Almanac Rugby League – NRL Finals Week 1 and NRLW Round 1 Review

He may not have picked too many winners, but rugby league aficionado Ian Hauser sure appreciated what he saw in the first weekend of NRL finals and Round 1 of the NRLW. Here’s his report.

Almanac Rugby League – NRL Round 21: Mouthwatering Matchups

What an NRL Round in prospect with several clubs playing mini-Grand Finals to stay alive in the competition. Then, on Sunday, two clashes of the heavyweights which may well be genuine Grand Final previews. Ian Hauser explains. (And don’t forget, live NRL footy on free to air TV four times a week from now to the finals!)

Almanac Rugby League – NRL Round 16 Preview

With his tipping credentials in tatters after last weekend, our resident rugby league man tries yet again. How can anyone in their right mind tip NZ Warriors playing away?

Almanac Rugby League – State of Origin III: Team News

State rugby league coaches Freddy Fittler (NSW) and Kevin Walters (Queensland) have announced their squads for Origin III in Sydney next Wednesday night. They’re both playing guessing games to some extent.

Almanac Rugby League – NRL Round 15: There is movement on the ladder

Aficionado maybe, tipster not! Ian Hauser runs his eye over the weekend’s NRL results to try to glean what it all means and finds some support for his ‘moving month’ theory.

Almanac Rugby League – State of Origin x 2 plus International footy

With a HUGE weekend of rugby league in store, Ian Hauser casts his eye over all five matches to try to pick a few winners. Not surprisingly, geography plays a significant part in some of his choices.

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.