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Wed 5 Sep 2018

‘I look like a goose’: How Bulldogs’ Mad Monday embarrassed Beattie

‘I look like a goose’: How Bulldogs’ Mad Monday embarrassed...

PETER Beattie has been left red-faced by the Bulldogs’ Mad Monday antics, with the ARL chairman currently trying to secure funding for the NRL from Western...

Mon 3 Sep 2018

Rocky’s finals outlook: Eagles are flying under radar

Rocky’s finals outlook: Eagles are flying under radar

FINALS a one-horse race? Not according to Port Adelaide midfielder Tom Rockliff.

Monday Buzz: Eels sink to record low

premium_icon Monday Buzz: Eels sink to record low

IN a stunning realisation of just how bad things are for Eels fans, Parramatta’s latest addition to the cutlery drawer means the club produces last-place finishes...

Thu 30 Aug 2018

Broken system: The fundamental flaw Aussie rugby must fix

Broken system: The fundamental flaw Aussie rugby must fix

TUNE out from social media, move towards a centralised system and back the coach you hired. That’s the impassioned plea from Daniel Herbert.

Wed 29 Aug 2018

Robbo: Is Buddy a ‘ceremonial’ skipper?

premium_icon Robbo: Is Buddy a ‘ceremonial’ skipper?

LANCE Franklin’s selection as All-Australian captain has sparked debate.

Which coach needs a flag the most?

premium_icon Which coach needs a flag the most?

WHICH coach is under the most pressure to deliver a premiership in this year’s finals series? Which coaches are getting a free hit at September?

Tue 28 Aug 2018

It’s a Broncos-Sharks grand final — this week

premium_icon It’s a Broncos-Sharks grand final — this week

SO, it’s a Broncos-Sharks grand final then. That’s this week. Next week it will be something different. That’s the only thing that is consistent about this season....

Kent: Concussion cannot be ignored

premium_icon Kent: Concussion cannot be ignored

MUHAMMAD Ali never got knocked out but he knew what concussion felt like. And we all witnessed its effects on the champ.

Mon 27 Aug 2018

Monday Buzz: Ref officials leave all their worries behind

premium_icon Monday Buzz: Ref officials leave all their worries behind

AFTER one of the worst years of NRL refereeing in history, the game’s two most senior officials have disappeared for a week in the United States.

Matty Johns: Bennett’s Broncos have shades of ‘06 premiers

Matty Johns: Bennett’s Broncos have shades of ‘06 premiers

MATTHEW Johns explains why Wayne Bennett’s Brisbane side is looming as an NRL finals smoky, while the Roosters and Rabbitohs shouldn’t be too worried about their...

Fri 24 Aug 2018

Johns: Was JT better than Joey?

premium_icon Johns: Was JT better than Joey?

A few years ago I wrote a column suggesting Thurston could surpass Andrew Johns as the game’s greatest halfback. Boy, did I cop it — but was I wrong?

Mon 20 Aug 2018

Monday Buzz: My Dally M team of the year

premium_icon Monday Buzz: My Dally M team of the year

THE race for the Dally M is wide open and Phil Rothfield has taken a crack at naming his outstanding player in each position for 2018.

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Meninga: The brutal reality of Broncos fallout

premium_icon Meninga: The brutal reality of Broncos fallout

AS a rugby league fan, watching the relationship between the Broncos and Wayne Bennett unravel has saddened me a little. And the club must remember, this is about...

NRL Run Home: Broncos made to sweat

NRL Run Home: Broncos made to sweat

Fox League commentator COREY PARKER assesses the run home in the NRL

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Kent: Misinformation is Cleary’s problem

premium_icon Kent: Misinformation is Cleary’s problem

Cleary doesn’t have to talk about speculation linking him to Penrith. But his subtle misdirection is the reason why the speculation won’t stop

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Monday Buzz: Rugby league rumour mill out of control

premium_icon Monday Buzz: Rugby league rumour mill out of control

PHIL Gould to St George Illawarra, Anthony Seibold to the Broncos, Wayne Bennett to … take your pick. Never has there been so much speculation about coaching...

Sat 11 Aug 2018

Tallis: Why it’s time for Wayne to walk away

premium_icon Tallis: Why it’s time for Wayne to walk away

I HAVE been watching the coaching saga around Wayne Bennett unfold over the last couple of months and truly believe it’s time for him to leave the Brisbane Broncos,...

The breathtaking hubris of Phil Gould

premium_icon The breathtaking hubris of Phil Gould

THE arrogance and hubris of Phil Gould is truly out of control and the Panthers kingpin has begun to believe he’s bigger than the game itself.

Thu 9 Aug 2018

Meninga: Brilliant Billy simply the best

premium_icon Meninga: Brilliant Billy simply the best

THERE’S only one word that can sum up the life, career and achievements of Billy Slater, writes Mal Meninga, and that is brilliant.

Wed 8 Aug 2018

Kent: How Gus got Cleary back on the bus

premium_icon Kent: How Gus got Cleary back on the bus

FORGET the charade. Between an offer being made and the offer being accepted, Ivan Cleary is off to the Panthers, writes PAUL KENT.

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