"Stunning and brave," said one onlooker.
22 January, 2016. 18:23 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact A square leg umpire has broke protocol yesterday during a T20 match in East Betoota overnight by making his own mind up regarding a tight run out. Batsman Penny Tration was on 18 runs during last night’s mixed T20 clash between Betoota Workies and the […]
CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT A recent report by the Australian Institute Of Sport has found that even the most nonathletic Australians still find the smell of new tennis balls to be quite exciting. The study, which went for 18 months and cost the tax-payer up to $800,000 has found that the smell of […]
"But it's daytime?" he said. "Why do they need night vision during sunlight hours?"
19 January, 2016. 18:23 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact After being ridiculed and mocked for his lack of sporting knowledge, the prime minister has taken a course of action against that flaw in his Australian character by forcing himself to watch cricket and tennis each night. However, speaking to The Advocate earlier today, one […]
"At the moment, we're basically there to give the batsmen something to hit," he said. "That's not cricket."
18 January, 2016. 11:23 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact As a number of rule modifications were introduced to aid the batsman in T20, the shortest form of the game, bowlers in the Big Bash League have started asking for a number of modifications themselves. At the moment, the rules favour batsmen heavily and punish […]
"I'm surprised we haven't had a few house visits. It's still technically the silly season in most parts of Australia."
CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT After three consecutive weeks of no drug, alcohol or violence-related misdemeanours in the National Rugby League, CEO Todd Greenberg says it’s almost felt the players weren’t aware that the exhibition rounds begin in less than two weeks. “It’s been over a fortnight since Sandow was punching on up in Cherbourg” he […]
CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact Following the news that Channel Nine will make a multi-multi-million dollar offer for the rights to the explosive T20 Big Bash League to add to their test cricket and one day cricket roster, viewers have today accused the non-cricketing television stations of being pointless and dumb. T20 has grown […]
"Lleyton won me over in the in. But it was a tough slog"
CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Following the news that Australian tennis star Kyrgios has today faced the media – after beating Rafa Nadal – wearing a t-shirt that said “F*** Donald Trump“ – one local punter reckons he can finally get behind the controversial 21-year-old. “I say good on him” says Josh Clapp (35) from the couch of his living […]
CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT A Muslim-Australian man has massacred eleven high-profile Pakistanis in the centre of Sydney, it has been confirmed. The man, an Australian citizen who was also born in Pakistan, took up to three hours slowly murdering the victims with the help of several other non-Muslims. The entire ordeal was broadcast live on Channel Nine. […]
CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT With another week of holidays left, local man Roger Deen (35) is demanding more cricket. He joins thousands of other Australian men who don’t feel they are getting enough between the 9:30 am test openers and the final Big Bash batsmen at around 9:30pm. “This fucking rain isn’t helping things” “I just […]
"Mate, there's more going on at 3am in Bulimba's Oxford Street than this one in Darlo," he said. "This place sucks."
5 January, 2017. 15:34 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact After scoring the first of many hundreds to come, opening Test batsman Matt Renshaw explained to The Advocate this afternoon that his celebrations last night were cut short because of Sydney’s LockOut™ laws. Rolling out of an Oxford Street establishment at closing time, the 20-year-old […]