Month: October 2015

Wests Tigers release Martin Taupau

Wests Tigers have released Martin Taupau from the final year of his contract allowing the Kiwi International to join Manly-Warringah immediately on a four-year deal. Speculation on Taupau’s future has been rife in recent weeks and culminated with an e-mail accidentally sent to a Canadian journalist instead of Manly boss Joe Kelly. “This is a […]

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Gould says Wests Tigers must move to Macarthur to guarantee future in the NRL

Penrith Panthers General Manager Phil Gould believes Wests Tigers must move their base and invest heavily in the Macarthur if they are to secure their future in the National Rugby League. In a Twitter exchange on Thursday night with the81stminute.com’s Curtis Woodward, the man that came in and completely transformed Penrith agreed with all questions […]

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The Quick Tap

THE NRL’S MONEY TREE The National Rugby League says part of the new Chief Executive’s duties will include concentrating and growing the grassroots level of the game, something we’ve heard time and time again without any real action. That means some real money being invested instead of empty promises from men whose salaries seem to […]

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Cleary hoses down Warriors speculation while Lauitiiti could return to Auckland

Sacked Penrith Panthers coach Ivan Cleary has emphatically ruled out a switch back to the New Zealand Warriors telling The Daily Telegraph he hasn’t even spoken to the club. That should be known,”‘ Cleary said. “Also too, for Jim Doyle (Warriors CEO). “I don’t want question marks over him, he’s trying to back the coach […]

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