THE HIGH PRICE OF STROLLING AUGUSTA’S HALLOWED MASTERS GROUND

Curtis Luck earned himself a free pass to the Masters, but for those of us average mortals who would like to attend; your wallet had better be well stuffed. Augusta National releases a few tickets via a lottery system each … Continue reading

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VETERAN ROOS GET AXE RIGHT AHEAD OF THE FINALS

Timing is everything, it is said, but whether that timing is correct or a little off seems irrelevant to the North Melbourne Football Club that is currently in the eighth and final spot going into the finals of the 2016 … Continue reading

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AOC TIPPING CREATED LOFTY EXPECTATIONS FOR AUSSIE OLYMPIANS

The Australian Olympic Committee might have tarnished its reputation given its medal predictions of the 2016 Rio Olympics with regard to the Australian squad were so far from accurate as to give cause to consider abandoning the prediction business in … Continue reading

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CURTIS LUCK CRUSHES DALKE IN U.S. AMATEUR FINAL

Aussie amateur Curtis Luck, after winning his semifinal encounter with Nick Carlson, sealed the deal in the 36-hole final against Brad Dalke to win the U.S. Amateur title yesterday at Oakland Hills in Michigan. This is the third time in … Continue reading

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AUSSIES HAVE GOOD OLYMPICS DESPITE NOT MEETING EXPECTATIONS

An Aussie Olympic contingent tipped to win 20 gold medals at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games provided a classic example on underachievement run rampant, it would seem. They were in third position for total medals after the first week, … Continue reading

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NRL ROUND 24 FEATURES KEY MATCHUPS WITH FINALS IMPLICATIONS

With round 24 of the 2016 season barely underway following the Brisbane Broncos victory of the Bankstown Bulldogs, the two most compelling games left would appear to be the number seven Penrith Panthers versus number 10 Wests Tigers and the … Continue reading

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BOOMERS ADVANCE TO SEMIS BEATING LITHUANIA 90 – 64

The Boomers crushed the Lithuanians in a manner akin to what the Adelaide Crows did to the Fremantle Dockers Sunday past, beating the former Soviet bloc state 90 – 64. Lithuania was considered the third favourite in the Rio Olympics, … Continue reading

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NO ILL FEELINGS BETWEEN JARRYD HAYNE AND NFL MATES

Jarryd Hayne is still in contact with his former mates from the San Francisco 49ers, including running backs’ Coach Tom Rathman, but Gold Coast Titans fans can dispense with any anxiety over whether Hayne might be persuaded to jump back … Continue reading

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SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD AUSSIE SWIMMER GUBECKA IMPRESSES IN 10,000 M

Open water-swimming competition, hazardous under the best of conditions, but even more so given the condition of the water offshore from Copacabana beach, proved no deterrent to 17-year-old Aussie Olympic rookie Chelsea Gubecka. Gubecka acquitted herself nicely and represented Australia … Continue reading

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EPL SEASON UNDERWAY AND WELL WORTH THE WAIT

The EPL has gotten its new season underway. One of the highlights of the first weekend of play was a thriller that featured seven goals resulting in Liverpool defeating Arsenal 4 – 3. Arsenal’s Theo Walcott put his side ahead … Continue reading

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