The Parramatta Eels cop a reality check

This article was first written and published for The Roar. The 2019 Parramatta Eels are not the Melbourne Storm. They are not the Sydney Roosters and they are not the South Sydney Rabbitohs. Perhaps I deluded myself into thinking they were something more than what they are at the beginning of the season, particularly heading […]

Tahina Booth a testament to the healing power of rugby league

This article was first written and published for NRL.com. For Tahina Booth, having the opportunity to play for the Cronulla Sharks in this year’s Harvey Norman Women’s Premiership has been a game-changer. Tahina only recently returned to the game after some time away and is enjoying playing alongside some of the biggest names in women’s […]

Women’s rugby league goes from strength to strength

This article was first written and published for The Roar. Women’s State of Origin may still be six weeks away, but that doesn’t meant that there isn’t plenty happening in the space at the moment, particularly in New South Wales. NSWRL head of competitions Yvette Downey has seen the women’s space continue to expand at […]

Brave new world awaits baby Bremner thanks to trail blazing mum

This article was first written for and published by NRL.com. For Jillaroos star and St George Illawarra player Samantha Bremner and her husband Wayne, this Mother’s Day will be their last as a family of two. Sunday is the 26-week mark in Bremner’s pregnancy. Baby Bremner is not too far away.

Who has the toughest job in rugby league?

This article was first written for and published by NRL.com. It is the players – the men and women who take the field each week to represent their clubs, states and countries? They are fierce, talented and competitive, and as fans we spend our weekends left in awe by their athleticism as we ride the […]