Celebrating over 20 years in print, Inside Sport is Australia's most highly awarded sporting publication, including the recipient of the prestigious Walkley Award for sport journalism. But that's not why sports fans love it. Inside Sport consistently tackles modern sporting issues and publishes awe-inspiring sports photography, every month. THAT'S why sports fans love it.
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A Queensland state of mind
No fuss from Perth’s Popovic
World Cup weaknesses
4 things you must not miss
AFL Origin • Why is there no state-versus-state in Aussie rules? Well, there used to be – and imagine how much fun it could bring back to footy …
Tiger’s long tail
back from the brink • Once-troubled Collingwood Magpies star Jordan De Goey hasn’t just knuckled down to become one of the form players in the AFL. Inspired by some unlikely allies, he’s managed to turn his entire life around, and is even helping others with theirs.
LUKE PARKER • Here, 26-year-old Parker, who has played over 170 games for the Sydney Swans, discusses his new leadership role, the Bloods’ culture … and the Swans’ ability to fly under the radar.
IMPRESSIONS ON THE MUG • There’s plenty to ponder ahead of the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. Will the minnows be missed? Should Pakistan be playing? Will Australia’s returning superstars fit straight back in or take time to fire? And how do the ten teams stack up? Read on to find out …
THE PREVIEW • From sipping the bitter cup of malice to savouring the sweet, sought-after chalice, in one short year? A discussion of Australia’s chances, with a nod to the other nine teams that make up the numbers.
MAJOR MITCHELL • Kids want to be him. The opposition fears him. Latrell Mitchell, the Sydney Roosters’ half-cocky, hot-stepping powerhouse is crushing all in his path on his way to … who knows where?
HATE OF ORIGIN • Just like everything else in modern society, rugby league’s State of Origin has supposedly gone soft. So walk with us down memory lane as we revisit times the biff took centre stage in the annual Mate vs Mate …
ONE MAN'S CLIMB • In his new book, British polar explorer and adventurer Adrian Hayes chronicles his failed and successful attempts of K2, a mountain located on the China-Pakistan border and boasting the second-highest summit in the world behind Everest. Here, in an extract from One Man’s Climb, Hayes illustrates his final fears, emotions and hopes ahead of his second ascent in 2014.
MANAGE OFF-FIELD FOOTY DUTIES
WORTH A SHOT
“You’ve just dropped the World Cup”