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The A-List: Jason Taumalalo (North Queensland & New Zealand)

By STEVE MASCORD

JASON Taumalolo is no expert on the ‘pathways’ paper that earned former NRL head of strategy Shane Richardson a little bit of derision and almost no thanks. 1,328 more words

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How Cronulla's Jack Bird Smashed A Footy Taboo

By STEVE MASCORD

AS if we needed further proof rugby league culture is changing quickly, Cronulla star Jack Bird has sparked stunned looks from team-mates by inviting his girlfriend into the sheds for the victory song. 354 more words

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Super League Sides Struggle With 'Grinding' NRL Style, Says Cuthbertson

By STEVE MASCORD

SUPER League sides struggle to adapt from their week-to-week freewheeling style to matching the grinding tactics of Australasian teams in the World Club Series, according to Leeds star Adam Cuthbertson. 217 more words

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The A-List: Josh Hodgson (Canberra & England)

By STEVE MASCORD

HAD Hull Kingston Rovers not tried to extend their contract with hooker Josh Hodgson some 18 months ago, he might be still playing for them. 1,457 more words

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The A-List: Josh Mansour (Penrith, Lebanon & Australia)

By STEVE MASCORD

IT works like this: never open with your best question.

To some people, the journalistic practice of softening up an interview subject with some ‘Dorothy Dixers’ is just plain sneaky. 1,349 more words

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The Biggest Season-to-season Form Reversals In Premiership History

By STEVE MASCORD (with research by David Middleton)

THE salary cap is often given credit for the fact we have had 10 different premiers since 1998 – but you can’t thank the salary cap for what Cronulla have done this year. 1,463 more words

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@therealsteavis' Highlights Of 2015 (Aside From The NRL Grand Final)

By STEVE MASCORD

SO the guys from the Full 80 Podcast are calling it a day. “Do you think some of the passion has gone out of the game?” one of them asked me on their last episode. 887 more words

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