Tonight we are #strongerasone

It has been many years since the Wallabies have been able to capture the hearts and imagination of the Australian public in such a way. In fact, I can’t really remember the last time I saw the country rally around our men in green and gold in such a powerful way. What’s the reason? Is […]

DV – Australia, this is OUR problem

When I first read the news about Hazem el Masri this morning, I was truly saddened and shocked.  Saddened that someone who I had considered to be a real leader and ambassador for my game had been accused of messing up in such a major way.  Saddened that his title as White Ribbon ambassador has […]

It’s just another Membership Monday

I’m calling it – its Membership Monday. I’ve been thinking about my next year in sport for a couple of weeks now and it’s time to commit to it in a way I never have before. Next year, I am absolutely taking the plunge and taking my commitment to my various sporting teams to the […]

Should our players be role models?

It’s time that I got something off my chest. This is a story I have been wanting to write for a little while, but have not found the opportunity to sit down and put pen to paper (or in this case, fingers to keyboard). Today, in the wake of news that Matthew Lodge from the […]

JT and Frankie: The best possible advertisement for NRL

Season 2015 you have been absolutely magic. Looking back there are so many moments that I remember with fondness – seeing Jake Friend shine as he became co-captain at the Sydney Roosters, watching the Parramatta Eels launch their Domestic Violence Action Plan, Blake Austin’s hat trick with the Canberra Raiders, David Klemmer and Aaron Woods […]

Celebrating at the NRL CAPE Awards

Grand Final Week – what a week it has been. I have watched with joy this week as Queensland have celebrated the success of their two teams, the Brisbane Broncos and the North Queensland Cowboys. I watched with pride (and some emotion) as Jonathan Thurston was crowned Dally M Medallist for the 4th time, making […]