Tag: Country Rugby League

Political correctness gone mad as little girl booted from footy field for running the kicking tee

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Political correctness has sunk its dirty claws into bush footy after a little girl named Chloe was brought to tears in front of friends and family at a recent Group 6 Women’s League Tag match played at Campbelltown. The eight-year-old lives and breathes rugby league and gets to play a small […]

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UPDATED: League legend Mick Cronin won’t let girls play football in his town

UPDATED Women’s involvement in rugby league has never been stronger and a major reason for that is the introduction of Ladies League Tag. Most competitions now boast strong participation from females with Ladies League Tag truly part of game day fixturing across both New South Wales and Queensland each Saturday and Sunday. But The81stMinute understands […]

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Do not adjust your sets: Bush football’s Robertson Spuddies – Champions of Europe

BY CURTIS WOODWARD There is no disputing just how good the recent representative weekend was for the international game of rugby league. But while all eyes in the southern hemisphere were entrenched on Hunter and Pirtek Stadium, a little bush footy club called the Robertson Spuddies were flying Australia’s flag on the other side of […]

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Commentary team double header supporting bush footy

BUSH FOOTY DOUBLE HEADER! WESTS TIGERS V NORTH SYDNEY – Mossvale MITTAGONG V THIRLMERE – Mittagong To coincide with the Intrust Super Premiership’s Country Round this weekend, The81stMinute Commentary Team will go one better and not only bring you Wests Tigers and North Sydney from Mossvale Oval but then double up with the Group 6 […]

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