A spectator at the Gabba tried to turn back the clock three decades by releasing a pig onto the ground on Thursday. It is 31 years since a pig with the names 'Botham' and 'Eddie' painted on its side was smuggled into the Brisbane Cricket Ground in an esky, after being anaesthetised by a group of vets and having its mouth filled with an apple. It was famously allowed to run onto the surface of the ground during a one-day game that day but the prankster this time around was not as successful.
Drew Morphett grew up in the Cronulla region and celebrated his 69th birthday on Tuesday. Veteran sports broadcaster Drew Morphett has died at the age of 69. Morphett, who was on air calling the footy on 3AW just last weekend, was found by his wife Karen at their Pakenham home on Friday night. Long-time friend Sandy Roberts said Morphett had passed away while watching the match between Hawthorn and the Western Bulldogs.
VETERAN sports broadcaster Drew Morphett has died at the age of 69. Morphett, who was on air calling the footy on 3AW just last weekend, was found by his wife Karen at their Pakenham home on Friday nightAn emotional Ian Cover paid tribute to Morphett on ABC radio's Coodabeen Champions program on Saturday morning. "There will be a sombre mood over the media boxes today," Cover said. Morphett started his career in 1966 as trainee in Sydney.
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Selecting a term
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