Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced a new mask mandate as the state records one new case of COVID-19. It comes after a driver transporting flight crew, along with two other close contacts, tested positive to the virus. For the next five days, masks will be made compulsory on public transport in Greater Sydney, excluding the […]
The NSW government has announced another $100 voucher scheme, available only on Fridays at Sydney CBD restaurants and attractions. Jim Wilson welcomed the idea, but raised concerns CBD restaurants are themselves turning customers away with exorbitant minimum spends. A friend of Jim’s was recently forced to pay nearly double his bill for his lunch due […]
There are concerns a gangland feud will escalate after Bilal Hamze, the cousin of “Brothers for Life” founder Bassam Hamzy, was killed last night in the Sydney CBD. NSW Police Criminal Groups Squad Commander Detective Superintendent Robert Critchlow told Jim Wilson the “public and brazen” nature of the shooting was particularly disturbing. “We’ve got someone […]
ARL Commission Chairman Peter V’landys is advising players against boxing in the off-season. Mr V’landys is concerned about neurological damage from head knocks amid backlash over his crackdown on high tackles. During the off-season several NRL players enter the ring and compete as boxers. In February, Parramatta’s Junior Paulo and Canberra’s Josh Papalii both fought. […]
David ‘Thirsty’ Morrow was counting down the days towards his double hip replacement. Calling in from his hospital bed, Davey says the surgery was a success and he’s feeling amazing. It great to hear he’s on the mend and feeling a million bucks!
The NRL is under pressure to more clearly define how referees decide how to respond to illegal contact and player injuries. It remains unclear under what conditions a sin bin, report, or send-off is determined. When pressed by James Willis, NRL Head of Football Graham Annesley insisted players are adjusting to the crackdown on head […]