Month: May 2019

ODIs and T20 Cricket Are Not Going Away Anytime Soon

Regardless of where you stand with regard to short format cricket, ODIs and T20 are not going away anytime soon. In fact, it is more likely that the old-fashioned, multi-day affairs will follow the route of Thoroughbred staying races than any other route. Former Australian quick Glenn McGrath, who played during the glory years when…

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Folau Rejects RA Absolution Offer and Remains in Rugby Limbo

Rugby Australia extended an olive branch to Israel Folau, but Folau apparently values his beliefs to a degree that had him nixing the chance to return to Super Rugby and the Wallabies. As the all-time leading try scorer of the Super Rugby competition, it would seem that Rugby Australia needs Folau worse than he needs…

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Fixture Makers did Melbourne no Favours in 2019 AFL Competition

We were still in short pants the last time the Melbourne Demons won a premiership in 1964. The current season of the Toyota AFL Premiership competition does not appear to be the year for that drought to end. The Dees beat a favoured Hawthorn side in Round 8 of the 2019 season with a gritty…

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