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Bret Harris

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About

One of Australia's most respected sports journalists, Bret Harris has been a mainstay of sports media in the country for decades. He has written extensively about rugby union, rugby league and many other sports, and is the author of a number of books, including Rocky Elsom: Leader of the Wallabies and Ella: The Definitive Biography, which he co-authored alongside Mark Ella.

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March 2017

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It’s time for a radical solution for the Western Force

It's time for a radical solution for the Western Force

1 Sep 2017

The Western Force should switch codes and join the NRL.

League must look to union to stamp out dangerous tackles

League must look to union to stamp out dangerous tackles

1 Aug 2017

It is common for sports to borrow ideas from each other, particularly the rugby codes, which are so similar and yet so different.

Why not a father-son rule in the NRL?

Why not a father-son rule in the NRL?

4 Jul 2017

Sons follow their father’s footsteps into all sorts of professions and trades from doctors to dairy farmers. Rugby league is no different.

The NRL must do what it can to help players break the habit

The NRL must do what it can to help players break the habit

30 May 2017

I was saddened to learn about Cronulla Sharks chairman Damian Keogh’s recent arrest for alleged possession of cocaine.

We must revamp rugby league’s junior system. Here’s how to do it

We must revamp rugby league's junior system. Here's how to do it

25 Apr 2017

There was a touch of irony in Wests Tigers chief executive Justin Pascoe calling for compensation, including transfer fees, for NRL clubs that develop junior players when their home-grown talent is poached by rival teams.

To get serious about concussion, ban tackles above the waist

To get serious about concussion, ban tackles above the waist

28 Mar 2017

The NRL should be congratulated for its recent crackdown on clubs for concussion breaches, but the record $350,000 fines only treated the symptoms of the disease – and not the cause.