Almanac Rugby League – Return to the Promised Land

By John Robotham
Storm vs Souths in a qualifying final. My club against the outfit I love to hate. The people’s club, with 104 years of rich history, ranged against an interloper created to fit the needs of a national competition.

Almanac Rugby League – Rabbitoh in the vineyard

  RABBITOH IN THE VINEYARD – PART 1 NRL RND 5: SOUTH SYDNEY v WESTS TIGERS As one of the thousands of long suffering South Sydney members, I am well accustomed to false dawns, and a general uneasiness whenever the Bunnies go into any match as favourites – whether with the TAB, and / or [Read more]

Almanac Rugby League – There’s always next year

“What we do tonight echoes in eternity” With those immortal words, the Gladiator Russell Crowe fired up his band of underdogs to bravely take on the might of the Romans. The Gladiator of course now owns the South Sydney Rabbitohs, who with a last premiership win way back in 1971 could be put in a [Read more]

Almanac Rugby League – A day of answers

  Travelling to Suncorp Stadium to the watch the Broncos and Rabbitohs on Sunday, I am blissfully content to be taking in what promises to be an entertaining fixture. I am in one of those truly liberated states where I actually have an open mind about the result and am just looking forward to the [Read more]