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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

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December 2016
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League in Los Angeles?

League in Los Angeles?

5 Aug 2017

For 99 per cent of people reading this story, rugby league’s sole connection to Los Angeles is a 1987 State of Origin game largely remembered as a kind of athletic spoof movie.

The missing piece in Broncos signing spree

The missing piece in Broncos signing spree

29 Jul 2017

Have a flick back through the names of the starting props who’ve carried the Brisbane Broncos to an NRL premiership.

Why does this generation struggle with omission?

Why does this generation struggle with omission?

22 Jul 2017

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.