There are two Marshes. Shaun the oft-injured master of inconsistency. And Shaun the patient, stylish, gifted grafter.
It is Smokie’s new all-purpose go-to word. But, for Australia, it has not been the “fugazi” that most thought it might be.
In a scrappy, low-scoring, but nonetheless enthralling game in Brisbane, Smokie sees the Lions hang on for a narrow win against Collingwood. And he is impressed by the emerging Lions superstar that is Sabrina Frederick-Traub.
Smokie’s seven-year-old nephew Aidan loves footy and drawing. And he has a talent for combining both.
The Boxing Day Test is almost upon us. And Smokie has a preview.
As Pakistan makes Australia fight hard for a win in Brisbane, Smokie decides it’s time for a new spin option
The final live Stereo Stories show for 2016 will be held in Geelong on Sunday November 20
In the sixth of his occasional series reviewing seminal Australian albums, Smokie reflects on the enduring appeal of Cold Chisel’s “East”.
After a long day in the field, Smokie wonders whether the Australian players truly believe they can win
It is farewell from Smokie to four departing North veterans.
All credit to the re-building Sri Lanka. But Australia showed a lack of patience and application.
As the opening chords of Under the Milky Way softly made their way through the speakers, I asked the woman with whom I was planning to spend the rest of my life to dance with me. “I like this,” she whispered.
Smokie suggests North’s game against Richmond was nothing more than a training drill and wonders why Richmond didn’t turn up to play.
At Etihad to witness North account for Fremantle, Smokie is witness to the emotions of a difficult disease.
Smokie experienced North’s dramatic win at Blundstone Arena while working his shift and keeping us safe.
On a sun-kissed Queensland day, Smokie Dawson stands in a rare, sun-kissed moment of sheer elation as his Rooboys go 2-0.
The Sheffield Shield final commences this Saturday in Glenelg. Smokie provides us with a run-down of both teams’ prospects.
It’s been a while between drinks, figuratively speaking, but Smokie continues the series in which he discusses Australian albums. Today it is the turn of one-time enfant terrible Ben Lee.
Whatever happened to Fawad Ahmed?