BY DAN The Raiders season is over. Sure it’s mathematically possible for them to make the finals, but given how things have gone lately for the boys in green, it’s about as likely as our Prime Minister supporting marriage equality – don’t pack your celebration pants. And while it’s tempting to see these last couple … More Raiders Rumble: Rd 23 v Manly
BY DAN As the light went out on the 2015 playoff hopes in their 20-18 loss to the West Tigers on Monday night the Raiders raged. That the Raiders didn’t go gently into that good night was heartening and reminded fans that the there is a proper contender lurking among the mistakes and brain explosions … More Raiders Review: Extinguished Hope
BY DR HERMAN George Dobell ruined everything. After banging on a bit over the first two tests about how bad the pitches were, flat, lifeless (quite rightly, but this is not a time for sense), he finally got his wish. A pitch with a bit of life in it, a bit of assistance for the bowlers. … More Blame George Dobell
BY ROB Formula 1 is currently enjoying its summer break in the northern hemisphere, although the term “break” could be somewhat misleading. Having enjoyed a brief period of R ‘n’ R the drivers and teams will head straight back to the factories to continue simulations and computer testing of new designs. There’s a change looming … More Start Me Up: F1 Rule Changes Ahead
BY ROB It is now on like Donkey Kong. We’re sliding further down the blade to the sharp, pointy end of 2015. Having conducted some basic calculations on the supercomputer here at the Sportress we’ve figured out that the cut-off for entry into the top 8 will most likely be 30 points. With five games … More Raiders Rumble! – SUDDENDEATHMODE!! Raiders vs Tigers Rd22 preview
BY DANAE Never heard of Lenny Cooke? Neither had I till last night, and I’m a sports fan. Lenny was considered the number 1 high school basketball player back in his day, circa 2001 and 2002. He was tipped as a better player than LeBron James, which says something really, and the documentary about his … More American story: the life and times of Lenny Cooke
BY DAN After the Cowboys overcame an 18 points deficit to defeat the Raiders 32-24 last night, one might have been tempted to trot the old football cliché it was a game of two halves. What this loss really represented however, was the future and the past of the Canberra Raiders. At the beginning of … More Raiders Review: The Promise of the Future and the Problems of the Past.