The not-so “Dark Side” of Australian Cricket

BY DAN This week The New York Times ventured into some unlikely territory. Courtesy of Mr A. Odysseus Patrick, the cricketing world was provided with a criticism of the role of sledging in the Australian game. Frankly, we think this is at best a superficial argument that ignores the role of economic and social privilege in … More The not-so “Dark Side” of Australian Cricket

The Bozza Awards – The Five Most Memorable Moments of 2016

BY BOZZA As another journey around the sun draws to a close, it presents us with the opportunity to look back at the year that was 2016. It is a wonderful time where sporting fans can argue with one another as to what were the best moments, achievements, and performances of the year. To that … More The Bozza Awards – The Five Most Memorable Moments of 2016

Flashback Friday: Archie’s Magic Night

BY BOZZA From the competition’s inaugural season until his tearful departure last season, Archie Thompson scored an A-League record 90 goals. It is a record he will soon surrender with fellow Melbourne Victory marksman Besart Berisha drawing level and Shane Smeltz returning to the A-League only one goal behind. This Flashback Friday we honour the … More Flashback Friday: Archie’s Magic Night

Selectors Issue a Big No

BY BOZZA One of the more interesting sub-plots of Australia’s 3-0 Chappell-Hadlee Series win was Australian selectors overlooking Glenn Maxwell for the entire series with New Zealand, indicating that the curious relationship between Australian Cricket and one of its most enigmatic but talented players continues to develop in ever more unpredictable ways. Only months ago … More Selectors Issue a Big No

MCC demand ‘everyone quiet down a bit eh what’

BY DAN The Marylebone Cricket Club has proposed a series of rules changes to address the worrying trend of colonials being a bit loud and not behaving like gentlemen. “Things aren’t how we remember them to be anymore, and that’s just not ok” said MCC spokesman Carrington Von Postlethwaite. “We much preferred it when the … More MCC demand ‘everyone quiet down a bit eh what’