Almanac Rugby League – NRL Round 8: St George Illawarra v Manly – When parking the car is the only highlight

Michael Adams is hoping for a big Dragons performance but his highlight is a little more pedestrian.

Almanac Rugby League – St George Illawarra Dragons vs Sydney Roosters

Not long into our relationship, my girlfriend asked what I would choose if I had to decide between music and sport. Not wanting to even consider a world without either, I had no answer for her at the time. Later however, when in a more contemplative state of mind, I decided that it had to [Read more]

Almanac Rugby League – NRL Round 5, 2012: Brisbane vs St George Illawarra

Thank god for Andrew Voss. That’s not a statement I ever thought I would find myself typing, but after a month of ruined Friday nights courtesy of Ray Hadley’s execrable commentary, hearing the dulcet tones of Vossy, everyone’s 17th favourite sports caller, came as a welcome relief. If, as has been suggested, Hadley is viewed [Read more]

Almanac Rugby League – A Year of Lowered Expectations

October 3, 2010 is a night that will stay with me for the duration. When Nathan Fien dived over the line with ten minutes to play in the NRL Grand Final, giving the St George Illawarra Dragons an unassailable 24 point lead, I was able to sit back in my seat for the remainder of [Read more]