Chip off the Old Block

Jeremy Coney, as announcer on Sky TV’s ‘Test Match Special’, is “cricket’s answer to the poet and critic Tom Paulin”, according to Guardian sports blogger Rob Bagchi. A guest on TMS for the last 20 years, Coney’s pitch reports for domestic New Zealand consumption have become legendary. Each of his words is measured for effect and the effort of thoughtfulness is etched across his face as he weighs each comment. He never preaches, though, just talks with the ease of an accomplished raconteur in a charming and shrewd, if slightly kooky fashion. If you still miss the master, catch Coney while you can. Based in the UK, Coney recently completed a postgraduate degree in lighting and stage management and had been touring Europe as part of a theatre production team.


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UFC Superstar Israel Adesanya Makes It Look Easy

UFC Superstar Israel Adesanya Makes It Look Easy

UFC 4 video game cover star Nigerian-New Zealander Israel Adesanya, 31, tweets “what EA curse?” after emphatic victory over Paulo Costa on Fight Island, Andrew Whitelaw writes in his South China…