Author: The81stMinute

Fantasy trades: Who should your club be trading today?

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Player movements in the National Rugby League never end and despite the season nearing, some clubs are still putting finishing touches to their 2018 roster. But what if we actually had a trade window? You know, like most other sports? Why aren’t we embracing the madness? We’ve put together some fantasy […]

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Is this the ugliest jersey in the history of the world?

BY A.J NASH Roll out the HAZMAT team because we have a S.T.I.N.K.E.R. Yes Melbourne have released their Cameron Smith/Johnathan Thurston testimonial jersey which will be worn against North Queensland on the 23rd of this month. Look at it!   Apparently the Storm are wearing this number on 23rd v Cowboys for the Thurston/Smith testimonial. […]

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Get expanding: Wigan boss threatens ‘insular’ NRL with a Perth Super League team

BY STAFF WRITERS Wigan Warriors owner Ian Lenagan believes the English Super League will expand into a fully-fledged international competition within five years and has hinted at a Super League side based in Perth if the NRL doesn’t hurry up with expansion plans. Lenagan is currently in Wollongong ahead of Super League’s first ever top […]

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Josh Reynolds already making Wests Tigers a better team

Veteran Wests Tigers forward Chris Lawrence has praised new recruit Josh Reynolds’ attitude to training since moving across from Canterbury-Bankstown. Reynolds will start the season in the halves with Luke Brooks. “Josh definitely brings a lot of energy and enthusiasm and he’s a really competitive bloke,” Lawrence told the Big Sports Breakfast on Sky Sports […]

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Commonwealth Championships draw announced

The 2018 Commonwealth Championships get underway at the end of the month in Moreton Bay. The Nines tournament is a precursor to the 2026 Commonwealth Games where rugby league is attempting entry. “The Commonwealth Championships provided an outstanding competition at Glasgow 2014,” he said. “Following the success of the Women’s World Cup, these Championships embrace […]

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