2020 has obviously been a tough year for everyone. With sport now more or less back on, at least there is an escape for those of us who love watching people make the best of their athletic abilities for our own mindless ...

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We’ve learned a lot in this period of pause; Novak Djokovic is an anti-vaxxer, Nathan Cleary is a terrible dancer and if you ever need anything done in this country, get Peter V’landys to do it. I still don’t know ...

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Last Saturday afternoon I heard the birds singing in my backyard for the first time. It could have been a beautiful moment, but they were Indian mynas, so I immediately ran out and hurled some empty beer cans at them. Ba...

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Ronnie O’Sullivan, probably the best snooker player of all time, on the piss during competition. Photo: Maggie BeerAt some stage in all our lives, we’ll find ourselves with a long bit of wood in our hand, staring...

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If, like me, you think T20 cricket is emblematic of the degradation of society into a mindless orgy of drooling egoists who live their reality virtually, but on the other hand, love the emergence of women’s sport, Febr...

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This month we get to tear open a shiny new box that is the updated format of the Davis Cup, “The World Cup of tennis!” Taking place in Madrid over one week, from November 18-24, shoes will melt and hearts will break ...

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We all have our favourite sporting events. Whether it be the extremely corrupt FIFA World Cup, bingo night at the local RSL or Wimbledon, we all have that one sporting event that gives us a heightened sense of anticipati...

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For most of us, fishing is something to do on holiday as a bit of a novelty. We’ll pack an esky, head down to a body of water, hopefully catch a fish, then crack a few jokes about kissing it like Rex Hunt and throw it ...

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One of my favourite smells is freshly mown grass. This is not uncommon and I’d wager that at least ninety per cent of people who share this quirk played rugby union, or another team sport, when they were younger. For u...

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When the months get colder, our blood gets warmer, and State of Origin fever descends upon Australia’s two greatest states (piss off, Victoria). Symptoms may include: a vibrant blue or maroon rash, Tourette-like profan...

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