Month: January 2016

“It’s not an excuse but a realisation that I need help”: Pearce

Embattled Sydney Roosters co-captain Mitchell Pearce has fronted the media for the first time since Australia Day where a video went viral of the halfback abusing a female home owner and her pet dog. “I’d like to unreservedly apologise for my behaviour,” Pearce said. “My behaviour was unacceptable. I’m embarrassed and take full responsibility for […]

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Reynolds ready to take on extra responsibility while Hodkinson is just happy to be on the field

Canterbury five-eight Josh Reynolds says he has no issue being the elder statesman in his new playmaking partnership with Moses Mbye. Former halfback Trent Hodkinson is now at Newcastle and Reynolds is ready to take on the extra pressure. “I like that; you can’t stay young forever,” Reynolds told foxsports.com.au. “You’ve got to be the […]

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Sky the limit for Sea Eagles, Kennedy named best trainer at the Raiders

New Manly enforcer Martin Taupau has not ruled out a premiership for the Sea Eagles in his first campaign for the club since switching from Wests Tigers. Taupau joins fellow big name recruits Nate Myles, Dylan Walker, Lewis Brown and Coach Trent Barrett. “There’s something in the waters over there. We needed change, and that’s […]

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The devil’s dance continues as Mitchell Pearce caught in viral dog act

Sydney Roosters halfback and skipper Mitchell Pearce faces the sack or at the very least heavy sanctions after a video went viral that could end his Australian football career. On Wednesday night a video was released showing a drunken, semi-naked Pearce making unwanted sexual advances at a woman, urinating and violating the woman’s pet dog. […]

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Ropati says Warriors and McFadden deserve time despite pressure

New Zealand Warriors great Jerome Ropati says coach Andrew McFadden deserves time as the team works on their new combinations in the opening rounds of the competition. Rumours suggest McFadden’s head is already on the chopping block if the Auckland-based outfit start slowly in 2016 with former coach Ivan Cleary waiting in the wings. There […]

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