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  • Palio Sienna - crazy races and more

    The Palio Sienna was an amazing tour. I did the two week version that went to Ibiza and La Tomatina. And highly recommend this option! I think we were the inaugural trip and there were 20 of us for the whole 2 weeks and they were a brilliant bu...

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    Wed 31/03/2010 Comments (0) Campbell Knox 185 views
  • The race for the Ham at La Tomatina

    Well this is one crazy festival. The hour long tomato extravaganza is one thing. Trying to get clean after is a whole different story. Winning the giant Ham has to be conquered in 2010. The Spanish cover a large pole in pig fat and on top of t...

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    Tue 30/03/2010 Comments (0) Phillip Van bentum 86 views
  • You Started it - you invaded Poland - aka The Germans

    The German National Football team is known simply as “Die Mannschaft” or “The Team” in their homeland – and its no wonder as they are, after Brazil, the 2nd most successful country in the history of International football. Germany hav...

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    Sun 21/03/2010 Comments (1) Irish Dave 224 views
  • D’Arcy's Injustice

    Nick D’Arcy. He still hasn’t competed at a major international meet yet he is already one of our most recognised swimmers. Now we’ve found out that for the second time he has been kicked out of an Australian team he fairly qualified for. Jus...

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    Wed 08/04/2009 Comments (4) Mark Gelao 516 views
  • For the love of Beer

    Lets be honest. As much as we may not want to admit it we all know that a lot of rugby league players can get almost any girl they want, in Sydney anyway. But they don’t seem to realise that this doesn’t mean they can get whatever they want fr...

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    Tue 17/03/2009 Comments (0) Mark Gelao 380 views
  • Time for the NRL to act GentleManly

    Note Gentlemanly not Gentle to Manly I’m a rarity. A 24 year private school educated female that likes loves Rugby League. I am loyal to it, have stuck with it and my team through thick and thin and will defend it till its (at the moment, ine...

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    Tue 10/03/2009 Comments (1) Smile Reelli 153 views
  • Thoughts on Season 08/09

    It was a summer of change. The aura disappeared, and the ‘impossible’ task of winning a test series against the Aussies in Australia was made possible by a very good (but not brilliant) South African team. They played a good series, winning th...

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    Mon 16/02/2009 Comments (2) Dave Bremner 278 views
  • Around the Wicket - Michael Clarke, Australian Captain

    Michael Clarke is 27 years old and widely considered the next captain of Australia. For those who know their cricket history – 27 is about the same age Ricky Ponting was handed the captaincy of the One Day International side. It’s also around ...

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    Wed 28/01/2009 Comments (4) Dave Bremner 283 views
  • Around the Wicket - The State of Australian Cricket

    Australian cricket is at a very interesting stage right now. We’ve just seen the loss of some of the absolute greats of the game. Warne, Gilchrist, and McGrath all would rank somewhere in the top 15 cricketers of all time, but then you have Lang...

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    Fri 16/01/2009 Comments (1) Dave Bremner 250 views
  • Around the Wicket - Rating the Aussies

    Australia Player Ratings Alright, so we know the Aussies were outplayed, but there were still some good performers. Incidentally, we had two of the best 3 bowlers, and 3 of the best 4 batsmen... stats don’t always tell the true story. Here...

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    Thu 08/01/2009 Comments (16) Dave Bremner 148 views