One small step and one giant snub
Steve Deane spent four hours trapped in rugby league punditry hell. Here’s what he learned.
Foran’s journey is just beginning
Whatever happens on Sunday, there will be no fairytale element to Kieran Foran’s return to the NRL.
Farewell to the greatest Warrior
Steve Deane might just have spotted the exact moment Simon Mannering chose to retire.
Make way for women Warriors
A dream that for two decades has been utterly out of reach is about to become a reality for dozens of Kiwi rugby league players.
Time to find out if Warriors are for real
What about those Warriors? Can this really be real? Steve Deane’s Tuesday Morning Quarterback has the answers.
The final act in a crazy, beautiful league world cup
England will be kicking themselves, Tonga pinching themselves, Australia congratulating themselves and the Kiwis will be staring brokenly into the abyss after a rugby league world cup that offered everything from the predictable to the unimaginable.
League’s bold new dawn likely a mirage
Odds-on, the incredible scenes witnessed in Auckland and Hamilton over the last few weeks will almost certainly be remembered as an example of what the sport could have been, rather than a starting point for what it will become.
Fierce rivals turn Pacific peacemakers
‘Those young people out there who are making it bad for the rest of us, pull your head in. It’s not worth it.’