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THE THIN BLUE LINE

THE THIN BLUE LINE

Everyone who’s ever punt-kicked a Sherrin has chimed in to have their say on the recent brew-ha-ha between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers. But the controversy may be set to spread far beyond Aussie rules football. For those who don’t follow the AFL,...
HOW SWEET IT IS

HOW SWEET IT IS

As a longtime lover of the ‘Sweet Science’, I felt a secret sense of satisfaction in watching the measured way in which Floyd “Money” Mayweather defeated the game and garrulous UFC world champion Conor McGregor on the weekend, with an emphatic TKO in the...
BETWEEN MAN AND MYTH

BETWEEN MAN AND MYTH

There is so often a deep, unpassable chasm between man and myth. The late James Rieher Snuka, the professional wrestling icon better known to his legion of fans as “Superfly,” who died last month, was a hero to a whole generation of TV wrestling fans....
RACY BEHAVIOUR

RACY BEHAVIOUR

This weekend’s Castrol Gold Coast 600 is yet another reminder that some people just seem to be a whole lot happier when someone gets their gear off. Ever since the days of its earliest incarnation, the Gold Coast Indy 300, with its raunchy Indy Undy Ball and bare...
NRL MATCH FIXING INVESTIGATION

NRL MATCH FIXING INVESTIGATION

Today’s news that six NRL stars will be interrogated over alleged match fixing, and face jail if they refuse to co-operate with investigators, brings into sharp focus a recurring issue for professional sports people. Having endured the debacle that was the recent...

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