Posts Tagged ‘Phillip Hughes’

Grief warranted, but coverage out of kilter Comments 0

Friday, December 5th, 2014

There has been a massive outpouring of grief for Australian batting star Phil Hughes, who died having never regained consciousness after being hit on the top of the neck by a bouncer during an interstate game last Tuesday. The youth and promise of the cricketing star, who was by all accounts an extremely likeable young Read more

Vatican pays tribute to cricketer Phillip Hughes Comments 0

Friday, December 5th, 2014

The Vatican’s cricket team has honoured Australia’s Phillip Hughes with a memorial Mass in Rome on the eve of his funeral in Australia. Team captain, the Rev. Anthony Currer, presided over the Tuesday evening service at the Venerable English College, the main English seminary in Rome. He said the team wanted to show its closeness Read more

Phillip Hughes’ death: reality bites Comments 0

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Seeing Australia from outside the island continent offers some very strange views from time to time. The outpouring of grief over the tragic accident that took the talented life of cricketer Phillip Hughes went global within a very short time. The home of cricket – England – was profuse in the time devoted to this Read more