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Golden Raindrops

Another week, another golden point loss.

With the Cronulla defeat still fresh in the memory,  this weekend hurts just that little bit more. Not just because the Warriors came so agonisingly close to the two points for the second time in three games, not just because it was against a Manly squad sitting below them on the ladder, but because it is a match the men from Mt Smart will look back at and wonder how they didn’t win, wonder why haven’t finally broken the Perth hoodoo.

After a rocky start, when for a brief moment it felt like the torrential rain was about to drown everything that has been good about the past few months, the Kiwi side worked their way back into the match and hammered away at the Manly door waiting for it to break down. It nearly did. On multiple occasions. But somehow the Warriors left WA with nothing to show for their efforts. Continue reading Golden Raindrops

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Never in Doubt

The NRL season is a long and winding road. Sometimes that’s easy to forget.

Especially during those first few months, we tend to overreact, we’re quick to judge, quick to jump to conclusions. Too often we’re looking far off into the distance, trying to predict where we might end up, without remembering that everything can change in just a few days. It’s so easy to read too much into one result, so tempting to think we know what’s about to happen next. At times we’re almost certain we know what’s around the next corner, or even where our final destination will be, but it soon becomes clear that no matter where we’re going, how we get there is never set in stone. Continue reading Never in Doubt