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FOOTY SHOW’S “CRANKY FRANK” TAKING OVER THE WORLD Frank Monopoli, or “Cranky Frank” as he’s better known, is getting a lot more than just his 15 seconds of fame after unashamedly, yet hilariously, carving up host Fatty Vautin on the NRL Footy Show.

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One man’s ceiling is another man’s floor. Never was that saying so true as it is regarding the recently completed PGA Tour Wells Fargo Championship in North Carolina. Australian golfers Adam Scott and John Senden posted identical scores of 286 for the four round, meaning both were seven shots behind winner James Hahn. Scott and

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In the never-ending quest for competitive advantages, and by that we mean competitive advantages that do not involve government-backed application of performance enhancing drugs, the Australian swimming contingent for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games is using tents that simulate high altitude conditions to enhance their training. The tents have an atmosphere that equals the conditions

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Word of caution to the Aussie scribe who resented the trend toward Yanks coming along to usurp spots on the lists of AFL teams: An Australian couple from Perth living in the Outback region of the States, specifically Colorado, is preparing to turn the trickle into a torrent around the year 2035. Not just footy,

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Jason Day has accepted a challenge from Greg Norman to surpass the Shark’s 331-week mark as the number one ranked golfer in the world. If our math suffices, it would mean that Day would have to hold the position for 322 more weeks. Day’s talent, drive, determination and that seemingly uncanny ability that the world’s

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A young rising star in the Australian tennis ranks might have a route to playing in the French Open after winning a U.S. tournament that sent his world ranking soaring. Jordan Thompson jumped from 119th in mid-April to 90th after winning the Kunming Open the weekend past. The French Open takes the top 104 in

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Fantasy footballers who picked the Fremantle Dockers based on last year’s results no doubt feel as though they are not participating in anything even closely resembling a fantasy, but are clearly trapped in a 0 – 6 nightmare from which waking up is impossible. The most recent rude awakening for the Dockers came courtesy of

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The Parramatta Eels find themselves in a bit of a quandary after making the decision of standing down captain Kieran Foran for an indefinite time in order for him to deal with personal issues. The Eels would like to see Luke Kelly assume Foran’s role, but he is unavailable due to injury. The likely solution

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