Next Thursday the St George Dragons and Brisbane Broncos kick off the 2018 NRL season at Jubilee Oval which means its time footy fans to enter those tipping comps and fill up your Sportsbet account. Melbourne shellacked an injury riddled Cowboys in last year’s Grand Final, lets take a look at what your team has done in the offseason and where they might go: Continue reading NRL Season Preview 2018
Here we are at the mid season point of the NRL, after 13 rounds most teams are clearly defined ‘who’ they are, reliable or wildly unpredictable. We’ll unravel the current Premiership ladder and give some clues as to what the final top 8 may look like.
Its time to raid the wardrobe and break out your footy jersey, the NRL season kicks off on Thursday night with reigning premiers Cronulla taking on the Brisbane Broncos at Shark Park. Its been five months since the Sharks won their maiden Premiership over the Melbourne Storm when in the dying minutes prop Andrew Fifita crashed over for a barnstorming try, then as the clock ticked down the Sharks defense survived for a 14-12 victory. Continue reading NRL Season Preview 2017
I think I was about 13 at the time, my cousin Adrian had a motorbike, which I thought was cool. He was a big Manly fan. One day after I’d finished running Track and Field at Narrabeen he said, “Do you want to go to Brookvale to watch Manly play?” My eyes lit up. “I can take you on the back of my bike”. My eyes really lit up, I looked at Mum and she nodded with cautious approval. At this stage I didn’t really follow any team, Mum wanted me to barrack for Souths, ‘The Mighty Rabbits’ she’d say. Continue reading Go Manly
With the lasting memory of perhaps the best Grand Final in NRL history last season when the North Queensland Cowboys defeated the Brisbane Broncos 17-16 in overtime on a Johnathan Thurston field goal, the 2016 season kicks off tonight when the Parramatta Eels play at home against last seasons’ Grand Finalists, the Brisbane Broncos.