FAR & WIDE: #3 2017

By STEVE MASCORD THE kerfuffle caused by colleague Robert Burgin’s RLW piece a couple of weeks ago is still rumbling on. So far, the mooted rebellion of a dozen countries from the RLIF’s rule is still very much underground. There is still at least some possibility many countries will accept the offer of a fully […]

FAR & WIDE: #2 2017

By STEVE MASCORD FAR & WIDE’s favourite club, the Toronto Wolfpack, will make their full competitive debut this weekend in the Challenge Cup. We thought we’d be waiting until March 4 when they take their National League One bow against London Skolars at New River Stadium but now we don’t have to wait that long. […]

WHITE LINE FEVER Playlist: Episode 91

Guns N’Roses – “You Could Be Mine” buy  Last In Line – “Martyr” buy  Enuff Z’Nuff – “Dog On A Bone” buy Palace Of The King – “Sick As A Dog” buy Black Star Riders – “When The Night Comes In” buy Killer Bee – “Get On Board” buy Quireboys – “Stroll On” buy

FAR & WIDE: #1 2017

By STEVE MASCORD WELCOME to the most exciting season for at least four years for any Far & Wide reader – a World Cup year! While there may be a little doom and gloom around the domestic campaigns in each hemisphere, if you’re a follower of the international scene you’ll probably have never been so […]

WHITE LINE FEVER Playlist: Episode 10

Metallica & Lou Reed – “The View” buy  Dan Reed – “Holy Diver” buy The Offspring – “Self Esteem” buy The Undertones – “Teenage Kicks” buy

WHITE LINE FEVER Playlist: Episode nine

The Answer – “Nowhere Freeway” buy  Mr Big – “American Beauty” buy  Steel Panther – “17 Girls In A Row” buy

WHITE LINE FEVER Podcast: Episode 90

WHITE LINE FEVER Playlist: Episode eight

Cold Chisel – “Breakfast At Sweethearts” buy  Sammy Hagar – “Finish What Ya Started (live)” buy  Skid Row – “C’Mon and Love Me” buy Anthrax – “She” buy Anthrax – “I’m Alive” buy

WHITE LINE FEVER Column: December 2016/January 2017

By STEVE MASCORD THE real question in the current imbroglio between the NRL and its clubs is not who’s in the right and who’s in the wrong. It’s which group is worse. Firstly, the basics. The clubs are trying have Australian Rugby League Commission chairman John Grant ousted. They have the required votes. What they […]