Hazlewood, not Lee… Selectors. Media. Groupthink. Ageism.

CrankyPete wants to know your ideal selection for the Australian bowling attack. He’s gotten the ball rolling with a BIG call…

Seasons in the Sun – Part Twenty (The Denouement (?)): The Panton Hillbillies and the Mark Marshall Fan Club

Day two of their semi-final against Lalor Stars; the Lower Plenty Third XII look to complete the run chase and progress to the competition Grand Final. Is this their season denouement?

Seasons in the Sun (Part Nine): “Survivor Bowling”

Defending a huge 4/351, Lower Plenty Thirds could experiment in the field. Callum O’Connor tells of ‘Survivor: Bowling,’ a reality-TV-style bowl-off. “…Some men are born great. Others bowl slow-slow mediums and have hat tricks thrust upon them…”

Australia bumbles along as selection process fails

At times over the last two years Australian cricket has shown it is emerging from the chaos of the Andrew Hilditch era. Yet still we manage to shoot ourselves in the foot. Mistakes like the Agar one have proven to be very costly, writes Brendan McArdle.

AFL Round 5 – Adelaide v Western Bulldogs: Selection Day

Selection day is generally the best day on twitter for the week, writes debutant Knacker Henry de Cure. Discussion is had, people rant and rave and generally lose their mind when the perennial whipping boy is selected.

Conflicting Interests

Darren ‘Smokie’ Dawson questions the credentials of the All-Australian selection committee.

I am ready again

  by Sean Curtain I’ve been patient. I’ve sat quietly whilst being overlooked and never made a fuss. Because that’s not me. That’s not what a team player does. Not what a person who thinks of the bigger picture gets involved in. Not what someone who seeks to avoid the limelight does when they are [Read more]