Almanac Rugby League – Let’s get down to business

After one of the tightest seasons for yonks, it took until the last minute of the NRL season to decide the composition of the top eight teams. With Finals starting on Friday night, let’s take stock of the situation and have a look at the match-ups for Week 1.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Finals Week 2, 2017

The Broncos secured a spot in the penultimate weekend of NRL beating Penrith whilst North Queensland travelled to Sydney again, this time beating the Eels.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 24, 2017

Melbourne Storm secured the minor premiership two rounds still to go whilst the Raiders defeat to Penrith means they are all but out of finals contention unless the Dragons and Manly both lose their remaining two games.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: Women’s Interstate Challenge + NRL Round 20, 2017

Hamish Neal covers the latest in rugby league including Round 20 of the NRL and the Women’s Interstate Challenge.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 17, 2017

Three teams are level on points behind leaders Melbourne Storm, after NRL Round 17. Hamish Neal brings his weekly wrap.

Almanac Rugby League: Five Metre Gap – NRL Round 16, 2017

Round 16 is done and dusted in the NRL and Hamish Neal has all the latest news and results.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 14, 2017

Hamish Neal with the weekend’s NRL news; with a reminder that “what you do with the ball” is more crucial than “how much you have it.”

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 13, 2017

Hamish Neal has the NRL Round 13 action covered as Storm locked in top spot and the Eels moved into the top 8. State of Origin watch too with players who could slot into the Maroons team for game two.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 12, 2017

Hamish Neal has the wrap from Round 12 of the NRL and looks ahead to tomorrow night’s State of Origin clash at Suncorp Stadium.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 11, 2017

Hamish Neal with the latest from NRL; Melbourne Storm out in front.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 10 plus City-Country Shield

Hamish Neal brings news of NRL Round 10, naming the fourth player from Melbourne club side Altona Roosters to score in the NRL. And there is an update of the Women’s City-Country Shield representative game.

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.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 7, 2017

Hamish Neal has all the latest NRL action from round 7 covered.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 6, 2017

The NRL Round 6 has concluded and St George have taken the top spot while the Knights sit at the bottom of the ladder.

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.