All posts by Michael Mapstone
In a country where rugby league is treated like a religion, Stanley Gene is surely one of the game’s high priests. Gene (pronounced “Gennay”) is a legendary figure in his..
Representing your country at Test level is about rising to the challenge. And few players in the history of the game have met that challenge like New Zealand’s Olsen Filipaina...
There are great tries … and then there are great grand final tries. A great try is usually about the skill and strength demonstrated by the players involved. But a..
Coaching is arguably the toughest job in rugby league. It takes countless hours, a great understanding of the game and the ability to extract the best from each player –..
Through most of rugby league history, it has been the halfback who has been not only the key playmaker, but the most important player in any side. The half has..