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SOO II – Laurie’s last words..

0 Submitted by on Wed, 22 June 2016, 17:01
In the famous words of Ricky Bobby, the last thing I’m expecting Laurie Daley to say as his team struts out onto Suncorp Stadium tonight is something like “Help me Jesus, help Allah, Help me Jewish guy, help me Tom Cruise…help me Oprah Winfrey!”. Well… maybe not in those exact words, but if he has any religious bones in his body, I’m Continue Reading...
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The Clutch Plays: Round 11

0 Submitted by on Tue, 24 May 2016, 23:58
“Stars shining bright above you Night breezes seem to whisper “I love you” Birds singing in the sycamore trees Dream a little dream of me…”   And so this Doris Day classic would prove the catalyst for Jarryd Hayne’s decision to retire one dream in the pursuit of yet another. More on sports latest human headline shortly. Indeed, round 11 would Continue Reading...
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Can you legislate against stupidity? The Parra Debacle

0 Submitted by on Wed, 04 May 2016, 01:23
“The preliminary findings suggest the operation of a deliberate, coordinated and sustained system of salary cap cheating by the club” – NRL CEO Todd Greenberg. And with that, the social media frenzy ignited into a state of delirium. Forget the Federal Budget, forget Leicester City’s history making EPL achievement, there’s more important matters at stake. The Parramatta Eels club just Continue Reading...
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The Clutch Plays: Round 8

0 Submitted by on Tue, 26 April 2016, 23:17
Nothing invokes human emotion quite like ANZAC Day. And nothing resonates the soul quite like the reverberating echoes of the Last Post. It’s the one time in the year that a whole nation pauses to reflect on the sacrifices made to provide the lifestyle that is too often taken for granted. It’s a moment of intense national pride. And full Continue Reading...
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The Bunker problem is…us.

0 Submitted by on Tue, 19 April 2016, 23:11
I actually enjoyed a rare moment of clarity over the weekend (No, I’m not on the wagon!). An epiphany, as it were. Listening to all the discussion about the ineffectiveness of the Bunker system, the inconsistency of refereeing decisions, “what a waste of $2M this Bunker is!”, “How can Corey Norman’s try be denied for obstruction?”, “Why did the referee Continue Reading...
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The Clutch Plays – Round 4

0 Submitted by on Tue, 29 March 2016, 00:11
FINALLY! We have refereeing controversy! I was beginning to feel our God-given right to lambaste, chastise and ostracise those poor suckers in fluoro was being denied by the oh-so-perfect Bunker system. Thankfully, equilibrium has been restored and we can, once again, release the hounds....
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Round 3 – The Clutch Plays

0 Submitted by on Tue, 22 March 2016, 00:44
A new CEO, upsets galore, a bunker blunder, the birth of a few budding superstars, a Sammy scare, a GI explosion (of a different kind) and only one team with a perfect record....
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Round 2 – The Clutch Plays

0 Submitted by on Mon, 14 March 2016, 23:37
And then there were six. The champs went down to the much improved Eels who continue to be plagued by off field board room drama. The Dogs escaped with a last gasp win. The Broncos train keeps rolling. The Raiders were saved by 007! The ageless Storm showed too much class. The rampaging Rabbitohs continue to blitz their opposition and Continue Reading...
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