If you’ll allow me the analogy, rugby league and rugby union are like two bickering, divorced ex-lovers – and the combined sporting consumer base its collective offspring. Once happily married, money tore them apart and now, years later, they’re thinking about a second wedding. But what for? The temporary reconciliation took place a month ago,…Read More Can long lost lovers reunite?
In a sad reflection of the state of rugby league, a rare pack of signed 1995 Kangaroos footy cards sold for a paltry $4.48 on eBay last night. The market analyst firm ClarityCapital compiled a report on the auction price of rugby league paraphernalia on eBay and found that bids for retro rugby league items had…Read More Rugby league cards depreciating in time: analyst
Thousands of Queensland Origin fans are demanding a full ticket refund after walking out of Suncorp Stadium in disgust 10 minutes early last night, fearful they might witness a rare home loss. Approximately 2,300 fans headed straight for the car-park after Michael Jennings crossed over for NSW in the 70th minute of last night’s Origin…Read More Queensland ‘walk-out’ fans promised full refund
ThePublicApology has compiled the definitive team of past and present English Premier League footballers that, at one stage or another, have found themselves the subject of alleged infidelity. This publication wishes to clarify that selections for this team were based purely on tabloid coverage these players received over their alleged exploits, not the level/degree of cheating…Read More The [Alleged] Cheaters XI
The long list of public apologies by sports stars is expected to continue with revelations that former BBC and PFA Sports Player of the Year, Ryan Giggs, was involved in an affair with former UK Big Brother contestant, Imogen Thomas. Giggs unsuccessfully attempted to legally prohibit the 75,000 or so Twitter users who had tweeted…Read More Tongues are a WAGing