Tag: anzac day

Rugby league men that never came home from war

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis  Imagine a world where your favourite NRL player was scoring dazzling tries one week and enlisting to go to war the next. Try to picture the legendary Johnathan Thurston, his infectious smile, not on a football field having the time of his life, but instead storming up cliff faces on the […]

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Why we should always play the greatest game of all on Anzac Day

BY CURTIS WOODWARD   @woodward_curtis   It is just after 4pm on Wednesday afternoon as 34 players stand side-by-side inside Allianz Stadium. One group is draped in the famous Red V – the other in the Tricolours of the Roosters.   They lock arms and breathe deeply. Some twitch nervously, others lift their heads into […]

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Handyman Magazine Australia’s The Quick Tap

BY CURTIS WOODWARD   RAGE AGAINST THE GUS Apparently there was a “social media storm” yesterday during the Anzac Day clash between the Sydney Roosters and St George Illawarra Dragons. Cameras panned to two girls in the crowd who were chatting away with little interest in the game. Nine commentator Phil Gould quipped, ““The girls […]

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Lest We Forget: Five rugby league men that never came home from war

BY CURTIS WOODWARD Imagine a world where your favourite NRL player was scoring dazzling tries one week and enlisting to go to war the next. Try to picture the legendary Johnathan Thurston, his infectious smile, not on a football field having the time of his life, but instead storming up cliff faces on the other […]

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Robinson’s verbal attack on the NRL after Roosters 20-18 Anzac Day loss

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson has lashed the NRL Bunker and referee Ben Cummins after the Roosters went down 20-18 to St George Illawarra on Anzac Day at Allianz Stadium. Robinson didn’t miss in his appraisal of the officials with many calls going against the glamour club. “You don’t want to make excuses for a […]

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