Can he punt? We do not mean can he place a wager. We mean punt by the American definition, as in the kicking specialist NFL teams use when their offense stalls and they have to turn the ball over to the other team. Sav Rocca made the transition from Aussie Rules footballer to NFL punter.
Monthly Archives / January 2019
There was a couple refreshing moments with regard to cricket in the immediate past. As the sandpaper incident moves further into the past, it was nice to see Australia as the clear favourite going into the first Test with Sri Lanka. One bookmaker was quoting Australia at $1.25 to Sri Lanka’s $6.50, so it would
Those spectators old enough to remember the era of Australian tennis where Rosewall, Laver, Newcombe, Emmerson, Court and Goolagong ruled are being subjected to the same sort of treatment racing fans experience when they watch the Melbourne Cup go yet again to an international. One possible exception is Ash Barty, who is battling through the
There are a few things that tend to put a damper on things. In the world of soccer, being down three nil at the two-thirds mark of the game is a major downer. Such was the fate of Sydney FC in a recent A-League match with Perth Glory. It did not help matters that the
December supplies plenty of punting opportunities. The bookmakers’ markets are loaded with cricket. International cricket, interstate cricket, short format cricket. Jiminy Cricket. India is coming in for a Test tour at the beginning of the month. Other countries will be in action, so overseas markets will be abundant. Victoria is at the top of the
The New York Jets went nowhere in the 2018 – 2019 season of the NFL competition, but it was not through any fault of their Aussie punter, Lachlan Edwards. Edwards was born in the Melbourne suburb of Hastings and seemed destined for a fate of Australian Rules anonymity. He had some top shelf company during