympic and everywhere in between …

Soccer is a kebab

Watching live English Premier League on Foxtel in Australia is like eating a kebab from a food van after a big night out. You know you’re probably going to regret …

Ashes Audition

Last night I finally went and saw Trainwreck at my local cinema. I enjoyed the movie but when I got home there was a whole other trainwreck waiting for me …

Is it Tiger Time?

When the Tigers led by 3 goals to zip at quarter time last night I sent a series of self deprecating texts. ‘Ring the bell’, ‘I’ve had my fun, going …