AFL Round 4 – Richmond v Collingwood: Hunters and Collectors at the Palais

Luke Reynolds is faced with a difficult choice. Footy or music? Music or footy? In the end his (magpie) Hunters triumph over the (timid tiger) Collectors.

AFL Round 3 – Collingwood v Geelong: Concerned

Luke Reynolds makes the trip to the MCG from Colac with his country and western mate Ian. He leaves with serious concerns for Collingwood and the ribbing he’s going to get back in Little Geelong.

The Day the Netherlands beat England (again) – and other cricketing upsets

Luke Reynolds celebrates the Oranjee men’s victory over the Old Dart, and revisits the long history of upsets in cricket World Cups. Talk about the luck of the Irish.

AFL Round 2 – Sydney v Collingwood

Luke Reynolds revels in the duel pleasures of sporting redemption and indoctrinating his kids in the way of the Magpie.

Dear Steve, I Was Wrong

When he gets it wrong, Luke Reynolds is prepared to admit it. He had written Steve Smith off as a poor man’s Cameron White. Early Test performances were proving him correct. But now…an apology is in order.

Australia v England ODI Series Review

Luke Reynolds offers a comprehensive summary of Australia’s one day series demolition of England.

A Night At the Big Bash

Luke Reynolds took his kids to the MCG to see their first 20-20 game together. The fireworks shone brighter than the Stars.

5th Test-Day 1: When Irish Eyes are Smiling

Luke Reynolds waxes lyrical about Irish cricket. Brad Haddin and Steve Smith batted brilliantly to save Australia from……… What’s their name again?

Melbourne Test – Day 2: Down from the bush

Luke Reynolds has the quintessential down-from-the-bush cricket experience.

Perth Test – Day 4: The Return of the Urn

Australians all let us rejoice, the urn is coming back. Some wonderful hitting by Watson and Bailey has Luke Reynolds in a very positive frame of mind.

The Footy Almanac Makes It To The Pages Of The Colac Herald

Luke ‘Funky’ Reynolds lets us know how the 2013 Almanac is being welcomed down in the Otways. The Colac Herald is the second biggest seller in the area after Dairy News Australia.

Adelaide Test – Day 3: the Rampage

Another display of aggressive, intimidating and bloody fast left arm pace bowling from a white hot Mitchell Johnson has all but destroyed the English psyche and delivered a commanding position in the second Test to the home team. All hail the moustache.

Doing a Reverse Funky- An Off-Spinner’s Lament

Luke Reynolds shows us that there are still new tricks for old dogs on the cricket field. (We won’t tell Mick about the back.)

Gabba Test – Day 2: The beauty of Test cricket

Australia 295 (BJ Haddin 94) & 0/65 v England 136 (MG Johnson 4/61, RJ Harris 3/28) A stunning hour of play where Australia took 6 English wickets for just 9 runs has turned a Test match and maybe a series on its head. At 2/82 England had work to do but were seemingly in control [Read more]

Sachin, Sachin, The Little Master

The greatest batsman of the modern era, and probably the second greatest willow wielder of all time, has pulled up stumps. Join Luke Reynolds in hailing the career of a model sportsman.

Ryobi Cup: Final and Season Review

Our man at the Test, Luke Reynolds, gives a typical thorough and thoughtful summary of the Final of the 50 Over domestic One-Day competition. Who has the runs on the board to make Stuart quake in his boots?

(I’m Not) Interested in Ryobi

Luke Reynolds – Australia’s greatest cricket tragic since the Right Hon John Winston Howard Esq – protests that he’s not interested in the Ryobi Cup. I don’t believe him, but he’s bloody funny anyway.

Ryobi Cup Week 1

Luke Reynolds summarises the first week’s games in the Ryobi Cup. More in sorrow than in anger, Luke faithfully reports the progress of our once great summer game.

Cricket: One Day International Series Review

Believe it or not, Australia have just played England in a 5 match ODI series. And won. Not many people this side of the world noticed. Who better than Luke Reynolds to bring you up to speed.

AFL Finals Week 1 – Collingwood v Port Adelaide: So much teal

A surreal night for Luke Reynolds at the ‘G – teal as far as the eye could see, West Coast fans disguised as Port supporters, and a post-game performance that left him shaken to the core.