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Robert Burgin

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Sports writer of 20 years with a particular appetite for Rugby League's exotic and bizarre tales. @RobBurginWriter

Member Since:
 
December 2016
Based In:
 
Brisbane
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Is it time for a Titans rebrand?

Is it time for a Titans rebrand?

3 days ago

Like the vexillum of a Roman legion, the logo, colours, name and reputation of a rugby league club are intended to embody the culture and identity of the group which marches behind them.

One thing Poms do better than Aussies

One thing Poms do better than Aussies

8 Jan 2018

Even with a passport from both Australia and the UK, and genetics that suggest I should reside somewhere north of France, there’s still not much I willingly admit that Brits do better than Aussies. But hosting Rugby League World Cups is one of them.

Can being a coach ever surpass being a dad?

Can being a coach ever surpass being a dad?

7 Jan 2018

Like smashing tequila slammers, consuming habanero sauce or approaching the prettiest girl in the bar, there are some acts people will encourage you to perform which they wouldn’t necessarily rush into themselves.

Any success from this tournament belongs to the players

Any success from this tournament belongs to the players

4 Dec 2017

“So Fiji is actually a real place?”

Rugby league’s G20 strategy: Who are the next two elite nations?

Rugby league's G20 strategy: Who are the next two elite nations?

30 Nov 2017

In the week of the Rugby League World Cup final, a friend pointed me in the direction of an interesting document.

Taking rugby league to the other side of the world

Taking rugby league to the other side of the world

29 Nov 2017

Roar Expert Robert Burgin helped administer the first Latin American Championship of rugby league on November 17-18. Here he tells of how this bizarre adventure became reality – and how it gives hopes to other average fans who want to play a part in growing their sport.