Month: December 2015

New Aussie Jockey Helmet Controversy Continues

Australian jockey Jason Benbow recently expressed dissatisfaction with new rules governing the use of the whip. More of his mates weighed in negatively concerning Racing Australia’s latest foray, the mandate requiring new helmets with extra padding. The helmet rules were supposed to come online this coming March or April, but have been delayed due to…

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New NSW Rugby Scrums Coach

In an all too familiar scenario, a successful team must contend with losing key players to other teams every time it appears that the former team has slipped a bit. That is certainly the case with the NSW Waratahs after being deposed as the reigning Super Rugby champions. After losing Sekope Kepu and Adam Ashley-Cooper…

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Jockey Jason Benbow – Whip Rules

Victorian jockey Jason Benbow had nothing positive to say regarding new rules limiting jockeys to five strikes prior to the last 100m of a race. The new rules took effect 1 December. During the final 100m, jockeys may use the whip as they see fit. Benbow recently won aboard Value of Justice in race four…

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Australian Womans Rugby Team Wins World Series

The Australia women’s sevens rugby team, despite being short-handed due to injuries to key players, managed to win the world series opening round with a dominating score of 31 -12 over Russia. They made their way into the final by squeaking past New Zealand 15 – 12 in the quarterfinals before shutting out France 26…

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NBA Bebop – Games Of The Week

Toronto Raptors (11-7) vs Atlanta Hawks (12-8) Thursday Dec 3, 12:00pm Last season, DeMarre “Predator” Carroll was one of the under-the-radar players who became a contributing cog in one of the most flowing systems in the league. The Hawks ($1.66) surprised everybody last season and earned the number one seed in the East, and Carroll…

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Turnbull To Spend On Climate Change At Budget

Malcolm Turnbull will stand by his word to invest in climate change in the next Federal Budget according to online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au. The bookie is taking bets that funding for the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) will increase at $1.62 and that the Climate Change Authority will continue to be funded, with $4,000,000 to $8,000,000 AUD…

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