Grand Final Preview – Melbourne v Western Bulldogs: Random thoughts before the Grand Final

John Harms is thinking out loud.

Almanac Rugby League – The Magnificent Murri Nine

Patrick Skene is part of a truly memorable day, when an undermanned Brisbane Natives side took on the Diehards from Fortitude Valley. Those there, he says, will remember it forever. [Sport can do this. Super stuff. Ed]

Almanac Rugby League – State of Origin: Alternative universe

Geoffrey Woolcock sides with The Pearl – Gallen’s hit had no place on the field, even in the alternative universe that is Origin. He wants to know how you see it.