Matthew Keenan

Matthew is a regular SBS commentator at the Tour de France. Prior to heading into the commentary box Matthew spent two seasons racing in Europe and rides as often as possible to remind his legs of that feeling of grovelling up a climb.


Time for a fresh start

23 July 2009 | 0:00 - By Matthew Keenan

It's clearly time for Cadel Evans to make a new start but with most team rosters already well stocked he doesn't have many options, writes Matthew Keenan.

Team Silence-Lotto's Cadel Evans (AAP)

Team Silence-Lotto's Cadel Evans (AAP)

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Now it begins

19 July 2009 | 0:00 - By Matthew Keenan

After what can only be described as a phony war, the Alps mark the beginning of real hostilities, writes Matthew Keenan.

There are stll many questions to be answered in the Tour de France (AAP)

There are stll many questions to be answered in the Tour de France (AAP)

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Assessing the Aussies

13 July 2009 | 0:00 - By Matthew Keenan

While all eyes were on Cadel Evans at the Tour de France, the other Australian riders were toiling away for their respective teams with mixed results, writes Matthew Keenan.

Saxo Bank's Stuart O'Grady will be important to his team in week two (Getty)

Saxo Bank's Stuart O'Grady will be important to his team in week two (Getty)

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Rabobank, Plan B

08 July 2009 | 0:00 - By Matthew Keenan

Team Rabobank needs to switch to Plan B in order to fight it's way back, writes Matthew Keenan.

Rabobank's Oscar Freire (Getty)

Rabobank's Oscar Freire (Getty)

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Contador the favourite, only just

01 July 2009 | 0:00 - By Matthew Keenan

The bookies have Alberto Contador as the short priced favourite for the Tour de France but the gap between the Spaniard and his rivals is not be a big as many of the punters may think.

Alberto Contador (C), Levi Leipheimer (L) and Carlos Sastre (Getty)

Alberto Contador (C), Levi Leipheimer (L) and Carlos Sastre (Getty)

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Matthew is a regular SBS commentator at the Tour de France. Prior to heading into the commentary box Matthew spent two seasons racing in Europe and rides as often as possible to remind his legs of that feeling of grovelling up a climb.

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