Winning and learning


AFLW Fremantle vs Melbourne, Fremantle Oval, 18 February 2018.


AFLW stars Dana Hooker & Daisy Pearce. Photos by Les Everett.

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Churchill’s words unite parliament and the public by Richard Jones

A look at Darkest Hour (PG)DH

Winston Churchill might have been under extreme duress during May 1940 yet all that stress caused by constant German air raids and the mooted evacuation of Dunkirk never detracted from his brilliant speeches. Continue reading

Captaincy and learnings* in the Big Bash


Shaun Marsh trudges off Perth Stadium. It’s because, according to the ground announcer HE’S OUT!!!!

It felt like I was in a team meeting but I was just on the couch as usual. Perth Scorchers captain Adam Voges was being interviewed a few days before the historic Big Bash semi final at Perth Stadium. He’s learned stuff, he said, from two trial matches and the One Day International played at the new venue – in short the team batting first had won comfortably each time. The Scorchers tend to like bowling first but they’d obviously need to reconsider. Continue reading