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Titus and Sergio’s Variety Hour: True love, Oz Open and the Marshes

Titus and Sergio discuss James Hird’s hospitalisation, the Australian Open starting and the greatest love story ever told involving horse racing. Tickets to Titus interviewing Dane Swan: https://www.trybooking.com/Booking/BookingEventSummary.aspx?eid=249432 Jockey Josh Cartwright’s dodgy ride: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/jockey-josh-cartwright-stood-down-after-allegedly-steering-his-horse-to-allow-his-girlfriend-to-win-race/news-story/03bf36c410dcc71e5370db3596928d6d

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Bulldog fan gets home from Grand Final celebrations

Western Bulldog fan Geoff Healey said he was ‘tired but happy’ as he finally returned home from the Grand Final. When it was pointed out that it was December 7 and a missing person report had been filed, Geoff expressed surprise before breaking into a hoarse rendition of ‘Sons of the West’ before falling asleep briefly while still standing up. …

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Christmas presents for the AFL fan

With Christmas less than a month away, what do you get the AFL fan that has everything? It may seem hard but here are a few suggestions for each team that should make it easy. A Football Operations manager Make a Collingwood fan’s dreams come true with a General Manager Football Operations. Not only is it a great present, you …

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The AFL pay dispute: some thoughts

With talks between the AFL and the AFL Players Association (AFLPA) on a new pay deal breaking down, footy could be heading towards a strike (it won’t, it’s all posturing). The current impasse comes down to two different models of how to pay the players. The AFLPA would like a ‘revenue sharing model’ where a fixed percentage of the game’s …

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Easily the Worst AFL Draft Preview Ever

I like to prepare for writing a draft preview by never seeing any of the players in a single game and then forming incredibly strong opinions about their future success. In that regard, I guess I don’t differ from most people writing these previews. PICK 1: ESSENDON — ANDREW McGRATH Clubs: Sandringham/Vic Metro Position: Half back/Midfield Size: 179cm, 75kg The Bombers will be …