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Podcast- Series 3 Episode 6

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A huge episode in the history of WPW, as we hear from NSW Premier and Wests Tigers fan Barry O’Farrell on events in NSW, State of Origin, and his wager with QLD Premier Anna Bligh. We discuss the Johnathan Thurston decision, and what it means for Origin Game III. We also cover Rory McIlroy’s win at the US Open, Wimbledon, and the appointment of Ross Taylor as New Zealand cricket Captain. All of that, and our usual NRL, AFL and Super Rugby coverage… listen in now!

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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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