CRANKING NWSL – ROUND TWO

  This round was full of watching half matches and stunning displays. So here’s a quick break down of the bits and drabs I caught. Because who doesn’t love a scattered weekly wrap up??   North Carolina Courage 5 – 0 Orlando Pride Wednesday’s game. Death game. Literally. NCC turned it up in the second…

OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL GO

Today’s a day of celebration. My blog turns two. For me, continuing to do anything over the space of two years is a significant milestone. It’s huge. It means getting past the thrill of the initial punt, and somehow managing to keep things kicking through the rollercoaster of life. This past year I’ve had some…

CRANKING NWSL – ROUND ONE

The home away from home for our Matildas, the NWSL is BACK. Instead of giving the low down of all the matches, trying to preview and report on them, I’m going for a different tact here. So for each round I’ll be picking up on different things. Whether that’s the massive talking points of the…

HANDS UP, FIST PUMPS: MATILDAS V USWNT

Mate. The Matildas lost in a stunning score-your-heart-out match against the world number one, the USA. It’s a bit of an easier blow if I place world number one in front of the USA. Honestly I should be more upset with the loss. I mean, we came from a goal behind to be ahead in…

Hands Up, Fist Pumps: Matildas v USWNT Preview

    It’s back. We’re back. The Matildas and USA keep playing against each other stoking up this beautiful, glorious rivalry. It’s everything we’ve hoped for, and this time round it looks no different. So time to ask your boss for an extended Friday lunch to catch this one. There’s many areas of the park…

THIS IS WHY DIARY: MARCH

A lot happens during a month. Here’s some of the best bits from March.   Local footy is back. On Saturday evening the footy took me to a place locals call the Den. It’s the Kingborough Lions ground, their house. Upon arrival I an internal debate over sitting in the crowd or upstairs above the…