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Video games a real sport, rugby league is not

Video games could be at the Olympics before rugby league is even classed as a sportCompetitive video games is on the cusp of being classified as an Olympic standard sport, while rugby league struggles to be classified as a sport at all. The International Olympic Committee endorsed E-Sports (read: video games) as a future Olympic sport […]

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Mitchell Pearce and Cooper Cronk

How Newcastle can restore Mitchell Pearce’s legacy

In another decade, another world, Mitchell Pearce could have been a superstar. He is a premiership winner, a 17-cap Origin veteran. He has been a key part of the Sydney Roosters three minor premierships in five years. But it is not enough, not even close. While he has achieved more than most, he has been soundly thumped by Queensland […]

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sam thaiday lashes Kangaroos for lack of 'decency and respect'

Sam Thaiday Blows Up on instagram after being droped

​Sam Thaiday lashes out at Kangaroos for lack of ‘decency and respect’Brisbane Broncos stalwart Sam Thaiday has never been backwards in coming forward, and now he has delivered a withering spray at the Australian Kangaroos and his former Origin coach Mal Meninga over his non-selection for the World Cup. The squad for the Rugby League World […]

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NRL 2017 Season

NRL 2017 Season Preview: Who finishes where?

NRL 2017 Season Preview There has been more drama in the NRL over the last few years than your average episode of Heartbreak High. Will that change in 2017? Unlikely. Here’s our experts NRL 2017 Season preview. We run the rule over the contenders and pretenders for the next NRL premiership, and predict who will […]

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