Category Archives: State of Origin

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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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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NRL 2016 – Where does your team rank? (part 2)

0 Submitted by on Mon, 22 February 2016, 22:53
Brisbane Broncos Population 2.1M. Number of teams in Brisbane – one. Number of 3rd party agreements – infinity. Number of wily old coaches with unlimited funds to lure unsuspecting young talented centres – I think you know where I’m going with it. My brother will call it jealousy. I call it manipulation of an imperfect system. That’s another topic for Continue Reading...
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The Shadow Knows…Nothing

0 Submitted by on Tue, 27 October 2015, 12:01
[embedplusvideo height=”253″ width=”450″ editlink=”” standard=”″ vars=”ytid=sff0NQiB3go&width=450&height=253&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=1&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep9980″ /] They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Well Jarryd Hayne should be quite chuffed to know that his perpetual understudy, Josh Dugan wants to follow Hayne to the NFL....
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A Few Goodes Men

0 Submitted by on Fri, 31 July 2015, 07:55
As the controversy continues to swirl surrounding Adam Goodes, easily Australia’s most polarising athlete since Shane Warne, Manly coach Geoff Toovey shows how to act in the public spotlight with dignity under adverse circumstances....
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