A barely filled stadium is not a good look for the NRL, especially when it’s two of the competition’s most loved sides taking on each other during the marquee retro round.
So, who was responsible for the lunacy of putting such a match on at 6pm in the middle of Sydney? The In The Clear boys take the NRL to task over such a blatant mis-step.
Meanwhile, it’s getting to the pointy end of the season with Melbourne all but locked in for the minor premiership. Which games in round 23 are worth paying attention to from a finals point of view?