“Women generally and traditionally aren’t the warriors of the tribe. This means the stakes simply aren’t as comparatively high when women play.” – The 18th Man
“I’m sorry, but these players aren’t genuinely representative of the people and countries they purport to play for. How can they be?” – The 18th Man
“Another thing that is absolutely bonkers is how Tonga and Samoa haven’t yet been promoted to tier-one nations. How have they not been?” – The 18th Man
“While the Warriors have indicated their desire to build and improve upon this year, next season is set to be one of the toughest the NRL has ever produced.” – the 18th Man.
At the start of the season, my hopes and expectations were simply that the Warriors make the top 8. As the season progressed, those expectations shifted, and I’ve needed to temper my excitement and keep reminding myself of what I had originally hoped for. Safe to say the original expectations have well and truly been […]
“… the sum total of those parts is significantly diminished if a player who has been consistently integral to how the team chooses and executes the best options is not playing.” – the 18th Man
Can the Warriors beat Penrith? Short answer – probably not unless Dylan Edwards isn’t on the team sheet. Long answer – possibly, but a good start is required, along with their best defensive effort of the season, and shutting down Nathan Cleary is a must. Can I just start by saying… How good it is […]
An argument as to why Kevin Walters should not win over Andrew Webster for Daly M Coach of the Year, and why Paul Crawley is a douchebag for suggesting he should. The Warriors scraped past a tough and unpredictable Manly outfit last weekend, who put it all on the line in their last chance to […]
“Arguably if they had to play a few of these teams, twice, they may be 4 points lower, sitting in 5th or 6th on the table. Which might actually be a fairer reflection of how good they are going” – the 18th Man.