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The battle for the Gen Y athlete?

Posted by: 2UE | 4 December, 2012 - 9:24 AM
John Stanley on the new breed of Gen Y athlete

There is a certain fascination in our sports people, but some of us question their loyalty. Is it to a team, code or the money? John Stanley on a few of the sports stars and the battle of the codes for fans.


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Israel Folau has confirmed he's switching to his third football code, signing a one-year deal with the NSW Waratahs for the 2013 Super Rugby season.

It ends a month of intense speculation about 23-year-old's Folau's future since he cut short his multi million dollar, four-year deal with AFL club Greater Western Sydney citing a lack of passion for the game after he struggled to adapt.

While a return to the NRL was expected, Folau spurned the Parramatta Eels to switch to rugby union with the Waratahs, who finished in 11th place last season after losing their last matches.

 

Uniform onboard luggage rules?

Do we really need a second airport for Sydney?

Nothing worse than someone trying to stuff into the overhead luggage, oversized and overweight bags on flights. Two Murrays look at calls for a more uniform luggage rule for all airlines, at the check in counter.

Haggle to save on mortgage rates

Families now facing mortgage stress as house prices plummet

What is your mortgage rate? Borrowers could save as much as $55,000 from their home loan if they're brave enough to haggle with the banks. John Stanley & Paul Clitheroe on what to ask for.

Blog comments Your Say

  • Sonny Bill Williams and Israel Folau remind me of Julia Gillard. The media love them and hang on every word but the majority of people in Australia could not give a toss.

    Peter of Darwin Tuesday 4 December, 2012 - 5:17 PM

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