Almanac Rugby League – NRL Round 5: Canberra v Roosters – The Green Redemption

For Nick Campton, watching the Raiders play is an experience fraught with a range of emotions, varying from ecstasy to rage to disappointment to soul-crushing despondence. When he dies, his autopsy will read “Cause of Death: The Canberra Raiders”.

Almanac Rugby League – NRL Round 3: Canberra v St George – The Hoodoo and the Subaru

  Listening to rugby league on the radio is a frantic experience. Because you’ve no idea of the exact field position of the play, how much a player bends the line or even who has the momentum. But it’s sure as shit better than nothing, and the Subaru is wired to 702 on a hot [Read more]

Almanac Rugby League – NRL Round 1: Sharks vs Titans – The Pride of the Shire

The first game at Shark Park was supposed to be a celebration but was instead filled with emotion and uncertainty. The Titans bear the brunt of the fury of Cronulla.

Almanac Rugby League -NRL Round 1: Storm vs Dragons – Business as Usual

No matter the opposition, no matter the occasion, the Storm always do what needs to be done. This game against St George was no different.

Almanac Rugby League – NRL Round 1: Canberra vs Penrith – The Colours are lowered

Nick Campton watches his Raiders take on Penrith behind enemy lines at the Penrith Leagues Club – it’s not pretty.

Almanac Rugby League – NRL Round 1: Dogs v Cowboys – Who’s Gonna Make the Gravy?

Nick Campton asks how the Dogs are going to go with their gravy-maker off the scene. Who is going to make the gravy?

Almanac Rugby League – NRL Round 1: Eels v Warriors – A Fresh Start

Nick Campton is impressed with the Eels’ opening performance. (Parra 40 d NZ 10)

Almanac Rugby League – NRL Round 1: Broncos v Manly – Eighty minutes of relief

The second game of the season might have been overshadowed by the ongoing debacle that is the Cronulla Sharks, but the rugby league world will welcome a few hours where the concern is about tries and tackles rather than peptides and plea bargains.

Almanac Rugby League – NRL Round 1, 2013: Souths vs Easts – SBW vs non-SBW

I’m not sure I like the Thursday night game, especially to kick off the season, but after a summer of mediocre cricket I’m not complaining