Simon White

Simon White

Simon White wears many hats at WAtoday, among them occasional (and often random) writing.

Fev's weird career continues with starring role in Rockingham

Simon White A strange career only gets slightly stranger with 10 goals in front of an adoring Rockingham crowd.

The finger of blame: drugs and corruption in sport and the fans who let it happen

west coast eagles

Simon White The finger of blame will be pointed in many places following Thursday's revelations that

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A sad day...but one-day cricket has had its day

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Simon White On Sunday in Perth, a little more than 11,000 fans witnessed a slightly saddening spectacle, in which a once great entertainer went through the motions, desperately trying to please and excite a ...

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McPhee retires, Anthony hits the road

Adam McPhee

Simon White Fremantle utility Adam McPhee has announced his immediate retirement from the AFL, while former Collingwood forward Jack Anthony will also depart the club after two disappointing seasons for the...

Learning to love the brown-nose gnome

Simon White Confession time: I've never been much of a Justin Langer fan.

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Tuesday's gonna be my (our) lucky day

Maluckyday and punters

Simon White Kind of hard to believe it's been 12 months since White Or Wrong tipped you all into

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The saddest kind of cheating of all

Lance Armstrong and Tiger Woods

Simon White Nearly three years ago, as a then-squeaky clean Tiger Woods wowed crowds at the Australian Masters, I wrote a newspaper piece pondering who provided more "bang for the buck" - the world's best golfer...

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The 10 mostly obscure things worth loving about the AFL in 2012

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Simon White As post-season footy melancholy sets in, here are 10 maybe slightly obscure things worth savouring from the 2012 AFL season.

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Jobe joy but a pain in the Glass for others

Darren Glass and Warwick Capper

Simon White Pain in the Glass: why Brownlow Medal voting is just plain unfair.

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Tough job trying to find a jumper for Pav

Pav

Simon White Bloody tough gig that All-Australian selection lark.

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AFL

Dockers rook'n'roll into showdown with Crows

Fremantle Docker Aaron Sandilands

Simon White Fremantle might have a bumbling history in the national draft but when it comes to unearthing rookie gems, the Dockers have mined some gold.

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Don't forget about Freo's forgotten man

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Simon White If Ross Lyon is the messiah, then Mark Harvey must just be a naughty boy.

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AFL

Lynch, Rosa in West Coast finals spotlight

Eagles coach John Worsfold

Simon White West Coast will challenge the one-match ban handed to forward Quinten Lynch yesterday and the Eagles also expect utility Matt Rosa to be fit for Saturday's second semi-final against Collingwood.

AFL

Woosha: an underrated coaching assassin?

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Simon White John Worsfold has won a flag and been at his club longer than any other AFL coach. But are his coaching talents still overlooked?

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AFL

From other guy to Son Son of a gun

Michael Walters

Simon White Michael Walters returns from obscurity to make a name for himself at the highest level.

Just have a look at Mr Lyon now

Ross Lyon

Simon White Sit an AFL coach down in front of a stack of cameras and reporters and some odd things can happen.

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The truth is out there...apparently

Simon White AFL football drugs three-strike policy

Simon White Let's pretend for just a minute that you and I are running the AFL.

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AFL

Matthew Pavlich: 700,000km and still running

Matthew Pavlich of the Dockers runs the ball during the round two AFL match between the Sydney Swans and the Fremantle Dockers at Sydney Cricket Ground on April 7, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.

Simon White There is no shortage of numbers by which you might measure Matthew Pavlich as he prepares to this weekend equal Glen Jakovich's record for the most games by a WA-based AFL player.

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Can't tar everyone with the same brush...not even Eagles fans

Eagles fans

Simon White My favourite moment of last Friday night's absorbing clash between West Coast and Geelong actually came from the crowd.

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