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World Cup 2017 Grading- How Did Your Nation Fare?

Who would’ve thought that one Josh Dugan ankle-tap could be the difference between World Cup glory and despair? It was certainly a final of epic magnitude, two sets of gladiators fighting it out until the bitter end; blood, sweat...

2017 Season Preview: Canterbury Bulldogs

Last season placing: 6th Summary Consistently inconsistent was the way to describe the Bulldogs in 2017: perhaps it was best seen when their winning streak was snapped by a shellacking in North Queensland, from which they didn't really recover – the slump...

2017 Season Preview: Penrith Panthers

Exciting times for the Mountain men as they head into 2017 with higher hopes for a premiership in quite some time. Can they do it? Last season placing League: 6th - Knocked out Second week of finals. Summary Penrith ended 2016 on a real...

2017 NRL SEASON REVIEW| North Queensland Cowboys

Despite the adversity faced in season 2017, the North Queensland Cowboys almost pulled off the impossible, coming agonisingly close to their second premiership win in the space of three seasons.   Record: 16 wins, 12 losses Ladder Position: 8th (Runners-Up) Player of the...

2017 Season Preview: South Sydney Rabbitohs

With a few new faces, both on the field and off it, Michael Maguire has made a mini clean out at Redfern as the Rabbitohs try to bounce back from a horror 2016. Last season placing League: 12th – Failed...

2017 NRL SEASON REVIEW | Wests Tigers

Record: 7 wins, 17 losses Ladder Position: 14th Player of the Year: Elijah Taylor http://gty.im/824414596 SEASON SUMMARY What could go wrong, did go wrong. Despite winning the battle against Robbie Farah (who had moved onto South Sydney) Jason Taylor was given his marching orders after...

Why the Bunnies’ problems are bigger than Michael Maguire

South Sydney may have taken some joy in defeating the Dragons on Friday night, but their season has been far from memorable thus far. They are currently languishing in 11th position on the competition ladder after 22 rounds, with...

OPINION: Will The Hayne Plane cause carnage at the Eels?

The worst-kept secret in the NRL was revealed this week, with Jarryd Hayne returning to Parramatta. Will it help Parramatta or distract them? http://gty.im/454363474 Hayne never looked comfortable at the Gold Coast, playing only a handful of decent games since returning from...

The rise and rise of Panthers’ young gun Nathan Cleary

When a team goes on a seven game winning streak it is usually the spine that deserves the lion’s share of the praise. This is certainly the case at Penrith, where Nathan Cleary – tipped to take the reigns from...

Semi-Final Preview: Brisbane Broncos vs Penrith Panthers

It’s do-or-die as the Brisbane Broncos host a home semi-final at Lang Park against the Penrith Panthers. Last Time Out The Broncos lost to the Roosters in a thrilling showdown decided by two points. Brisbane were well off the pace early...

2017 NRL SEASON REVIEW I New Zealand Warriors

Record: 7 wins, 17 losses Ladder Position: 13th Player of the Year: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck Season Summary Unfortunately, there are not many positive things to say about the Warriors 2017 NRL season. Although we say it every year, us Warriors fans truly believed that...

2017 NRL SEASON REVIEW | Penrith Panthers

Record: 13 wins, 11 losses Ladder: 7th position SEASON SUMMARY What looked like a promising season for the Penrith Panthers turned out to be somewhat of a let down, only just making it into the top eight. At the end of 2016...

Preview: Brisbane Broncos vs Sydney Roosters

In Round 5 both the Brisbane Broncos and the Sydney Roosters suffered a loss. By the end of Thursday night, there'll be one team consigned to a losing streak while the other will wrap up two points and put...

Bennett’s gamble pays off, Eels’ 2016 salary cap rort comes back to haunt them

When it was announced in December last year that Benji Marshall would be joining the Broncos on a one-year deal, many fans were left dumbfounded, wondering how exactly Bennett planned on fitting him into a seasoned outfit. The halves...

2017 NRL SEASON REVIEW | Canterbury Bulldogs

Record: 10 wins, 14 losses Ladder Position: 11th Player of the Year: Josh Jackson SEASON SUMMARY It felt a little like "the year it was meant to be" for the Canterbury Bulldogs club which resulted in Des Hasler's departure along with the cult-hero trio of Josh...
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