Month: September 2019

There are New Zealand Rules and then there are Regular Rules

It is hard to say how a Rugby World Cup judicial panel consisting of a New Zealander, a Scot and an Argentinian could be considered independent when it comes time to decide if Reece Hodge’s tackle on Fiji’s Peceli Yato will see Hodge erased from the Wallabies ahead of Australia’s important game with Wales, but…

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Christensen Wells Ablett Ponder 2020 Futures

It is the time of the season for reflection on the recent past and rumination concerning the future, as some of the player news coming from the AFL demonstrates. There is Allen Christensen, the off contract Brisbane Lions forward who suffered from his club’s recent shock loss to GWS in the second round of the…

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Australia Retain Ashes with Fourth Test Victory at Old Trafford

With two wins and one match drawn, Australia have retained the Ashes. It was probably more significant to do it as the tourists, although few would doubt that they would have passed up a win had the 209 Ashes series been played in Australia. It was the first win for Australia in England during an…

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