Opportunity for a young commentator

Keiran Deck presents an opening for an aspiring commentator to try their hand at the Australian Volleyball League finals this Saturday. A great opportunity.

Backed into a wall, the Queanbeyan Tigers go back-to-back

Back-to-back: An emotion-charged day at Star Trac Oval in the ACT as the Queanbeyan Tigers spoil Belconnen’s undefeated season, thanks – in large part – to the efforts of Kade Klemke and 40-year-old Mark Armstrong. If it was the plot of a movie, you wouldn’t believe it.

SURFING: Bells Beach Audio

Mick Fanning and Adriano de Souza created history in the 2015 Rip Curl Pro at Bells Beach. In winning the tie-break to ring the Bell, Fanning took his fourth title and joins Mark Richards, Kelly Slater and Any Irons as the Kings of Bells.

Athletics: Stawell Gift Audio

Australia’s richest race is now equally as profitable for female athletes, as it is for the men. As if the athletics gods sought to mark this step-forward in sporting equality, the youngest athlete in the field won. 16-year-old Victorian, Grace O’Dwyer, ran through the famous gates first to take home $40k. Queenslander Murray Goodwin won the men’s event in 12.10 seconds. With 134-years of history, the race is daring you to listen without goose-bumps.

2015 ICC World Cup – Australia v India Audio

Ahead of the World Cup final between New Zealand and Australia, here’s Keiran Deck’s wrap of Thursday evening’s semi-final win for the Aussies over India.

2015 ICC World Cup – New Zealand v South Africa Audio

Missed the action from Eden Park in last night’s thrilling ICC World Cup semi final? Fear not! Keiran Deck’s summation of one of the most exciting semi finals will have you up to speed in no time.

Almanac Music: On Record

Everything old is new again. As the demand for music on vinyl experiences a resurgence in the digital age, Keiran Deck interviews Phil Place from Dynamite Records in Canberra

MOTORSPORT: 2015 Australian F1 Grand Prix Audio

Keiran Deck’s audio summary of the 2015 Australian Formula One Grand Prix, in which… well, not a lot – outside of the Sauber car exceeding expectations – actually happened.

2015 ICC World Cup – Australia vs. Sri Lanka: Audio Review

Australia accounted for Sri Lanka with relative ease at the SCG on Sunday. Keiran Deck summarises the game, as well throwing his two-bob’s worth on the ‘bat-is-greater-than-ball’ thinking that dominates both short-form games.

2015 ICC World Cup: Proteas Gain Momentum

Kieran Deck was at Manuka Oval to watch South Africa strut their stuff against the Irish. While the focus for local fans has been on the local lads and the Kiwis, the South Africans are displaying some ominous form, suggests Kieran.

2015 ICC World Cup – Australia vs. New Zealand : Audio Review

Missed the action on Saturday between New Zealand and Australia at Eden Park on Saturday? Kieran Deck summarises proceedings in this neat 2min, 14 second audio package for you.

AFL Round 17: Sydney v Carlton – Fighting uphill

The earth moves, in a geological, shale-showering kind of way, for Swans scribe Keiran Deck.

AFL Round 19 – Brisbane v St.Kilda: Pulling threads

Some Saints fans may have chosen the cricket instead of watching their boys against Brisbane on Saturday night. Keiran Deck kept an eye on both.

Building up to Bradbury*

Building up to Bradbury * Not all good sports stories end with glory. Keiran Deck, an International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) 2nd Dan Black belt, ventured for his first time into the Olympic style taekwondo (WTF) at the NSW/ACT State Selections to see how the two collide. Not very well, apparently … It’s Saturday night. The mood [Read more]

Lee and me

Brett Lee was one of the more prominent influences in my junior cricketing career, which is a fond aspect of my childhood. Following the news of his retirement, these thoughts and memories came back to me. Gideon Haigh said Brett Lee was the last bowler of an era where bowlers, in the absence of bowling coaches, nutritionists and [Read more]

Perry Ultimatum

The very vocal ultimatum given to Ellyse Perry by her W-League club, Canberra United, will stir-up the lefties’ free-will fibres. Still, it’s a necessary decision for the respectability of Women’s sport. Ellyse Perry, Australian fast bowler. Photo: canberratimes.com.au Ellyse Perry has been a popular media phenom since she made the Australian sides for both soccer [Read more]

Downhill Skateboarding

By Kieran Deck Downhill skateboarding came to Wollongong this weekend. Click here to view.

Coming of age

By Keiran Deck What was that? Did you say something? Must have been…Ouch! What is that? It looks like. Well I don’t know what it looks like…Ouch! Will you stop? I’m trying to…trying to. I’m trying to find out how to use these. They’re meaty and I can move them mighty fast. I might call [Read more]

New Zealand – Part 2. Bungy!

  by Kieran Deck The dawn sun rutilant on the lake sparks and sets-off the cicadas again. I wake early, still buzzing with the excitement of being in another country. This feeling is at odds with the pessimism I hold for today’s activity: bungy jumping. It strikes me that I’m nervous in the car, somewhere [Read more]

Wollongong Surfer

Photo by Keiran Deck A perfect way to spend a long weekend.