Show BioHide BioPETER MEARES has covered sport on radio, TV and in print for 50 years. He’s the author of six published books on sport. His favourite sports are cricket, rugby union, rugby league, athletics, golf and tennis. His career has included Olympics, Commonwealth Games and a host of minor sports.
THE doyenne of tennis in Queensland, Daphne Fancutt, is one tough customer. Raised on a remote cattle station, she worked with the men and, when she began playing tennis, she played in the men’s competitions. A feisty competitor on court, she’s been a fighte... More »
WHILE our male cricketers are languishing, and our Wallabies can’t take a trick against the All Blacks, Australia’s sportswomen keep racking up the records. PETER MEARES pays tribute to the gritty girls. More »
VETERAN sports commentator and writer PETER MEARES has observed many good and bad moments in sport over the years. But he says it’s about time to call time on the behaviour of bad sports like Serena Williams. More »
IS THE Bledisloe Cup as good as over before it starts? Sportshounds writer PETER MEARES looks at the history of the clashes between the Wallabies and All Blacks and ponders whether we should introduce a little war into our approach: ON THE EVE of another Bledi... More »