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Old 05-21-2002, 04:23 PM   #16
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Papua New Guinea Open Schoolboys vs NSW Country Schoolboys, Rugby League.
Our school billeted the PNG team, so I got to know them briefly. They were absolutely thrashed in the game, but I'll never forget the sound of their voices coming from the dressing room before the game, singing their national anthem in harmony.Very moving.

So really it was a musical moment, rather than sport I suppose, it's a fond memory.

Professional sport? Taking my elderly dad to see the West Indies play cricket at his local ground . Well technically he took me. He paid for the tickets, bit I drove him there.
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if the maple leafs get by the canes i'll be at one or two of the stanley cup final games in toronto ...and if they play detroit i might get in there as well
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Old 05-23-2002, 12:53 PM   #18
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2......the rest are all cricket so i wont bother hehe
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Old 05-24-2002, 02:58 AM   #19
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i saw cathy freeman win gold at the sydney olympics.
it was the most awesome sporting thing ive ever witnessed, especially when the whole crowd sang advance australia fair. absolutely incredible.
i also saw michael johnson win gold that day.

many cricket games. im not good with stats but i was at the game where australia needed 4 runs off the last ball to win the world series.
who was that against?
i dont remember but it was the best cricket game ive ever seen.
i was standing on my seat cheering.
i also saw warney get a few milestones and was at one of those matches where he bowled between the legs lol
no, not the first one in England with Gatting. this was at the SCG.

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Old 05-24-2002, 04:35 AM   #20
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i was at the game where australia needed 4 runs off the last ball to win the world series.
who was that against?
i dont remember but it was the best cricket game ive ever seen.
i was standing on my seat cheering.
i also saw warney get a few milestones and was at one of those matches where he bowled between the legs lol
no, not the first one in England with Gatting. this was at the SCG.

The 1st match you refer to was Australia vs the West Indies, New Years Day 1996. Michael Bevan hit the last ball from Roger Harper for 4 to win the game. Funny how u thought it was to win the world series, it was just a preliminary game, we went on to beat Sri Lanka 2 nil in the finals series to win the trophy that year, although Sri Lanka ended up winning the 1996 World Cup on the subcontinent.

As far as Warney, I know you were at the game when he cracked the 300 wicket milestone in 1998, but as for bowling someone round their legs, I dont think hes done that very often at the SCG, the only one i can think of was in early 1994 when he got Pat Symcox during the game where he took 12 wickets in the match but Fanie DeVilliers took 10 and the Proteas won by 5 runs. He did bowl Chivnarine Chanderpaul out of the rough with a huge legbreak in the Aus v Windies test in November 1996 though, so you prolly saw that one too.


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Lakers vs. Clippers, Staples Center, 5th row. It's amazing how truly huge Shaq is in person. I also called Rick Fox a fine hunk of man, and he heard me.
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haha

actually I remembered another bowled round the legs instance last night- Basit Ali bowled between his legs by the last ball of the day in 1995, I can remember Richie having a heart attack over that one...


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The 1st match you refer to was Australia vs the West Indies, New Years Day 1996. Michael Bevan hit the last ball from Roger Harper for 4 to win the game. Funny how u thought it was to win the world series, it was just a preliminary game, we went on to beat Sri Lanka 2 nil in the finals series to win the trophy that year, although Sri Lanka ended up winning the 1996 World Cup on the subcontinent.

As far as Warney, I know you were at the game when he cracked the 300 wicket milestone in 1998, but as for bowling someone round their legs, I dont think hes done that very often at the SCG, the only one i can think of was in early 1994 when he got Pat Symcox during the game where he took 12 wickets in the match but Fanie DeVilliers took 10 and the Proteas won by 5 runs. He did bowl Chivnarine Chanderpaul out of the rough with a huge legbreak in the Aus v Windies test in November 1996 though, so you prolly saw that one too.

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Thanks for that Bruce!
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Tell me bert, how long does it take you to reserach all these stats?
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the stuff in this thread was all off the top of my head...
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this was even better than just watching, i was in it. it would have to be my senior year district soccer game. just the way both teams were so passionate about the game...every ball chased after like it could be the game winner. it ended up being a 0-0 draw through regulation and 2 overtimes. it then went to a shoot-out where we lost 5-4. even though we lost, it was the best experience i have ever had playing soccer...even down to the fog behind the goal during the shootout so all you could see was the keeper and the posts.

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Gold medal mens soccer game betweem the Cameroons and Spain at the Olympic stadium, Sydney 2000.
Stadium was packed, if you were not from spain then you went for the Cameroons ( ausies have a reputation of always going for the underdog and they sure did here) Sometimes the noise caused my eardrums to vibrate!
game went into extra time and a penalty shootout and the Comeroons won!
Easily the most thrilling sporting event I have ever seen.

Went to many other events during the games - the whole period was just a unique and wonderful experience

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