Ray Lindwall: Rugby League Champion

Ray Lindwall, probably Australian cricket`s greatest fast bowler since the Second World War, died on Saturday night 22 June 1996, in Brisbane at the age of 74. Much has, and will, be written of his achievements on the cricket field, however not many people would be aware of his prowess as a rugby league player in his younger days. Continue reading “Ray Lindwall: Rugby League Champion”

Don Bradman 87 Not Out – A Television Review

When I heard that “A Current Affair”‘s Gold Logie winning anchorperson Ray Martin had obtained the rights to an exclusive interview with Sir Donald Bradman – the last interview he intends to give – I recoiled with horror. “Toupee Ray” – the former king of daytime television – the frontman of night-time tabloid journalism – the man who gave us such showbiz interview extravaganzas as “Top Blokes And Good Sorts” – allowed to share the same airspace as the man considered by most the Greatest Living Australian? Continue reading “Don Bradman 87 Not Out – A Television Review”