Awards in rugby league: There has to be a better way

This article was first written for and published for The Roar. I’ve never been a rugby league fan that is passionate about awards. I of course take notice of who is awarded the Dally M, the Clive Churchill and the Wally Lewis Medals, but how these awards are determined has never been a topic that […]

South Sydney Rabbitohs coach Anthony Seibold should take a bow

This article was first written for and published by NRL.com. I’m one of the many rugby league fans that didn’t have the South Sydney Rabbitohs in my top eight for 2018. Despite boasting, on paper, a strong squad with the likes of Angus Crichton, Damien Cook, the Burgess brothers and Greg Inglis, I wasn’t willing […]

History happens with Origin but women’s revolution just beginning

This article was first written for and published for the NRL.com. Along with the biggest crowd in history for a women’s rugby league match, I was part of something magical at North Sydney Oval on Friday night. I will never ever forget the first women’s Holden State of Origin match at North Sydney Oval. It […]

Why Ben Hunt shouldn’t play Origin again

This article was first written for and published for The Roar. Today when the Queensland Maroons announce their State of Origin squad, I am expecting them to name Ben Hunt in the number seven jersey. If I’m Kevin Walters, I wonder what the point is of making drastic changes to the Maroons squad. The final […]

The challenges of a three-game women’s Origin series

This article was first written for and published for The Roar. The women’s State of Origin at North Sydney Oval last Friday night was a roaring success. While the New South Wales Blues were victors on the night, defeating the Queensland Maroons by 16-10, it felt like this game was about a lot more than […]

The Blues will win the series tonight

This article for first written for and published for The Roar. The only thing stopping the New South Wales Blues from destroying the Queensland Maroons in tonight’s State of Origin fixture is belief. If the Blues believe they are the better State of Origin team – and they are – then they will put a […]