This Week in League NRL Podcast

This week we look back at the brutal end of the Yeary of Cleary and much more.

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It's time for the 2020 NRL Grand Final! It's been a strange old season and we've come to the end, and we're lucky enough to have one of our teams involved!

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This week we look back at the great finals matches from last weekend, discuss potential player swaps, digital espionage flops and more!

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This week we look back at the first week of finals action and much more.

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It's finals time! We look at the wooden spooners and their new coach, the final round of the 2020 regular season and much more!

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This week we look at the final round of the NRL season, new chaos rules, and much more!

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This week we talk about the clubs showing balls, the clubs who wouldn't know balls if they bounced off their stripes, and everything in between as we approach the 2020 finals.

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This week Hook lands at the Dragons, and the Sharks have to deal with another performance-enhanced fallout.

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This week we look at the Tigers' mistreatment of a legend, the Broncos acting tough, and Cronulla culture.

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This week we have to camp ourselves at Red Hill again, and look at the fallout of Seibold's departure. We also talk about the Leeroy Jenkins-est player in the league, and the worst sponsorship deal ever.

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This week we bring you the latest on the Broncos and make enemies in every club supporter base as we do! Enjoy another Express Episode!

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This week it's all Broncos implosions, all the time. We couldn't make it an express episode if we tried with all the goings on at Red Hill!

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This week we talk sex tapes, Tiger insecurities, Round 12 and much more.

This week's episode is brought to you by MANSCAPED. Goto manscaped.com and get 20% off + free shipping with the code: TWILNATION #manscapedpod 

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This week we talk about the return of Sonny Bill Williams to the Roosters, offer a branding critique to the new Brisbane bid team, and Stepdad makes an indecent proposal like the degenerate he is.

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This week the coaching roundabout continues, we try a new format that we probably won't do ever again, and much more!

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This week we talk Bulldogs - Pay, CHN, Okunbor, another wave of Rona bullshit and much more.

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This week we talk about the curious David Fifita tug of war, the Warriors cleaning house, and of course AFB.

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This week we talk about locker room seminars, death threats, and all the upcoming action for Round 8 of the NRL season.

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This week we discuss the Kearney sacking, round 6 and the budget surface at Campbelltown.

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This week we talk about player agents, diving, and all of the action from round 5 of the 2020 NRL season.

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This week we cover off the ABSOLUTE ROBBERY on Saturday night, look at the emergence of a real hype machine in Newcastle and more.

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Footy is back, and we look at the round 3 games, look ahead to round 4, and talk about the potential upheaval to streaming and much more!

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Rugby league is back! We have weathered the storm and the game we love has returned. Speaking of returning, Cronulla players are on the gear again! How about that.

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This week we close the book on our anti-vax turnstile pal, celebrate the return of GI and wade through the latest chapters in the media war on the NRL.

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This week we celebrate the big TREE FIDDY, as we raise the bat and the wrap it around the heads of our anti-vaxxer members of the rugby league fraternity.

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This week we talk about those who won't vax, Channel 9, and our most painful games that we've attended.

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This week it's joyful news as the NRL set their season length.... and then out comes the grammers and the tiktokers... 

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This week we look at the departure of Greenberg, possible outcomes of the next rights deal, Big Nelson writing cheques he can't cash, and a look back at the greatest day in the history of the sport.

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This week we look at the departure of Greenberg, possible outcomes of the next rights deal, Big Nelson writing cheques he can't cash, and a look back at the greatest day in the history of the sport.

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This week we talk about Channel 9 and how much they can get fucked, people wanting to switch to league, and much much more!

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Lockdown continues, but the social distance has decreased as we tackle the news, mark your homework, and talk Any Given Sunday while we wait for footy to return!

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This week we enter our second week without games, look at the media coverage of the current suspended season.

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This week it's Coronavirus, sh*t is real.

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This week everything is under a cloud of succulent bats as the NRL season hangs in the balance and things get savage.

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We're back for 2020! This week the guys try and get through a mountain of offseason chat, take a look at the prospects for teams in 2020, talk about the manufactured outrage over the NRL ad and much much more.

Oh, and Stepdad tries to start a thing...

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This week we dive into the awards that YOU voted for - the 2019 TWILLY Awards. Who will be the revelation of the 2019 NRL season? Who will win the coveted #TWILTourist award for our tenth year? All will be revealed! Recorded live on 24/10/2019.

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Just a quick PSA to our listeners who aren't on social media channels - voting for the 2019 TWILLY Awards is now live!

To cast your votes visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TWILLY2019.

Voting closes at 6pm QLD/7pm AEDST on Thursday 24th October, and our LIVE TWILLY awards episode will begin two hours later, at 8pm QLD/9pm AEDST on our Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/thisweekinleague.

Hit SUBSCRIBE on our channel to receive notifications about when the episode begins.

Note: following the TWILLY voting ballot there's a section about the show, the segments on it, and general feedback like that. We appreciate hearing your feedback and it's your chance to help shape the show. All listeners who complete that section go into the draw to win a 2020 TWILNation membership.

See you next week!

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This week we wrap up the 2019 NRL grand final with all of its controversies, we give a few recollections of our GF festivities, and say some shit that had to be edited out for the first time in years.

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This week we talk the GRAND FINAL, baby! How they got there, who we're backing, and who we think will win the big one.

Don't forget we have a huge weekend of meetups and opportunities for the consumption of alcohol.

Saturday, 5th October @ 7pm - join us for our members get together if you can. We've sent the location out to members, if you need it, get in touch and we'll sort you out.

Sunday, 6th October @ 10am - 3 Wise Monkeys Hotel, Cnr George & Liverpool. Pre-drinks for the GF meetup.

Sunday, 6th October @ Midday - Edinburgh Castle Hotel, Pitt St. The big one, the 2019 TWIL GF party.

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This week we talk about the GOD DAMNED ROBBERY on Saturday night and the utter humiliation of the Eels as we get pretty pretty excited for the upcoming Grand Final meetup season.

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This week it's all about week one of the finals, baby! Relive the Aussie battler Mighty Manly Sea Eagles as they overcome the Sharks, pants off as we relive karma hitting the Broncos, plus the other games PLUS the greatest review we've ever received.

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This week we look forward to the finals as we fight the scourge of asbestos at our footy fields, grubs and suspensions, and much more.

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This week we get a storytime prequel, we look at the meaningful matchups and possibilities from round 25 and much more.

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This week we give credit to the Knights and Brownie, Low Energy Ivan and his sleepy crew, and much more!

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This week we shower Brownie and his big head with credit and take a look a expensive rings and grubby things.

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This week we have a jumbo mailbag with your questions, all of the match reviews from Round 21and much more.

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This week we deal with the aftermath of the Muppet Babies episode, the aftermath of Manly giving Newcastle the credit they deserve, and all of the action from round 20 of the 2019 NRL season.

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This week we talk about the retirement of a legend, as well as Robbie Farah, and give a heap of credit where it's due to teams that are due a heap of credit!

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This week we look at the suspension of Bill Kikau and what it means for future tackling, we celebrate Robbie Farah's 300th game, and much more!

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This week we talk about rule changes, the Titans, Juggalos and Juggalettes and much more! Whoop whoop, fuck this shit!

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This week in a special post-Origin Express Episode we talk about the birth of a new dynasty, the crushing victory over the evil empire, and other stuff!

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This week we talk eye gouging, the golden era of success for both of our teams and a mega mailbag with your questions!

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This week we talk LONG and HARD about State of Origin Game 2 and little else. If you're a Blues fan, enjoy.

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This week we talk State of Origin Game 2, backflipalooza, and much more!

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This week we talk through the impending mayhem of the June 30th transfer deadline, look at Josh McGuire's eye-gouging fetish and much more.

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This week in this special late episode we give our State of Origin Game 1 post-mortem, as well as look back to the distant past vuvuzela round, and ahead to round 13 of the 2019 NRL season.

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This week we talk Origin selections, Kevin Walters and his guru, BS salary cap dispensations for alleged sex offenders and much more.

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This week we talk about Stepdad's health issues in way too much detail and relate them to the Panther's season. We also praise the kings of the NRL for bestowing the ultimate L on Paul Gallen, and much more!

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This week we celebrate the success of Magic Round through beer goggles, look at the return of Dylan Walker, and much more.

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Finally, it's Magic Round! We talk about the big weekend ahead, dealing with problematic landmarks, and as always, the rise and rise of the Mighty Manly Sea Eagles and the problems facing the Panthers.

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This week we take on the lying media, look at some potential player transfers, revel in another week where Manly win and Penrith lose and dish out some life-changing advice!

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Gus Gould is leaving the Panthers, in completely separate and unrelated news the Panthers are terrible on-field, and there's much much more to discuss!

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This week we salute the departed GI, give Cameron Smith every bit of credit to which he is entitled as we look back on Round 5 of the 2019 NRL season.

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This week we revel in the glory of Manly's courageous win and the luck of Penrith's lucky escape, along with chat about Val Holmes, James Roberts, and the mysterious island of Monkeydelphia.

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This week we rejoice in a Manly win, look at the dark times surrounding the Panthers, come up with a new way to guarantee victory for sides and take a look at all of the action from Round 3.

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This week we talk about round 2, and take a bunch of tangents into expansion, relocation, Flanno, and much more.

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This week we talk about internet gaffes, CTE, and all of the action from Round 1 of the 2019 NRL season. Oh, and tangents. So many, many tangents.

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We're back for 2019! We look at the best/worst offseason ever, some of the changes affecting your team, and of course round 1 this weekend. 

Forever dedicated to our first lady Kate Eastwood. RIP.

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It's that time again! The final episode of the season, our night of nights, it's the TWILLY awards, recorded while live streaming on the evening of October 12th 2018. Alternate title for this episode: Uncle Bortion.

Thanks for the laughs and support in 2018, friends, and see you in 2019!

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Hey guys and girls! This is just a quick episode for those listeners who aren't on social media that the TWILLY voting is now open!

To have your say, head to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TWILLYS2018 and fill out the various categories - you have until 7pm QLD/8pm DST on Friday October 12th, with the TWILLY Awards being announced after 9pm that night!

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This week we look back on the look back at the grand new fables and legends of human endurance forged on that special last weekend of the NRL season - TWIL Meetup Weekend. There was also a game of footy played apparently.

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This week we look at the meek capitulation of both the Sharks and the Rabbits en route to our 2018 Grand Final between the Storm and the Roosters, stopping in at Billy Slater's judiciary verdict and Wayne Bennett's imminent forced departure from the team he built.

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This week Stepdad is cripple and Nate is on his deathbed as they discuss the demise of the Panthers, the long awaited Hutchenpendence Day for the Dragons, and much more.

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This week we wrap up Week 1 of the finals, continue to extend our warm invitation to journalists to join us for a chat, look ahead to Week 2 of the finals and much more.

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It's finals! Finally! We look ahead to the games this weekend, Mad Monday antics, and much more.

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This week it's all positivity as we look forward to the finals, and the sweet frozen Mars Bar of regular season death for the Manly Sea Eagles in 2018.

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This week regrettably it's an Express Episode(tm) as we struggle with life outside of podcasting! Don't worry though, because we'll still hit you with all of the good stuff and don't shy away from how shithouse our teams are!

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It's taken almost 100 episodes and 3yrs, but Real Dad returns to the show, giving us all of the sniffling, "this fuckhead"-ing, Tigers-centric bullshit that you've been missing!

Thanks to everyone for the support, tweets, FB comments, nudes, and abuse over the past 8 years, we couldn't have done it without #TWILNation! 

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This week we look at the huge story brewing between Penrith and the Wests Tigers, Manly's epic win over the Sharks, the abuse of referees and much more!

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This week we try and do an express episode and fail miserably as we talk about Immortals, Heighno's retirement, recap a round to forget (for Nate) and look ahead to Round 21 of the 2018 NRL season.

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This week we celebrate "rugby league doesn't talk to us anymore" round as we recap the action from Round 19 and look ahead to Round 20. A bumper episode for the old school listeners!

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This week we battle audio issues from our new setup, pay homage to Luke Lewis and our Hall of Fame inductees, and give you the usual recaps, previews and good clean fun you've come to expect!

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This week we look at some recent player movements, some great listener questions, all of the action from Round 17 and of course the final game in the 2018 State of Origin series.

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This week we look at players and social media, the upcoming Origin sweep, a glorious Round 16 of the NRL and much more.

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This week we spend the entirely of the episode bathing in the warm glow of the mighty NSW Blues taking out the 2018 State of Origin series. We also talk about the other games from Rep Round, look ahead to Round 16... but mostly the Blues.

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This week the king has returned to the Tigers! We take a look at the pros and cons, as well as look at the upcoming Rep Round, Origin, and look back on all of the action from Round 15 of the NRL season.

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This week we talk about Watmough vs DCE, salute Peter Wallace, announce our retirement from all sorts of things along with the usual recaps and startlingly accurate predictions for the week ahead!

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This week we interrupt our regularly scheduled programming to announce that NSW is the best and this time it's definitely not a false alarm.

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This week in tangents we go back in time to solve the world's problems, while in the present day we talk State of Origin, the action from round 12, and much more.

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This week we talk sin binning, Bennett vs Bellamy, Manly's dominance of the Storm and much more!

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This week we talk about Cam Smith's retirement from rep footy, Jay puts you off something else now paprika is off the menu for good, and we slide a new nickname in at long last. Oh, and did you happen to see Manly SLAUGHTER the Broncos?

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This week we touch on referees, low blows and much more! Come and have a beer with us from 2.30pm at Fritzenberger on Petrie Terrace before the big double header on Saturday!

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This week we talk about Manly, The Hall of Fame, Dally M voting, and much more!

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This week we have a decidedly UNexpress episode for you. Think we'll gloss over our team's losses? Behold as we spend about half of the damn show on them!

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This week we talk Jackson Hastings, team cancer, Magic Weekend 2019 and much more in the most express of all express episodes!

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This week we talk about the Nathan Brown spray (of course), drink-spiking, and much more!

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This week we mostly try and find where the first win for Canberra and the Eels is hiding.

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This week we talk about the determination released by the NRL on Manly's salary cap, the WNRL, and Peter Beattie's love of expansion when it suits an NRL that is in need of a distraction!

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This week we talk about the plans for the Immortals and the Hall of Fame and marvel at the magnificence of Manly's big win on the weekend (and the other games of course...).

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This week we get a squirrel-grip on round one and try to agree on which winners are for real. We also dive into the mailbag and look ahead to round two of the 2018 NRL season.

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