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WARNING! I don't get splinters when I sit down, and if you disagree with my view that's OK, just keep talking to me.

Member Since:
November 2009
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Sydney
Favourite Sports:
AFL, Cricket, League, Racing,

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The lock forward has earned a place in the spine

The lock forward has earned a place in the spine

17 hours ago

The modern day rugby league lock forward has grown in value and results indicate they should be a member of the all-important spine positions – fullback, five-eighth, halfback and hooker. Ratings of every player (out of 10) in every position of a club’s starting 17 revealed that the players with number 13 are all very […]

How can we save the little man from rugby league extinction?

How can we save the little man from rugby league extinction?

8 Dec 2014

If the rugby league crystal ball is correct, there will be no room in our game for players under 90 kilograms and 180 centimetres by the year 2024. That means that we could not fit Clive Churchill into the modern game – he was 175 centimetres and weighed 76 kilos. Johnny Raper would also struggle, […]

My 23-point plan for Dave Smith

My 23-point plan for Dave Smith

2 Dec 2014

Back in the 1980s, Manly godfather Ken Arthurson was the Chairman of the Australian Rugby League as well as the NSWRL. Imagine the outcry if we had a club boss also running the game today. We probably would not have a Melbourne Storm, a Wests Tigers, a St George Illawarra or teams in North Queensland […]

11 things to improve the racing experience in Australia

11 things to improve the racing experience in Australia

25 Nov 2014

With the Spring Racing season done and dusted for another year, here are 11 things I think Australia needs to embrace to make following racing all it can be in this country. I’ve put together a list of the television shockers, faux pas and things that grind my gears about the coverage and discussion around […]

Are third-party player payments only for the rich clubs?

Are third-party player payments only for the rich clubs?

24 Oct 2014

The word ‘unlimited’ is attached to the NRL third party agreements (TPAs), and unless your club is located near big corporates who find rugby league players marketable then you are offside before kick off in salary negotiations. The NRL’s major financial partner is Channel Nine and they have taken advantage of a major loophole in […]

With Sam and SBW gone, who’s the next big thing?

With Sam and SBW gone, who's the next big thing?

15 Oct 2014

Who do we replace Sonny Bill Williams and Sam Burgess with in the NRL? One thing is certain, we will, we always do. Every time we see a goliath of our sport move on or retire, there is always someone ready to step in to fill the big shoes. I asked the Roosters General Manager […]

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