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The Ashes 2015 – Third Test, Day 2: The giant Jenga drop

Sean Mortell reported in on the second day at Edgbaston as the Aussie tower prepared to crumble

The Ashes 2015 – Third Test, Day 1: The Poms are Flying

Sean Mortell documents the fluctuating Ashes form of both sides on Day One of the Edgbaston Test.

Round 16 – Gold Coast v Greater Western Sydney: Youth in abundance, talent in spades

The talent and dare of both the Suns, and Giants, is becoming a scary thought for other clubs writes Sean Mortell.

The Ashes 2015 – Second Test, Day 4: ‘This is…God’

Sean Mortell wraps up the Second Test. He’s in good form, just like the Aussies.

The Ashes 2015 – Second Test, Day 3: English curators, how to produce your own death

Sean Mortell gives us cause to relive the Lord’s Test with this review of Day 3. It’s like receiving a postcard from that holiday you know to be finished. Loses nothing in the telling (“…maybe a fired up Johnson is the cream on top of the marvellous pavlova…”)

The Ashes 2015 – Second Test, Day Two: As Stevie as can be

Sean Mortell takes us back to Day 2 of the Second Test at Lords, a day which belonged to the Aussies and in particular Steve Smith.

The Ashes 2015 – Second Test, Day 1: For England, life’s a pitch

Sean Mortell takes us back to Thursday night and reminds us that the Australians have gone from rotting carcass to a crack batting side

The Ashes 2015 – First Test, Day 4: Australia rooted, England stoked

And so it came to pass that England rolled Australia on Day 4 in Cardiff (Wales). Sean Mortell recaps the mystifying goings-on ahead of Lord’s on Thursday.

Round 15 – Port Adelaide v Collingwood: Passionate Power proves too plucky for the Pies

Sean Mortell watched the Power have a emotional win against the Magpies on Thursday night in a thriller.

The Ashes 2015 – First Test, Day 3: Wickets tumble in a batsman’s test

Sean Mortell reviews Day 3 of the First Ashes test, where England took control and plenty of wickets fell in a Test which Sean believes has been dominated by the the batsman.

The Ashes 2015 – First Test, Day 2: Man of the Match: The Weatherman

Sean Mortell reviews Day 2 of the First Test in Cardiff and he concludes that the man of the match so far has been the Cardiff weather.

Torture with a sprinkle of youth: Ashes 2015 Day One Review

Sean Mortell reviews Day 1 of the 1st Ashes test in Cardiff. In particular, Sean points out that the Aussies may not be as invincible as everyone thought.

Is Fremantle’s greatest weakness Channel 7?

Did channel 7 play a role in Fremantle’s loss on Friday night and has it played a role in the past? Sean Mortell discusses.

Round 8 – Melbourne v Western Bulldogs: The Battle of the Young Guns with Big Futures

Neutral supporter Sean Mortell went to the MCG and saw Melbourne pull of an unexpected victory against the Western Bulldogs.

AFL Round 5- Carlton v Collingwood: Great for Collingwood, shocking for Carlton

Sean Mortell glories in his Magpies humiliation of the old Navy Blue enemy.

AFL Round 2- Collingwood v Adelaide: Refunds of free tickets needed

A day going very well for Sean Mortell, earning almost $28 an hour selling Footy Records at the MCG, sours when he catches a train across the Melbourne CBD to see his Pies put in an ordinary performance.

Round 1: Collingwood v Brisbane: Replays can’t live up to the real thing

Sean Mortell caps off a week of preparations for the start of the 2015 season by watching his Mighty Magpies roll the Lions at the ‘Gabba: “As 7:00 rolled around I dominated the Mortell household remote…”

Little Local Larrikins Part Five: Strong numbers and a strong showing

Sean Mortell and his Eltham Junior Tennis Club battle Melbourne’s autumn chills and flu to stay on top of the competition ladder.

Little Local Larrikins Part Four: New-Found Form in a Tight Finish

Sean Mortell overcomes both numbing cold and talented opponents with some of his best play of the season to keep Eltham in the tennis match against Eaglemont.

Ripper Grand Final Yarns Part 2: Can it Get Any Better?

With local cricket competitions around the country wrapping up, Sean Mortell recalls a thrilling finish to his 2013/14 season for the mighty Lower Eltham Kangaroos.