Australia’s Great Escape in Dubai and spirited follow-up in Abu Dhabi has given the injection the home summer needs.

Even the most-unforgiving Australian cricket follower is walking just a little more jauntily right now.

Cricket is back and don’t we love it. [Read More…]

A hat-trick and no-one knew it …

Sportsmen love to dream. Whether it’s doing a Jack Nicklaus and storming home in the US Masters, or making 100s on consecutive days in a Boxing Day Test a la Justin Langer, we all wish for a supreme sporting moment… one to tell the grandkids.

It wasn’t until my 50th birthday when I finally conceded my dream of representing Australia was over. Bert Ironmonger was 50-something when he played his last Test. He was the oldest ever. By years. [Read More…]