Phil Gould is a League Columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald
Phil Gould An extraordinary result at Gosford on Sunday afternoon. The final score shows success to the Bulldogs 24-8 over the Sharks.
Phil Gould 'Premierships are won on defence. That's what's we build our game on. Defence, mate. Defence!"
Phil Gould In their previous two matches, Newcastle were awful in their second-half performances. They virtually took no part in proceedings following the half-time break in either game, succumbing meekly to...
SET OF SIX
Phil Gould Phil Gould pinpoints six issues pertinent to rugby league this week.
Phil Gould Every year we answer the same questions about the validity of maintaining tradition and playing the old City-Country fixture.
Phil Gould The modern-day version of the South Sydney Rabbitohs has finally come of age as a football team.
Set of Six
Phil Gould As predicted, coaches and players have now made a mockery of the new obstruction interpretations.
Phil Gould I thoroughly enjoyed the first games of rugby league for the new season.
Set of six
Phil Gould At the start of the season I wrote that Sonny Bill Williams could lift the Roosters into premiership contention.
Phil Gould Does your team have a realistic shot at the title in 2013? I like the Rabbits and Roosters.
Phil Gould From Ben Barba to Russell Crowe and Dave Smith to Sonny Bill Williams, Phil Gould casts his eye over the big issues with just a day until the NRL season opener.
Phil Gould In the February of season 2005, I published a column in this newspaper about a young man by the name of Sonny Bill Williams. This is just part of what I wrote:
Phil Gould The Storm and the Bulldogs have made the grand final with vastly different game plans.
Phil Gould The two best teams following the 26 home-and-away rounds of the premiership have safely negotiated the treacherous waters of semi-final football to make their way to the big show on NRL grand final...
Matter of degree: Sea Eagles compensate for lapses but Bunnies' Jekyll-Hyde routine could end in heartache
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.
Phil Gould Modern-day coaches say that having a great fullback is like having an extra man on the field. Conversely, if you don't have a great fullback, you are giving away a lot of start to the rest of the...
Phil Gould Ben Barba is truly extraordinary. He is now one of the greatest assets rugby league can boast.
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.