To create our... Kerry O'Keeffe's hilarious stories are legend - and he has collected a lot of them in ACCORDING TO SKULL along with stories from his own life and his wry and pertinent observations on cricket other sports and sports personalities. Join Facebook to connect with Kerryn O'keefe and others you may know. Title Year Status Character; Milwood: 2013: Self . Refresh and try again. A young Kerry O'Keeffe, who has recalled the hilarious tale of his Test debut. ACCORDING TO SKULL [O'Keeffe, Kerry] on Amazon.com. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. O'Keeffe had varied careers post-cricket including as a commentator on ABC Radio. After Agarwal went on to score 76 in his debut innings, Indian head coach Ravi Shastri hit back at O'Keeffe saying, "Mayank's got a message for Kerry. Out of context, the skull in this painting assumes a monumentality and iconic significance. From the pitch to the commentary box, Kerry 'Skull' O'Keeffe has covered Australian cricket from every angle for more than thirty years. Need another excuse to treat yourself to a new book this week? 65 comments. He was known for his humorous anecdotes, told in the manner of an after dinner speech at a cricketers club, and his distinctive laugh. ABC Radio cricket commentator Kerry “Skull” O’Keefe, known for his throaty laugh and joke-telling, has announced he’ll retire after next week’s Sydney Test match. We've got you covered with the buzziest new releases of the day. Published on Fri … Skull Tells His First Joke Of The Series And It's A Belter Vintage Skull. Image: Triple M. Triple M's Kerry O'Keeffe has kicked off the 2017/18 Ashes Series with a ripping joke. Source: News Corp Australia. REMEMBER the time Kerry O’Keeffe took 3-42 against Pakistan with a blood alcohol concentration of .258? Cricket Tang 6,777,643 views [4], Later, on day four of the same Test match, O'Keefe was jokingly asked by fellow commentator Shane Warne to pronounce "Cheteshwar Jadeja" after the former had struggled to pronounce Cheteshwar Pujara and Ravindra Jadeja's names throughout the day. Title Year Status Character; The Fat: 2000: TV Series: Himself - Panelist (2000-2003) Known for movies. However, O'Keeffe returned to cricket commentary in December 2016 as part of Triple M's new cricket coverage. Locked due to rule breaking comments. Georgia O’Keeffe, American painter who was one of the most influential figures in Modernism, best known for her large-format paintings of natural forms, especially flowers and bones, and for her depictions of New York City skyscrapers and architectural and landscape forms unique to … He has also released a number of CDs containing some shorts of his commentating antics. The central black stripe against the horizontal spread of the horns has religious connotations and recalls the wooden crosses of the New Mexico desert, which O'Keeffe also painted. O'Keefe reveals how a great tradition was born . by ABC Books. I Hate Kerry O'Keeffe. You can earn a 8% commission by selling According to Skull: An Entertaining Stroll Through The Mind Of Kerry O'Keeffe on your website. Legendary Australian legspinner Kerry O'Keefe has opened up on his struggles with mental health during his eight-year career. However, when he concentrated on the game he showed insight born of a career at the highest level together with study of the statistics and history of the game. On paper, it's the most convoluted joke you've ever seen. To see what your friends thought of this book. Kerry O'Keeffe was a spin bowler in the Australian cricket team from 1971 to 1977. 1 year ago. He was known for his humorous anecdotes, told in the manner of an after dinner speech at a cricketers club, and his distinctive laugh. November 27, 2004 — 11.00am. An entertaining read about one of Australia's cricket legends. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. He especially seemed to enjoy working with overseas commentators such as India's Harsha Bhoglewhom he enjoyed confusing with his colourful Australian language. We’d love your help. A brief gem from the great Skull... :D. Shane Warne Toughest 90° Bowling In Test Cricket Match | Over Of The Century | Cricket Tang - Duration: 6:45. Start by marking “According To Skull” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Then, with three seconds to go, he realised he’d forgotten to mention the scorer’s name. share. 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Triple M Sydney 104.9. Photograph: abc.net.au Photograph: abc.net.au. Recalled for the vital Seventh Test on the spinning SCG pitch he took 3/48 and 3/96, but it was not enough to win the game and save The Ashes. All I knew about O'Keeffe was his laugh and that I enjoyed his funny commentary on the ABC radio broadcasts so it was interesting to get a look inside the mans head. It reads at times like he is commentating but I think this only adds to the overall charm of the book. Is the coffee better here in your canteen, or the one back home?" The comments received backlash on social media for allegedly being "racist" in nature. Discussion in 'Cricket' started by OVP, Jul 13, 2005. Kerry O'Keeffe and Steve O'Keefe. save hide report. Log in, register or subscribe to save articles for later. Kerry O'Keefe - "Why would you call your kid Cheteshwar Jadeja?" Category Comedy; Show more Show less. She also manipulated her image of the pinon tree so that its form uncannily echoes that of other compositional elements. "[6] After India won the Test match on day five, O'Keeffe wrote an open apology letter to the Indian team and fans. Kerry O’Keefe. O'Keeffe had varied careers post-cricket including as a commentator on ABC Radio. Kerry O’Keefe Wiki: Salary, Married, Wedding, Spouse, Family Kerry O'Keefe is an actor, known for Milwood (2013) and The Fat (2000). He never quite lived up to early expectations of being the next great Australian leg spin bowler, taking 53 wickets at an average of 38.07. O'Keeffe played 24 Tests and 2 ODIs between 1971 and 1977. Russell Jackson @rustyjacko. Racist much? View Kerry O'Keefe’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Weird Christmas Day Traditions. No, seriously. He made his Test debut against England in the Fifth Test of the 1970–71 Ashes series after taking 6/69 and hitting 55 not out in the New South Wales match against the tourists, but did little and was dropped. A group of concerned cricket citizens who remain opposed to Kerry O'Keeffe, and who wish to ensure that 'Skull' remains permanently 'retired.' Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > OVP Coach. He especially seemed to enjoy working with overseas commentators such as India's Harsha Bhogle whom he enjoyed confusing with his colourful Australian language. [9][10] This proved not to be the case and Sony continued to carry O'Keeffe's commentary. But Skull being Skull used his time to thank everyone from behind the scenes, pushing out this name and that, then sat back with a smile you could feel over the radio, praising the Aussie team one more time. View the profiles of people named Kerryn O'keefe. Hopeless to the last, he blurted it out with apologies and … The skull ostensibly hangs on a weathered pinon tree but, in an eerie touch, O'Keeffe painted blue sky showing through the eyeholes. Secret or not, Skull and Bones is as essential to Yale as the Whiffenpoofs, the tables down at a pub called Mory's, and the Yale mascot - that ever-slobbering bulldog. O'Keeffe (Irish: Ó Caoimh), also O'Keefe, Keef, Keefe or Keeffe, is the name of an Irish Gaelic clan based most prominently in what is today County Cork, particularly around Fermoy and Duhallow.The name comes from caomh, meaning "kind" or "gentle"; some reformed spellings present it as Ó Cuív and the feminine form of the original is Ní Chaoimh. Kerry didn't come up with the joke, but he made it his own during the ABC commentary in a series against Sri Lanka back in 2006. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Mountains, skulls and flowers. 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