Barring Unforeseen Cotchin Appears to be Tiger for Life

News recently reached us that Richmond Tigers Captain Trent Cotchin has committed to staying with the club until the end of 2022. Four years in football is like 20 years in other pursuits. We recently renewed our marriage vows through the end of 2048, which seems a long way off, but we think it an…

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Maloney Down for Panthers Could be Up for Finals

Welcome to the top, Cameron Ciraldo. The unceremonious dismissal of Anthony Griffin, Ciraldo was tasked with steering the Panthers through finals. During his first game as the interim coach, five-eighth James Maloney went down with a knee injury. The best-case scenario is that Maloney will miss the Panthers’ final three games, but may be available…

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Cheika Devotes Training Resources to Smaller Group for Bledisloe Test

Three Wallabies have managed to receive declarations of fitness to participate in the first Bledisloe Cup Test in Sydney, provided they do not succumb to some mysterious malady after the All Blacks perform their mystical pre-game haka ahead of the game. The three players are Captain Michael Hooper, Scott Sio and Dane Haylett-Petty. Hooper had…

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Exodus of Suns in Full Swing with Lynch and Others Off

Triple Lion premiership player Jonathan Brown has a plan to bring life back to the Gold Coast Suns, unfortunately, it would rely on Gold Coast taking a hard line with the clubs in line to snatch up Tom Lynch, who has made no secret of his desire to escape the pit of despair in the…

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Titans Suffer Disgrace of Loss to Parramatta at ANZ Stadium

The Gold Coast Titans have shown flashes of, if not brilliance, at least a high level of competence, but they have also had their lustre dulled by a lack of consistency when it comes to winning games that should come easily. Gold Coast lost to the Parramatta Eels at ANZ Stadium and it is hard…

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NBA In High Gear as Players Flock to Coastal Clubs and Limelight

The NBA offseason is significant for the shifts teams make in the effort to improve. Most of it seems like swapping on one good or average player for another one, the key exception perhaps being the move by LeBron James from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Los Angeles Lakers. With few exceptions, players want out…

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Day Leishman Smith Top Aussies in US PGA Tour Standings

At the moment, Australia has just Jason Day amongst the top 10 in the Official World Golf Rankings for the carryover season of 2017 – 2018. The number of golfers increases to two when you look down that list and find Marc Leishman in the 18th position. Cameron Smith started the year with promise, but…

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Ponting’s Cricket Career Wasted Prodigious Golf Talent

According to Adam Gilchrist, Australia’s greatest even cricketer, Ricky Ponting, missed his calling when he took up the willow over the persimmon. For those whose expertise does not extend to wood species, willow is the wood of choice for cricket bats, but persimmon used to be the preference when it came to drivers and fairway…

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Cure for Carlton According to Greats Roos and Lyon Part II

Resuming where we left off, with Garry Lyon and Paul Roos weighing in on how the Carlton Blues can be resurrected, Lyon feels that after brining in a coach where the coach has the ability to pick his own assistants, the next step in the rebuild would be to get some players with experience with…

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