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Mon 17 Jun 2019

Monday Buzz: Crusher will result in broken neck

premium_icon Monday Buzz: Crusher will result in broken neck

Penrith legend Greg Alexander has gone out of his way to make noise about the awful nature of the crusher tackle. It must be immediately stamped out with 10-week...

The Tackle: Stack critics can get stuffed

premium_icon The Tackle: Stack critics can get stuffed

Sydney Stack’s affection for Eddie Betts’ genius was no sign of weakness, but a player living in the moment, and will be a game-changer for player behaviour.

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Crawley: How can NRL act victim in Ponga saga?

premium_icon Crawley: How can NRL act victim in Ponga saga?

Australian rugby culpable over the ‘disappointing’ approach to superstar fullback Kalyn Ponga to switch codes? You have to be kidding, says Paul Crawley.

Wed 12 Jun 2019

Kent: Selfless Mannah proves a step ahead

premium_icon Kent: Selfless Mannah proves a step ahead

There was some confusion over the news — but it was the veteran prop’s instigation of the move that provided the story’s biggest twist

Tue 11 Jun 2019

Kent: The slow death of the professional footy player

premium_icon Kent: The slow death of the professional footy player

Instead of being protected from adversity and ill-prepared to handle setbacks, modern players need education and exposure to realities of life, accountability

Wed 5 Jun 2019

Kent: Walters’ words lose Maroons’ best weapon

premium_icon Kent: Walters’ words lose Maroons’ best weapon

Queensland coach Kevin Walters has put a lot of effort into tightening up his language for this Origin series but his decision to ban talk of NSW could backfire

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