Well, that response will go a long way to putting him right....NOT
The guy is clearly no fool, and enjoys the support and endorsement of the very people we need on our side. So abusing him and making fun of him are hardly likely to win him and his mates over. Martyn's point is an excellent one and I do feel that the game - fans, players, owners, deserve some sort of remedial action from the RFL
I repeat, though, perception is everything and if the article represents what he perceives there must be a reason for that. Maybe that really is how our game looks to our uninitiated friends in the home counties. Yes, research might have led him to a different conclusion but why should he have had to have done his own research at such an event: why didn't the RFL press pack handed out on the day provide some guidance.
Look at this way: For the Grand Final, For the World Cup and for next year, the RFL now knows exactly what it has to include in the press pack.
"Calvin established a global reputation during a twelve-year spell as Chief Sportswriter on the Daily Telegraph. He held similar positions at The Times and Mail on Sunday, and is current columnist for the Sunday Mirror.
He has twice been named Sportswriter of the Year, twice named Sports Reporter of the Year and has been honoured at the British Press awards on six other occasions. He has worked in more than 80 countries, covering every major sports event and such seminal news events as the release of Nelson Mandela".