Category Archives: Sport – Rugby League

Sonny Bill and the fiendish frogs

What a lot of nonsense has been talked about the defection to French rugby of rugby league star Bobby Sue Billy Jo Sonny Bill Williams!  First, the NRL isn’t going to succeed in getting an injunction to restrain Sonny Bill’s defection, … Continue reading

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NRL 2006: The Decider!

It all started on the 10th of March with the Dragons and Tigers and will end about 8:45 Sunday night with either the Broncos or the Storm being the 2006 NRL Premiers. It has been an interesting season but the … Continue reading

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NRL 2006: The Finals!

Even though the game had no bearing on the final eight I spent a lovely day in the sun at Leichhardt Oval yesterday drinking beer and watching the Tigers flog the Bunnies. Even with the both teams out of the … Continue reading

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How the Teachers of Questionable Authority Ruined the NRL

The biggest story on the Eastern seaboard over the past few days has been about one man. Newcastle Knights half-back Andrew Johns. Even the the PM got involved. Bugger the Middle East or British terrorist plots. It is all about … Continue reading

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NRL 2006 – The Final 8 Takes Shape

Well, after Round 23 the final 8 for the 2005 finals is all but decided. With a four point gap between 8 and 9 it will be to much for the Sharks, Panthers and Cowboys too make up. The Tigers, … Continue reading

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Goodbye Wayne

Wayne Bennett hasn’t the best of relationships with the press. He has applied the siege mentality approach so successful in State of Origin campaigns to create unity within the Broncos. And while that approach has had some success, with the … Continue reading

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NRL 2006 – The Race To The Finals

It seems hard to believe but the 2006 NRL season is already at round 20. Only 7 games to go before the finals. And what an interesting final 7 rounds it is going to be. The only side that does … Continue reading

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