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#Origin I – Blues need bounty of luck.

0 Submitted by on Tue, 04 June 2013, 10:18
As a proud New South Welshman, I’ve been doing it tough over the last seven years or so. I’d imagine it’s much the same for many of my fellow cockroaches around this time of year. For, even with our larger population and higher IQ’s in this fair state, we have been made to look like fools in one of Australian Continue Reading...
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Australian Sporting Crowds: Reality v Perception.

0 Submitted by on Thu, 04 April 2013, 22:28
If you just arrived from Mars you’d be forgiven for thinking that the A-League is the biggest drawing competition in Australia. The recent success of first season ladder leaders Western Sydney Wanderers has provided no end of hyperbole regarding their place in the sporting landscape of this country. I heard FFA CEO David Gallop say the other day it feels Continue Reading...
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Land of the Falling Yen

0 Submitted by on Wed, 27 March 2013, 23:29
One of the great tricks in the cunning arsenal of player managers is evaporating before their very eyes. The only problem is how far behind the curve the 16 club CEO’s are? Which brings me to Japanese Rugby and the perception of mega bucks floating around up there waiting for NRL players to bid “sayonara” to Australia. Since October the Continue Reading...
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The Dally M’s – time for a shake-up.

0 Submitted by on Tue, 26 March 2013, 11:38
When the ARL Commission gets a few moments to discuss the day-to-day issues that need repair in the game, it could do worse than turn it’s attention to the Dally M Awards. Control needs to be immediately removed from News Limited, or simply begin another awards system that is under the control of the ARL Commission. In recent years, the Continue Reading...
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Newcastle Knights 2013 Season Preview

0 Submitted by on Tue, 05 March 2013, 16:38
Skill. Aggression. Depth. And with those three words the Knights will resume finals football in 2013. Following a patchy 2012 where they struggled with consistency, a smallish forward pack and a cruel list of injuries, the Knights and Wayne Bennett will make a return to September action thanks to some solid recruiting. Finishing 12th in season 2012, a repeat performance Continue Reading...
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Manly Sea Eagles 2013 Preview

0 Submitted by on Mon, 04 March 2013, 17:28
Most clubs in the world of sport, let alone the NRL, would struggle to endure a period of time such as Manly has over the past 18 months. When the full-time whistle blew in the 2011 Grand Final the Sea Eagles capped a remarkable 5 season stretch where they had secured two Premierships and a World Club Challenge. Individually they Continue Reading...
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St George Illawarra Dragons 2013 Preview

0 Submitted by on Fri, 01 March 2013, 10:53
Rugby League has been a business for some time now and with that comes forward planning for seasons ahead. But it’s never a sign of confidence in the current coach when your club hotly pursues another clipboard holder prior to the beginning of the season, even he is Craig Bellamy. Dragons coach Steve Price must feel a little unwanted right Continue Reading...
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