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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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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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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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Under pressure – a story about a big day of very different sports

10 February 2013 MCC Members Bowls Day, 9.45am, Swinburne Avenue The transition from social to competitive is not a small jump… I’m only a recent member of MCC Bowls Club. Last week when watching pennant, I spoke to a couple … Continue reading

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Tweet-20 – a review of the Australia/Sri Lanka Game with thanks to social media

28 January 2013, KFC T20 International, Australia v Sri Lanka, 7.35pm, MCG Unsocial Media One of the always fascinating aspects of our modern society is that, while people have always had an opinion, now there are so many avenues for … Continue reading

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