A dominant record at a fortress was relinquished, and so to Australia’s faith in their test team – it was the first time in over 30 years that the Australian’s had been defeated at the Gabba and wasn’t the fallout jarring. Had Australia taken those ten wickets against India, on the final day, there would […]Read More A novice’s thoughts on the Australian Test Team
My word, what an enthralling last few weeks it has been. Richmond are AFL premiers once again, and like it or loathe it, it feels appropriate, they are a magnificent team and are a very worthy winner, I’ll divulge on this a little later on. We’ve seen the Los Angeles Lakers take home an NBA […]Read More A novice’s impression on the world of sport
The NBA’s ‘bubble’ is well and truly underway, and it’s only a matter of hours before players do battle on the courts of Orlando. Stirring news if you’re an NBA fan. Much has been made of the oddity of this NBA season as a result of COVID-19, and whether or not an NBA championship triumph […]Read More Victory over adversity
The Western Bulldogs won the 2016 Premiership seemingly against the odds, that was from the outside however, inside the four walls of that football club, they definitely believed the AFL’s ultimate was very achievable. “Why not us?” was the catchcry used by the Bulldogs that year, and that same sentiment should be held by every […]Read More So you’re saying there’s a chance?
When people talk about the ongoing suspension of world sport, my mind automatically gravitates to Liverpool. I’m not a Liverpool fan, but I can’t help but get caught up in the cruel script that has been handed to them following the shelving of sport as a result of COVID-19. Rarely do you come across a […]Read More Should Liverpool be crowned Premier League champions regardless?
A world without sport, don’t be ridiculous. I would have scoffed at you had you proposed it to me a few months ago. Heck, I may have even called you an idiot, or even just simply laughed it off. So wrapped up in our day to day lives.. we lose track of how vulnerable we […]Read More Sport’s big hiatus so unfamiliar to us all
If there is one thing that players hate, it’s controversy or confusion based on a certain rule in a key moment during the heat of battle. You see it all the time in the AFL, whether it be excessive holding the ball calls or unnecessary fifty metre penalties. We saw it during the summer of […]Read More Is the serving clock being a little too harsh?
How did you find out? For myself, it was a message from my sister, I had just woken up and was half asleep when reading it. She had sent me Kobe Bryant’s last Instagram post and had told me what had happened, in summary, that Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others had died in […]Read More More than an athlete, and that’s why it hurts so much
Last week the AFL announced that they will be holding a ‘State of Origin’ match between Victoria and the All Stars, which will raise funds for disaster relief following the devastating bushfires that have engulfed the country. It’s an appropriate incentive at a great time of need, and will be a spectacle that will see […]Read More Should State of Origin be here to stay?
How good is it to see the Australian cricket team more or less command a summer of cricket from start to finish? It began with Twenty20 series victories over Sri Lanka and Pakistan before controlling wins in Brisbane and Adelaide over Pakistan in their two match test series. Australia’s dominance then followed on to matches […]Read More Australia may be on their way to dominating test cricket once again