CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT The NRL has today issued clubs with a notice that dictates they must change their nonchalant attitudes towards footballers receiving head trauma which results in their brains being so distressed that they turn off. Gold Coast, St George Illawarra and Newcastle are facing fines totalling $350,000 after being issued with breach notices for […]
"It's our last roll of the dice," he said.
13 March, 2017. 14:34 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact Rugby Union’s chief governing body in the southern hemisphere has put a number of underperforming clubs on notice this afternoon, as the look to ‘trim the fat’ and make the once-popular code ‘great again’. SANZAAR [South Africa, New Zealand, Australia and Argentina Rugby] announced this […]
CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT A recent study released by the Australian Institute of Sport has found that the use of the word ‘King’ in nicknames for high-performing athletes should be limited to one per professional code. Following on from the music industries careful use of the word to only name one person per genre (King Of […]
"Before I left, I bought every packet of Tim Tams I could find," he said.
3 March, 2017. 17:45 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact In an effort to spend as little time as possible in the toilets while on tour of India, Test captain Steve Smith revealed that he packed an entire suitcase full of Tim Tams so he wouldn’t have to eat anything else. On his first working holiday to […]
CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Even though local outdoor furniture retailer, Ferg Stevensen (32) rarely get a run on with his beloved Dolphins 5th grade, he is what many describe as a shining beacon of club camaraderie. The perennial benchwarmer is known not only for his indifferent attitude to training, club duties and paying his subs on time […]
CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Townsville man, Tyson Campbell (27) says he’s in a bit of a pickle this weekend, with his annual pilgrimage to Oxford street for the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras clashing with the North Queensland Cowboys round 1 match against the Canberra Raiders. While initially hoping to be able to attend both the […]
"I know it's just a laugh," he said. "But don't cross the line."
27 February, 2017. 12:23 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact The holder of one of Betoota’s first taxi licences revealed today that he spent most of the weekend ferrying drunk people home from the town’s nightlife districts while they gave him a light-hearted ribbing about Australia’s historic Test win in India. Baldev Singh took time […]
"They've gone soft," he said. "In 2006, men were men."
24 February, 2016. 12:23 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact Spitting out a mouthful of his breakfast devon and tomato sauce sandwich, Brett Chimera of Goulding Place North Betoota, couldn’t believe his eyes as Test opener Matt Renshaw ran off the field of play to empty himself in the middle of a session. “Outrageous!” said […]
21 February, 2016. 17:34 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact If Melbourne is the sporting capital of Australia, then Newcastle is the home of the spoon. The Newcastle Knights and Jets both won the wooden spoon in their respective leagues and codes, prompting the hundred or so tourists that flock to the coal port over […]
CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT As reported yesterday, another former-great Australian sport star has spun off the rails. Initially thought to be a legendary case of a party boy carrying on a bit too much, we have since learnt that it is more of a sad case of a broken man with mental health issues […]