Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 5, 2017

Round 5 of the NRL is complete and Melbourne Storm remain as the only undefeated team. Hamish Neal has all the action from the weekend covered.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 4, 2017

NRL Round 4 has wrapped up and the Sydney Roosters and Melbourne Storm remain undefeated. Hamish Neal has the latest news.

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 – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 2, 2017

Round 2 of the NRL in review, courtesy of Hamish Neal.

Almanac Rugby League – NRL Round 1: Five Metre Gap

Round one of the 2017 NRL season is done and Hamish Neal has the action from the weekend covered.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Finals 2016 Week One

Hamish Neal on the NRL Finals – with Melbourne and Cronulla each winning a week’s rest before their Preliminary Finals.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 26, 2016

And so Melbourne Storm finish the NRL 2016 season on top of the ladder. Hamish Neal here with Round 26 and tips for finals week 1.

Almanac League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 24, 2016

Hamish Neal on the jockeying of positions in NRL as the finals approach. What has happened to Cronulla?

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 22, 2016

Hamish Neal summaries NRL Round 22 and wonders about possible murky precedents set by the NRL drug-testing protocols, in allowing Jarryd Hayne to play.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 21, 2016

And so Hamish Neal tells us that Cronulla’s run of consecutive wins finishes at 15. But their run of undefeated matches continues, after drawing with Gold Coast Titans.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 20 and Women’s Origin 2016

Hamish Neal with his summary of Round 20, NRL. “Cronulla remain two points clear of second-placed Melbourne with both top two sides winning this weekend…”

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 15, 2016

Hamish Neal with the abridged Round 15 NRL happenings: wins for Parramatta, St George Illawarra, New Zealand, and the Gold Coast…

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 14, 2016

Hamish Neal sums up weekend NRL action, in which “Melbourne Storm registered their third shut-out for the season” in beating the Roosters 46-0.

Almanac League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 13, 2016

Hamish Neal looks at the points you may have missed from the thirteenth round of the NRL

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 11, 2016

Hamish Neal runs his eyes over the last full round of NRL before State of Origin. Which team has now twice blown a lead of 12 points or more?

Five Metre Gap – NRL Round 10 2016

NRL reporter Hamish Neal brings an analytical breakdown review of two matches from Round 10.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 9, 2016

Round 9 of the NRL and Hamish Neal provides an insightful round up.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 3, 2016

Hamish Neal reviews Round 3 of NRL

Almanac Rugby League – NRL Round 1: Sharks vs Titans – The Pride of the Shire

The first game at Shark Park was supposed to be a celebration but was instead filled with emotion and uncertainty. The Titans bear the brunt of the fury of Cronulla.

Almanac Rugby League – This Is Not The Way Home

Fremantle. It’s a pleasant enough place to sit and watch the rest of the world spin by, but it is barely a city or is one in name only. For all of its industrial attachments, Fremantle’s charms are quite easily found in numerous other port cities; somewhere else. Everything that happens here from the marketplace [Read more]