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The Rugby League Almanac 2012

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The NRL Footy Almanac (book) was published for the first time in 2012.

Almanac Rugby League – NRL Round 6: winnowing time?

Round 6 of the NRL looks likely to separate the wheat from the chaff, an autumnal winnowing to reveal the substance of the real contenders and blow away the pretence of the hollow wannabes.

Almanac Rugby League – Farewell Greg Inglis

‘The word “great” tends to be overused in rugby league, but I believe the word is strongly applicable to Greg Inglis.’ So says rugby league author and historian Liam Hauser as he looks back on the career of club, Origin and Test star Gregory Paul Inglis.

Israel Folau and the right to dissent

Earl O’Neill doesn’t necessarily agree with the contentious comments attributed to Israel Folau recently but he defends the right of an individual to free speech to state their beliefs without any fear or favour.

Almanac Rugby League – NRL Round 5 Wrap

The gap in the NRL between top and bottom got worse this weekend. But it was a great day at Sunshine Coast Stadium on Saturday – except for the infernal noise that supposedly passes as entertainment.

Almanac Rugby League – Round 5 and it’s getting desperate for some

The harsh reality of an ‘also ran’ tag for the 2019 season hangs over the heads of several NRL clubs as they head into this weekend’s Round 5 – and it’s only April!

VAFA Premier B, Round 2 – Fitzroy Football Club: Lunch, Flags and Game

Fitzroy Football Club unfurl two premiership flags this Saturday at the Brunswick Oval. Join them for lunch, celebrate the flags then watch the Roy Boys take on Uni Blacks for the first time in their modern history.

Almanac Rugby League: ‘Interesting season unfolding’

‘Interesting season unfolding’ says Harms with respect to the AFL season. The same can be said about the NRL after four rounds. Here’s why.

Almanac Rugby League: Certainties, contenders and chumps

Round 4 of the NRL kicks off tonight. After an intriguing opening to the season, perhaps this weekend we’re about to find out a bit more about how a few teams are travelling. Is winnowing season coming early?

A great weekend in Australian sport

The weekend showcased so much that is great about Australian sport, regardless of what or who you follow. Here’s one take on just some of what we saw.

Almanac Rugby League: NRL Round 3 – Brisbane Broncos v St George Illawarra Dragons

Round 3 of the NRL got off to a nail-biting start with the Dragons edging the Broncos in Brisbane. But the scoreboard didn’t really tell the full story.