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From The Couch: Round 25

Filed in From The Couch, NRL by on August 29, 2016 5 Comments
From The Couch: Round 25

Happy Birthday, Rugby League: Rugby League turns 121 today – August 29 – so it is a happy birthday to the Greatest Game of All. Rugby League causes plenty of frustrations, creates plenty of drama, is full of heartache and angst but it really is the best thing in the world. There is no game […]

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The 2016 Willie M Medal: Round 25

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The 2016 Willie M Medal: Round 25

There is still a round to be played in the NRL but we have our 2016 Willie M Medallist with Daniel Tupou joining a long list of mediocre players including Chris Sandow, Blake Ferguson and last year’s winner Tyrone Roberts. Tupou has been rotten all season and has posted five worst-on performances. For a former […]

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The 2016 AFL Lines – Round 23

Filed in AFL, AFL Lines by on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
The 2016 AFL Lines – Round 23

Dead rubbers galore see Greg Oberscheidt and Cliff Bingham skipping the podcast and going straight to the tips for Round 23.

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From The Couch: Round 24

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From The Couch: Round 24

  Paying Ricky His Due: This column has, at its very core, been built on whacking Ricky Stuart. For a good solid decade the material has flowed more than freely. He has made an ass of himself with his coaching, his blow-ups, his inability to coach attacking football, season after season of poor results. So […]

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The 2016 Willie M Medal: Round 24

Filed in NRL, Willie M by on August 22, 2016 0 Comments
The 2016 Willie M Medal: Round 24

With two rounds to play, Benji Marshall has thrown himself into the mix for a long-awaited Willie M. Brisbane v Canterbury 3-Kerrod Holland (Bul) 2-Sam Kasiano (Bul) 1-Will Hopoate (Bul) Judge: Nick Tedeschi Penrith v Wests Tigers 3-Jordan Rankin (Tig) 2-Luke Brooks (Tig) 1-Kevin Naiqama (Tig) Judge: Brendan Curran Newcastle v Gold Coast 3-Korbin Sims […]

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The 2016 AFL Lines – Round 22

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The 2016 AFL Lines – Round 22

Round 22 kicks off with a huge game in the context of the top four – Greg Oberscheidt and Cliff Bingham preview the Eagles-Hawks match and the remaining eight fixtures.

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From The Couch: Round 23

Filed in From The Couch, NRL by on August 15, 2016 7 Comments
From The Couch: Round 23

Has Anyone On the Match Review Committee Ever Watched A Game of Rugby League? That would be the first qualification that should be checked. There is certainly nobody there with a high school degree, an IQ of a Bunker official, the common sense of a drunk rugby union coach or eyesight better than 20/60. That […]

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The 2016 Willie M Medal: Round 23

Filed in NRL, Willie M by on August 15, 2016 0 Comments
The 2016 Willie M Medal: Round 23

The 2016 Willie M Medal: Round 23 The Willie M Medal is wide open with three rounds to go with plenty of mediocre players fighting for the honour of the game’s most consistently mediocre. Canterbury v Manly 3-Tom Trbojevic (Man) 2-Moses Mbye (Bul) 1-Josh Reynolds (Bul) Judge: Nick Tedeschi Brisbane v Parramatta 3-Isaac De Gois […]

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The 2016 AFL Lines – Round 21

Filed in AFL, AFL Lines by on August 10, 2016 0 Comments
The 2016 AFL Lines – Round 21

Three weeks to go and percentage is a huge factor for a number of sides as they make their run to the finals – Greg Oberscheidt and Cliff Bingham preview Round 21.

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From The Couch: Round 22

Filed in From The Couch, NRL by on August 8, 2016 5 Comments
From The Couch: Round 22

The Bunker, Home of the Moron: Bernard Sutton strikes at less than 50-50 in the Bunker and amazingly is still employed. His performance on Sunday in the Tigers-Cowboys game was beyond absurd. Disallowing the Javid Bowen try when sent up a try and no clear evidence was bad. To award James Tedesco a try when […]

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