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Greatest match? Australia v Great Britain, 2nd Test, 1990- Meninga scoring in the last minute to keep hope alive of winning the series.
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From acerbic, ruthless senator in The Contender to salt-of-the-earth cop in Batman to psychotic street thug in State of Grace, you gotta love Gary Oldman. Yet the man still flies somewhat under the radar when people list their greatest actors, even though he clearly is one of the finest ever to grace our screens. Which [...]
Ray Warren cannot be replaced, in the sense that his background and history are unique, rising out of the primordial murk of 1970s midweek competitions and being fired and replaced by Rex Mossop. No one else can lay claim to those credentials. Unfortunately for all of us, Rabs will go one day, of his own [...]
If one had to pick the opening three games of a round that might encapsulate where league is headed, we’ve just been given them. By now we expect the Dragons-Roosters ANZAC match to be 35,000 plus, although filling the stadium as happened on Thursday is still impressive. But to see AAMI park filled with 25,000 [...]
Let me preface this article by saying that rugby league remains an outstanding spectacle. The standard of games continues to be at a high level and that has been reflected in a crowd average on the weekend of almost 22,000. That notwithstanding, there’s always room for improvement and, with six rounds behind us, it’s now [...]
With the ANZAC Test coming up on Friday night, I thought I would reminisce about some (not so) recent Test series and wonder why we have adopted the one-off format. Throughout the late 80s and early 90s Test rugby league was at its finest. Look at some of these great series. 1991 The Kiwis shock [...]
If we ever needed Exhibit A in the case against the “attack” being employed by many of the teams in season 2013, last night’s Knights-Panthers game couldn’t have been more timely. This was pathetic. Yes, it must be conceded that neither of these teams are stocked full of attacking flair and brilliance, but Penrith’s play [...]