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Phil Gould is not reluctant to tinker with his toy, that toy being the NRL’s Penrith Panthers. As General Manager, Gould brought in Anthony Griffin to replace Ivan Cleary. Some observers are of the opinion that Cleary was “quite successful” as the Panther’s coach. That would seem to be a question of perspective. In 112

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If the Hungarian Grand Prix proved anything, other than the obvious reality that winning requires starting at the front of the grid, it was that Perth native Daniel Riccardo might well be the most talented driver in the F1 competition. He managed to do what few are able to do in the F1 series, which

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The internet has spawned it share of virtual space trolls, but some of the actual space sort turned to express their displeasure over a Los Angeles mural painted on the side of a restaurant called Baby Blues BBQ in Venice, a Los Angeles suburb totally lacking canals for streets. The artist, Jonas Never, as differentiated

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The one-year bans Cricket Australia imposed on Steve Smith and David Warner will be over at the end of March 2019. They will both be eligible for selection for Australia’s defense of the World Cup and the Ashes. The question becomes, will they, should they, be selected? The drop for Aussie cricket without two of

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The news from Russia was not all negative for the Aussies. One of them, at least, now enjoys the prospect of a move to Europe. That would be none other than Mark Milligan, who handled a shift from defensive midfielder into central defense with a degree of aplomb that has generated interest from clubs all

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We doubt that we have ever seen a man so intimidating in appearance as Brock Lesnar. We have learned a couple of things about him. First, he was not Donk in Crocodile Dundee II. Secondly, the current WWE Universal Champion is slated to make a return to the UFC Octagon to fight the current UFC

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Week 20 of the Telstra 2018 NRL Premiership competition is upcoming. One of the matches that seem to hold a lot of promise will be on Friday, when the Brisbane Broncos meet the Cronulla Sharks at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. Both clubs have fallen off somewhat in 2018. There is some measure of turmoil in

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Ahead of Round 18 of the Toyota 2018 AFL Premiership competition, a round that seems to have little on offer, the sledges are out as ennui threatens to become the operative perspective. The legendary Malcolm Blight fired at Collingwood Coach Nathan Buckley, telling the Pies headman that he (Buckley) should embrace, rather than resist, rule

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The Canterbury Bulldogs were successful in fending off all rivals by securing Lachlan Lewis, a 21-year-old halfback, to a two-year deal. The report from Foxspots.com.au indicated that there might be a player option for a third year in the deal. This latest Lewis is the nephew of Wally “The King” Lewis, who played club football

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The issue of runners on the field during play at AFL matches causes a fair bit of controversy. In a recent match between the Sydney Swans and the North Melbourne Kangaroos, Swans’ runner Jeremy Ladler spent what was described as, “a significant part of the closing minutes,” of the game on the ground. Frankly, the

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