A few (twisted) words about the Ashes

As a wordsmith, Gigs is the great conjuror. It’s like watching a magic show. Here he toys with cricketers’ names, just as he did a few years ago. [How do you think of this stuff Gigs?]

DA Puzzle of the Round (8)

DA has selected three new players from the one club to be clued. Remember, these clues rely on wordplay only, without any definition. Likewise, the level of difficulty climbs with each clue. Which club has been targeted, and who is the current trio?

AFL Round 5 – Western Bulldogs v Geelong: Geelong is Making Waves (or A Genial Gigs Knew Moves)

I had planned to attend this game in person but THE BEST LAID PLANS are an anagram of “HANDBALLS IT STEEP” and late on Saturday afternoon I found myself camped under an unexpectedly steep handball. The pack came crashing down on me and my plans.

Second Test – Day 5: STEYN AVOIDS DEFECT in the CITY OF DENTED VASES

Really, says Almanac anagram king Andrew Gigacz, the result of the test was there for all to see in plain English.