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NBA Simply Not As Good To Watch As Bullets 1985 Grand Final Win Over Adelaide 69ers

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Today's historic Golden State Warriors defeat over the Cleveland Cavaliers to regain the NBA Championship with a 4-1 series win was good, but not as good as The Brisbane Bullets Grand Final win against the Adelaide 69ers in 1985. The Warriors secured a 129-120 victory on Monday to take their second title in three seasons and cap a...

Canberra man happy one of his teams won last night’s State of Origin

1 June, 2017. 9:23 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact A Belconnen semi-professional scooter athlete is relieved one of his State of Origin teams won last night as the prospect of going into work this morning after his team lost, he says, would've been too much. Greg Kelso, a part-time sandwich artist at Canberra Airport's Subway, revealed to The Advocate that he...

NSW Punter Feels Part Of Himself Die As He Loads Up On Maroons During Lunch Break

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Lidcombe-based printing supply sales rep, Johnathon Hindmarsh (33), has never been a religious man. He stopped going to church when his grandmother decided she didn't like the local chaplain in 1992 and he's been back for weddings since. In fact, apart from the heebee-jeebees he gets while walking through the local cemetery on his way home from the pub of...

Maroons Still Confident Despite Reports Of An Ebola Break Out During Warm Up

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Queensland's Origin preparations have been dealt a blow with a reported Ebola break out preventing up to four players from taking part in last night's training session. Forward Josh Papalii was the worst hit, having to remain quarantined in a tent donated by UNICEF. Dylan Napa, Moses Mbye and Kalyn Ponga were also on light duties as they battled...

Leaked documents reveal Phil ‘Gus’ Gould died in 2013 and was replaced by a hologram

28 May, 2017. 13:23 WILLIS KEKMANN | London | Contact A number of classified documents regarding rugby league stalwart Phil 'Gus' Gould have been leaked to the media this morning by Wikileaks - some of which allege the 59-year-old died in 2013 and has since been replaced by a hologram. Julian Assange took to the balcony of his Knightsbridge apartment around 9am local time...

“They’re acting like tennis players”: Cricket Australia slams players’ association

27 May, 2017. 10:34 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact Cricket Australia rejected the latest offering from the players' association earlier this week, prompting CEO James Sutherland to compare the current crop of national cricketers to the likes of Bernard Tomic and Nick Krygios. "I mean, isn't a four-bedroom home in Vaucluse and a Range Rover enough?" asked Sutherland during a press conference...

“She’s more of a Tiger person anyway”: Qantas CEO Alan Joyce hits back at Margaret Court

26 May, 2017. 15:45 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact The boss of Australia's flag carrier airline has hit back at controversial tennis player Margaret Court over her comments surrounding gay marriage, telling The Advocate that 'she's more of a Tiger type anyway.' Alan Joyce today took the opportunity to address remarks made by Court during an interview the West Australian online...

“We cared as much about it as the rest of the country did”: ABC chief defends trainwreck football coverage

24 May, 2017. 15:23 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact The director of ABC television has defended the coverage of last night's exhibition match between Sydney FC and English Premier League side Liverpool, saying that the broadcaster tried to match the amount of enthusiasm held by all Australians in their coverage of the game. A recent study conducted by the Daily Telegraph,...

Julian Assange Takes To Window To Ask If Anybody Wants To Play Indoor Cricket

ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has reportedly asked numerous Londoners strolling passed the Ecuadorian embassy in Knightsbridge if they'd like to join him and diplomatic staff for a game of indoor cricket. With his mood purportedly buoyed by Sweden's decision to drop it's rape and sexual assault investigation, an insider source revealed that Assange has started enjoying...

NSW Provides Pearce With Military-Grade Flak Jacket In Case Fans Need Someone To Blame

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Mitchell Pearce's selection for the 2019 State Of Origin series decider has been met with a mixed reaction today. Is his head in the game? Does he really want it? While many of the game's greats think he has matured as a player and a bloke, both selectors and coaches are reportedly very aware of how volatile his place...

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