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10 Reasons Warrington have Fallen Behind this Season

Despite a promising start to the campaign, Warrington Wolves have been consistently inconsistent this year and face their worst finish in the league since 2009. The 28-0 thrashing at home to Wigan on Friday was another low in what has...

The Armchair Pundit: How secure is a Super League coach’s job?

IT TOOK just over three weeks of the new Super League season for the first coaching casualty to occur when Hull Kingston Rovers decided to part company with Chris Chester. Former Rovers forward Chester was relieved of his duties in...

After a year of quitting rugby union how has Sam Burgess managed to adjust?

“I couldn’t do anything right. I was fighting a losing battle playing rugby union in England… my heart just isn’t in it” Those are the words from former Rugby Union player Sam Burgess. After leaving Bath after less than a...

Poor New South Wales culture preventing dynasty of their own

After just one series win in twelve years, it’s time New South Wales stopped accepting mediocrity and go in a new direction with the makeup of their team and coaching staff. It’s not just the mediocrity NSW have let their...

Swallow the Whistle! Bill’s had it again!

The man who holds many Australian Rugby League records for refereeing, goes on record calling for Tony Archer to be sacked. http://gty.im/484997101 A great man once said that a good referee is seen and not heard. This task has been made...

On the brink: Former Rugby League star Danny Sculthorpe on his battle with depression

“I ended up on a car park in Wigan with a litre bottle of gin and a box full of pills, and I nearly did take my own life.” As Danny Sculthorpe tells his story on how depression drove him...

One team who could give the Storm a run for their money in September

http://gty.im/810660138 THE Melbourne Storm are damn near untouchable. They have a legendary spine, an insanely potent backline, forwards that dominate for 80 minutes without a hitch and depth as deep as a black hole. No matter what teams throw at the...

Phil Veivers slams RFL for creating ‘mentally damaging’ Super League Structure

Former Super League coach Phil Veivers has urged the RFL to change the structure of Super League in a bid to prevent players mental health from continuing to decline. The current format involves Super League and Championship sides splitting after...

Field of Dreams: World Cup offers big opportunities for minnow nations

If you’ve blinked at some point over the last few weeks, you might have missed the news that the Rugby League World Cup begins later this week. That’s right, Australia take on England in Melbourne on Friday night to...

Why the Blues will bounce back and win

http://gty.im/699288486 FOR struggling NSW Blues fans the feeling is the same as we approach Origin from one year to the next. The team is named, you get optimistic. The highs of a win, the lows of a loss, and the disappointment...

State of Mind: Five years of raising awareness of metal health problems in rugby...

For the past five years State of Mind has been asking one question. What’s yours? The charity was set-up following the tragic death of Terry Newton by Dr Phil Cooper, a Nurse Consultant in Dual Diagnosis at 5 Boroughs Partnership...

Why Michael Maguire is on borrowed time at South Sydney

After yet another humiliating loss on Friday night, Michael Maguire’s days at South Sydney are numbered. Or at least they should be, given the way many clubs within the NRL have chosen to deal with coaches when they hit hard...

#RLWC2017 scheduling disaster – where it has all gone wrong

If you build it, they will come. This might well be the case inside Papua New Guinea’s recently refurbished National Football Stadium, which has been bursting at the seams for the two group games played there so far, but...

Replacing the Irreplaceable – Cameron Munster

Cameron Munster has made life increasingly difficult for Melbourne Storm officials. He had the task of replacing the irreplaceable and has succeeded. With smart positioning, relentless defence and quick movement, Munster has put serious pressure on Slater to keep the...

Country Rugby League chairman considers request to scrap City-Country

I was astounded to read the headline that even the chairman of the Country Rugby League, Terry Quinn, was calling for the City v Country Origin game to be scrapped by the NRL. Surely this fixture, a clash played...
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