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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...

Stats Don’t Lie | ‘Leipana’ still the best combo in the league

While Canberra haven't reached the same heights so far this season as they did in 2016 there has been one thing that has stayed the same. The right side pairing of Joseph Leilua and Jordan Rapana remains as dangerous...

Is Rugby League media stunting the growth of our game?

Negativity doesn’t sell newspapers. Earlier this week, the Daily Telegraph came under fire for publishing a front page that connected the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs to a terror threat. The headline read ‘Bulldog and a Bomb’ and pictured alleged terror suspect...

Predicting a future NRL immortal

Predicting the career of the next great NRL superstar Love it or hate it, one of the great features of Rugby League Live 4 is the opportunity to choose a current NRL player and play out their career. The current...

Why the NRL’s image is in a bind

We can now safely assume the NRL has learnt nothing from the events of last week. Yet again on the weekend, a blatant act of thuggery went unpunished. This time Kenny Edwards was the perpetrator; Jonus Pearson the victim. Seriously, how...

Stats Don’t Lie | Why Cameron Smith remains the best hooker in the league

Melbourne, Queensland, and Australian great Cameron Smith celebrated his 350th NRL appearance in the Storm's 40-6 victory over Manly this past Sunday, and he did it in style setting up four tries in a man of the match performance....
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Super 8s – The Teams

Super 8s – The teams Castleford Tigers (40 Pts) Castleford have been completely unstoppable in the Super League this year, they are a team who have grown and grown over the last few seasons and they are a real threat both...

Does Des get the Flick?

It’s no secret that this year has been a fairly disastrous one for the Bulldogs, their attacking struggles have been the lowlight of coach Des Hasler’s tenure. Statistically the Dogs are the worst in the competition, averaging less than 14...

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...

OPINION: Why the NRL should embrace fantasy sports

There is something that I have to get off my chest. A confession, if you may. I used to be a casual rugby league fan; one that only watched football on free-to-air TV (i.e. Channel Nine) and one that thought...

The NRL have got it wrong…again

It’s hard to believe the NRL match review committee could compound the issue regarding Sia Soliola’s hit on Billy Slater. But they’ve done exactly that by giving the Canberra second-rower just a five-match suspension as opposed to the six...

Send-off farce final straw in long history of refereeing blunders

It’s official – the send off is dead. If ever there was a time for it to come back into play again after six years in hibernation, it was Saturday when Sia Soliola’s sickening hit on Billy Slater left...

OPINION: Toronto Wolfpack Gets Gameday Experience Right

Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, Raptors, Toronto FC, Argonauts and Rock. In a city with a smorgasbord of established professional sports teams in Toronto, how is a new team playing an unfamiliar sport to draw in crowds? For the Toronto...

Stats Don’t Lie | Has Nathan Ross improved since moving to fullback?

It has been an interesting 2017 for the NRL's resident Rossdog Nathan Ross. The Newcastle Knight saw himself dropped to reserves speaking out about his contract situation before renewing his deal earlier this month. Recently Ross has switched to...

Rugby League Live 4 Review

Let me start off by saying, no one should ever compare this game to a 2K or EA Sports game. Melbourne based developer Big Ant, just don’t have that sort of funding to make a video game experience as...
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