Middle Australia Selects the Australian Cricket Team

Some clear-cricket-thinking from Middle Australia.

The Middle Australia Report: Meckiff wasn’t a chucker

The Middle Australia Report believes the much maligned left armer from Mentone, Ian Meckiff, may not have been a chucker after all.

Middle Australia Report: Tomic the Tank Engine II

Enough is enough. Bernard Tomic should no longer be allowed to play for Australia in Davis Cup or even be supported by Tennis Australia after his appalling display in last weekend’s Davis Cup tie against Germany. We commented on what a dud he was at the US Open when he didn’t try in his match [Read more]

Middle Australia Rule(s) Committee

North Melbourne small-forward Brent Harvey has been offered a four-match ban for two separate incidents: a three-match ban for striking West Coast’s Daniel Kerr and a one-match ban for striking Kerr’s teammate Adam Selwood in the Kangaroos’ season-ending loss in Perth yesterday. Middle Australia Rule(s) committee. Rule 1. Smacking an annoying opponent There are players, [Read more]

Tomic the Tank Engine

Tomic There are modest champions like Sam Stosur and Pat Rafter, and then there is Bernard Tomic who has done nothing and is a prat. In his second round US Open match Tomic lost to the soon to retire Andy Roddick in straight sets losing the third set 6-0. During the last set John McEnroe [Read more]

The Middle Australia Report: History does repeat

It looks like the narcissistic Mick Malthouse has achieved his aim of having a powerful Melbourne-based club coach sacked so he can takeover to pamper his ego. Last week when Brett Ratten was under fire for losing to the Gold Coast (other great clubs have done this by the way) instead of offering support for [Read more]

The Middle Australia Report

Middle Australia (The Editor and The Chairman) have been writing their Friday afternoon sports report for years and distributing it to their band of keen email followers. They are confident that they are ready for footyalmanac.com.au to bring it to the world. Here is the first instalment with its comment on cycling and cricket.