September is a beautiful time to be in Melbourne. Spring is slowly emerging, days are getting longer, the sunshine warmer, bees are buzzing – it’s difficult even to walk around the corner without stumbling over a cliché. To give the nice weather just a little more tingle, for AFL fans September means the final series and the glorious march to that One Day in September. Continue reading
I haven’t been posting here much of late – I’ve been next door at the New Statsman’s companion blog, They Should Change That Rule. Drop on over to read some less maths-heavy thoughts on how to make sports fairer to play, and more fun to watch: so far there’s a post about time-wasting in multiple football codes, and how FIFA can avoid looking like a pedantic behemoth. Enjoy!