LOSER

Inside Sport - - WINNERS & LOSERS -

About the only thing that Shane Warne does be er than bowl leg-spin is re­al­ity tele­vi­sion. Hon­estly, we’re sell­ing him short to la­bel him merely as a cham­pion sports­man; he’s re­ally quite good at that most mod­ern of arts, celebrity-hood. That said, it was hard for a sport diehard not to feel dis­taste for the Warne

Steve Waugh spat and how it be­came fod­der for the I’m A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here TV show. The ten­sion be­tween the two had never been a se­cret, and as Ma hew Hay­den noted, was the in­evitable con­se­quence of two al­pha males bu ing up against each other. It cer­tainly was an in­sight into how team har­mony isn’t al­ways what it’s cracked up to be. But its pub­lic air­ing was plain tawdry – like find­ing out what Don Brad­man re­ally thought of the Catholic blokes in the side dur­ing seg­ments of Hey Hey It’s Satur­day. For­tu­nately, the res­o­lu­tion to the con­tro­versy was pre y much sta­tus quo: Warnie had shot his mouth off yet again, and Waugh took the high road.

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