What’s next

Imagine a professional sport. Let’s call it “non-association football”, or “football” for short. Every winter, the Board of Control for the Non-Association Football League Union (BOCNAFLU) holds an auction. Up for bid are sixteen licences to be sold. Each licence grants a football club one year’s participation in the most prestigious competition, along with a… Read More What’s next

Please, I’m begging you, stop saying Brodie Croft is good (and other 2022 Super League stuff)

Please, I’m begging you, stop saying Brodie Croft is good For a shining moment in 2017, Brodie Croft was the wunderkind heir apparent to Cooper Cronk at the Melbourne Storm. By 2019, the club had given him every oppourtunity, decided he wasn’t up to it and he was punted for Jahrome Hughes. Hughes, then a… Read More Please, I’m begging you, stop saying Brodie Croft is good (and other 2022 Super League stuff)

Primer – SCWP

People familiar with my philosophy will know that I put less stock in wins than most people. The binary nature – you either take everything or get nothing – means that a simple win-loss record is not a particularly nuanced and, unless you have a very long timeframe to work with, doesn’t necessarily reflect teams’… Read More Primer – SCWP