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NRL Preliminary Finals Preview

Boy we were treated to two fantastic games of semi-finals football last weekend. Manly did just enough to overcome a determined Cronulla outfit and limp into the First Preliminary Final, battered and bruised, against a refreshed South Sydney side. Newcastle pulled off one of the bigger finals upsets in recent times in downing the Storm […]

Life Without Philippe

Liverpool started the English Premier League with three successive one-nil victories to sit atop the ladder with a perfect record. The fact that the team hadn’t conceded a goal in that time was certainly impressive, but frankly the performances themselves were nothing to write home about. Daniel Sturridge has started the season in blistering goal […]

Long Live the Kennett Curse

My favourite moment of Kevin Rudd’s rein at the top of the Australian Labor Party was the smug grin he gave when being sworn in as Prime Minister of Australia for the second time, right before he said “I’ve done this before” to the Governor General, it was a triumph and a massive ‘f**k you’ […]

NRL Semi Finals Preview – Week 2

Well week 1 of the finals series certainly didn’t disappoint. We saw the Bunnies stand up and break their Melbourne hoodoo, the Roosters and Sea Eagles belt each other into submission, the Sharks prevail in fortuitous fashion over the Cowboys and the Knights outmuscle and out enthuse a more fancied Bulldogs outfit. Unfortunately, the on-field […]

NRL Finals Series Preview – Week 1

September is a month that makes rugby league fans salivate. It’s the business end of the season. It’s a month when the on field action is the centre of attention, rather than those players bringing the game into disrepute. It’s a month when off-field indiscretions are momentarily ignored and names like ASADA, Ferguson and Earl […]

A Bad Time to be Dorguson

Canberra Raiders’ players Blake Ferguson and Sandor Earl are very close friends. So much so, that supposedly they have ‘Dorguson’ tattooed on them in a ‘Brangelina’ style name merger. With that being the case, it has not been a good week for Dorguson, for very differing reasons, but with their relationship being so close I […]