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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
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Queensland Maroons team for State of Origin Game 1, 2017: Expert reaction

Queensland Maroons team for State of Origin Game 1, 2017: Expert reaction

4 days ago

The Maroons side for State of Origin 1 has been announced, with Anthony Milford and Dylan Napa to represent Queensland for the first time, and Johnathan Thurston named as the 18th man.

The rule that would change the face of wet weather footy

The rule that would change the face of wet weather footy

20 May 2017

While rugby league fans try to keep their heads above water in a weekend of wet weather footy, it’s time to proffer a long-contemplated idea.

Meet the men making rugby league happen in Mexico

Meet the men making rugby league happen in Mexico

13 May 2017

A significant venture into international territory by rugby league almost went undocumented in the lead-up to last weekend’s fantastic representative round.

A win for the ‘bad boys’, a loss for the moral police

A win for the 'bad boys', a loss for the moral police

6 May 2017

I’m going to write ten statements that no Queenslander, no internationalist, and not many journalists would usually wish to commit to record.

Can the Pacific Test become the Origin of our time?

Can the Pacific Test become the Origin of our time?

29 Apr 2017

In sports, authenticity is everything.

Are superstar calls now a thing in the NRL?

Are superstar calls now a thing in the NRL?

22 Apr 2017

In the NBA they call them ‘superstar calls’. Michael Jordan benefited from them. Kobe Bryant benefited from them. Many say LeBron James was still getting the rub of the green as recent as this week.