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Ron Swanson

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Part time park cricketer, retired Rugby & footballer (known as soccer to the uneducated). Full time antagonist who enjoys quality craft beer not of the FAT YAK variety! Live's by the mantra "IF IT DOESN'T HAVE MEAT...IT'S A SNACK!"

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The New Zealand Warriors are rugby league’s great imposters

The New Zealand Warriors are rugby league's great imposters

3 days ago

The only positive for following the NRL’s so-called ‘professional’ side would be planning overseas trips in late August, knowing the New Zealand Warriors’ season would be done.

The Chopping Block – Monthly Review

The Chopping Block – Monthly Review

19 May 2017

What a month of NRL action. We’ve had a resurgent Dragons outfit challenging for top spot until injury saw them slip a little. While pre-season favourites Penrith, and to a lesser degree Canberra, has struggled with consistency.

Raiders board give Josh Papalii the ‘wet lettuce’ treatment

Raiders board give Josh Papalii the 'wet lettuce' treatment

3 May 2017

The Canberra Raiders board have announced that Australian back-row enforcer Josh Papalii will be banned from one club game after he pleaded guilty to drink driving last week.

How will the Kiwis line up?

How will the Kiwis line up?

29 Apr 2017

After Mal’s Kangaroo team announcement I shall take a look at who David Kidwell should pick in his Kiwi Test team – with one eye on the end of year world cup and beyond.

Chewing the fat (volume 2)

Chewing the fat (volume 2)

26 Apr 2017

This week we start with an analysis of the future role of the modern rugby league journalist as more and more headlines start with ‘exclusive’ or other attention grabbing headlines to sell newspapers, and subscriptions or grow clicks.

Chewing the fat (volume 1)

Chewing the fat (volume 1)

7 Apr 2017

In our weekly review on all things rugby league we focus on the headlines and give our spin on pressing issues. We encourage you to join in the conversation.