England v New Zealand: Who gets picked?

The domestic season is over, and whilst the game between Wigan and Leeds was arguably the best Grand Final of all time, rugby league’s focus should always be to look up rather than down. And …

England’s number 1- Hardaker or Tomkins?

It’s the debate that just keeps on coming up, for months now English rugby league fans have been split over whether it should be Zak Hardaker or Sam Tomkins who takes the fullback position in the n…

The Cost Of Being A Rugby League Fan

Here I am again writing my first blog since last summer, a large part of the Super League has been played, we now have the Challenge Cup Fixture of Leeds Rhinos versus Hull Kingston Rovers. Further…

Time Up For The Wildcats?

There are only 3 things certain in this life: death, taxes, and Wakefield finishing outside of the top 8. They occupy the bottom spot, having picked up only 4 points out of a possible 24 so far thi…

Let’s Talk About Salford…

Salford have started the season brightly. After a couple of teething problems in their first two games, the team which Dr Marwan Koukash, a man you can’t ignore in a conversation about Salford, has…

Leigh: Destined for Big Things?

Think back to the 2005 season: Jamie Lyon was a Saints player; Leeds Rhinos had just won their first Super League crown; Andrew Farrell was the reigning Man of Steel, before Steve Prescott’s name h…

Penalise tough and early, not more often

Phil Clarke’s recent Sky Sports article on refereeing provided many talking points. He wrote of the laws of the game needing a massive overhaul and us being at a crossroads with regards to refereei…