The Performance Management of Ay Kline

BY ROB Scene: Friday – Referee bosses office in Anti-Melbourne. Referees’ boss Gerkin Amberley has called Ay Kline into his office for a chat about Thursday night’s game. GA: So Ay, should we run through your effort reffing Thursday night’s game between the Capital Conquerors and the Southern Dogfish? AK: Sounds great! GA: Right, so … More The Performance Management of Ay Kline

Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Sharks Round 14 Preview

BY ROB In round 9 the Viking longship began to list dangerously, with several men lost overboard. By round 12 they’d managed to right the vessel and drag a few of their group back on board. But just as they seem to have everything under control, the familiar black dorsal fin appears. They’re gonna need … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Sharks Round 14 Preview

NRL to McGuire: We’ll treat you like a Raider

BY DAN The National Rugby League has issued Josh McGuire with a stinging rebuke following a second incident where he appeared to strike at the face of the opposition. Speaking to our reporter in Sydney, NRL judiciary member Michael Buettner was scathing of McGuire’s behaviour, saying “if he keeps this up we’ll be forced to … More NRL to McGuire: We’ll treat you like a Raider

Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Tigers Round 13 Preview

RY ROB There was a coach called Sticky His forwards situation quite tricky His cupboard was bare He was losing his hair With his team he couldn’t be picky The above snippet perfectly sums up the current situation for the Canberra Raiders. Every week, without fail, they lose at least another forward in what had … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Tigers Round 13 Preview

NRL defends Young citation: “Stop wearing lime green”

BY DAN AND HERMAN BREAKING: The NRL judiciary has taken the unusual step of defending its citation system after controversy erupted around Hudson Young’s grade 3 contrary conduct charge. The controversy stems from more significant punishment facing Young than was metered out to a worse incident earlier in the season involving Josh McGuire. “I don’t … More NRL defends Young citation: “Stop wearing lime green”