Story: Sports reporting and commentating

Sports Digest, November 1965

Sports Digest, November 1965

Sports Digest was edited by Wellington journalist Brian F. O'Brien from 1949 to 1979. This issue features the New Zealand runner Bill Baillie on the cover. O'Brien had a particular interest in boxing, but the monthly publication covered all New Zealand sports and became essential reading for the nation's sports fans. O'Brien wrote many of the articles, some of them under pseudonyms, especially Phillip Dennis, the names of his two sons.

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Reference: New Zealand Sports Digest, November 1965 (S-L-1164-COVER)

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Keith Quinn, 'Sports reporting and commentating - Sports writers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 April 2021)

Story by Keith Quinn, published 5 Sep 2013