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  • Around the Wicket - A Farcical Trophy?

    I was reading that the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Nasim Ashraf doesn’t care if some of the world’s best players pull out of the ICC Champions Trophy in September. Apparently, he believes that the “security concerns” are unfounded, bec...

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    Mon 28/07/2008 Comments (3) Dave Bremner 43 views
  • Around the Wicket - Soap Dodgers and Roof Tilers

    Focusing on other countries is not something I’m inclined to do a lot when it comes to talking about cricket. Australian cricket is my number one priority – but I feel like I probably should say something about the land of Soap Dodgers’ latest sel...

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    Sun 20/07/2008 Comments (5) Dave Bremner 83 views
  • Inside the Sheds

    So Gasnier's going eh? What about that. A bloke in the prime of his career deciding to head overseas and mix it with the rah-rahs. I don't begrudge anyone chasing the cash, first and foremost you've got to do the best for yourself and your family....

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    Tue 15/07/2008 Comments (1) The Prowler 98 views
  • Inside the Sheds

    SOUTH SYDNEY might be flying up the NRL ladder but the Bunnies are in a bit of a pickle about what to do with some of their senior stars away. The likes of Nigel Vagana, David Kidwell, Dean Widders and Shannon Hegarty have all been brushed out of ...

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    Wed 09/07/2008 Comments (0) The Prowler 35 views
  • Inside the Sheds

    WESTS Tigers backrower Ben Te'o has caused major commotion at Concord over his drawn-out contract saga. Now Te'o's a top young talent, but the problem is the Tigers have invested time, energy and compassion in the Kiwi only for him to turn around ...

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    Mon 07/07/2008 Comments (0) The Prowler 51 views
  • The road to Beijing in a bubble – Grant Hackett

    With only weeks until the much hyped Beijing Olympic Games, anticipation is building as our athletes step up their preparation. Controversy has surrounded the air pollution among in China which has lead to Australian athletes using contacts, therm...

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    Sun 06/07/2008 Comments (0) Mark Gelao 115 views
  • Around the Wicket - On My Soapbox

    I must apologise for the delay of this week’s edition. I have been suffering from an ailment that we in the business like to refer to as “Writer’s Block.” You see, over this last week, I’ve found very little in world cricket to get passionate e...

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    Fri 04/07/2008 Comments (2) Dave Bremner 61 views

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