Monthly Archives: April 2015

Getting Melbourne Moving – Properly

The recent cancellation of the controversial EastWest Link by the Victorian state government, combined with the reinstatement of the previous Melbourne Metro rail project – (cancelled by the previous state government) – and today’s announcement that the so-called “Western Distributor” project is moving to the next stage, has created heated debate across the community about […]

Remember When The Turnbull Staffer Said This?

The sacking of SBS reporter Scott McIntyre after a series of controversial tweets with respect to ANZAC Day has certainly stirred up a whirlpool of reaction, and fired up the free-speech debate in Australia. Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull got involved, making sure that McIntyre’s tweets were seen by his boss, SBS managing director Michael Ebeid. […]

Essendon Go Down On Soggy Anzac Day

ESSENDON 2.0 4.8 5.10 6.13 (49) COLLINGWOOD 3.2 4.9 7.12 9.15 (69) GOALS Essendon: Stanton 2, Daniher 2, Fletcher, Zaharakis Collingwood: Elliott 2, Cloke 2, Pendlebury, Seedsman, Crisp, Swan, Dwyer BEST Essendon: Hooker, Heppell, Stanton, Fletcher Collingwood: Seedsman, Swan, Adams, Crisp, Brown, Frost, Pendlebury INJURIES Essendon: Chapman (knee) Collingwood: Nil SUBSTITUTES Essendon: Will Hams replaced […]

Essendon Hold On To Down Carlton

CARLTON 2.4 5.7 7.12 11.8 (74) ESSENDON 3.4 10.4 14.6 16.9 (105) GOALS Carlton: Henderson 2, Everitt 2, Judd, Gibbs, Armfield, Bell, Jones, Walker, Ellard Essendon: Daniher 3, Zaharakis 3, Howlett 3, Chapman 2, Goddard, Heppell, Carlisle, Colyer, Watson BEST Carlton: Murphy, Walker, Carrazzo, Cripps, Simpson, Armfield, Wood Essendon: Watson, Hooker, Heppell, Goddard, Hurley, Stanton, […]

Bombers Hooker Last Gasp Win Over Hawks

ESSENDON 2.2 7.3 9.4 12.6 (78) HAWTHORN 1.3 3.5 7.8 11.10 (76) GOALS Essendon: Daniher 3, Chapman 2, Colyer 2, Bellchambers, Carlisle, Merrett, Hooker Hawthorn: Gunston 3, Puopolo 2, Breust 2, Rioli, Sicily, Hill, Roughead BEST Essendon: Watson, Hurley, Hooker, Daniher, Heppell, Colyer Hawthorn: Gunston, Puopolo, Rioli, Hodge, Lewis, Burgoyne INJURIES Essendon: Merrett (knee), Goddard […]

Shane Van Gisbergen – Doing It Differently

Honestly, this probably isn’t that big of a deal, but in finally catching up with last weekend’s Symmons Plains round of the V8 Supercars Championship – (I was unable to watch it live on the day) – I noticed something really interesting. Notice how Shane Van Gisbergen does some of his downshifts with the back […]

Underdone Bombers Fall Short

SYDNEY 0.1 2.7 3.8 10.12 (72) ESSENDON 4.3 5.5 9.6 9.6 (60) GOALS Sydney Swans: Franklin 3, Tippett 2, Bird 2, Laidler, Jack, Heeney Essendon: Cooney 3, Daniher, Colyer, Watson, Heppell, Melksham, Goddard BEST Sydney Swans: Parker, Jack, Kennedy, Laidler, Grundy, Bird Essendon: Heppell, Melksham, Watson, Hurley, Cooney, Hooker INJURIES Sydney Swans: Parker (concussion) Essendon: […]