Luke Reynolds tells how Stephen Smith won the hearts and mind of his young sons on their first day of Test Cricket.
After a Christmas Day of travelling for lunch then back home for some hard fought cricket on my hand-crafted pitch at home before a late dinner, I was looking forward to a day on the couch watching some quality Test cricket from the Aussie and Indian teams. While Boxing Day was indeed spent on the [Read more]
Who would have guessed that a simple pink shirt could possess such motivational powers for an indoor cricket team?
There’s light at the end of a very dark tunnel for cricket lover Luke Reynolds
Luke Reynolds profiles a cricketer of unassuming skill and grace, who somehow never had the flair to be labelled ‘great’. England’s ‘Jack’ Russell is one of the greatest wicket keepers of all time. Who else was an ‘almost great’ that deserved to be?
Luke Reynolds tells the story of Sheikh Zayed Stadium (“more Football Park than Adelaide Oval”) on Day 1. Ideas and attempts were many, but so were Pakistan’s runs.
Luke Reynolds played for South Purrumbete which had a distinctive black and green jumper before the club folded.
Luke Reynolds reviews South Africa’s domination of Australia in the ODI final in Zimbabwe. He ventures an early guess at Australia’s line up for the World Cup.
Luke Reynolds looks at the Magpies final thrust at a finals birth and watches hard-nut Luke Ball give it one last crack.
Luke Reynolds reports on the one-day game between Australia and Zimbabwe, including footage of Mitchell Johnson smashing the television commentary box with a straight six.
‘Great’ is a cheap adjective these days, but Mahela Jayawardene was truly a great Test batsman. And pretty handy in shorter forms of the game too. Luke Reynolds summarises a brilliant career.
Luke Reynolds attends an Adelaide Uni Greys lunch to meet the great man. Not Bob Neil – but his acolyte ‘Rulebook’ Ashwood.
To meet him, he comes across as ‘just one of the boys'; Luke Reynolds pays tribute to one of his Magpie heroes.
Luke Reynolds mans up and reports on one of his Magpies most disappointing losses. Suddenly the Top 8 is looking like a Crowded House.
Luke Reynolds reviews the recently concluded West Indies v New Zealand Test series, which was of a surprisingly high standard. And he concludes that both teams should be aiming high.
Luke Reynolds samples his first, and last, game of Sunday night footy. At least his kids didn’t ask for cold drinks.
Pomborneit Cricket Club’s Luke Reynolds burns the midnight oil to keep us well-informed of the first Test between the Windies and New Zealand.
Luke Reynolds mans up and reports on a disappointing loss for his Magpies. Are the young Bulldogs finally coming of age?
A dull game gets Luke Reynolds to thinking about the extent of the Melbourne-Collingwood rivalry, and how it even impacted on the selection of the AFL’s Team of the Century. In response he has picked his own team, and is calling for the Percy Beames Bar to be re-named the Dayne Beams Bar. Luke has also picked a superb alternative Team of the Century. [Discussion welcome. Additional suggestions encouraged – Ed]
Luke Reynolds tells us how Colac has been celebrating with Rock Triv – a unique community fund raiser that combines fun, music and fund raising for charities.