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.

Almanac Rugby League – NRL Round 22: Melbourne v Cronulla: Ramien Rescue

The Sharks taking down Melbourne ‘on their own patch’ was no easy feat, writes Paul Macadam.

Almanac Rugby League – it’s hard to keep up lately

A few more high profile players call it quits; coaching swings and roundabouts; who’s hot and who’s cold; can you figure out Jarryd Hayne?

Almanac Rugby League – State of Origin Game 2 – the aftermath

Take your chances and you’re likely to win; miss the moment and you’re likely to lose. Ian Hauser looks at last night’s State of Origin Game 2.

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 – NRL: The Benchmark – Melbourne Storm Player of the Year Awards

Anna Pavlou attended the Melbourne Storm Player of the Year Awards after their triumphant premiership win.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Grand Final and Koori Knockout

The NRL Grand Final saw Melbourne claim a third premiership following a comprehensive 34-6 victory over North Queensland. Hamish Neal has the analysis from the big game.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Finals Week 3 plus PNG games

The NRL Grand Final is next weekend and the Melbourne Storm will attempt to win their fifth grand final, but what would be their third legitimate title after their salary cap breaches last decade, whilst the Cowboys are aiming to win a second crown in three seasons.

Almanac Rugby League – State of Origin: Queensland win convincingly

There was so much for Queenslanders to like about Origin III, which they won comfortably, despite being challenged early in the second half. Hamish Neal analyses the game.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 3, 2017

Hamish Neal with his Round 3 NRL review. He considers the upsets, the return of Billy Slater and the peculiar use of interchange, noting too that Tigers coach Jason Taylor has been given the boot.

Almanac Rugby League – An evening with Billy Slater

John Harms enjoyed hearing Billy Slater at the East Coburg CC. He reckons the Storm will give you a very good sight this year.

Billy Slater to strut stuff at East Coburg

Billy Slater will tell a yarn or two at the East Coburg Cricket Club on Thursday, March 7.

Almanac Rugby League – Welcome Wembley return despite curse of the commentators

Still bristling from Channel 9’s insulting 45 minute highlights package of the Kangaroos vs. Kiwis opener last week, I was somewhat appeased to find the Wembley double-header televised live.  My eyes grew heavy sitting through the dour second half of the NZ vs. Wales clash, however, and I left it for the Foxtel IQ to [Read more]