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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
Favourite Sports:
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The case to abolish the halftime interview

The case to abolish the halftime interview

6 days ago

“Mystery is a resource, like coal or gold, and its preservation is a fine thing.”

Two surprising ambassadors who grew League in Latin America

Two surprising ambassadors who grew League in Latin America

18 Mar 2017

Like the first human to jump aboard the back of a wild horse, Bulldogs winger Marcelo Montoya set a daring, historic example last night that’s sure to inspire others to follow suit.

Bennett loses dressing room after yet another extra-time thriller

Bennett loses dressing room after yet another extra-time thriller

11 Mar 2017

For two weeks now they’ve been telling us this would happen.

Early kickoffs: ‘Family-friendly’ or foolhardy?

Early kickoffs: 'Family-friendly' or foolhardy?

4 Mar 2017

Gee I would have liked to watch those two eager nigglers Will Chambers and Sam Kasiano exchange a couple of haymakers in last night’s Storm-Bulldogs game.

Rugby league, RLIF, 2017 RLWC, and the Viking harvest

Rugby league, RLIF, 2017 RLWC, and the Viking harvest

25 Feb 2017

A veteran administrator once said to me of the Rugby League International Federation (RLIF): “They tend to the sport like it’s a Vikings’ harvest.”

Rugby league quotas are nothing more than claptrap and codswallop

Rugby league quotas are nothing more than claptrap and codswallop

11 Feb 2017

With not only the 2017 Rugby League World Cup on the horizon, but also talk about the rebirth of rugby league’s Emerging Nations Championship, you’re going to hear more faff about domestic quotas in coming months.