Picnic Races: Alexandra Cup Day

Glen Davis ventures to Alexandra for a fine day out on the picnic racing circuit.

The Royal Oak’s Big Day Out

Glen and his fellow tipplers from the Royal Oak saddle up (pun intended) for a day at the time-honoured Werribee Cup. Was it the outhouse or the penthouse by day’s end for investors?

Corowa heats up (and blows away)

Glen Davis took off to Corowa for his final racing odyssey of 2014.

Sister Olive Raceday Recap, Yea, 2014

Glen heads to the Yea picnics which are full of character and helps celebrate Sister Olive’s 1921 Cup win with a nod to a decent old distance race. [Lovely day out – Ed]

Avoca Festive Season Races, 2014

Punters: Racing correspondent Glen reports in with a wrap of Saturday’s six-race card from Avoca in Victoria’s picturesque Pyrenees Ranges.

Yea Picnic Race Meeting , Saturday 15/11/2014

Our country racing correspondent, Glen Davis, had a bumper day out at Yea, with 3 winners saluting from 3 wagers! “Fill the Fridge” seems the best named galloper for punter and drinker alike.

The 2014 Melbourne Cup day in Corowa

Glen Davis ventured up to the Murray to spend Cup Day at Corowa.

Avoca Cup 2014

Glen Davis loves a trip to the country races, as much for the colour and characters as for the horses. On Saturday Glen and his good lady ventured to the Avoca Cup, while a more modest affair was being staged at Caulfield.

Picola League South East Division Premiership 2014

Glen Potter journeyed to Tungamah for the fine local hospitality and to take in the Grand Final of the local footy league. Go Bears!

VFL & AFL footballers from Aoteaora

Aoteaora is home to many fine musicians and actors. What about Australian Rules footballers? Glen picks a side from The Land of The Long White Cloud.

“English” Test Cricket teams from across the British Empire

Glen Davis chooses three British Empire Test Cricket teams: from Africa, the Caribbean and India. He welcomes your suggestions, especially for wicketkeepers!

Kangaroos from the Ovens and Murray

Glen Davis nominates his best team of Ovens and Murray League players to have lined up for North Melbourne. Omissions, adjustments and debate encouraged.

Riverina, and Red and Whites

Glen picks a team of players from the Riverina who went on to represent the Swans (both of the South Melbourne & Sydney variety). And he will take on board any suggestions regarding players he may have overlooked.

Five Corowa races, two protests, one OA

Glen D enjoys an afternoon at the Corowa races but needed a win in Adelaide to save the day.

Underdogs Arise: Sam Soliman IBF Middleweight Champion

Glen highlights a couple of underdogs who have finally got recognition for their work and achievements – Sam Soliman in boxing and Peta Searle as the first female assistant coach in the AFL.

Book review: Bradman’s war

Glen Davis reviews Malcolm Knox’s Bradman’s War – and heartily recommends it.

Anzac Day at Avoca: Take 2

A mixed bag at the Avoca Races on one of Australia’s most important days in the calendar.

Avoca Races, Anzac Day 2014

Before Glen goes off to the races, he shares some thoughts on ANZAC Day.

Premiership Captains and Coaches, Extra Double (take 2)

This concept has gained some momentum, and momentum is everything in modern sport.

Premiership Doubles: Captains, and Coaches

Glen has picked a team of premiership captains who have gone on to coach premiership teams. He’s run out of gas, and needs some suggestions.