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Dimitri Tricolas

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Thanks, Pirate! This was written in a frantic moment of nostalgia so I’m sure my professional eds would pick it to bits, but it means the world that you’ve got a kick out of it.

'It was alien, poetic': Why I'm forever watching Benji

Thanks Tim!

'It was alien, poetic': Why I'm forever watching Benji

If Cameron Smith is a tradesman, Benji Marshall is a poet. The true goat.

Take your stats and shove ’em: Why I rate Benji the greatest player of his era

“It offers up a psychological position not dissimilar to the fibro culture introduced so successfully by Roy Masters back in the firebrand days of the late 1970s.”

Oh yeah, the late 1970s when they won… er, one minor premiership. It’s hard to accept that the hard-luck loser mindset had much importance considering the the four wooden spoons they copped in the 80s.

Plus, I’m not sure the people of Macarthur see themselves as wounded or aching as you so desperately want them to. Feels a little condescending to me.

Wests Tigers: Time for a knock-down rebuild

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