Almanac Rugby League


 State of Origin Game 3: Qld 20 d NSW 14

To read Ian Hauser’s match report click HERE.

To read Sean Mortell’s match report click HERE.

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Almanac Books: New and Recent Releases by friends of the Footy Almanac

We’ve made a list of the books published by authors who are part of the Almanac community – with links to information about each one.

Almanac Rugby League – State of Origin Game 3: A deserving finale

Sean Mortell concludes his series of reports on the NRL’s 2020 State of Origin series. He’s getting to understand just what that famous Maroon jersey means!

Almanac Rugby League – State of Origin Game 3: ‘Bennett’s babes’ Mark II

It took him an hour after full-time to calm down but Ian Hauser finally put his thoughts on paper as he reflected on last night’s State of Origin Game 3 in Brisbane.

Almanac Rugby League – State of Origin, Game 3 preview: Are we in for a Lang Park special?

Queensland and New South Wales fight it out for 2020 State of Origin supremacy when they clash at Lang Park tomorrow night. The Almanac’s Ian Hauser provided this preview.

Almanac Rugby League – NRLW 2020 State of Origin: Stars in their own right come out at night

Our rugby league scribe Ian Hauser went to the women’s State of Origin match on Friday night with high expectations of a quality match. He got that and heaps more!

Almanac Book Review: ‘Taking it to the Streets – the Second Life of the Newtown RLFC’ by Glen Dwyer

Following our introduction to Glen Dwyer’s book on the Newtown RLFC last week, we present this review by experienced rugby league writer and commentator Dave Hadfield.

Almanac Rugby League: Three books to commemorate 40 years of State of Origin

At least three books have been released this year to commemorate 40 years of rugby league’s showpiece State of Origin competition. The Footy Almanac offers a bird’s eye view of them all.

Almanac Rugby League – 2020 Women’s State of Origin: A spectacular game in prospect

Ian Hauser is a big fan of the NRLW and here previews ‘the other Origin match’ to be played this week – the women’s clash on Friday night at Sunshine Coast Stadium.

Almanac Rugby League Books: ‘Taking it to the Streets – The Second Life of the Newtown RLFC’ by Glen Dwyer

The Footy Almanac is happy to introduce Glen Dwyer’s 2019 publication ‘Taking It To The Streets – The Second Life of the Newtown RLFC’. Glen’s work reinforces our Almanac notion that sport is important, no matter the level at which it is played!

Almanac Rugby League – 2020 State of Origin, Game 2: Simply Blue

State of Origin in Sydney has a certain feel about it. Sean Mortell taps into it to provide his evaluation of Game 2 of the 2020 Origin series.