Category: NRL

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2016 NRL Grand Final preview

The NRL’s big day is here and it’s the Melbourne Storm taking on the Cronulla Sharks from 7.15pm at ANZ Stadium, Sydney. Can the Sharks claim their first ever premiership, or will the Storm spoil...

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Finally it’s finals

It is being labelled one of the most competitive finals series in history. Every fan has a different tip. The ones betting with their heads will say Melbourne is too clinical or the Cowboys...

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NSW Blues: Out with the old, in with the new

The NSW Blues State of Origin selection is once again a hot topic in wake of the City vs Country fixture over the weekend. As usual, the formidable Queensland squad is set in stone...

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Golden point, Golden rivalry

“Better than Ali vs Frazier.’’ Fox Sports guru Matthew Johns claims it as the greatest sporting rivalry of all time, and he might have a solid case to support him. First it was17-16. Then...

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Four things we learnt from Round One

Without Foran it’s borin’ Trent Barrett may have a few cards up his sleeve, but Dylan Walker was surely not one of them. Although he spent much of his junior rugby league wearing the...

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The Hateful Eight

After an all too-familiar summer plagued with negative headlines and off-field drama, the NRL returns with the now permanent Thursday Night Football- commencing another captivating premiership season. Every punter will give you their ‘expert’...

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Reschedule the Auckland Nines

The Auckland Nines has sparked debate again in 2016, with numerous first grade regulars sustaining injuries during this year’s tournament. With an injury list not dissimilar to past years, the scheduling of the tournament...

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Auckland Nines Preview

After a draining summer of Kevin Pietersen commentary, footy fans are gleaming with joy as the long awaited season looms around the corner. The calendar kicks off this weekend with the third instalment of...

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NRL crowd problems begin at Home(Bush)

As we sit and anticipate the winter sports imminent arrival, I’m discussing reasons to explain the difference, or better, excuses to explain the lack of crowd support for NRL games. Could it be the...

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Thurston’s shot at NRL immortality

As the North Queensland Cowboys prepare to face the Brisbane Broncos there’s a lot more at stake than just a maiden premiership for the Townsville club. Talented pivot Johnathan Thurston has a chance to...