Welcome to Cricky’s Column, a place for my musings on three of my favourite sports – cricket, rugby league and football. The blog, which was created in 2015 under the title Round The Wicket, was conceived initially as a vehicle for my writings and opinions on the game I play and have admired since I was a boy. It has expanded in recent times, and now contains dedicated rugby league and football sections.

The pieces of writing found within the numerous pages on Cricky’s Column will come in multiple forms and I endeavour to cover all of the above-mentioned sports as widely as the limitations of blogging allow for.

Now, a bit about myself. My name is Jordan Crick and I am a Journalist with a passion for sports writing. When I’m not playing cricket, I can be found sitting behind a computer furiously typing up another article. If I’m not doing that, then I’m probably in front of the television watching the Australian side attempt to play cricket on the dust bowls (bunsen burners, whatever you want to call them) in India, or cheering on the Dragons. I’m also a lover of football and follow it intently all year round. My dream is to one day travel around the world as a sports journalist.

If you have a story to tell or would like to get in contact with me for another reason, my Twitter account or email (crickyj97@gmail.com) should be your first port of call. I usually answer anything and everything that makes its way through my inbox. While this site has been a place for opinion articles in the past, I would love to start writing more feature stories going forward. So please, if you’ve got a sporting tale, shoot me a message.

As a journalist, I have featured in the following publications over the years – and continue to do so in some cases:

  • Turfmate
  • Nothing But League (nothingbutleague.com)
  • View From The Outfield (viewfromtheoutfield.com)
  • My Village News
  • Redland City Bulletin
  • Quest Newspapers

If you have any further questions on either myself, my writing services or the blog, please do not hesitate to contact me. For now, enjoy the cricket and football!

“The key thing was to learn the value of economy with words and to never insult the viewer by telling them what they can already see” – Richie Benaud