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Five questions from the NRL preliminary finals

Five questions from the NRL preliminary finals

3 days ago

The 2014 NRL grand final is set, with the South Sydney Rabbitohs facing the Canterbury Bulldogs next Sunday to decide who will win this season’s premiership. Both teams qualified for the grand final by winning their preliminary finals on the weekend, against the Sydney Roosters and Penrith Panthers respectively, and it is from those games […]

Four questions from the NRL semi-finals

Four questions from the NRL semi-finals

22 Sep 2014

Last week I wrote about how amazing Round 1 of the NRL finals series was, considering all the tension, drama, excitement and great play on show across the four games. You could totally understand if the following weekend failed to live up to the lofty standards of entertainment that had been set, but instead the […]

Seven questions from Round 1 of the NRL finals

Seven questions from Round 1 of the NRL finals

16 Sep 2014

The first weekend of the NRL finals didn’t disappoint rugby league fans, with plenty of tension, excitement, upsets, controversy and scintillating play. Though this weekend’s semi-finals can’t come quick enough, there remains plenty to discuss from Round 1 – including the following seven questions. Are Penrith the real deal? No. They’re not. They got lucky. […]

Irresponsible gambling: Ryano’s NRL finals predictions

Irresponsible gambling: Ryano's NRL finals predictions

9 Sep 2014

After a tremendous finish to the regular season, the top eight has now been finalised. The NRL finals series will kick-off this weekend with four intriguing match-ups and plenty of sub-plots to analyse. With only quality teams left in the competition – along with the Bulldogs and Broncos (zing!) – it ensures bold prognostications are […]

Boomers’ loss to Angola: ‘Tournament strategy’ or ‘un-Australian’?

Boomers' loss to Angola: ‘Tournament strategy’ or ‘un-Australian’?

5 Sep 2014

Last night, Australia’s mens basketball team received some criticism for their performance against Angola in the FIBA 2014 World Cup. The Boomers were ‘upset’ by Angola 91-83, yet it wasn’t the loss that angered people, it was the fact that Australia didn’t do everything in its power to win. From the tip-off, Australia’s intentions were […]

Every NRL game is equal, but this round, some are more equal than others

Every NRL game is equal, but this round, some are more equal than others

2 Sep 2014

The final round of the NRL this coming weekend features eight games, all of which will have a massive influence on the ladder, the top eight and the final series. OK, I may have just told a little white lie, for a couple of the games will have less of an impact than me punching […]

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