The majority of NRL supporters appear to be outraged at the recent axing of South Sydney Rabbitohs' coach Michael Maguire, and I'm not sure I understand why. These same fans have been calling for the head of Bulldog's coach Des Hassler for a large portion of the season, declaring that he has failed to evolve … Continue reading Farewell Madge
The Titans are in turmoil and sharks seem to be circling both Jarryd Hayne and coach Neil Henry. Hayne’s teammates have, as expected, raced to his defence stopping just short of declaring him their lord and saviour, while decrying Neil Henry as abrasive, rigid and immobile, and calling for his sacking. While the writing may … Continue reading Hayne plane set to take off again?
I will admit to not being the biggest fan of Des Hasler. His door slamming, clipboard throwing, gruff exterior makes him the kind of petulant child/coach that rubs me the wrong way, but with a near 60% win record and two premierships to his name, he commands a certain level of respect. With the exception … Continue reading In defence of Des
Reports are emerging that supposedly reformed bad boys Blake “Greasy Fingers” Ferguson and Josh “More Tatts Than Trys” Dugan were out having their own team building session at a nearby hotel in the days prior to State of Origin game III. Let me get out in front of this and state that I am not … Continue reading To suggest that I am disappointed would be a gross understatement.
You're only going to get 3 points of interest tonight because that's I'm emotionally equipped for, and there's only so many ways to write "lazy". Let's get this over with shall we. That was 70 of the laziest minutes of football I have seen in a good long while. The Newcastle Knights put up more … Continue reading State of Origin Game III: Wrap
The deciding game for the 2017 State of Origin series has arrived and New South Wales are poised to end the brutal Maroon's tyranny in emphatic style. Here are my top 5 points of interest heading into tonight's game. New South Wales have been the dominant side for 130 of the past 160 minutes of … Continue reading State of Origin Game III: Hot Tips
Since his debut for New South Wales in 2008 at the tender age of 19, Pearce has been the subject of intense scrutiny and, as the team's halfback, has shouldered what some would consider an unfair portion of blame for the Blues continued struggles during Queensland's decade long reign of terror. Pearce is a premiership … Continue reading Origin: The great redeemer