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neil dix / Opinion / Podcast / Sam Perry

TSRs inaugural podcast smothers the big issues in typical fashion: raw and inaccurate. Sam Perry and Neil Dix discuss Tim May’s 1998 paperback publication, Israel Folau and the true competition he faces, Toadfish from Neighbours’ technique in the opening credits, and something about drugs. We also failed to humorously discuss Jason Collins’ historic announcement, so … Continue reading

One-percenters and the case for metal studs
Ben Shine / Opinion

One-percenters and the case for metal studs

 As any seasoned sports observer will tell you, a crucial element to securing victory is a team or player’s ability and willingness to put in ‘110 per cent’. While the ‘110 per cent’ figure has been long-scoffed at by the opera-fancying, German-poetry reading inner-city intelligentsia (I am looking at you, longest continuously-serving Premier of NSW, … Continue reading

Rugby league hits right note with ‘classy’ launch of new james bond wests tigers jersey
Ben Shine / Investigative Journalism / Opinion

Rugby league hits right note with ‘classy’ launch of new james bond wests tigers jersey

It has undoubtedly been a difficult few weeks for rugby league with the code beset by a number of scandals, but there’s a glimmer of hope on the horizon emanating from the graffiti’d halls of the old abandoned leagues club in Balmain.   In what is being hailed by marketing executives as the ‘perfect crossover … Continue reading

Ten predictions for the 2013 NRL season
Ben Shine / Opinion / Uncategorized

Ten predictions for the 2013 NRL season

With the NRL season around the corner there is a lot of anticipation building, and with that anticipation comes questions. Can anyone stop the Storm? Which clubs will come out the worst under the ACC investigation? Is Anthony Watmough really a staffordshire terrier? Here at the Sporting Regard we like to make predictions. Not your run of the … Continue reading

Bulked-up GI: weight gain due to “hard work and pepti… pep… Pepsi.. Yes Pepsi, that’s what I meant…”
Ben Shine / Investigative Journalism

Bulked-up GI: weight gain due to “hard work and pepti… pep… Pepsi.. Yes Pepsi, that’s what I meant…”

A fitter, stronger looking Greg Inglis has credited hard-work and, bizarrely, the consumption of a popular soft-drink as the key reasons behind his recent muscle gain. “I’m feeling great and my I don’t think I’ve ever been stronger. I am really pumped for the start of the season,” a buoyant Inglis declared to the media … Continue reading