BY DAN AND BEN The NRL released its 2018 draw yesterday. According to Fox Sports the Raiders have earned themselves an ‘easy’ draw. In fact the easiest in the competition. The last time this happened was 2016, which you might remember ended with the Raiders almost making the grand final. This draw has given Raiders … More What Does the Draw Mean?
BY DAN AND BEN Todd Greenberg has expressed sincere thanks to his refereeing crew for ensuring there was plenty to talk about after all the National Rugby League (NRL) finals series’ games came to thrilling conclusions. Related Content: NRL Finals: A fans frustration Flanagan: Refs to blame for me forgetting to take the bins out … More NRL: Refs to thank for thrilling first week of finals
BY DAN AND BEN MELBOURNE: A local man has expressed that he’s looking forward to hearing Mark Waugh verbalise his confused thoughts on national selection during tonight’s Big Bash League. John Marsh of Essendon loves listening Waugh try to justify, rationalise and find meaning in the decisions he and his fellow members of the National Selection Panel … More Local Man Looking Forward to Mark Waugh’s Commentary
We keep making podcasts. You can listen here or maybe just suscribe on your favourite podcast app. On this one we talk the Chris Gayle furore, the success of short form cricket this summer, and the NBA’s new public service announcement. It’s fun. Seriously.
BY BEN So I got given the job at the Sportress of writing a piece for this weekend’s World Cup Final. Of course New Zealand are favourites. In the last 36 games between the two teams the Wallabies have only been victorious 6 times (I felt that was actually pretty good for the Wallabies). And … More Stats That Show Why New Zealand Will Lose The World Cup Final.
BY BEN Last Sunday the identical looking brothers*, Chris and Shane Walker stood on the sidelines side by side as they coached the Ipswich Jets to an NRL state championship a week after winning the Queensland Cup. While some pundits waffled on about the Walker brothers radical kicking and ball playing tactics, many NRL CEOs … More Grand Final Day Has NRL CEOS spinning The Coaching Carousel for 2016
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BY BEN Another State of Origin has ended. Mate against mate. State against state. The jewel in the crown of the National Rugby League competition. While everyone gets swept up in the Queensland versus New South Wales rivalry very few are fully aware of the true foundations of this sporting event. That’s right. State of … More The Canberra Raiders State of Origin Truth Bomb that NSW and Queenslanders Don’t Want to Hear!
BY BEN As promised the Sportress is here to deliver the two-thirds season review. Fair to say the landscape has changed since our Round 8 wrap up. The strong starts of the Tigers (5th now 14th) and Titans (7th now 13th) have surprisingly faltered (insert sarcasm here). Meanwhile nearly every team has had their valleys … More Sixteen Rounds Down: NRL Season Review Rumble
BY BEN Adams Goodes keeps getting booed this season and after twice being the very public victim of racist remarks in 2013 argument over whether this booing is racist or not continues to rage. Racism is bullshit. Whether it’s in the media or at the football, racism is bullshit. As a white guy who lives … More MCG Rage vs Facebook Rage