THE VIEW FROM DOWN HERE #90 – The shortest one yet

Life hath intruded upon me yet again, so I will give you the scores to keep you up to date and very little else I’m afraid. Sorry, y’all.

Australian Rules Football
AFL Round 4
West Coast 15.11 (101) def Essendon 11.12 (78)
North Melbourne 8.12 (60) beaten well by Sydney 14.16 (100)
Adelaide 6.19 (55) embarrassed at home by Carlton 16.7 (103)
Collingwood 17.21 (123) creamed Hawthorn 8.11 (59)
Brisbane 13.23 (101) surprise winners over Western Bulldogs 12.7 (79)
Richmond 11.12 (78) surprise losers to Melbourne 20.13 (133)
Geelong 23.21 (159) completely humiliated Port Adelaide 10.4 (64)
St Kilda 16.12 (108) just over a strong Fremantle 14.9 (93)
SANFL Round 4
West Adelaide 12.10 (82) def Norwood 10.3(63)
Sturt 16.10 (106) def by Woodville West Torrens 24.6 (150)
Glenelg 13.10 (88) just def by Central Districts 14.14 (98)
South Adelaide 16.13 (109) def by North Adelaide 25.13 (163)
Bye: Port Adelaide

Rugby League
NRL – Round 6
Wests Tigers 4 def by Canterbury-Bankstown 24
Gold Coast 6 def by St George Illawarra 19
Newcastle 36 def North Queensland 18
Sydney Roosters 36 def Canberra 6
Warriors 12 def by Penrith 40
Brisbane 44 def Cronulla 16
Parramatta 22 def South Sydney 8
Melbourne 16 just def by Manly 18

Rugby Union
Super 14 Round 10
Chiefs 15 hammered by Stormers 49
Brumbies 13 def by Hurricanes 23
Blues 38 def Force 17
Crusaders 45 slaughtered Cheetahs 6
Reds 19 def Bulls 12
Lions 28 just def by Sharks 32

Netball
ANZ Championships
Round 5
Pulse 40 completely outclassed by Thunderbirds 75
Tactix 36 embarrassed by WBOP Magic 53
Swifts 55 def Fever 43
Steel 41 def by Firebirds 56
Vixens 62 def Mystics 51

Soccer
International
Asian Champions League

Melbourne 0 drew with Beijing 0
Pohang 0 drew with a lucky Adelaide 0

Motorsports
V8s
ITM 400 Hamilton, Hamilton City Street Race
Race 7
1st Jamie Whincup – Commodore VE
2nd Garth Tander – Commodore VE
3rd James Courtney – Falcon FG
4th Craig Lowndes – Commodore VE
5th Michael Caruso – Commodore VE
Race 8
1st Jamie Whincup – Commodore VE
2nd Garth Tander – Commodore VE
3rd Michael Caruso – Commodore VE
4th Lee Holdsworth – Commodore VE
5th Steven Johnson – Falcon FG

Yup, that’s about it. But to continue on from last week – no takers so far. What can I do to make this better (apart from the obvious better spell-checking issues)? Please let me know; I’m coming up to 2 years doing this with very little changes. Talk to me, people!

            And that’s this view – Apr 13 through 19.

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