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Happy Hawks – Fragile Freo

Another AFL Grand Final has come and gone and in the wash up, Hawthorn Hawks have become 11-time champions of Australia’s most popular professional sporting code. It’s a good thing they did too because had they have lost to Fremantle, surely this generation of Hawks for all their talent and perennial contendership for the flag […]

NRL Preliminary Finals Preview

Boy we were treated to two fantastic games of semi-finals football last weekend. Manly did just enough to overcome a determined Cronulla outfit and limp into the First Preliminary Final, battered and bruised, against a refreshed South Sydney side. Newcastle pulled off one of the bigger finals upsets in recent times in downing the Storm […]

Long Live the Kennett Curse

My favourite moment of Kevin Rudd’s rein at the top of the Australian Labor Party was the smug grin he gave when being sworn in as Prime Minister of Australia for the second time, right before he said “I’ve done this before” to the Governor General, it was a triumph and a massive ‘f**k you’ […]

NRL Semi Finals Preview – Week 2

Well week 1 of the finals series certainly didn’t disappoint. We saw the Bunnies stand up and break their Melbourne hoodoo, the Roosters and Sea Eagles belt each other into submission, the Sharks prevail in fortuitous fashion over the Cowboys and the Knights outmuscle and out enthuse a more fancied Bulldogs outfit. Unfortunately, the on-field […]

NRL Finals Series Preview – Week 1

September is a month that makes rugby league fans salivate. It’s the business end of the season. It’s a month when the on field action is the centre of attention, rather than those players bringing the game into disrepute. It’s a month when off-field indiscretions are momentarily ignored and names like ASADA, Ferguson and Earl […]