The greatest game of all? Maybe not, but the NRL never fails to deliver | Matt Cleary

13 March 2019 05:00
With the 2019 season kicking off, rugby league will finally be able to showcase its many attributesAnother NRL season preview? It’s what the punditry is pimping at this time of year – tales chock full of predictions (what might be more aptly described as “guesses”) about what the 2019 season holds for the myriad actors in Australian rugby league. What we do know is this: rugby league always delivers action. It’s athletic, fast and brutal, and its players display incredible levels of skill under the pressure of impending pain. Players can be physically ill before running out. That’s quite a game: playing despite being scared of it. Related: NRL 2019: Roosters crowing ahead of tilt at back-to-back titles Related: Make or break for NRL as game attempts to repair reputation | Mary Konstantopoulos Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian