Phil Gould

Phil Gould

Phil Gould is a League Columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald

Roosters defeat North Queensland Cowboys without the ball

Phil Gould What an extraordinary game we witnessed on Friday night between the Roosters and the Cowboys – so many talking points.

Canterbury Bulldogs show how to win in finals football

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Phil Gould Why the Bulldogs and Roosters are the favourites for this week's final matches.

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NRL can solve many problems by limiting video use and having one referee

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Phil Gould The NRL has announced the blueprint for the future of refereeing. Fair enough.

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League

The NRL finals: let's see who really is the best of the best

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Phil Gould There is no doubt the Roosters are the form team in the competition as we head into week one of the finals.

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I warned you, and now a ball boy has copped it for no good reason

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Phil Gould In my column earlier this season, I wrote: ‘‘Two rules that were introduced to the NRL this season need to be altered as soon as possible.

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Roosters and Manly clash packed with controversial incidents

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Phil Gould There has been plenty of fallout from the Sea Eagles’ 8-0 defeat of the Roosters on Friday night.

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Hitting fast forward on NRL video refereeing gives pause for thought

Phil Gould Let’s take a sneak peek at the future of rugby league.

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Set of Six

Set of Six: Players are making fools of the referees and the game

Phil Gould We’ve now come full circle on the obstruction dilemma.

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Set of six

Sonny Bill Williams' return has been awesome

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Phil Gould At the start of the season I wrote that Sonny Bill Williams could lift the Roosters into premiership contention.

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Set of Six

By Sheck, Roger is some player

Phil Gould Sydney Roosters and New Zealand have a very special talent in young Roger Tuivasa-Sheck.

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Matter of degree: Sea Eagles compensate for lapses but Bunnies' Jekyll-Hyde routine could end in heartache

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Phil Gould The two better teams won the elimination semi-finals. However, the devil is usually in the detail, so let's dig a little deeper.

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