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Matt Cleary

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Member Since:
 
April 2016
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Allambie Heights
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Wiz Freeman to refs: Call and be damned (but respected)

Wiz Freeman to refs: Call and be damned (but respected)

4 days ago

Played golf with Gary Freeman the other day because 25 years ago this week he was the first Kiwi to win the Dally M Medal, picking up the votes of Daily Mirror journalists ahead of a coterie of the game’s champions including Terry Lamb, Mal Meninga and Allan Langer.

The Cowboys beat the Sharks, not the refs

The Cowboys beat the Sharks, not the refs

15 Sep 2017

Referees are the parking inspectors of rugby league. If they weren’t around you wouldn’t get a park at the beach on a Saturday, your ten metres not be enforced and tries would not be sent upstairs to the video god-box in the sky.

Refs are the best

Refs are the best

1 Sep 2017

“People, who need people,” sang Barbara Streisand in her hit song of 1964, People, “are the luckiest people in the world.”

If they change the name of the SCG I will hunt them for meat

If they change the name of the SCG I will hunt them for meat

25 Aug 2017

Apart from the beer garden at the Darwin Ski Club, the Members Enclosure at Moonee Valley on Cox Plate Day, and a pyjama party at Jessica Alba’s place, there is no better place in the world than the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Things they should bring back in rugby league but they won’t

Things they should bring back in rugby league but they won't

18 Aug 2017

Contested scrums. Hear me out.

Leichhardt is old but it’s better than Disneyland

Leichhardt is old but it's better than Disneyland

11 Aug 2017

And so to Leichhardt Oval this Sunday for the Tigers-Manly match, and the list of places I’d not rather be includes: New York, London, Barcelona, Tahiti, Thredbo (enough, people, it’s snow), Disneyland, Disney World, Disneyland Paris, the Pyramids of Giza and a roller disco at Pamela Anderson’s place.