This article was first written and published for NRL.com. As a Parramatta Eels fan, this is starting to feel all too familiar. For the previous two years, this was the week of the finals where the Eels season finally came to a painful end. In 2019 it was at the hands of the Storm. The […]
This article was first written for and published by NRL.com. When Ian Roberts took a phone call from former Wallabies star David Pocock asking if he would be interested in being part of “The Cool Down”, he didn’t hesitate before saying yes. “The Cool Down” is a movement established by athletes encouraging bold action on […]
This article was first written for and published by the Roar. At the start of the year, I declared that if Brad Arthur could not get the Parramatta Eels past Week 2 of the finals, then it might be time to say thank you to their head coach and look elsewhere. After eight years, my […]
This article was first written for and published by the Roar. On Saturday afternoon, the Gold Coast Titans’ 2021 season came to an end at the hands of the Sydney Roosters, who managed to hold on to win by 25-24. It was an unbelievable match. The Roosters seemed to do everything in their power to […]
This article was first written for and published for Siren Sport. When it comes to conversations about fairness and equality for women in sport there are many battlegrounds; access to facilities, the importance of media coverage and of course, pay. But there are so many other factors to consider.
This article was first written for and published for the Roar. Just over a week since the NRL announced that the women’s premiership will be postponed until early next year due to COVID, I’m still extremely disappointed. When it came to the NRLW, the NRL was caught between a rock and a hard place. A […]
This article was first written for and published by the Roar. This year ‘player welfare’ has been the catch cry for the NRL. It’s the reason that was proffered for the crackdown on contact to the head. It was one of the main discussion points during the conversation about whether to postpone the Rugby League […]
This article was first written for and published by NRL.com. After months of speculation, the NRL made the almost inevitable announcement that the Telstra Women’s Premiership will be postponed to early 2022. The news is extremely disappointing for players, fans and administrators. But unfortunately, it was not unexpected. The six NRLW teams were due to […]