Phil Gould

Phil Gould

Phil Gould is a League Columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald

League

Manly shine through, just as Parramatta expected

Phil Gould It wasn't the greatest spectacle of rugby league. But it was certainly an exciting afternoon's entertainment.

League

Few ruffled feathers: self-confidence the wind beneath Sea Eagles' wings

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Phil Gould Well, it was entertaining. If you like plenty of ball movement and watching lots of tries being scored, then Sunday footy at Brookvale Oval was the match for you.

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League

Tough to split four giants in final race

Phil Gould Five rounds to go. Which team do you like to win the NRL competition? Why? Is your heart ruling your head? Or have you drilled down into the science of it all and produced an educated opinion?

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SET OF SIX

Touch of skill shown to form partnership

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Phil Gould The NRL and Touch Football Australia launched a historic sporting partnership last week representing the biggest boost to participation and game development in the history of either sport.

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League

Thirteen for '13: My team of the year

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Phil Gould It's awards time. Here is Gus' Team of the Year for the 2013 NRL season. Talent galore right across the park.

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SET OF SIX

Trio's return to yield more tries than semi

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Phil Gould The first semi-final clash between the Roosters and Sea Eagles three weeks ago was one of the most gripping and high-intensity games of football I have seen in a long time.

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League

Valedictory victory? Williams paved way

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Phil Gould The Roosters are worthy title holders. The best thing about their premiership this year is the quality of the opposition they had to defeat.

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Manly show their best is frighteningly good

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Phil Gould A sunny, August Sunday afternoon at their Brookvale home base, hosting the in-form Knights, provided the perfect platform for Manly to make a statement about their 2012 intentions.

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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