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Geoff Harris

Show BioHide BioMotor racing – of all sorts – and Australian Football are the sporting passions, even obsessions, of GEOFF HARRIS, the journo known to family, friends and Sun News-Pictorial, Herald Sun and sportshounds.com.au colleagues as Harry.

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Who’s bolting: Blues or Bombers?

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GEOFF HARRIS examines the fortunes of the Bombers and Blues on the eve of their MCG clash: ESSENDON and Carlton, two of Melbourne’s e traditional big AFL clubs, meet at the MCG at the very traditional time of 2.10pm on Saturday afternoon, with a lot in common.... More »

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Can a halo create a sanctuary to save lives?

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MOTOR SPORTS writer GEOFF HARRIS takes a look at the controversial new safety device coming to Grand Prix racing: FORMULA ONE is no sport of saints, with the possible exception of Daniel Ricciardo, yet next year its 20 drivers will all have haloes. The world g... More »

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How Formula One guzzles money

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FORMULA ONE is burning more money than rubber and those running the races are getting tired of shelling out, writes GEOFF HARRIS: The Brits are bucking at losing $8 million on a Formula One grand prix. Victoria’s been dropping 7.5 times that amount regularly f... More »

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Draws disguise Giant steps

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GEOFF HARRIS observes some giant strides taking place in the two drawn games over the past two weeks: Perhaps the two AFL draws the past two weekends are more significant than immediately realised. The youngest club, the Greater Western Sydney Giants, drew fir... More »

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Victoria is no longer the state of victory

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Just how well have the Victorian clubs fared since the national competition was launched? GEOFFREY HARRIS takes a look and it’s not a pretty picture: Australian Football’s national competition has been a huge winner on so many fronts, but at a high price to fa... More »

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GP hits head-on with footy again

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GEOFFREY HARRIS reveals that sports fans in Melbourne will have to make the choice in March between the footy and the Grand Prix: Melbourne’s Formula One grand prix is set to clash with the opening round of the AFL season again next year. Footy and F1 ran up a... More »