THE FRONT ROW: Volume 1 Issue 19

Here it is - the latest edition of The Front Row, our exclusive online e-magazine with a full wrap on last weekend's NRL along with the match programme for the coming weekend of action in the NRL Finals, NRLW, Super League and Challenge Cup Semi Finals!

A bumper issue heading into the finals - Rob Crosby looks at the experience levels across all eight finals teams; Rick Edgerton takes us through the team of the year as voted by our own writing team throughout the season; Paul Jobber looks at Newcastle's return to finals footy after a seven-year absence; while Andrew Ferguson takes us all the way back to 1921 with a historical piece detailing the first game of women's rugby league in Australia, as we prepare for the NRLW to kick off this weekend.

Add to that all the regular features you've come to expect - a full NRL Finals, NRLW Round 2, and Challenge Cup Semi Finals programme - and you have one fantastic 36-page magazine for your weekend's reading!

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Printed versions can be ordered from MascordBrownz.

As we do each week, we express our gratitude to our incredible contributors and partners;

  • Andrew Ferguson of Rugby League Project
  • Steve Mascord & Phillip Browne of Mascord Brownz
  • Paul Jobber
  • Josh Robertson
  • Rick Edgerton
  • Robert Crosby
  • Justin Davies
  • Lachy MacCorquodale
  • Adam Huxtable
  • Sam Bourke
  • Andrew Jackson
  • Jason Hosken
  • Andrew Carey

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