Almanac Rugby League – Uncle Max: the coaches’ coach

Glen Humphries from the ‘Illawarra Mercury’ shares the story of his Uncle Max, a man who coached various teams for over four decades but never at the very top level. He was too smart to do that!

Almanac Rugby League – NRL Grand Final 2016: Sharks v Storm- A love story

It started with a pair of socks. And his dad. Andy Frame exlains why he loves the Sharks.

Overheard at Essendon again: A post Cronulla deal chat between a worried player and EFC official

Sean Curtain has been hanging around Melrose Drive again, which is nothing like Cronulla.

Hope and Glory

“The miserable have no other medicine.  But only hope.” William Shakespeare (not the glam rocker) Whoop it up Geelong and Manly fans.  And jubilant Sky Blues for that matter.  You may never see your team win the big one again! Ridiculous notion? Perhaps, but let me remind you lucky sods of the numerous dearly departed Demons [Read more]

Almanac Rugby League – Channelling Tricky

I was born into an Aussie Rules family and growing up on an aboriginal mission in central Australia I was totally unaware of the existence of Rugby League for the first ten years of my life. When I was in year three my parents went on a sojourn to Europe for three months and as [Read more]