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With four rounds of the Toyota 2019 AFL Premiership in the books and the fifth set to bounce, we had a check-in with one of the bookmakers to see if and how the premiership market had shifted from prior to the beginning of the season. Prior to the start, we were somewhat miffed that West

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Those of you who had money on Dusty Martin to win the 2019 Brownlow Medal can say adios to that money, unless your punt was with one of the generous bookies that will forgive your lapse of judgement. This is where we would insert the wink emoji if it were present on our word processor.

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It is hard not to like March for punters of all stripes. There is so much going on that we wonder where to begin and the month promises punting of the sort that has been missing to some degree for the past several months. Thoroughbred racing is back in full swing, with the majority of

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Time to say it again. Rugby players are worked too hard. Imagine being the coach of a Super Rugby club and contemplate trying to win the competition when there is pressure above simply doing your job added in by pressure to preserve players for the Rugby World Cup in Japan. The potential consequences of holding

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Rip Van Winkle slept for 20 years and awoke to find that much had changed compared to life when he started napping. The North Sydney Bears used to be one of the NRL clubs, but they only played two seasons under the NRL banner. They were one of the “Foundation Clubs,” with a history dating

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The NCAA’s annual hoop fest has the field set for March Madness. The slogan is too catchy to abandon, even though the 64-team single-elimination tournament will carry over well into April. At least, that is, until some creative genius can come up with an equally catchy alliteration for April. All across the world, brackets are

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Aussie NBA sensation Ben Simmons supplied a demonstration of his value in a recent game with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Now that Cleveland no longer has LeBron James to carry it, they have sunk to a record that makes them the third-worst team in in NBA, but they still had the teeth to throw a scare

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The tone of some of the reports we encountered surrounding the 4 – 1 beat down the Ajax Football Club laid on Real Madrid in Champions League was almost jubilant. With three consecutive European titles and more than 1,000 days since winning the first, Real Madrid is having some time of it adjusting to life

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February is a welcome page on the calendar for punting in Australia. After a slumber of a couple months, Thoroughbred racing is back with Group level racing commencing on 2 February straight through to the 27th of the month, with Saturday meetings and a few key races on other days as well. Caulfield and Rosehill

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For many centuries, those philosophers with a keen understanding of human nature have advised that keeping expectations low was an excellent way of receiving positive outcomes. The off-season for the NRL had fewer player shenanigans than in some years previous, or at least it seems so. People expect rugby players to act out and the

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