Here’s to you, Mister Robinson

This article was first written for and published by The Roar. With their 12 points to four victory over the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Allianz Stadium on Saturday night, the Sydney Roosters have booked their place in the 2018 NRL grand final. This game was set up as a blockbuster from the outset. The final […]

Almost impossible to separate Dally M women’s contenders

This article was first written for In line with a lot of recent developments in recent years, the women’s Dally M has only been around for a few years but is quickly building a tradition of its own. The date has been marked in my calendar for several weeks now – next Wednesday is the […]

Who will play in the NRLW Grand Final?

This article was first written for and published by The Roar. It has been short, but sweet. This weekend marks the conclusion of the regular round of the inaugural NRL Women’s Premiership. By Sunday evening, each team will have played each other once and we will know which two sides will progress to the grand […]

I love September!

This article was written by Mel Muscat.  I love September. Not for the reason many love September though, the weather. Spring just means allergies for me. I love it for the footy finals. Rugby league is known for its toughness, but it is also an exciting game to watch. If you have been following the […]

The 2018 Penrith Panthers: Success or failure?

This article was first written for the Roar.  And then there were four. Following the results in the NRL on the weekend, only four teams remain in the hunt for the 2018 premiership – the Melbourne Storm, Sydney Roosters, South Sydney Rabbitohs and Cronulla Sharks. For the Sharks and the Bunnies, it was as close […]

NRLW silences critics to become overnight sensation

This article was first written for  If there were any doubts about whether the Holden Women’s Premiership would be a success, surely the opening round silenced all that. The NRLW arrived with a bang last weekend. More than 14,000 people headed out to ANZ Stadium and Suncorp Stadium to watch the two opening games and […]

What we learnt from Round 1 of the NRLW

This article was first written and published for The Roar.  Last weekend as my dad and I drove to ANZ Stadium for the first match in the inaugural NRL Women’s Premiership between the New Zealand Warriors and the Sydney Roosters, there was plenty of emotion. For so many people last weekend represented a moment in […]