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  • Around the Wicket - Some Random Thoughts

    Is it my fault that I can’t get excited by a 3 match one day series between Australia and Bangladesh, smack bang in the middle of footy finals? Not that my team is playing, but still… it’s the vibe of the thing. Anyway, in the space of 7 days in D...

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    Thu 28/08/2008 Comments (9) Dave Bremner 81 views
  • Tigers to Hunt New Cubs

    Wests Tigers coach Tim Sheens has urged his club to recruit well over the next 18 months if they want to be a top eight side again. The Tigers needed a win against Manly to stay in touch with the top eight going into the last two rounds of the ...

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    Mon 25/08/2008 Comments (0) Mark Gelao 80 views
  • Around the Wicket - The A Team

    Well whaddya know! They’ve picked an Australia A squad. Just in time too… I was looking for something to write about! The squad is Simon Katich (NSW, capt), Adam Voges (WA, v.capt), George Bailey (TAS), Doug Bollinger (NSW), Beau Casson (NSW), ...

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    Sun 24/08/2008 Comments (4) Dave Bremner 73 views
  • Olympics - Struggling as Favourites

    The true Australian spirit lies in the heart of the underdog fighting to win against all odds and claim the gold medal. At the Athens and Sydney Olympic Games Australian proved it self as a sporting powerhouse despite its small population. On both...

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    Sun 17/08/2008 Comments (0) Mark Gelao 194 views
  • Around the Wicket - Ashes Crystal Balling Part 2

    Time to take a look at Australia’s Ashes 09 tilt. If you haven’t already done so – you can read my thoughts on England’s tilt here: [url]http://www.thefanatics.com/web_blog.view.php?web_blog_ID=255[/url] I don’t know whether anybody has noticed...

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    Sun 17/08/2008 Comments (2) Dave Bremner 87 views
  • Inside the Sheds

    OK, ok, so Parramatta won a game. Big deal. It hardly makes up for a season of underachievement. I can tell you a couple of things about the Eels. Firstly, there's a bit of division in the playing ranks between the young generation Y set headed by...

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    Thu 14/08/2008 Comments (0) The Prowler 232 views
  • Around the Wicket - Ashes Crystal Balling

    OK – with the English home series against South Africa wrapping up, I thought I would look into the Official Around the Wicket Crystal Ball (not available from www.thefanatics.com/shop) and do my first preview of the Ashes 09. Part 1 is dedicat...

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    Mon 11/08/2008 Comments (4) Dave Bremner 99 views
  • Inside the Sheds

    THE Todd Carney situation is only going to get uglier before it gets better. Right now there's a Mexican standoff happening between Carney, his agent and the Canberra Raiders. All the mail says Carney's gone from Canberra. The first reason is b...

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    Thu 07/08/2008 Comments (0) The Prowler 67 views
  • Inside the Sheds

    I'M hearing there's probably only two clubs who could afford to pick up Todd Carnage and they're the Rabbitohs and the Dragons. Saints are cashed up after old mate Gaz decided to bid au revoir and the Bunnies have had a secret kitty stashed for th...

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    Tue 05/08/2008 Comments (0) The Prowler 50 views
  • Around the Wicket - The FEC Edition

    After years at the helm of English cricket, embattled England skipper Michael Vaughan has stepped down as captain of the English test team. The only Englishman in 20 years to say “I captained an Ashes winning side” has let go of the reigns. This i...

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    Mon 04/08/2008 Comments (5) Dave Bremner 68 views

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