Does a ‘Pride progress’ flag really make rugby more inclusive?

Gavin Mortimer Israel Folau (Credit: Getty images) Gavin Mortimer 26 May 2023 10:37 PM The Rugby Football Union will fly the ‘Pride Progress’ flag at Twickenham this weekend, when a World XV team play the Barbarians invitational side. According to the Daily Telegraph, the RFU’s decision is ‘in response to the selection of Israel Folau’Continue reading “Does a ‘Pride progress’ flag really make rugby more inclusive?”

Game, set and match on Australia’s Covid response

Flat White Dom Penava Getty Images Dom Penava 4 February 2023 5:00 AM Twelve months ago, Novak Djokovic was deported from Australia for allegedly (and essentially, by way of description from the minister) harbouring anti-vax sentiment. Let that sink in – he didn’t commit a thought crime, which in itself is a ridiculous charge, heContinue reading “Game, set and match on Australia’s Covid response”

Novak’s Churchill-esque victory speech

Flat White Dean Troth Getty Images Dean Troth 30 January 2023 12:56 PM Novak Djokovic has returned as the world’s number one tennis player. He was crowned King at Melbourne Park following his tenth Australian Open title on Sunday, January 29 after defeating Stefanos Tsitsipas. This makes him the first man in the Open eraContinue reading “Novak’s Churchill-esque victory speech”