Monthly Archives: April 2014

MONDAY RECOVERY SESSION (Weekend post mortem)

0 Submitted by on Tue, 29 April 2014, 00:56
Two New Teams? I realise ARL Commission chairman John Grant has his mind on expansion, but surely expansion was the last thing on his mind when he announced the Australian team to play New Zealand in the upcoming ANZAC test match? In the latest NRL senior executive faux pas, John Grant announced “At lock, Paul Gallen, from the Cronulla-Sutherland Hawks,” and “On Continue Reading...
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Whinging Aussies?

0 Submitted by on Thu, 24 April 2014, 22:49
Given the pending departure of Wills and Kate from our shores, it got me wondering whether we, as a sporting nation, have inherited a somewhat dubious trait commonly associated with our beloved ancestors – “The Whinging Poms”. Is the state of the game of rugby league really as bad as most pundits would have you believe, or have we just turned Continue Reading...
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Where are the fans?

0 Submitted by on Tue, 15 April 2014, 22:48
NRL CEO David Smith recently announced details of the NRL’s five year strategic plan. The plan included the following key performance indicators: Doubling the club membership numbers from 200,000 to 400,000 by 2017; Growing crowd attendance from the current average of 13,000 to 20,000  by 2017; Increasing player participation from 555,000 to 700,000 across all age groups; Reaching 5.8 Million Continue Reading...
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Rugby League: The Remarkable Game

0 Submitted by on Tue, 15 April 2014, 12:17
Columnists across many media outlets have been quick t criticise the NRL this year for small crowds and a game that is moving too fast in every facet, including rule changes....
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Off The Wall

0 Submitted by on Fri, 04 April 2014, 09:02
IT IS THE WHOLE JUDICIARY PROCESS THAT MUST BE IN THE SPOTLIGHT TODAY – By Jeff Wall. I will leave it for others to comment on the guilt, and penalty, (please do not call it a “sentence” for the judiciary is not a criminal court) of Jordan McLean. There are many and varied views as one would expect in the Continue Reading...
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