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Tales of the unexpected

I couldn’t believe it when I got the text saying that England had lost to Italy! Due to a prior engagement I couldn’t get to…

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The good, the bad and the indifferent

First published in League Express, Monday 14th Oct 2013 With the World Cup just around the corner, this is my last chance to have a…

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Last Tackle

First published in Rugby League World, Issue 391 (Nov 2013) If there is a better day of Rugby League anywhere in the world than the…

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They’ve faced the final curtain

First published in League Express, Monday 7th Oct 2013 And now the end is here, and so they’ve faced the final curtain. Tests. Hundreds of…

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The best Grand Final ever!

First published in League Express, Monday 7th Oct 2013 Wow! That was an unbelievable comeback from Wigan in Saturday’s Grand Final, and I’m still not…

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Toovey poised for greatness

First published in League Express, Monday 30th Sept 2013 What makes a great coach? You might as well ask: “How long is a piece of…

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It’s Warrington, but only just

First published in League Express, Monday 30th Sept 2013 So it’s a Warrington-Wigan Grand Final and I for one can’t wait. Trying to pick a…

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Oldies but goodies

First published in League Express, Mon 23rd Sept 2013 You don’t coach sides to win seven Premierships if you are a dunce. That’s what Wayne…

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Disgraceful exhibition by Hull

First published in League Express, Mon 23rd Sept 2013 I take no pleasure whatsoever from Thursday night’s horror show involving Hull FC. In fact, I…

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Like vintage wine

First published in League Express, Monday 16th Sept 2013 Like many people, a lady friend of mine would hide her age – even though she…

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