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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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Why does this generation struggle with omission?

Why does this generation struggle with omission?

5 days ago

In the wash-up of the Great Fifita Origin Dummy-Spit Saga (that perhaps never was) there was one thought that lingered in the air.

Ten candidates for the NSW coaching gig

Ten candidates for the NSW coaching gig

15 Jul 2017

They’re thoughtful people, New South Welshmen.

League versus union: Letting go of the code war bitterness

League versus union: Letting go of the code war bitterness

8 Jul 2017

Admittedly I’m a person with an elaborate imagination, but lately I’ve become transfixed by a rather absurd hypothetical scenario.

Queensland Maroons team for Origin 3: Expert reaction

Queensland Maroons team for Origin 3: Expert reaction

3 Jul 2017

The Queensland Maroons team for Origin 3 has been named, with a selection shock in the halves: despite his excellent club form, Daly Cherry-Evans has been passed over in favour of Ben Hunt for the position vacated by the injured Johnathan Thurston.

Arise Sir Bellamy, Sir Mascord?

Arise Sir Bellamy, Sir Mascord?

2 Jul 2017

Let’s pretend Tony Abbott never lost power as Australian Prime Minister and that knights, dames and creepy winks in radio interviews were still a thing. From the past two decades who would you have knighted for services to rugby league?

Gambling. What would happen if a commentator lost the lot on live TV?

Gambling. What would happen if a commentator lost the lot on live TV?

24 Jun 2017

As a society we’ve become dangerously accustomed to receiving our news from people with a stake in what they are reporting on.