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Tom Rock

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About

As a full-time pharmacist, part-time Roarer and fair-weather Newcastle Knights fan, Tom doesn’t leave anything on the field. He always gives 110% and never forgets to give full credit to the boys. But in a game of two halves, it’s important not to look too far ahead, so Tom’s just taking it one week at a time. Follow Tom on Twitter @_TomRock_

Member Since:
 
February 2016
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Sydney
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Transparency around player salaries – the way forward is clear

Transparency around player salaries – the way forward is clear

2 days ago

The administration of third party agreements (TPAs) is the single most critical challenge currently facing rugby league in Australia.

The top eight storylines heading into the NRL finals

The top eight storylines heading into the NRL finals

17 Jul 2017

State of Origin is mercifully over for another year, so it’s time to shift the focus back to where it belongs – club footy. With only seven rounds left until the finals, here are the top eight storylines that I’ll keeping an eye on.

Legacy on the line: Will Game 3 be Laurie’s Pearce de résistance?

Legacy on the line: Will Game 3 be Laurie’s Pearce de résistance?

10 Jul 2017

Win or lose, I think this will be Laurie Daley’s last game in charge of New South Wales.

Rating the rebuild: Is the Knightmare almost over?

Rating the rebuild: Is the Knightmare almost over?

3 Jul 2017

As a Newcastle Knights fan, I’ve patiently endured the last couple of years, trusting that Nathan Brown and Matt Gidley knew what they were doing.

The XXXX-files: I want to Bluieve

The XXXX-files: I want to Bluieve

26 Jun 2017

I really didn’t want to be that guy. The whinger. The moaner. The sore loser. I tried to let it go and move on, but I just couldn’t come to terms with the way that New South Wales lost that game.

Is it still an ambush if you see it coming?

Is it still an ambush if you see it coming?

19 Jun 2017

Queensland are done. Finished. They’re too old. Too slow. Too tired from winning series after series. The tide has turned and there’s nothing the Maroons can do to stop it. They’ve gone from top dogs back down to a role that they’re much more familiar with – underdogs.