As the sun sets on one year and dawns on another, it is the perfect opportunity to look back at the year that was 2017. What were the most memorable moments, greatest achievements and performances in another jam-packed year of sport? … More The Bozza Awards – The Five Most Memorable Moments of 2017
BY DAN AND HERMAN Melbourne: Tuesday. Day 1 of the Boxing Day test Australia finally wins a toss and Steve Smith decides to bat. From early on David Warner is faced with a field that includes a deep point. Joe Root employs this field to dry up the boundaries to Warner, and frustrate him into … More Funky Defensiveness: The Joe Root Doctrine
BY DAN Normally this time of year you’ll find plenty of opportunities to read about the year that was. Unfortunately 2017 was about as fun as passing a kidney stone for Raiders fans. You’ve heard that story for the best part of the year. The Raiders were meant to be contenders. They underperformed. Then like … More 7 Things For Raiders’ Fans To Look Forward To In 2018
BY DAN You may remember a classic episode of The Simpsons when Homer saves his town from destruction by avoiding a nuclear meltdown by effectively guessing which button to press. Homer is celebrated and venerated for his work, when deep down he knows that his lack of knowledge could have resulted in disaster. He performs … More Mythbusting: the NSP will be found out
Just like that, the Ashes have been regained by Australia. What did we Learn, Like and Dislike from the Third Ashes Test? … More The Ashes – Third Test 2017/18: Learned, Liked and Disliked.
BY DAN The National Rugby League has labelled complaints about the competition by professional talking head Waleed Aly as evidence he’s just a proper rugby league fan. “Complaining about the game is the god-given right of every rugby league fan. In fact, it’s about 80 per cent of the traffic to our website” an NRL … More Aly complaints show he’s a real fan: NRL
BY DAN Cameron Smith is to break ground next season as the National Rugby League’s first official ‘Player/Referee’. The NRL is excited to be the first sporting competition in the world to break this barrier, the first player to be drawing a double paycheck in the game since Wally Lewis was captain and coach of … More Cameron Smith to break ground as NRL’s first Player/Ref
BY DAN Look it’s been a surprising summer for a lot of us amateur selectors. First Tim Paine and Shaun Marsh come from nowhere and the selectors’ knee respectively to roundly not suck over the first two tests of the summer. And just when we were done licking our cranky twitter wounds, here comes Mitchell … More Things I Thought More Likely Than A Mitchell Marsh Double-Ton
Can you make your living from sharing your views on football to irrational fans and cry foul when they respond irrationally? … More Don’t bite the hands that feed you…
Many may have questioned whether he deserved his 36th Test Innings but did Mitch Marsh just have his career defining moment? … More Is this the stuff that careers are made from?