NRLW Grand Final – Newcastle Knights v Parramatta Eels

History will be made in the NRLW grand final with the Newcastle Knights and Parramatta Eels both chasing their maiden premiership. The Owl’s Lachlan Fields will bring you all the action from Stadium Australia in Sydney.Continue readingNRLW Grand Final – Newcastle Knights v Parramatta Eels

NRLW grand final: Newcastle or Parramatta to make history

Over the weekend the Newcastle Knights and the Parramatta Eels both booked their respective spots in the 2022 NRLW grand final. In the fifth instalment of the NRLW, history will be made with both the Knights and the Eels competing for the chance to win their first premiership in the competition’s history.Continue readingNRLW grand final: Newcastle or Parramatta to make history

NRL Semi-Final – Parramatta Eels v Canberra Raiders

The Eels have to bounce back after last week’s trouncing by Penrith while the Raiders travel up the highway, having won eight of their past nine matches. The Owl’s Lachlan Fields brings you all the action from Parramatta Stadium.Continue readingNRL Semi-Final – Parramatta Eels v Canberra Raiders

Off the beaten track

Just 3.2 kilometres off Pialligo Avenue is the Canberra Air Disaster Memorial, a large granite monolith with a commemorative plaque that marks the location of a plane crash in 1940. The crash killed ten people, four of whom were senior members of the Australian Government. Individually, and as a group, these people are significant figures in the country’s history.Continue readingOff the beaten track

‘Brothers In Arms’ by Dire Straits: more than ‘Money For Nothing’

Dire Straits is one of the most iconic rock bands from the 1980’s and ‘Money for Nothing’, from their 1985 album ‘Brothers in Arms’, remains the band’s best selling single. But is this the best song on the album? Most people who have ever turned on the radio would recognise Sting singing the famous intro to ‘Money for Nothing’ – “I want my MTV”. However, there are another eight tracks on the fifth studio album from the band.Continue reading‘Brothers In Arms’ by Dire Straits: more than ‘Money For Nothing’

‘FIFA 22’ review: a battle of the consoles

FIFA 22 is the 29th instalment in the FIFA video game series, published by EA (Electronic Arts). EA Sports has produced yet another incremental update to its football simulation series, and the game is as visually appealing and realistic as it has ever been. If you’re a perennial FIFA player like I am, you’ll know that graphical improvements are the icing on the cake, but gameplay still remains king. But have the improvements on the pitch been enough to keep EA’s loyal fanbase glued to their controllers?Continue reading‘FIFA 22’ review: a battle of the consoles