Originally Posted by G.I.Joe
Would you say this is a recent change, PEWS? England have had this obsession towards the Ashes for a long time, but Waugh's Australia didn't appear to me as singularly focussed as that.
Haha yeah, I'm guessing you started typing that before Post #71 appeared.
When Australia were hammering England every time it obviously wasn't the key focus, but since 2005, all the press and all the general fan chatter has been very Ashes-focussed.