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Brian Smith

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SMITHY: Rugby league schedule a ticking time bomb

SMITHY: Rugby league schedule a ticking time bomb

18 hours ago

When you next consider how or why your team is under-performing in a match, or some one tries to tell you that players and teams are inconsistent nowadays – take a deep breath and consider a few facts.

SMITHY: Origin fatigue? Forget it – footy’s as good as ever

SMITHY: Origin fatigue? Forget it - footy's as good as ever

24 Jun 2015

The memory of that horrible game at ‘C’town’ a few weeks back has faded to nothing after the footy feast going on at present, even in this torrid time for the game’s elite.

SMITHY: Now THAT’S how Origin footy should be played!

SMITHY: Now THAT'S how Origin footy should be played!

18 Jun 2015

What a great game of footy Origin 2 was. This time around we got five star attack on five star defence.

SMITHY: Two men who forever changed the game of rugby league

SMITHY: Two men who forever changed the game of rugby league

10 Jun 2015

There have been any number of people who have changed the rate of progression in rugby league. Of the two I’ve had the opportunity to witness closely, one is known in footy circles worldwide, while the other is known by few.

SMITHY: You don’t need superstar halves to play attacking footy

SMITHY: You don't need superstar halves to play attacking footy

4 Jun 2015

Last week some Cowboys fans took exception to my comments on the terrible footy played in that horrible match between North Queensland and the Tigers at Campbelltown.

SMITHY: Tigers and Cowboys and the modern reluctance to attack

SMITHY: Tigers and Cowboys and the modern reluctance to attack

26 May 2015

As a very young coach at Souths in the 1980s, I remember listening closely at a press conference to a coach answering a question about his team being very focussed on defence.

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