Age shall not weary them – Numbers are just that, numbers #NRL #RoosKiwis #ANZACTest #Origin #RugbyLeague

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(The Awesome Foursome. One of the greatest ‘spines’ in Australian Rugby League history. Photo courtesy of http://www.foxsports.com.au)

So how old is old? How old is too old? How old do you feel? If one tends to listen to the external pressure that has been applied to the current Australian and Queensland Origin representatives by the media, journalists and commentators in the past week, anyone would think that there’s a nursing home waiting for them to file in, one by one, walking frame after walking frame. “This is an ageing roster”, thanks for informing us all of the bleating obvious, a line that has been muttered more often than Tony Abbott telling us he’s “stopped the boats”

Respected journo Paul Kent mentioned that a succession plan is needed to avoid a catastrophic dilemma, one that the Australian Cricket team was faced with it when the likes of Warne, McGrath, Langer and…

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