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The Golden Point – The NSW Five-Eigth

Episode 19 of The Golden Point is now available! This week JC and Mac will be discussing all the big news as we head into round 18 and Origin 3. Segments in this week’s episode include: The Round Up Fan’s Verdict 60 Seconds of Trivia An Interview with NSW Five-Eigth James Maloney Question Time Who […]

The Armchair Pundit: Poachers turned gamekeepers

THESE are interesting times in RFL Match Official Land, particularly given how the men in the middle have found themselves in the spotlight in the past week. Perhaps most disconcerting was the respective suspensions of referees Richard Silverwood and Sam...

The Armchair Pundit: Wayne Bennett’s flying visit leaves questions unanswered

THERE are few people in rugby league who carry an aura of mystique around with them in the way Wayne Bennett does. Last week’s flying visit to England was a case in point, where the England head coach availed himself...

Dylan Walker: Why he’s NSW’s most dangerous player

New South Welshman aren’t supposed to agree with Queenslanders when it comes to Origin, but both sets of fans may be in unison when Dylan Walker runs on to Suncorp Stadium for his first Origin start on Wednesday. A scapegoat...

THE GOLDEN POINT – THE YOUNGEST EVER

Episode 16 of The Golden Point has arrived! Sit back and relax while Mac and JC discuss the big issues in rugby league. This week will feature: The Round Up Fan’s Verdict 60 Seconds of Trivia An Interview with...

Rugby League History for South America

Rugby League History was quietly made last Saturday afternoon in Marrickville. In front of a group of predominantly family and friends, the first ever Rugby League match between two South American sides kicked off at Henson Park. But allow me...

The Armchair Pundit: Super League’s low-scoring weekend

UNTIL Danny Kirmond went over for what proved to be the only try of the game in Wakefield Trinity’s 10-2 win over Huddersfield Giants, it might have seemed as if the highlights were going to consist of little more...

The Best Transfers of Season 2016

The first thirteen rounds of the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership have been perhaps the most unequivocally clichéd of the competitions recent past. No less though have the contests been beguiling, results perplexing and viewing exhilarating. The statutory calibre of...

Warrington and Hull FC: Grand Finalists or pretenders to the throne?

By Adam Leah While the whole of Europe will have their eyes focused on France and the start of Euro 2016 on Friday night, Super League has its own headline act at the Halliwell Jones Stadium. Warrington versus Hull FC may...

The Armchair Pundit: Rugby league goes to the races

Liquorice enthusiasts aside, Pontefract might well be considered one of those places along with the likes of Uttoxeter, Market Rasen and Lingfield which only registers on the consciousness of the average member of the public as a horse racing...

Nathan Cleary reaping rewards after making Holden Cup sacrifice

Nathan Cleary is about to arrive on the big stage. Rewind back to the back end 2015 with Cleary's Penrith Panthers Holden Cup team heading towards a Grand Final berth and subsequent victory over Manly Sea Eagles at Stadium Australia. In...

The Armchair Pundit: Keighley Cougars savour memorable iPro Sport Cup win

It is little over two decades since one of the greatest injustices perpetrated by rugby league’s administrators robbed Keighley Cougars of their place among the game’s elite, but last Saturday they at least got to enjoy a moment back...

Current State of the Origin Period is detrimental to club footy

They sell it as the greatest part of the year and the toughest contest in league. They sell it as the contest of mate against mate and brother against brother. Fans love it. Players love it. But State of...

Origin 2016: Are The Blues On The Precipice Of Starting A Dynasty Of Their...

Youthful exuberance will wear blue on Wednesday night, as Laurie Daley’s new look lineup seeks to turn the tide on a decade of Maroon dominance. A number of pejorative overtones have been associated with the NSW side since its announcement...

10 Hottest Players On The Market

Round 13 looms which means clubs will soon be able to poach all the talent they want for 2017 and beyond. There are some big names on the market for next season and still huge question marks over their...
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