Joe Burns to Captain Australia against Sri Lanka in Tasmania

No excuses. That is the summation of remarks made by Joe Burns in response to suggestions that playing BBL cricket and the lack of long format cricket is no reason for batters to fall short at Test level. Burns will serve as captain in an upcoming Tour match against Sri…Read More

Cameron Smith to Play on with Storm in 2019

If only our kitchen appliances were as reliable. Cameron Smith has, at the ripe old rugby age of 35, signed an extension for two more years with the Melbourne Storm. Smith has made 384 appearances, the record to date. He will surpass 400 around Round 17 of the Telstra 2019…Read More

As Clock Ticks Down NBA Grind Winds On As 2018 Winds Down

As the clock ticks down on 2018 and the NBA plods its way to the ultimate destination finals, a look around the league reveals some notable events. The Eastern Conference is led by a team from Canada, The Toronto Raptors. They were on top at the end of the 82-game…Read More

Mustang 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Debut Confirmed

The Ford Mustang will be appearing in the Virgin Australia 2019 Supercars championship after aerodynamic tests conducted over a number of days demonstrated that the body shape of the Mustang is equivalent to the Holden ZB Commodore and Nissan Altima in performance. The days of motor races decided mainly by…Read More

Enough is Enough Manchester United Says to Departing Mourinho

Sassing the boss is a poor career choice in most instances, unless your work for a company or corporation that specialises in generating trash-talk for use by others and your title is Executive Vice President of Sass, but we have yet to see that title on the hierarchy chart of…Read More

Schmidt to Walk Away from Coaching Ireland Following 2019 World Cup

The Irish are not fond of long goodbyes. The announcement of a departure for any reason is typically met with, “Well, off with you then.” Yet, Ireland rugby coach Joe Schmidt, as a New Zealander, is probably unaware of the Irish fondness for brevity, something of a surprise, since it…Read More

Abraham Ancer Wins Australian Open Going Away with the Wind

The top name in the Australian Open, America’s Matt Kuchar, reported that it was the Australian wind, not the long flight that did him in for the 2018 Australian Open. Kuchar was born in Florida, a place that has a healthy reputation for wind during Atlantic hurricane season, so he…Read More

Ireland Wins 16 – 9 over New Zealand in Dublin

It is once again time to sound the clarion call that the All Blacks’ rugby dominance is at its end. Seems as though this claim never lacks for voices. If it were we, we would be saying it only on the assumption that if something is said enough times over…Read More