Nothing more embodies NSW’s Origin predicament than James Tamou’s hair. Down one-nil in the series, the Blues have appeared sloppy, misguided and loose – exactly like their prop enforcer’s current coiffure. Sure, his hair arrangement is on trend and looks fashionable at face value, but it lacks cohesion entirely. His locks on top have a…Read More James Tamou’s Hair is Indicative of NSW’s Malaise
He was one of the fiercest competitors the game has ever known. A hard tackling and ruthless player who made a career out of tasking risks, which more often than not, paid off handsomely. In his prime he was all-powerful and almost all-conquering. Like a fox, he was equal parts cunning and intimidating. At times he…Read More TPA Pays Respects After Retirement of Rugby League Great
Say what you will about rugby league, but never doubt its ability to remain on brand when it comes to scandal. Parramatta legend Eric Grothe Snr is currently being investigated over a commercial arrangement he had in place to supply the club with meat trays for raffles. Grothe raked in a reported $37,000 in 2012, the…Read More Rugby League’s Latest Scandal is Deliciously On-Brand
Paul Gallen is the human representation of the NRL. If he is depressed, it means Rugby League is also depressed. Rugby league has been showing classic signs of depression for years. It has been having trouble remaining interested in daily life. It no longer enjoys once pleasurable activities such as international football – it’s simply…Read More Rugby League Is Clinically Depressed
I was enjoying a drink with a gay friend of mine last weekend and we got chatting about the whole Todd Carney fiasco. I mention that he is gay not because, like those dreadful girls who have watched too much Sex and the City, I absolutely have to have a gay friend to drag around…Read More Is Todd Carney the Next Kylie Minogue?