Sean Curtain reckons the AFL have really dropped the ball with the opening fixture – mistiming, missed opportunities and an all-round mess. Here’s his analysis of what is, and what should have been.
It’s a truism in sport, and something that Australians pride themselves on, that once the final whistle goes you leave it on the field and shake hands. However, try as he might, Sean Curtain isn’t always able to do the same in real life. But could he really leave an outstretched hand hanging?
Sean Curtain suggests some rules changes for T20 cricket to make it a fairer contest for the bowling/fielding team. Give us your opinions and suggestions.
In Praise of Booing: Sean Curtain mounts a spirited defence of the much-maligned art. Don’t tell him he can’t boo. It’s the crowd’s right to have a crack.
Sean Curtain is not immune to change. He can move with the times. Just last night, he downloaded his first app. But what was so wrong with calling a six a six?
Ashes Review: Over no. 78 and the Seinfeld moment – how an over of nothing told us everything about the series.
Perceptive analysis from Sean Curtain who analyses the over in which England did less than nothing, thereby symbolising their five test ‘effort’.
Fifth Test – Day 1: A totally implausible series continues, with a series of unlikely occurrences, that we’ve all seen before.
Sean Curtain with some observations of the day’s play and the series which, if presented as a script to an Ealing producer, would be rejected as totally implausible.
Sean Curtain thinks that England are North Melbourne; Australia are Port; Boof is Ken Hinkley; KP is Clint Jones; and he is Caroline Wilson. Dwarves and Mrs Curtain should beware.
Sean Curtain looks back at the side that was, the sides that have been, and the side coming up. A year’s a long time in cricket.
Sean Curtain may be laughing at the English cricketers, but the Essendon drugs scandal and the incompetent AFL leadership is no laughing matter. Heads must roll.
Sean Curtain eavesdrops on the English team meeting. We are as good as the Aussies, apart from……………….
Sean Curtain’s title is self evident. Need we say more?
Sean “Faded” (the forgotten) Curtain’s passing the baton of cricketing achievement from father to son.
First Test review: I looked out over the Gabba, and what did I see? (This is what you want, this is what you get)
Sean Curtain marks the card of the Australian team from the Gabba Test. 3 Distinctions; 3 Credits; 1 Pass (Sidds); 3 Must Try Harders; and 1 Dohhhhhh. Let us know if you agree with Sean’s assessment.
We may have turned it on for Day 2, but it’s cost us a cracker of a piece from Sean Curtain. This is a pretty good substitute, mind you.
Sean Curtain has been to the mountain top, and he shares his vision of Australian cricket’s imminent future. You get to choose between the penthouse option and the basement slum view.
Sean Curtain shows why he’s over-qualified to be an Australian selector, with this common sense review of the Shield season to date, and the lead-up to the First Test starting the day after the Almanac Book Launch in Brisbane this Wednesday. Thanks to all at Cricket Australia for working around the Big Event with their 3 day slap and tickle.
Sean Curtain runs his eyes over the spring form. Quick runners, slow turners and fast colts. And he wasn’t even at Flemington.
What to make of Australia’s bid to regain the Ashes after the completion of the first round of ‘red ball’ cricket and the culmination of the Indian one-day tour? Sean Curtain assesses the form of the contenders.
A review of the 2013 Best and Fairest results (so far): an insight into game plans, what the coaches look for and backmen winning awards (?!)
It’s AFL Best and Fairest season, with all but the WA results now in. Sean Curtain gives his take on each of the clubs – what do you reckon? And who do you think will take out the remaining two?