HE'D overcome everything life had thrown at him. In fact he was used to it by now; but it never weakened his resolve or passion for his country. Nor did it dampen his desire to be the best.
THE Wests Tigers 2014 campaign was riddled with infighting, injuries and income issues. Will 2015 bring unity, cohesion, improvement and new success?
TUMULTUOUS. That's the only one Cronulla's 2014 campaign can be described. But fortunes are expected to reverse greatly in 2015...
DURING the week, South Sydney player Issac Luke received a suspension for a dangerous throw which has cost him a place in his side's first Grand Final appearance since 1971.
IN 2014 we will see two teams trying to put an end to some rather well entrenched records.
RECENTLY, Manly coach Geoff Toovey commented that the Minor Premiership is undervalued, especially given the length and toughness of the modern competition. And he is absolutely right.
LAST weekend the Newcastle Knights staged a magnificent victory against the Melbourne Storm... and it prompted Craig Bellamy to into a tirade...
EVERY week fans, officials and players have some gripe with the quality of the match officiating and some of the decisions made. A lot of these are 50/50 calls and people eventually accept them and move on.
CALL me old-fashioned, but if someone told me something in confidence and in private, that's where I'd leave it.
WITH just seven weeks until the NRL Finals commence, everyone's focus is firmly on the premiership ladder and whether their team will make the cut....