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Thurston charge illustrates flaws of current system

Monday brought us some major issues in rugby league, but the biggest talking point was most certainly the contrary conduct charge slapped on Cowboys, Queensland and Australian halfback Johnathan Thurston. To put it simply, the fact that Thurston could miss any football, let alone an Origin decider, for the incident in question is ridiculous. Read more…

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Up the creek, without a paddle

June 10, 2011 1 comment

I know I did my much anticipated blog return only days ago, but the events of this week mean I felt obliged to do another.The blind faith that Cricket Australia has thrown upon this young brigade of cricketers is exactly that…blind. Read more…

The Final Word – How do we value entertainment?

As I promised a couple of weeks back, The Final Word makes a triumphant return in its full glory, and this time, I’m taking a look at what fans want. Do they really appreciate a winner, or they only after entertainment?? Or are they simply too greedy and want both?? Read more…

Inside the Origin camp – Day 5 (Game Day)

Game day had finally arrived, and even though this is normally the longest day of any week, it is by far the most exciting! Read more…

Inside the Origin camp – Day 4

Once again, sorry for the delay, both Adrian and I have been quite busy, but I’ll try to finish these off now, even if they are a little less detailed. Read more…

The Monday Wrap – 23/5/11

Hello all WPW fans, the Monday Wrap is back! Some busy times and general laziness meant I had to forgo this spectacular weekly piece for some time, but in an effort to procrastinate from other things, The Monday Wrap returns in all its glory, taking a look at all things interesting in the world of sport, and other things. This week’s edition includes a look at Game One of this year’s State of Origin, the fiery Waratahs fan forum, FIFA’s unsteady stance on Qatar 2022, all the promotion and relegation news from the EPL and a short tribute to the many superstars we’ve lost recently and much more!  Read more…

Inside the Origin camp – Day 3

Sorry for the delay, its kind of a long story, so I won’t go into any detail. But anyway, you can now get your Country Origin fix all at once. Enjoy! Read more…

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