Welcome to Beyond the Goalpost

If you’re anything like me, you’re an absolute fiend for thoughtful and introspective rugby league coverage. Sadly, the fall of mainstream rugby league coverage means the back pages are now littered with blithering tales of war chests and secret meetings rather than anything of real substance.

I’ve wanted to have a specific rugby league project for some time now, especially after the positive reception on a few pieces I wrote on the mothership site during last season.

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