Steve Mascord

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Live Stupid Saturday: St George Illawarra Dragons v North Queensland Cowboys

Stupid Saturday

Steve Mascord Follow full live coverage of the clash between the Dragons and the Cowboys.

Live Stupid Saturday: St George Illawarra Dragons v North Queensland Cowboys

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Steve Mascord Follow full live coverage of the clash between the Dragons and the Cowboys.

South Sydney's NRL premiership hopes recede after loss to Penrith Panthers

Break on through: Bryce Cartwright of the Panthers was a standout against South Sydney.

Steve Mascord Penrith's "team of the future" – spearheaded by the rookies like Dallin Watene-Zelezniak, Tyrone Peachey and Bryce Cartwright – annexed a big chunk of the present.

Taking clubs out of the equation the best solution for NRL's venues dilemma

Steve Mascord I hadn't even left Belmore Sports Ground (40 years and I haven't figured out whether 'sportsground' is one word or two) when someone tweeted to me: "What have we learned tonight?".

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State of Origin: NRL considering 'hybrid' schedule

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Steve Mascord Proposal for interstate series would see one match played on a Wednesday and two on Sundays over three-week period in June

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Live Stupid Saturday: Warriors v Raiders, Cowboys v Sharks, Eels v Dragons

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Steve Mascord Live coverage of three crucial NRL clashes: Warriors v Raiders, Cowboys v Sharks, Eels v Dragons.

The rights stuff: RWC skirmish shows why sporting organisations have to make it worthwhile to go to games

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Steve Mascord Personally, I am not sure what I would do if my employer told me I couldn't go to a rugby league World Cup because they wanted to put ads on website videos.

State of Origin: NSW Blues say there is 'no doubt' Queensland Maroons intimidate referees

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Steve Mascord NSW assistant coach Matt Parish says there is "no doubt" Queensland senior players intimidate referees in State of Origin matches.

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Live: Stupid Saturday: Raiders v Cowboys, Titans v Warriors, Bulldogs v Panthers

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Steve Mascord Live coverage of three crucial NRL clashes: Raiders v Cowboys, Titans v Warriors, Bulldogs v Panthers.

Who's left and who's right in Australian rugby league politics

Steve Mascord "Rugby league politics" is usually addressed in terms of the ambitions of individuals. I believe we now have a defined "left" and "right" in our game – certainly in Australia.

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State of Origin 2015 Live: Game 2 NSW Blues v QLD Maroons

State of Origin Live: Game 2 NSW Blues v QLD Maroons

Steve Mascord Follow full live coverage of NSW's do-or-die clash with the Queensland Maroons. Can the Blues level the series at the MCG?

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Jason Nightingale meeting with Warriors coach sparks rumour mill

Friendly meeting:  Are the Warriors keen on Jason Nightingale?

Steve Mascord First Brett Morris, then Trent Merrin, now Jason Nightingale – St George Illawarra look set to lose another crowd favourite.

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Live NRL: Steve Mascord's Stupid Saturday - NZ Warriors v Sydney Roosters

Warriors v Roosters

Steve Mascord Live coverage with Steve Mascord of the Saturday night NRL action between the New Zealand Warriors and Sydney Roosters at Mt Smart Stadium

Despite the critics rugby league is heading in the right direction

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Steve Mascord Is the rugby league glass half full or half empty?

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Manly Sea Eagles star Daly Cherry-Evans won't be last player using a clause to break contract

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Steve Mascord It won't be long before players will sign contracts merely as a way to draw attention to the fact they are on the market, ridiculous as that may sound.

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NRL is killing the game's entertainers

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Steve Mascord In Super League you can still have success with daring attack, in a way you can't in the NRL any more.

Play a full round of NRL matches in Perth, says Terry Campese

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Steve Mascord Terry Campese says the NRL should play a whole round in Perth, starting next season.

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Steve Mascord's Stupid Saturday

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 11:  Greg Inglis of the Rabbitohs runs the ball during the round nine NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the St George Illawarra Dragons at ANZ Stadium on May 11, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Steve Mascord Three great NRL games, one stupid blog.

State of Origin game 1 2015: Live coverage of NSW Blues v Queensland Maroons

It's on again: NSW captain Robbie Farah.

Steve Mascord Live coverage of game 1 of State of Origin 2015.

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Suspension of disbelief: usual State of Origin debates heat up again

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Steve Mascord If someone is placed on report or – God forbid – sent off in Origin on Wednesday night, there will no doubt be renewed calls for his suspension not to count in club games.

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