After the NRL canned their 2020 season following the COVID-19 outbreak, the league now finds itself in a perilous situation. With the league's future up in the air, James Bracey and Phil Gould explore the precarity of the next 12 months alongside the economic fallout across the board.
‘NRL can’t afford not to play’. Phil Gould and James Bracey discuss the extraordinary circumstances surrounding COVID-19, how it’s impacting the game and what needs to be done to save the code. The pair also break down all the action ahead of round two this weekend.
This week Phil Gould and James Bracey discuss the fallout from the Eels vs Broncos game and the crisis meetings that followed in Brisbane. The pair talk about the way club managers and coaches handle the decision to ask a player to leave if they're not needed or no longer fit.
James Bracey and Phil Gould talk about what makes the DNA of a club. Gus expresses his concern over some comments made by a chairman at the judiciary and in light of this, the pair question if what happens on the field, stays on the field.
James Bracey and Phil Gould are back this week to talk about team form, resting players and training for peak performance. They discuss if a team deserves to be in the finals even if they've lost more games than they've won.
Phil Gould and James Bracey talk about selfish coaches making short term decisions and what it takes to be an NRL coach today. James reveals Gus was fuming over the Broncos attempt to downgrade a tackle at the judiciary.