Month: March 2016

Sharks ready for repeat performance against dangerous Wests Tigers

Jayson Bukuya wants his Cronulla Sharks to play the way they did against the Melbourne Storm last weekend and believes a similar performance will be enough to beat Wests Tigers this Saturday at Campbelltown. “We always knew we could play like that,” Bukuya said. “It’s just disappointing to lose the games that we have lost. […]

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New Knights ownership fading by the week says former Newcastle captain

Former Newcastle captain Tony Butterfield says the chances of finding a new Knights owner are dwindling by the week as the first grade continues to fall further into the abyss. Writing for The Newcastle Herald, Butterfield believes that it will become mission impossible to sell the club if it ends up borrowing more money from […]

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Weary Broncos paying full respect to little brother Titans ahead of Friday clash

Alex Glenn believes Brisbane’s derby clash with the Gold Coast Titans will be no walkover and has praised Gold Coast’s impressive start to the season. The Broncos travel to CBus Super Stadium to face little brother on Friday night. “It’s going to be a big match,” the Kiwi International said. “The Titans have been playing […]

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Barba back in business as fullback repays the faith to Cronulla coach

In-form Cronulla fullback Ben Barba has thanked coach Shane Flanagan for selecting him to start the season over Jack Bird and Valentine Holmes. Many believed Barba’s day in the starting side were numbered after spending much of 2015 coming off the bench. “I think me putting in some decent performances is just a way to […]

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‘If I live forever I’ll win the lotto eventually’: The perils of picking Mitchell Pearce for Origin

Let’s get this straight right off the bat. The New South Wales Blues need Mitchell Pearce like a kick in the head. Some might have you believe, including the highly-respected Rugby League Week, that the Blues must go back to Pearce if they’re any chance of downing the mighty Queenslanders. Before we go any further […]

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NRL contract? No thanks, I’d rather up pick up rubbish: Vunakece

Sydney Roosters’ ‘Garbo Man’ prop Eloni Vunakece has admitted he isn’t looking for a full-time NRL contract and would prefer to keep his job picking up rubbish for Leichhardt Council. “It’s everyone’s dream to secure a big long-term contract but not for me,” Vunakece told foxsports.com.au. “The situation I’m in at the moment works for […]

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Milford defends halves partner Hunt after classic one-point win over Cowboys

Anthony Milford has defended Brisbane halves partner Ben Hunt for his sluggish start to the new season. Milford kicked the winning field goal in the Broncos’ 21-20 win over North Queensland. “Last year I had a real slow start to the year and we saw how that all finished off,” Milford told AAP. “We were […]

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