This article was first written and published by the Roar. As the 2019 NRL season creeps closer (less than 20 days to go, but who’s counting), final details about this year’s teams are beginning to be revealed. Trials have commenced and we are starting to see some new players and combinations tested in preparation for […]
This article was first written for NRL.com. A lot of NRL fans are predicting Newcastle to be the team that makes a big leap into the finals in 2019 but the Wests Tigers are nicely placed to be this season’s surprise packets. It was a prediction of mine the last couple of years that the […]
This article was first written and published for the Roar. It’s a question every rugby league fan loves to debate: who’s the best player in the NRL? Yesterday, we counted down players 50-41 as ranked by The Roar’s experts. Today we continue with players 40-31. And yes, there are some surprises in there!
This article was first written and published for The Roar. You can say plenty of things about current Commissioner of the Australian Rugby League Commission, Peter Beattie, but one thing you can’t accuse him of is being unwilling to listen to the views of fans. Since Beattie has joined the ARL Commission and since taking […]
This article was first written for NRL.com. Rebecca Young is a proud Worimi woman. The Worimi people are Indigenous Australians whose territory lies in the eastern Port Stephens and Great Lakes regions of New South Wales. Rebecca’s family are native title holders and are traditional owners of the land in the Port Stephens area. Her […]
This article was written and published for The Roar. On Tuesday, St George Illawarra Dragons player Jack de Belin left Wollongong Local Court having pled not guilty to charges of aggravated sexual assault. There have been some very serious allegations being levelled at De Belin, including that he repeatedly raped a 19-year-old woman while his […]
This article was first written for NRL.com. If you have found yourself travelling through Atlanta, Georgia over the last couple of weeks, you may have been lucky enough to have seen the NRL’s new ad campaign in the form of four billboards displayed across the city. The new campaign is a cheeky jibe at the […]
This article was first written and published for The Roar. I have loved rugby league since I was eight years old. Back then I was a slightly awkward, chubby, smiling child who would hold hands with my dad who would take me to Parramatta Stadium to cheer on my team, the Parramatta Eels. Clinton Schifcofske […]