Phil Gould is a League Columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald
Phil Gould The plight of the Parramatta Eels and the acrimonious departure during the week of their coach, Ricky Stuart, are the talk of the rugby league world.
Phil Gould Every year we answer the same questions about the validity of maintaining tradition and playing the old City-Country fixture.
Phil Gould Ricky Stuart, NSW Origin coach for the past two years, has now passed the responsibility of leading the Blues onto his former teammate Laurie Daley. Actually, they were more than just teammates.
Phil Gould There are two ways to run a professional football club.
Phil Gould "It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best'. You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary."