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Five State of Origin Facts for Game III (3) in 2011

The Mad Chatter - Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Darren LockyerThere is no doubt that the deciding Game III match of the 2011 State of Origin series is the most important since it began in 1980. With all the hype of potentially a record breaking sixth series wins for the Maroons, and a fitting farewell win for Queensland champion Darren Lockyer on offer, I thought I'd provide some quick State of Origin facts to help you with the conversations around the water cooler or at the pub tomorrow. Read more

Johnathan Thurston - Referee Contact - Should JT Have Been Charged?

The Mad Chatter - Monday, June 20, 2011

Big news in the rugby league world tonight as Queensland play maker Johnathan Thurston has been charged by the NRL Match Review Committee with Grade 2 contrary conduct after he made contact with referee Matt Cecchin in the match against the New Zealand Warriors on Saturday night (18/6/2011). Read more

Ricky Stuart - Has He Lost The Plot After Selections for Origin 2 Team

The Mad Chatter - Tuesday, June 07, 2011

2010 Memorable Sporting Moments

The Mad Chatter - Monday, January 03, 2011

While I was sipping on my tenth beer on New Year’s Eve I started to think about 2010 and what were the biggest sporting controversies of the year. There were plenty to choose from so here are my top sporting controversies and moments of 2010. Read more

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