BY ROB, DAN AND BEN Breaking: The National Rugby League has scheduled Ben “six again” Cummins’ first time presiding over the Raiders since the grand final as far away as possible. The Raiders play the Cowboys in Townsville this weekend, roughly 1,972 kilometres from the scene of Cummins’ 2019 ‘crime’, and well over 2,000 kilometres … More NRL schedules Cummins’ first Raiders game far away
BY DAN AND BEN Cricket Australia is in talks to bring Usain Bolt into the One-Day cricket team in what is believed to be an attempt to raise the profile of the short(ish) form. Insiders believe that interest in the game is in dire straits after Australia lost its 17th game in 19 matches this … More Bolt To Save ODI Cricket?
BY BEN AND DAN If you’re a Raiders fan you probably keep busy desperately trying to forget 2018 even happened. But just when you thought it was safe to re-engage with the finals, 2018 is back to remind you that yes, being a Raiders’ fan this year is about as much fun as eating glass. … More The Tevita Pangai Jr All-Stars
BY DAN AND BEN The NRL released its 2018 draw yesterday. According to Fox Sports the Raiders have earned themselves an ‘easy’ draw. In fact the easiest in the competition. The last time this happened was 2016, which you might remember ended with the Raiders almost making the grand final. This draw has given Raiders … More What Does the Draw Mean?
BY DAN AND BEN Todd Greenberg has expressed sincere thanks to his refereeing crew for ensuring there was plenty to talk about after all the National Rugby League (NRL) finals series’ games came to thrilling conclusions. Related Content: NRL Finals: A fans frustration Flanagan: Refs to blame for me forgetting to take the bins out … More NRL: Refs to thank for thrilling first week of finals
BY DAN AND BEN MELBOURNE: A local man has expressed that he’s looking forward to hearing Mark Waugh verbalise his confused thoughts on national selection during tonight’s Big Bash League. John Marsh of Essendon loves listening Waugh try to justify, rationalise and find meaning in the decisions he and his fellow members of the National Selection Panel … More Local Man Looking Forward to Mark Waugh’s Commentary
We keep making podcasts. You can listen here or maybe just suscribe on your favourite podcast app. On this one we talk the Chris Gayle furore, the success of short form cricket this summer, and the NBA’s new public service announcement. It’s fun. Seriously.
BY BEN So I got given the job at the Sportress of writing a piece for this weekend’s World Cup Final. Of course New Zealand are favourites. In the last 36 games between the two teams the Wallabies have only been victorious 6 times (I felt that was actually pretty good for the Wallabies). And … More Stats That Show Why New Zealand Will Lose The World Cup Final.
BY BEN Last Sunday the identical looking brothers*, Chris and Shane Walker stood on the sidelines side by side as they coached the Ipswich Jets to an NRL state championship a week after winning the Queensland Cup. While some pundits waffled on about the Walker brothers radical kicking and ball playing tactics, many NRL CEOs … More Grand Final Day Has NRL CEOS spinning The Coaching Carousel for 2016
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