The League Fix, episode 13: State of Origin preview
Wednesday 23 May 2012 1:35 p.m.
Rugby League goes under the spotlight – and blowtorch – in The League Fix, 3news.co.nz’s online exclusive weekly series about the great game.
Kiwis league legend Hugh McGahan joins Sam Ackerman to look at the highlights, big hits and injury report from Round 11 of the NRL.
A special shout-out to our absent co-host, Warriors star Jerome Ropati, who has undergone surgery on his knee and is recovering this week. You can tweet him your Get Well messages here.
Sam and Hugh preview Game One in the State of Origin series, underway tonight.
What is Queensland’s secret, and can they make it seven in a row? Or will Sam’s precious Blues finally have their day in the sun?
Back to the NRL and as they head into bye week, a look back at the Warriors’ disappointing loss to the Benji Marshall and his Wests Tigers. What went wrong?
And once again we enter into debate over inconsistencies in refs calls – did Braith Anasta have a point during Sunday’s clash between the Roosters and the Sea Eagles?
Join the discussion – and come get your fix!