The Black Dot

Aside from actually watching the game itself, what I love most about Rugby League is the never-ending ability to overcome its propensity to aim a gun squarely at its foot and pull the trigger.

However, with the latest protracted contract negotiations involving Greg Inglis, I fear the administrators of the game have the gun pointed at their heads.

To an extent all this makes for good copy with the papers who may have thought they'd struggle with sales if the Ashes series didn't live up to expectations. But that's not the case and this situation now resembles something out of