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Steve Mascord

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About

Steve Mascord has covered rugby league in 15 countries and worked for most media organisations that regularly feature the sport, on both sides of the globe. He started off as an 18-year-old cadet at Australian Associated Press, transferring to the Sydney Morning Herald just in time to go on the last full Kangaroos Tour in 1994. He spent three years at Sydney's Daily Telegraph from 2006 before going freelance at the conclusion of the 2008 World Cup. Steve is the author of the book Touchstones, host of the White Line Fever podcast, partner in international rugby league merchandise start-up Mascord Brownz, and proprietor of rugbyleaguehub.com, hardrockhub.com and hotmetalonline.com. He is married to Sarah and splits his time between London and Sydney.

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October 2009
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Todd Carney’s signing could be more significant than you think

Todd Carney's signing could be more significant than you think

2 days ago

Todd Carney to North Sydney is of enormous interest to NRL fans – but not for the same reason it interests me.

Why are we so obsessed with sports merchandise?

Why are we so obsessed with sports merchandise?

15 May 2018

One day last week, I found myself sifting though an entire room full of rugby league replica jerseys; 15 boxes of the blighters.

A rugby league postcard from the edge

A rugby league postcard from the edge

8 May 2018

In rugby league, space really is the final frontier.

Hashtag provides good advice

Hashtag provides good advice

1 May 2018

You won’t have read too many positive things in this column about the current NRL leadership, but #talkthegameup hashtag isn’t a bad thing.

If a tree abuses someone at McDonald’s and no-one is there to see it…

If a tree abuses someone at McDonald's and no-one is there to see it...

24 Apr 2018

There’s a great story about an English official and an Australian rugby league counterpart having a conversation in the bathroom a few years ago during a break at an International Federation meeting.

If new NRL franchises are coming through the second tier, how should it look?

If new NRL franchises are coming through the second tier, how should it look?

17 Apr 2018

Well, what to talk about this week? There’re plenty of candidates: whether rugby league is s**t, how good it is that the Denver Test is still on, the woes of Parramatta and North Queensland, the fantastic season of the Illawarra Steelers.