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 – Panthers Ace Eels

On the night before Penrith’s clash with Parramatta, I played my weekly tennis match with my friend Michael, a fellow Footy Almanac scribe and devoted Parramatta fan. At the time, I wondered if our match would foreshadow the result of the Parramatta v Penrith clash. The first set was won comfortably by me, which I [Read more]

Almanac Rugby League – A Parramatta Nightmare

Match ReportNorth Queensland Cowboys v Parramatta Eels Saturday, 17th March, 7.30pm Right from the kickoff you should know that I am an Eels’ supporter who is still wallowing in the wonder years of the 1980s. In fact, if I could choose my Groundhog Year it would unquestionably be 1986 when the ‘decade-dominating’ Eels won both [Read more]