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Old 26th July 2007, 14:37   #1
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The Australia Thread.

Cosgrove breaks stuff.

MARK Cosgrove was one of three players suspended today by Cricket Australia for "repeated inappropriate treatment of accommodation facilities" at the Australian Institute of Sport.

"It gives me no pleasure at all to confirm the suspension of three talented young cricketers from the AIS Scholars program at CAs COE in Brisbane," CA's acting chief executive Michael Brown said.

"Ive spoken to each player and explained why weve taken this decision and reiterated our expectations of them when representing Cricket Australia.

The ban precludes the trio from taking part in the tour of India from August 10 until September 1.


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Old 26th July 2007, 14:40   #2
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Nice to see that he has an understanding of Australian cricketing culture and is proud of his heritage
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Old 26th July 2007, 16:57   #3
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Old 26th July 2007, 17:02   #4
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There have been some deeply comic moments on the board in the last couple of days. Perhaps we need to revive the post of the month thread. Certainly the Druid is looking strong with that one but I have to say that gbg's comment about me taking a couple of months to get the courage up to invite the board regulars out for a booze up was a fine effort too (the git).
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Old 27th July 2007, 09:35   #6
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Old 27th July 2007, 10:02   #8
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Currently he's wasting his talent. He's been given every encouragement but can't seem to break bad habits.
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Old 27th July 2007, 11:18   #9
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Currently he's wasting his talent. He's been given every encouragement but can't seem to break bad habits.
I remember him being regarded as exceptionally talented but overweight when at Glamorgan, but he seems to be fast burning his bridges it seems.
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Old 27th July 2007, 12:43   #10
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I remember him being regarded as exceptionally talented but overweight when at Glamorgan, but he seems to be fast burning his bridges it seems.
Or possibly eating them.
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Old 29th July 2007, 21:49   #11
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I remember him being regarded as exceptionally talented but overweight when at Glamorgan, but he seems to be fast burning his bridges it seems.
Maybe he just lacks a good role model. As the aged Australians retire left, right and centre maybe one of them could be assigned to mentor him. Shane Warne, for example, could offer valuable advice about dieting pills.
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Maybe he just lacks a good role model. As the aged Australians retire left, right and centre maybe one of them could be assigned to mentor him. Shane Warne, for example, could offer valuable advice about dieting pills.
Indeed along with some input on an exercise regiment, focussing particularly on horizontal jogging and texting thumb toning oh and nurse chasing.
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Indeed along with some input on an exercise regiment, focussing particularly on horizontal jogging and texting thumb toning oh and nurse chasing.
I think his expertise on weather forecasting, developing relationships with turf accountants, asking the umpire "how was that" etc could also be utilised.
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Old 29th July 2007, 22:05   #14
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I think his expertise on weather forecasting, developing relationships with turf accountants, asking the umpire "how was that" etc could also be utilised.
Does Cosgrove smoke? Only Warne's smoking cessation programme is pretty hot stuff too. Marital counselling?
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Old 29th July 2007, 22:07   #15
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Does Cosgrove smoke? Only Warne's smoking cessation programme is pretty hot stuff too. Marital counselling?
He truly was a great, wasn't he?
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He truly was a great, wasn't he?
An absolute legend. The game is a great deal poorer without him.
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An absolute legend. The bookies are game is a great deal poorer without him.
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Old 29th July 2007, 23:23   #18
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He truly was a great fat tosser, wasn't he?
Two can play that game too.
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how come they're only playing 2 matches against Sri Lanka. Probably the two best teams in the world, it's a shame that it isn't a proper series
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how come they're only playing 2 matches against Sri Lanka. Probably the two best teams in the world, it's a shame that it isn't a proper series
Money factors, tests between the 2 countries probably don't sell out too well either in SL or Aus.
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