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"Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence: in other words, it is war minus the shooting." - George Orwell

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The most irrelevant – and most important – NRL round of the season

The most irrelevant - and most important - NRL round of the season

23 hours ago

The NRL regular season is going right down to the wire, with plenty to play for in the final round of the season. At least, that’s what we’re led to believe.

Whoops, the 2015 NRL premiership race is wide open again

Whoops, the 2015 NRL premiership race is wide open again

25 Aug 2015

A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece that opined that the 2015 NRL premiership race had three contenders, and plenty of pretenders.

Encouraged by the fifth Test? No, it’s the deadest of dead rubbers

Encouraged by the fifth Test? No, it’s the deadest of dead rubbers

24 Aug 2015

I don’t typically believe in the notion that ‘dead rubbers’ mean nothing.

Why is rugby league never happy?

Why is rugby league never happy?

18 Aug 2015

Is it just me, or does it seem like the sport of rugby league is perpetually stuck in ‘grumpy mode’?

35 questions Australian cricket needs to answer now

35 questions Australian cricket needs to answer now

10 Aug 2015

In the aftermath of the Trent Bridge disaster, Australian cricket followers seem to have fallen into two camps.

The premiership is a three-horse race (with not a Bronco in sight)

The premiership is a three-horse race (with not a Bronco in sight)

4 Aug 2015

In the blink of an eye, this year’s NRL premiership race has been reduced to just three viable candidates.

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