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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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Souths, Storm, Spectators and… Squirrels?

9 August 2013, NRL, Melbourne Storm v South Sydney Rabbitohs, 7.35pm, AAMI Park Low G.I. Diet It’s hard to dislike South Sydney. You have to respect a fan base that can sit out of the game for two years and … Continue reading

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Green and Gold

11 June 2013, Soccer, FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers, Australia v Jordan, 7pm, Etihad Stadium Early starters We arrived for the game at Etihad to be welcomed by large queues. It took us five minutes in a queue before we … Continue reading

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Supermen

9 June 2013, NRL, Melbourne Storm v Cronulla Sharks, 6.30pm, AAMI Park Question Time Some things about this game require explanation. 1. Why is Sunday Night Footy a thing? Yes, TV rules all these days, and Foxtel’s ratings for AFL … Continue reading

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Two-up – an Anzac Day double dose of football

25 April 2013 AFL, Essendon Bombers v Collingwood Magpies, 2.40pm, MCG NRL, Melbourne Storm v New Zealand Warriors, 7.00pm, AAMI Park My day started with the dawn service at North Balwyn RSL. I got there early and watched the crowd … Continue reading

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You hate us, we love it

8 April 2013, NRL, Melbourne Storm v Wests Tigers, 7.00pm, AAMI Park When I was on holiday I read a book called the Rugby League Almanac. It says it is “a game by game account of the NRL season written … Continue reading

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