Experts - how much do they really know?

RUGBY league doesn?t always come to us directly. Very often, it is mediated to us by commentators, journalists, presenters and other media agents. These people are often referred to as ?experts? ? we trust that they have a higher perspective game than the average league viewer. What is it, though, that makes someone an expert? Is it merely enough that they are a media agent, a professional? It would seem that such a position implies a certain amount of expertise. Surely, though, there must be something else, something more tangible, which separates the experts from the layman.

Friday Night Lights

LOCK the doors, tranquilise the kids, and make sure the missus (if she?s an AFL fan or, heaven forbid, a Ra-Ra one) is out with her friends. Why? Because it?s that time of year again, and your Friday night drinking time now requires that you multi-task a little. The task of lifting a beer from the fridge and to your lips now requires that you keep one eye focussed on the television.

A Roosters off-season

PATIENT Notes by Dr. (Anonymous)

A mirror to our own failings?

YET another round of pre-season trials passes and is blighted by another scandal involving young footballers running amok. Predictably this is followed by another outpouring of public outrage at the actions of these highly paid professionals crossing so-called moral boundaries.

Where the Sydney Airport Jets are playing this weekend

GOOD Friday, March 25 EDSACC Oval, The Entrance, 5.00pm Second round of the NSWRL Jim Beam Cup competition. Newtown plays away to The Entrance.

Robbo Reckons

A week is a longtime in footy after copping a hiding against Norths in round one at Bashup Park the Dolphins struck back with vengeance against traditional enemies Easts with a clean sweep of all grades.

Redcliffe vs Burleigh Preview

THE Clash of the two most successful Queensland clubs in the last decade.

Redcliffe Dolphins News

THE Dolphins Colts and Premier Grade sides responded well to the challenge after a horror start to the season against North?s in Rd 1 and the A Grade side powered home over last years Premiers when the Club completed a clean sweep of East?s at Dolphin Oval last Sunday.

ESL Preview - Round 7 -Bradford Bulls V Leeds Rhinos

LEEDS star Danny McGuire will not make his return from injury in Thursday?s engage Super League clash with rivals Bradford.

Wigan confident of breaking record

THE Wigan Club are confident of breaking the attendance record for a Good Friday game against St Helens last set on Good Friday 2001 at 21,073.The Club have already sold 19,500 tickets in advance of the game and are expecting in excess of 22,000 on the day.

Lee Hopkins signs with London Broncos

LEE Hopkins has signed a two-year contract extension with London Broncos ahead of the Good Friday home clash with Hull FC.

Broncos make it a very Good Friday

FULLTIME score: Round 3 ROOSTERS 22 v BRONCOS 40

Fridays Preview

TIME flies when you?re having fun they say, and it?s round three already so if you are a tipster, then this week asks more questions than it answers.

The Dragon Army visits Penrith

WHO would?ve thought that the fixture corresponding to last season?s 4th vs 5th semi final would be a match to decide who props up the NRL ladder only 6 months later?

2 SER-FM's 'A View From The Hill' discussing the Dragons

THIS Saturday (26 March 2005) 2 SER FM's ?A View From The Hill? will be taking calls on the ongoing saga at the St George Illawarra Dragons.

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