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  1. Where is the leadership we need so badly?

    Where is the leadership we need so badly?

    NRL chief executive Dave Smith’s plan to expand at NSW Cup level rather than the NRL is further proof the sport desperately needs fresh leadership. Comments Smith made to Sydney Morning Herald rugby league writer Brad Walter this week indicate the NRL has little intent to expand beyond its...
  2. Afl Wins Battle With Nrl Again

    Afl Wins Battle With Nrl Again

    A week ago the NRL were trumpeting their new television deal with Channel 9 as a huge win. A week on and it is clear the new television deal isn’t all that it was cracked up to be. The AFL this week announced a massive $2.5b deal that will usurp the total package the NRL will be able to get...
  3. Where’s The Consultation Nrl?

    Where’s The Consultation Nrl?

    The NRL has announced a new television deal with Channel 9 to run beyond 2018. Some of the details around that agreement will be terrific for the game. The fact the NRL will take back the right to schedule fixtures in an even manner, rather than allowing Channel 9 to dictate which teams feature...
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