Archive for August 2015 | Monthly archive page

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How could anyone be surprised or doubt the veracity of this story? Gallen has proven himself to be a grub of the highest magnitude over and over again, on AND off the field. Yet the NRL and Channel Nine still parade him around like he’s the “best of the best”. And that’s why ppeople around […]

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who knew the ATP could be so gutless and toothless. a final warning? “you be bad one (or four, depending) more time, and we’ll fine you a pittance and give you a months holiday”. WTF?!?! are they kidding?!?!?! they’re becoming ARU-esque in their ineptitude. via Nick Kyrgios gets final warning after insulting Stan Wawrinka, Donna […]

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…and right there is what separates McCaw from just about every other rugby player – he knows what “conversely” means, AND how to use it in a sentence. He may have ruled out a tilt at parliamentary leadership for now, but when he moves to Australia, he might change his mind… via Rugby World Cup […]

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Bubba has a tantrum in nearly every tournament he plays in. He’s a prat. He’s a bad sportsman. He’s not much liked on tour by players and crowds alike. He could take a leaf out of Jason Day’s book, and start behaving like a gentleman. But he won’t – Bubba by name, Bubba by nature. […]

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Regardless of what Cooper and Cheika say, poor Quadey played as he usually does – kicked as he usually does, passed like he usually does, and tackled as he usually does. And it cost Australia dearly. The entire 15 contributed sure, but for QC to come out and publicly say he played well, and with […]

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Lucky for Foley that he had his captain’s confidence and backing – after an ordinary game (due mainly to the terrible ball he was receiving from his halfback), Foley gets dropped like a hot potato for THE most important game of the last decade. Forget the RWC – most Australian footballers would rather win a […]

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Howard has fallen on his sword over the Ashes. He should have dived onto it a year ago. A generally disliked administrator due privilege who is now free to ply his trade elsewhere, back in Brisbane, and probably looking to a Queensland Reds head-coaching role? via Ashes 2015: David Warner endorsed by Cricket Australia as […]

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Kyrgios needs to be gone from the tour. He’s just about the biggest grub out there, and should lose funding and Tennis Australia support. He’s mean and nasty, and a far cry from what anyone would call a “sportsman”. He’s also entitled, and believes he is way beyond his station as an ordinary professional tennis […]