TV presenter/sports journalist. Big League, Rugby League Week, Radio Yorkshire, NRL Victoria.
- Member Since:
- May 2012
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- Cricket, League, Rugby,
England’s walloping of New Zealand to reach the World T20 final is one of modern sports most remarkable comebacks. How does it compare with other amazing sporting turnarounds?
James Tedesco is the man to fill Billy Slater’s shoes as Australian fullback, as well as reignite the Kangaroos’ flagging attacking game at the same time.
The NRL has a lane to pick. They must decide whether to reward the fans in the stands or on their sofas.
He’s not as gifted as Sonny Bill Williams, nor does he have the speed of Wendell Sailor. But Sam Burgess could retire as a bona fide legend of rugby league so long as he stays put in the sport.
The Baggy Greens’ bully-boy act is wearing thin. Bravado and bluster might have worked in the 1980s and ’90s, but the world has grown up since then. Their cricketers are stuck in a time warp, desperately trying to keep the culture of tough as teak going.
Appointing a full-time Kangaroos coach should be rugby league’s way of fighting off the Wallabies, Socceroos and AFL’s advances.