Author Archives: josephryan79

Joe’s sports diaries – Diary of a bloke who ran a really long way

Melbourne Marathon 42.2km – Sunday 16 October 2016 Keen observers of this site will note that it has been a while since I’ve posted anything here.  I’ve been lucky to write for such sites as The Footy Almanac and Balcony … Continue reading

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Don’t worry about a thing…

Cricket, 2nd Test, West Indies v Australia, Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica, 11-15 June 2015.    On the morning of Day 3 of the second test between Australia and the West Indies, we missed an hour of the first session so … Continue reading

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The Cricket World Cup comes back down under – a short preview

Cricket World Cup – 14 February to 29 March 2015 A welcome burst of nostalgia With this being the first ICC senior men’s event in Australia or New Zealand since 1992, there’s been plenty of flashbacks to the last time … Continue reading

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A bystander in the codewars

The week in review – 16 to 22 January 2015 You know you’re allowed to like more than one sport, right? The latest round of “codewars” was started by an article in Saturday’s Sydney Morning Herald suggesting that Cricket administrators … Continue reading

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FOMO – Sports Style

The week in review – January 9 to 15, 2015. Lots of soccer, some cricket, and a promise to the readers in this week’s wrap. Asian Cup – kind of a big deal Have you ever experienced FOMO? It stands … Continue reading

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You could call it a comeback…

The week in review – January 1 to 8, 2015. It’s time for “some more sport” to return – and much like the revival of this blog, you could say that the sporting events I’ve been interested in this week … Continue reading

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Channel 10 and the Commonwealth Games – some thoughts

A message to Channel Ten (and any network which gets the rights to a multi-sport event) about their coverage I’m a sports fan, so as you can probably guess I’ve been watching the Commonwealth Games. Well, I’ve been trying to … Continue reading

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