Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Boxing Day Test (Brought to you by the letter C, and the numbers 4 and 0)

26 to 29 December 2013, Cricket, The Ashes, Fourth Test, Australia v England, Melbourne Cricket Ground I love the Ashes. When I was growing up, I got a tape player with a radio for my birthday – I think it … Continue reading

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Stars rising from the Ashes

20 December 2013, Cricket, Big Bash League, Melbourne Stars v Melbourne Renegades, 7.45pm, MCG Favourites? Really? Lots of mates of mine got on board as Renegades fans for a number of reasons. They may have lived closer to Etihad, or … Continue reading

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One more time, just because we can

19 December 2013, Mixed Netball, Motley Diamonds v Love United, 8.25pm, Albert Park Need a week off? Too bad! Social netball centres rely on constant play to make money. We’ve known this for ages. If extra teams can be squeezed … Continue reading

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Playing like turkeys, Acting like turkeys

8 December 2013, Soccer, A-League, Melbourne Victory v Newcastle Jets, 5.00pm, AAMI Park 13 December 2013, Soccer, A-League, Melbourne Victory v Perth Glory, 7.30pm, AAMI Park Sunday 8 December was a pretty lazy day for me. A sleep in, followed … Continue reading

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A final post…

12 December 2013, Mixed Netball Grand Final, Vics v Motley Diamonds, 8.25pm, Albert Park What’s under an underdog? I was pretty nervous before this match, even though we were not expected to win. For this Grand Final we were up … Continue reading

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So, how did that Semi Final go?

5 December 2013, Mixed Netball, Motley Diamonds v Mixens, 9.05pm, Albert Park A thankless task Being captain of a social netball team sucks at times. Keen followers of this blog will know that despite a patch of poor form in … Continue reading

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Joseph’s pennant bowls debut (No, really!)

3 December 2013, Lawn Bowls, Tuesday Night Pennant, MCC v Burwood, 7.30pm, MCC Bowls Club On Friday night, Geri’s netball club held their presentation night at the MCC Bowls club. It was a good night where the players, coaches, partners … Continue reading

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