Tommy Taylor’s SRU

Don’t you hate it when the news is about a tragedy and the press use it to bash Australia? The UK press this week have been full of diatribe about a hoax call that ended with a death. I don’t want to comment on a subject that brings only sadness to the nurse’s family and … [Read the full story]

‘I’ve never seen anything like it’, says Buford

I’ve been an award writing sports journalist for a while, and I’ve watched alot of sport…from tiddlywinks to women mud wresting in Alabama. But I have never seen…and probably will never see again, what I saw when Barcelona played Bayer Leverkusen. Lionel Messi becomes the first player in UEFA Champions League history to score five … [Read the full story]

Peter Roebuck commits suicide in South Africa

The journalist and former Somerset cricketer Peter Roebuck has been found dead at a hotel in Newlands in Cape Town. A spokesman for the South African Police in Western Cape Province, Captain Frederik van Wyk, confirmed that a British citizen had killed himself, with reports suggesting Roebuck leaped to his death from his room on … [Read the full story]

Mark Webber will probably hang himself

MARK WEBBER launched into an X-rated rant at the Singapore Grand Prix. The Aussie turned the air blue after being asked how he was coping with being beaten by Red Bull team-mate Sebastian Vettel. Webber, 35, snarled: “Probably I’ll hang myself”, before muttering: “Fucking wanker.” The furious driver, yet to win a race this year … [Read the full story]

Drug lord has a shrine to Justin Bieber

Stunned cops raided the home of one of the most feared drug lords in Brazil, and found a shrine to teen popstar Justin Bieber. This is not a critisism to the Brazilian police…but do you think that he might have had another vice as well as being a drug lord? Just asking the question…that’s all. … [Read the full story]