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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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Brisbane
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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?

4 days ago

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

What happened to rugby league’s missing 25,000 players?

What happened to rugby league's missing 25,000 players?

20 Jun 2017

In the 25 years since 1992 the number of Australians has risen by more than six million people. In the same period of time the number of senior rugby league players has dropped by around 25,000.

Why Hurrell’s brain snap holds promise for Maroons

Why Hurrell's brain snap holds promise for Maroons

17 Jun 2017

It was a game between two depleted teams occupying the NRL cellar. What insight could last night’s Rabbitohs-Titans clash possibly offer us about Wednesday’s forthcoming Origin game?

Queensland Maroons team for State of Origin Game 2, 2017: Expert reaction

Queensland Maroons team for State of Origin Game 2, 2017: Expert reaction

12 Jun 2017

The Queensland Maroons’ team for the second game of this year’s State of Origin series has been named, with some new faces in the mix, and the return of some truly legendary veterans.

Where rugby league’s got it wrong

Where rugby league's got it wrong

10 Jun 2017

“They’ve got it completely about-face by focusing on developing players, rather than developing clubs and teams.”

Justin O’Neill’s a much better footballer than you’ll ever be

Justin O'Neill's a much better footballer than you'll ever be

3 Jun 2017

Who is luckier to have played State of Origin football, Justin O’Neill or Paul Gallen?