The Impact of State of Origin

In this post, we look at how weakened some of the teams will be this weekend without their Origin stars, specifically trying to understand what percentage contribution the Bulldogs, Broncos and … [Read More...]

NSW Origin

Changing of the Guard: New South Wales

by Jake Bull 2006. Brisbane Broncos were the unlikely NRL Premiership winners; it was also the last time the New South Wales Origin team went into a series with the trophy in their hands. Having … [Read More...]

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Five Metre Gap – NRL Round 10 2015

@hamishneal Like the way of the five metre gap in defence, looking at the points you may have missed from round ten of the NRL. The final round before the first phase of byes rounds … [Read More...]


Rating the Halves

In this post, we dive into the metrics produced by all of the halfbacks and five-eighths across the league in an attempt to shed some light on the best and worst of 2015 so far. There are a few … [Read More...]

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Five Metre Gap – NRL Round 9 2015

@hamishneal Like the way of the five metre gap in defence, looking at the points you may have missed from round nine of the NRL which resumed after the representative break. The decision to … [Read More...]

Parramatta Eels

Ray Price, Don’t You Know Any Better?

For one of the only times in my life, last night I actually felt embarrassment to be a Parramatta Eels fan. I am a proud supporter of my club. I have been there through times of tremendous joy and … [Read More...]


Opinion: Age Shall Not Weary Them – Numbers Are Just That, Numbers

(The Awesome Foursome. One of the greatest 'spines' in Australian Rugby League history. Photo courtesy of So how old is old? How old is too old? How old do you feel? If one … [Read More...]


Exclusive: UAE League Boss Arrested In Bitter Code Battle

By STEVE MASCORD RUGBY league players in the United Arab Emirates have been told the league president Sol Mokdad has been arrested as part of a rugby union campaign to have the 13-man game shut down. A letter to players of the Sharks club, confirming the arrest, has been obtained by UAE Rugby had […]

Carting It Up 2

CARTING IT UP with Geoff Stevenson: The RLPA

The Union and the Polish  The Rugby League Players Association is, compared to their counterparts from other code, relatively young. Of course the Super League war slowed the progress of a player union as the players were paid lots and lots of money (who would complain). Twenty odd years later and the RLPA has found their […]



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