Why on earth would Cheika select Hooper as Wallaby captain?

Michael Cheika is no dill, he’s arguably one of the most switched on blokes in world rugby. The 50-year-old speaks fluent French, Italian, and Arabic, has built up a hugely successful multi-million dollar fashion [Read entire story]

Colonials take the helm of Mother England’s sporting ships

During the 1977 Ashes series, which introduced Kerry Packer hijacking world cricket, there was an incident at Nottingham. It was after tea, and I threw a cigarette packet to Adelaide Advertiser cricket writer Alan Shiel, [Read entire story]

Vale Mike Gibson, one helluva good bloke

Multi-media personality Mike Gibson died today, aged 75. Mike started his long media career with the Daily Telegraph, writing rugby league, boxing, and covering the Olympic Games. How he loved his rugby league in [Read entire story]