Almanac Rugby League – Cameron Smith: Nobody did it better

Cameron Smith, arguably the greatest rugby league player of all time, certainly of his own era, has finally announced his retirement. Ian Hauser pays tribute to the man with a host of records to his name, many of which are unlikely to ever be broken.

Almanac Rugby League – Vale Noel Kelly: one of the greats and a true hard man of the code

The world of rugby league is in mourning following the death on Sunday of Noel Kelly, one of the game’s real hard men. Kelly was named as hooker in the ARL’s Team of the Century, a reflection of his standing in the code. The Footy Almanac pays tribute to one of Ipswich’s greatest sons.

Almanac Rugby League Obituary – Vale Arthur Summons

The rugby league world is mourning the death of Arthur Summons, the former Kangaroos captain, who has died aged 84. Liam Hauser provided this career summary and reflects on meeting the great man just a few years ago.

Almanac Rugby League – A rare weekend of international rugby league

International rugby league gets a rare outing this weekend with matches featuring the Australian Kangaroos, New Zealand, Great Britain, a Tongan Invitational XIII, the Jillaroos, the Kiwi Ferns and the Junior Kangaroos. Ian Hauser provided this preview.

Almanac Rugby League – the final Test

The rugby league season finally ends this weekend with the clash between Australia and Tonga. Here’s our preview.

Almanac Rugby League – Race for the Paul Barriere: Week 6, Australian double as England go close in classic men’s final

Hamish Neal looks at the men’s and women’s RLWC Finals. Both were tight affairs which ended in success for the Jillaroos and the Kangaroos.

Almanac Rugby League: Race for the Paul Barriere, Week 4 – Kiwis out, Women’s event kicks off

Hamish Neal runs us through the semi-finalists for the Rugby League World Cup, and the opening stages of the women’s tournament, which is also underway!

Almanac Rugby League – Race for the Paul Barriere: Week 3, Tongan history in Hamilton, PNG win again

Hamish Neal gives us an update on the Rugby League World Cup.

Almanac Rugby League – Race for the Paul Barriere: Week 2, Fiji continue unbeaten run, challenges gain world-wide attention

Hamish gives us the rundown on the opening stages of the Rugby League World Cup with this comprehensive wrap of all that has happened thus far.

Almanac Rugby League – Race for the Paul Barriere: Week 1 – Ireland fly after stuttering opener

Hamish Neal’s informative wrap of the first round of the Rugby League World Cup.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: Representative Round, May 2017

Hamish Neal fills you in with his comprehensive rundown of the representative round of rugby league in New South Wales and the ACT.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 9, 2017

Hamish Neal brings you all the details of the NRL’s Round 9 clashes.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 8, 2017

Hamish Neal gives us this week’s NRL review of Round 8.