Tim Prentice is a professional sportswriter with more than four decades experience. He covered rugby league and tennis for the Daily Mirror and Daily Telegraph as well as having a weekly all sports column. Tim loves roaring and loves nothing more than you roaring back!
- Member Since:
- April 2012
- Favourite Sports:
- Cricket, Football, League,
How could anyone even contemplate branding the likes of Sam Burgess, Jarryd Hayne or Israel Folau, as ‘losers’ or ‘quitters’ after the enormous gambles they took to expand their fabulous sporting careers?
I’ve got rugby league pumping trough my veins. That code has literally been my bread and butter since I was 20 years of age but as a kid, rugby union was my sport.
You might have heard the Canberra Raiders are officially the first NRL club back in training. Yes indeed, they were assembled by coach Ricky Stuart last Monday. And I swear I heard a few sniggers from league-land.
David Smith unexpectedly called full-time on his three-year NRL career at 11am on Tuesday. The banker-turned-NRL CEO made a few significant marks on the code during his tenure, but he will hardly be remembered as an Immortal.
Every now and then, sport has the ability to grab one by the throat and grip the watcher. The watcher becomes powerless until the drama unfolds and is ultimately played out.
Hi there – I’m Johnathan Thurson’s headgear and you can call me Madison.