The Fitz Files
Peter FitzSimons 9:11 PM It's been a long, hot summer, but I'm baaaaack!
Peter FitzSimons That pissing in his mouth thing? I wish he wouldn't do that. You wish he wouldn't do that. But ultimately it really is none of our damn business.
Peter FitzSimons This week’s question is whether the likes of Russell Packer and Danny Wicks should be allowed back into the NRL after serving time in prison for, respectively, stomping on a man’s head in Martin Place, and trafficking ecstasy and methylamphetamine.
Peter FitzSimons You win some. You lose some. In March I wrote: I will not be unkind. I will not be unkind. I will NOT be unkind. OK, I think I’ve got it. I think I can manage this ...
Peter FitzSimons Told yers. My item a month ago about Grant Hackett being back in the pool at the age of 34 turned out to be right on the money.
Fitzy on Thursday
Peter FitzSimons When it comes to the sudden lift in fees for registration and insurance of rugby players, there are so many points ... and so little time. So, as the bishop said to the actress, we're going to have to be quick.
Peter FitzSimons The manner with which Michael Clarke carried himself over the past week has been not only worthy of an Australian captain, but inspirational to the nation.
Peter FitzSimons A tragically sad week for Australian sport, that we will long remember. The week that a popular Test cricketer, on the most fabled turf in the land, his own field of dreams, was struck a blow as the cameras rolled, that felled him, that he never rose from.
Peter FitzSimons Nothing could have put the "seriousness" of Michael Clarke's hamstring strain more quickly into perspective. For by now we have all seen the footage, the stark images of what happened when a regulation bouncer hit Phillip Hughes below and behind the left ear on Tuesday afternoon, on an otherwise benign, sunny day at the SCG.
Peter FitzSimons South Sydney have opened the club up to criticism after being involved with a controversial sport scientist.
Peter FitzSimons Just let the waves of deliciousness roll over you, the bubbles of hilarity rise until you can guffaw with gusto, as you contemplate, firstly, the news that FIFA has presided over – wait for it – an ethics investigation into the bid process for the 2022 World Cup.
Peter FitzSimons Which code will suffer because of the Wanderers' success?
Peter FitzSimons There has been an interesting fallout over the last week concerning the tweet sent by Paul Gallen, publicly and deliberately accusing his employers at the NRL of being, ahem, a pack of "c---ts" who don't actually care about the welfare of the players.
Peter FitzSimons Back in the day, it was everything you ever wanted in a sporting event: the power and the passion, the agony and the ecstasy, the staggering saga with the twist in the tale and the staggering denouement.