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Everything posted by Graham_Clayton

  1. When Suzanne Lenglen won the 1925 Wimbledon women's singles title, she did so by conceding only 5 games in the 6 matches that she played.
  2. "Threequarter backs" in Rugby League and Rugby Union. They are usually called either wingers or centres.
  3. Teams that compete in the various Group competition of the NSW Country Rugby League competition have some unique nicknames: Thirroul Butchers Kyogle Turkeys Western Suburbs Rosellas (Newcastle) Aberglasslyn Ants Scone Thoroughbreds Orara Valley Axemen Grafton Ghosts Junee Diesels Crookwell Green Devils Yenda Blueheelers Parkes Spacemen Menindee Yabbies Jamberoo Superoos Warilla-Lake South Gorillas
  4. The New Zealand Warriors of the Australian National Rugby League competition:
  5. The only jumper I could find with green was the Tasmanian State of Origin jumper worn from 1982 to 1993.
  6. Charcoal and orange for the GWS Giants of the Australian Football League:
  7. 1970's Australian cricketers Rod Marsh and Dennis Lillee wearing Richmond VFL jumpers: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/bd/df/37/bddf37c344795f97045150f1a9e04535.jpg
  8. Australian cricketer Shane Warne wore number 23 in One Day and T20 matches because he was a big fan of Michael Jordan:
  9. Greg Phillips played for Port Adelaide in the SANFL and Collingwood in the VFL wearing basically the same uniform in both competitions - black and white vertical stripes on the jumper/jersey.
  10. After playing 102 games for Fremantle in the AFL between 2011 and 2016, Tendai Mzungu played 4 games for Greater Western Sydney in 2017 before announcing his retirement.
  11. The Glenelg Tigers of the SANFL have their main sponsors name running diagonally up the yellow sash on the front of their jersey. AFAIK, no other top level Australian rules football team with a sash in their uniform has the sponsors name running diagonally across the jersey,
  12. Reminds me of the Australian version of Radio Shack. Dick Smith electronics is now purely an online seller rather than a "bricks and mortar" retailer: I'll also show the logo of one of the biggest and most spectacular busts in recent Australian retail history:
  13. The thunderstorm that hit the 'Gabba in Brisbane during the 1998 cricket Test Match between Australia and England - mid-afternoon looks like the dead of night!
  14. "Up There Cazaly", Australian rules football board game, circa 1980.
  15. The recent Austria v Netherlands women's football friendly was played in a heavy fog that made it impossible for the commentators and crowd to see much of the game:
  16. The Bristol City team that competes in the English FA Womens Super League have their team name on the front and back of their socks:
  17. Magic Johnson makes a guest appearance for the Canberra Cannons against Michigan State in 2002 during the Australian team's tour of the United States:
  18. Orval Overall Allir Allir Danger Fourpence Kade Kolodjashnij Parris Duffus
  19. Richmond Tigers (VFL/AFL - 1908 to present) Melbourne Tigers (NBL 1979-2014) - club renamed as Melbourne United for 2014-15 season
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