For 72 minutes, I sat watching this game in dread, like an injured seal just waiting to be picked off. Like almost every game this season, the Warriors looked like the most talented team on the park — at times they seemed like the only team actually trying to win — but the way the Sharks were grinding forward, kicking goals, edging ahead, it just felt like somehow Cronulla were going to get the two points. Continue reading The Jaws of Life
As much as the Cowboys like to publicly suggest otherwise, it’s no secret that in recent years the fate of their season tends to ride on the fate of their sheriff, Jonathan Thurston. Blessed not only with incredible skills on the footy field, JT’s laugh is legendary, widely regarded as the best in the business.
But the best way, of course, is to FEED THE BEAST!
It wasn’t a vintage performance from The Beast, not from the entire Warriors outfit for that matter, but fortunately the gods smiled on Penrose and the NRL rollercoaster provided enough thrills to keep everyone happy as Manu got both the win and the tries he deserved for his 12 years of passion and commitment. Continue reading There’s More Than One Way To Skin A Cat
Okay Warriors, time to show us what you’re made of. Forty-minute performances won’t cut it anymore. You’re better than that. We all know it. We’ve known it for a long time. We can see it in the 96% completion rate in the first half against the Eels. We can see it in this brilliant attacking move against the Broncos. Continue reading Time To Deliver