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Vroom! Vroom! Unleash Your Inner Hoon

This February, chill the Woodstocks, unleash your inner hoon and settle in for hours of hot- ted-up cars going around in circles. No, I’m not talking about Bondi on a hot Sunday, I’m referring to the bogan Meccas that are the Bathurst 12 Hour and Daytona 500. I’ve never understood the allure of car racing […]

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Open All Hours

Every January, the nation collectively becomes obsessed with tennis. It’s a wonderful time when, for around two weeks each year, we all become self-anointed experts of the game and the world’s best descend on Melbourne to melt for our entertainment. 2019 marks the Australian Open’s 50th anniversary. It feels like such an ingrained part of […]

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Hoop, There it is!

Most sports enjoy a ‘golden age’. Think John Eales’ Wallabies, Tina Turner’s rugby league and Kieren Perkins’ 1500 metres. Has Australian basketball, more specifically the NBL, had its? Or is Ben Simmons edging it to climax as we speak? Some might say the late ‘80s and ‘90s were when the NBL peaked like a teenager […]

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I Demand On Demand

The enormous success of On Demand public transport services to the Eastern Suburbs has prompted the NSW Government to extend On Demand services to other spheres of life. Local residents will soon be blessed with On Demand light rail, NBN, teenagers, weather and surf, all through the iMDemanding app. “The outstanding Sydney public transport network […]

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A Passing Grade

Saturday, November 10 – mark the date in your calendar. Hopefully the weather is fine, as potentially the biggest crowd grade cricket has ever seen will descend on Coogee Oval to see two of the world’s best (and most disgraced) cricketers, Steve Smith and Dave Warner, ply their trade amongst the common folk with nary […]

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As the Madness Descends

Somewhere this month, on a beach in a small coastal town, a young family will settle in for an early morning sandcastle session. Beside them they may spot an indeterminate, sandy lump. They may even think it is the remnants of another family’s sandcastle adventures from the previous day, but they’d be wrong. Just as […]

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Bledisloe Blows

The old expression goes that rugby union is “the game they play in heaven”. This is apt, be- cause the game is very nearly dead to me. It currently remains on life support, waiting for me to have a quick glance at the Last Will and Testament before I lean over and pull the plug, […]

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Doing the Geoffrey Boycott, Ronaldo Style

Soccer, football, kick-kick-goal, whatever you want to call it, is currently balls-deep into its greatest show, the FIFA World Cup; where good grace goes to die. There have been more than a few utterances that any half decent person would turn their televisions off and eyes away from what is ultimately one huge middle finger […]

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When it Rains, it Pours

When it rains, it pours – isn’t that the old adage? We all hate a drought, whether it’s in real terms or more metaphorical ones, like love, business, sex or even fishing. We all know that feeling when you just can’t turn a trick, win a project or land that fish. Then there are the […]

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Randwick Community Race Day Returns This Weekend

Don’t miss out on your chance to get down to the Royal Racecourse this month as The Randwick City Council and the Australian Turf Club partner up as hosts of the now well-established Randwick Community Race Day. The event will take place on Saturday July 7 at the Royal Randwick Racecourse and is sure to […]

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