Sunday, 4 January 2009 the cricket...

(Sydney Morning Herald, 2 January 2009)

"Bare facts . . . a streaker runs onto the pitch during the Test between Australia and the ICC World XI at the SCG in 2005 and inset, Michael O'Brien and that police helmet remain famous."

Must be time for new balls.


  1. Do you think he might have a tattoo of the Federation* star somewhere. :)

    * Wikipedia has it as the Commonwealth Star. Is this right?

  2. Firehorse - I'd be happy to investigate, lol.

    "The Commonwealth Star or Star of Federation, central in the third quarter or lower hoist, has seven points to denote the six states and the combined territories of the Commonwealth. The seventh point was added in 1909." Taken from

  3. Wow, your streakers sure are fit!

  4. I always find that older photo very very funny. I'm hoping he gave that helmet a good scrub afterwards!