The 2017 Willie M Medal: Round 2 Sydney Roosters v Canterbury 3-Brenko Lee (Bul) 2-Sam Kasiano (Bul) 1-Aidan Guerra (Roo) Judge: Nick Tedeschi New Zealand v Melbourne 3-Bodene Thompson (War) 2-Solomone Kata (War) 1-Tuimoala Lolohea (War) Judge: Cliff Bingham Brisbane v North Queensland 3-Adam Blair (Bri) 2-Kane Linnett (Cow) 1-Lachlan Coote (Cow) Judge: Cliff Bingham […]
Vale, Rugby League Week: There will be no sadder story in Rugby League this year than the news that Rugby League Week would cease publication after 47 years. It hit like a David Gillespie hit to the sternum. It is truly devastating and it will take a long time for this writer to properly get […]
The 2017 Willie M Medal: Round 1 Cronulla v Brisbane 3-Edrick Lee (Cro) 2-Ben Hunt (Bri) 1-Gerard Beale (Cro) Judge: Nick Tedeschi Canterbury v Melbourne 3-Moses Mbye (Bul) 2-Cheyse Blair (Mel) 1-Brett Morris (Bul) Judge: Nick Tedeschi South Sydney v Wests Tigers 3-Jamal Idris (Tig) 2-Siosifa Talakai (Sou) 1-Alex Johnston (Sou) Judge: Grant Vickers St […]
Grand Final for the Ages: For the second straight year, we have had a truly incredible Grand Final. It was a battle between probably the two best teams of 2016. And both teams absolutely delivered. Cronulla shot from the gate like a bull with its tail on fire. They were unstoppable. They brought such an […]
The Storm are Good Things: It is shocking that betting is as close as it is in the Grand Final because Melbourne are close to good things and won’t be getting beaten. Whatever way this game gets chopped up, the Storm come out on top, which makes it somewhat shocking that every man and his […]
Stranger Things Characters: The characters of Stranger Things and their Rugby League equivalents: Dr Martin Brenner – Todd Greenberg: Silent, manipulating all, in charge of an evil empire. Chief Hopper – Cameron Smith: Walks the line between good and evil but has the respect of all.
The Warriors Wield the Axe: New Zealand boss Jim Doyle finally made his move on coach Andrew McFadden, this week sacking the Warriors coach after another season of underachievement and disappointment. McFadden was demoted to assistant with former Eels coach Stephen Kearney coming in as the head man.
The NRL is Killing Rugby League: The NRL is a joke. It is the least funny joke you can imagine, akin to watching the worst of The Umbilical Brothers while you are getting stabbed in the leg by Carrot Top and one of his stupid props. That is the only way to explain how on […]
The 2016 Willie M Medal: Final Standings and Team of the Year The final Willie M votes are in and it is Daniel Tupou who claims the honour of being the most consistently mediocre player in the NRL. Tupou held off Mitchell Moses and Benji Marshall. The Willie M Team of the Year 1. Latrell […]
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 […]