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Colin Dale

Show BioHide BioMelbourne-born sports nut, Colin “Bomber” Dale began his career in journalism with The Herald as copy boy in 1980. Stints with the Sunday Press and The Sun followed along with a year with NTV Channel 8 in Darwin. Chasing his dream to work in Fleet Street and follow all sports and drink beer around the world, Bomber landed on his feet in the UK, founding a tour company specialising in festivals such as the Oktoberfest in Munich, Rugby Internationals and Royal Ascot. Prost!

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The packed stands rise to cheer their champion.
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Watching the Winx wonder girl

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. What is it about certain racehorses that sends the Australian public into waves of emotion? COLIN DALE joined the thousands of devotees at Moonee Valley. More »

Girls get willing with the Romas
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Tomato tussle takes some tossing

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NO SPORTING EVENT can be too challenging for a Sportshound to cover. Or be covered! Being in the thick of the action is just part of the job. Melbourne-based Hound COLIN DALE discovered all of this and more, venturing to Spain this week for the “sport” of toma... More »

Coodabeens on stage
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The Coodabeens are far from has-beens

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THEY HAVE been around longer than Neighbours and surpassed World of Sport. They are a dozen years older than the Footy Show. Now in their 37th consecutive season, how do the Coodabeens keep it up? COLIN DALE headed to their live show in Geelong and the recordi... More »

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Don’t let them bounce the bounce!

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Controversial rule changes? The future of the bounce? No need for the AFL’s Laws of the Game Committee when we can turn to two country umpiring legends with over 1,200 games (and counting) experience between them. COLIN DALE meets the marathon masters of the w... More »