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I Now Doubt Benefit Of The Doubt - Jarryd Hayne No Try Decision

The Mad Chatter - Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Jarry Hayne in State of Origin 1 - Should this have been a try?A crucial decision in the opening State of Origin match has cast a doubt on whether the ‘benefit of the doubt’ rule favouring the attacking team in rugby league should continue or be scrapped. Read more

Where Did the Loyalty Go in Rugby League?

The Mad Chatter - Thursday, April 16, 2009

Brett Finch during happier times at Parramatta EelsThis week in Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) competition we witnessed another blow to the game. When did it become acceptable to the NRL for a player to walk out on his contract four weeks into a season and then resign with another club for the remainder of 2009?? Read more

Tim Smith - Sports Stars and Their Mental Health

The Mad Chatter - Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Tim Smith struggling with mental health issuesThe rugby league world was rocked recently when former NRL Rookie of the Year, Tim Smith, decided to walk away from the game after an ongoing battle with bipolar disorder. Read more