Rugby Mania

Rugby Mania

This sport article is being written while a bush fire is raging 1 kilometre from our home in Agnes Waters (Queensland) and the evacuation order has been given to all us residents.

  • If a Sport Is Not Seen, Did It Really Happen?

    If a Sport Is Not Seen, Did It Really Happen?

    Recently, I started watching the Moto GP series. The major reason is that it’s telecast after I get back from work Sunday nights. The simple explanation is, Moto GP is Formula One for motorcycles. Of course that contains Valentino Rossi and many very skilled riders most people, including myself, do not know.

  • 2018 Sport Award and the 2018 Theology Awards

    2018 Sport Award and the 2018 Theology Awards

    The annual sport award honours the late Tony Dunkerley who spoke at numerous of the early young writer conferences in Australia and New Zealand on mentoring. He the assistant Joey’s Coach and coached numerous Victorian Under 21 teams and under age teams.

  • International Break Arrives as Chelsea & Liverpool Start the Perfect Season!

    International Break Arrives as Chelsea & Liverpool Start the Perfect Season!

    Chelsea & Liverpool are 4 wins from 4 fixtures early on as the first international break begins. Liverpool’s much anticipated season has got off with a bang, winning all matches, their latest test, a tough trip away to Leicester on Saturday for the early kick off.

  • Elite Athlete Depression is Instinctively Known

    Elite Athlete Depression is Instinctively Known

    This is perennial and I’m only scratching the surface with these illustrations. The Sydney Morning Herald's Amanda Hoh in her article on Ian Thorpe's acknowledgement he needed help is something that was instinctively known.

  • Play Hard, Not Honourless

    Play Hard, Not Honourless

    When I made the big move to the big smoke, trading country life for city lights (well, the suburban ones, anyway), it seemed like a good time to try some new things with the new life.

  • Sport as Worship

    Sport as Worship

    One of the great challenges for Christians today is how to integrate being a follower of Jesus into every aspect of life. Dutch Pastor Abraham Kuyper proclaimed, “There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry, Mine!”

  • Australia and New Zealand do well in Olympic Sports

    Australia and New Zealand do well in Olympic Sports

    Australia and New Zealand’s major professional sports  -  take Rugby, Cricket, AFL, NRL excel but in a limited market place – mostly Commonwealth nations. England, Wales, Ireland, South Africa …..

  • Usain Bolt Keen to Play Professional Soccer

    Usain Bolt Keen to Play Professional Soccer

    The world’s greatest athlete Usain Bolt from Jamaica, Olympic sprint super star and holder of so many records the computer listing them did a fizzer, has come to Australia to try out with the Central Coast Mariners A-League squad to make an entrance into the world of professional soccer.

  • Movie Review - God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness

    Movie Review - God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness

    The God’s Not Dead series third offering: A Light in Darkness brings the return of Reverend Dave Hill, Josh Wheaton and Reverend Jude, as well as a special appearance by the News Boys.

  • 6 Below and Eric LeMarque’s journey to faith

    6 Below and Eric LeMarque’s journey to faith

    Dubbed ‘The Miracle Man’ by the National Guard rescuers, the story of Eric LeMarque and how he survived being lost in the snow on Mammoth Mountain for eight days, is a fascinating story of survival, determination and the belief that something bigger than us has a hand in all that happens.

  • Movie Review — The Young Messiah

    Movie Review — The Young Messiah

    Sitting under the shade of a sprawling tree with sunlight spilling through the branches, a young Jesus listens as his mother tells the story of the miraculous events that led to his birth.