Month: November 2016

Santa’s sack: What your club needs for Christmas

BY STAFF WRITERS ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the NRL, not a club was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there. It’s hard to believe but 2016 is almost done and dusted, in the books, kaput. […]

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Turner on Farah: “He’s teaching us boys new things that we didn’t know”

BY CURTIS WOODWARD South Sydney’s Kyle Turner says new recruit Robbie Farah is settling in nicely and leading from the front. Round 1, 2017 is months away but the opening round clash between Souths and Wests Tigers is building and Turner has revealed the highly-respected position Farah already holds within his new team at Redfern. […]

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Jarrod Mullen’s career in the balance after another hamstring injury at training

Newcastle playmaker Jarrod Mullen’s career hangs in the balance after suffering another hamstring injury at training. The former New South Wales half has had a horrendously-long battle with leg injuries which have kept him on the sidelines throughout his career. This latest setback may prove to be the end. “It was just a simple drill. […]

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We ask the tough question: Is Semi Radradra in the top 70 Eels wingers of all time…We say..Nah!

BY KANE AUSTIN Breaking! Breaking! Semi Radradra is on his way back to Australia – again. The big fella has come back to face the music and a possible conviction for domestic violence. Woops. Then there’s the fact he’s probably going to walk out on Parramatta to sign with some frog-eating rugby union team (Sonny […]

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All-time weirdo XIII: Rugby league freaks and human oddities

BY STAFF WRITERS Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls. Welcome to the greatest show on earth! Come inside our museum of misfits, the weird, the stranger still and the downright crazy. Check out our Team of the Little Bit Weird:   1 Puig Aubert Considered the greatest French rugby league player of all time. That […]

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“It is highly disappointing that they have taken this course of action”: Commissioners

All seven independent commissioners on the ARLC board have voted unanimously in support of embattled Chairman John Grant. In a statement released on NRL.com, the commissioners said: “…It is highly disappointing that they have taken this course of action given John’s unwavering commitment to the game over the last five years,” the Commissioners said. “John’s […]

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Au Revior Mate: $emi Radradra has lost the fans and there’s no turning back now

BY CURTIS WOODWARD There has been another twist in the saga that is Semi Radradra’s life after Radradra’s manager denied the Fijian flyer had signed a lucrative contract with French rugby union powerhouse Toulon. Toulon announced on its website that it had signed the Parramatta winger but his manager, George Christodoulou, said Toulon has “jumped […]

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Luke Brooks the odd man out in race for a new Wests Tigers contract

BY CURTIS WOODWARD If the Robbie Farah saga tells us anything, it is Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor isn’t scared to put his cojones on the line. It was him or Farah and the coach won the day. Despite all the off-field drama, Wests Tigers almost made the playoffs. If they hadn’t run into the […]

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