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Andrew Marmont

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NRL’s ‘ten-year men’ prove the value of veterans

NRL's 'ten-year men' prove the value of veterans

16 Mar 2014

Rugby league seems to get faster each year – the speed of the play the balls, players are bigger, fitter and stronger than before – so what place for the older brigade? A high percentage of players in the NRL are between 21 and 24 years old. Fans are quick to lament their veteran signings […]

Boycott is wrong – Alastair Cook needs time

Boycott is wrong – Alastair Cook needs time

31 Dec 2013

Geoffrey Boycott is a legend of English cricket, but his comments in The Age yesterday arguing Alastair Cook is not captaincy material should be confined to the rubbish bin where they belong. Boycott says that Cook isn’t demonstrative enough, doesn’t seem like the type of bloke who can tell anybody off and that he cannot see […]

Renewed hope or a false dawn for Australia?

Renewed hope or a false dawn for Australia?

30 Dec 2013

Australia’s Ashes winning streak against England shows signs of ruthlessness hiding beneath the surface. But are Michael Clarke’s men the real deal or is this an illusion? Let’s get real here. The England team suffered such a sucker punch in the first Test, when Mitchell Johnson and David Warner blew them away, that they couldn’t […]

Benji Marshall has the ability, but hold the expectation

12 Aug 2013

Former Manly and Kiwis coach Graham Lowe said it best in the television documentary ‘In A Different League’, which covers Matthew Ridge’s signing from Auckland rugby to Manly and rugby league. Ridge had no previous experience either watching or playing league. Lowe, also the Kiwis coach at the time, said Ridge had the natural running […]

The Warriors can have a comic-booking ending

5 Aug 2013

Don’t write the New Zealand Warriors off just yet – they can still win the NRL this year. Wins against the Roosters, Sea Eagles and Storm in recent weeks proved Matt Elliott’s men are a real chance of going deep in the NRL playoffs – they just need to make the eight. The Warriors have […]

Dallas Johnson: the last of special type of player

24 Jul 2013

Kevin Campion, Nathan Hindmarsh, Michael Luck and Dallas Johnson. Great, small lock forwards who specialised in simply tackling much bigger opponents over a long career. We salute one of the last of these great defensive players in recent times. Johnson once set a record for the most tackles in an NRL match for North Queensland […]

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