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New South Wales Rugby League Chairman John Chalk has denied the NSWRL are at a crisis point, despite the Blues’ hierarchy holding a secret six-day retreat to discuss methods of breaking the Maroons’ continued State of Origin dominance.
Last week, I wrote an article on The Roar asking why the Sydney Roosters were not doing better off the field, despite their on field success over the past decade.
Ok, ’nuff is enough. It’s time to answer the biggest question currently plaguing rugby league. How and why are the Roosters not the Brisbane Broncos of Sydney? More to the point, how come no-one likes them at all?
Approximately one year ago, I wrote my debut article for The Roar, discussing the potential effects the Melbourne Rebels Super rugby team would have on the Melbourne Storm. If a week is a long time in football, a year is an eternity.
As the NRL finals series enters its third week, the McIntyre system knockers again line up to take shots at the top eight system.
While not yet a done deal, it seems the next Super 14 expansion has overlooked Japan, Argentina, Western Sydney and the Gold Coast in favour of a new team in Australia’s second most populous city – Melbourne.