Almanac Rugby League: The 2022 season in review

Another season of rugby league has been played and won. Our rugby league editor Ian Hauser looks back on a season that threw up more than a few surprises.

Almanac Rugby League – 2022 NRLW and NRL Premiers: Knights and Panthers triumph

Favourites the Newcastle Knights and the Penrith Panthers triumphed in their respective NRLW and NRL Grand Finals at the Olympic Stadium last night.

Almanac Rugby League – 2022 NRL Grand Final week: History beckons in both the NRL and the NRLW

Rugby league editor Ian Hauser casts an eye over this weekend’s Grand Finals in both the NRL and the NRLW where history beckons for all three clubs involved.

Almanac Rugby League – 2022 NRL Preliminary Finals and NRLW Semi-Finals, and consecutive titles for the Gundagai Tigers

Ian Hauser takes a look at rugby league as we get to the pointy end of the season.

Almanac Rugby League – 2022 NRL Finals Week 2 and NRLW Round 5: High drama in Week 1, high hopes for more in Week 2

We asked for it; we got it – an action-packed Week 1 of NRL Finals with a mouth-watering Week 2 coming up. Ian Hauser offers his thoughts on the week in rugby league.

Almanac Rugby League – NRL 2022 Finals Week 1 and NRLW Round 4: Great expectations as we head into the finals

The NRL finals are here at last with four fascinating match-ups to anticipate. The NRLW also offers a top of the table clash as well as a last chance saloon match-up. All in all, a great weekend of rugby league awaits us!

Almanac Rugby League – 2022 NRL Round 25 and NRLW Round 3: The final reckoning for the NRL finals.

Somewhat surprisingly, the composition of the NRL finals comes down to the final round while the NRLW appears to have three spots locked in with only one up for grabs between the remaining three sides.

Almanac Rugby League – 2022 NRL Round 24 and NRLW Round 2: Scoreboard blowouts but the fight for finals places tightens

There were blowouts on the scoreboard but the fight for finals places tightened in the NRL. Ian Hauser reviews the week in rugby league.

Almanac Rugby League – 2022 NRL Round 23 and NRLW Round 1: can you ever have too much rugby league?

To paraphrase Roy and HG, too much rugby league is never enough! For the next 6 weeks or so we have both the NRL and the NRLW. Ian Hauser keeps you in the loop.

Almanac Rugby League – NRL 2022 Round 9: Loving the upsets!

Round 8 of the NRL provided us with four upsets. Ian Hauser looks ahead to Round 9.

Almanac Rugby League – NRLW 2021 Grand Final: Roosters extinguish Dragons

Ian Hauser reviews the 2021 NRLW Grand Final, an entertaining, high standard match which saw the Sydney Roosters overcome the pre-game favourites, the St George Illawarra Dragons.

Almanac Rugby League – NRLW 2021 Round 5 and NRL 2022 Round 3

Ian reflects on the high and lows from the rugby games that just passed, while we all look forward to the derby game between the Cowboys and the Broncos this weekend.

Almanac Rugby League: NRLW Round 4 and NRL Round 2

Ian Hauser reports on both the NRLW and NRL rounds from the rounds that past, with some of the best run sequences of plays he’s ever saw in the NRLW’s competition between the Broncos and the Dragons. He makes his next round of tipping on which teams are most likely to take home the points as the weekend looms closer.

Almanac Rugby League: Whistle blows for female refs

For the first time in one-referee NRL matches, two female whistle-blowers have been appointed to officiate in this weekend’s trial matches; the All Star matches have come and gone; and the NRLW is now just 10 days away. Ian Hauser brings us up to date with rugby league.

Almanac Rugby League: 2022, here we come!

The NRL has released the draws for the 2021 season for the NRLW and the 2022 season for the NRL. Get your diaries out and mark in the details!