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SMITHY: Grand final sees two sides with one big problem at 9

SMITHY: Grand final sees two sides with one big problem at 9

4 Oct 2014

In grand final week we are never going to hear from either camp about what’s missing – the focus is on what is present and available, as it should be. Could haves, should haves and might have beens are worthless for those preparing for Sunday evening’s battle. But for the rest of us, those thoughts […]

SMITHY: Souths win as we witnessed one of the great finals

SMITHY: Souths win as we witnessed one of the great finals

27 Sep 2014

What an absolutely sensational performance by South Sydney and that’s what it took to get on top of a proud Sydney Roosters. I though we witnessed one of the most highly contested footy matches ever played. The physical aspects continuously supplied by every player on both teams was extraordinary. We have come to expect that […]

SMITHY: Let’s hope the Roosters and Manly had their thinking caps on

SMITHY: Let's hope the Roosters and Manly had their thinking caps on

19 Sep 2014

After watching the opening play-off matches on replay this week I was amazed at how some of those matches were appraised. The blow-out scores at half time took many of us by surprise, but it’s how it happened that the surviving teams need to get their heads around, and fast. Some might be fooled by […]

SMITHY: Keary steers South Sydney into week three of NRL finals

SMITHY: Keary steers South Sydney into week three of NRL finals

13 Sep 2014

How great is playoff footy! You just never know what can happen when any of these top teams hits a high point of their capabilities. South Sydney certainly did that last night. Admittedly the back end of the match is some cause for concern; they conceded too many points to be completely happy with the […]

Roosters get the biscuits, and owe a big thanks to an unsung hero

Roosters get the biscuits, and owe a big thanks to an unsung hero

5 Sep 2014

We all know it is the biggest rivalry in the NRL. South Sydney and their fierce local rivals the Roosters both had a shot at a minor premiership, and knew that a premiership tilt could be built off the back of this hotly contested affair. A tremendous Thursday night crowd at SFS and millions of […]

SMITHY: Ennis’s antics not enough for the Dogs

SMITHY: Ennis's antics not enough for the Dogs

29 Aug 2014

What a match of tangled emotions! On a number of levels I felt myself riding along with the fascinating and frustrating conflict on the screen. Judging by the messages rolling in from my footy mates during the playoff qualifier for the Rabbitohs and Dogs it sounds like that was pretty widespread. I was fascinated to […]

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