Tag: Dylan Napa

Nothing wrong with crackdown on cheating teams but where’s the common sense in our game gone?

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Sydney Roosters enforcer Dylan Napa has broken his silence on the tackle that left mate Ashton Sims sidelined with a broken jaw. Napa was sin-binned in Sydney’s loss to the Brisbane Broncos at Suncorp Stadium but was subsequently cleared by the match review committee. At the time of the incident, social […]

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Dylan Napa the man to stop Cowboys monster Taumalolo

Former Western Suburbs Magpies captain Warren Boland believes the job of stopping North Queensland monster Jason Taumalolo this weekend should be given to Sydney Roosters’ enforcer Dylan Napa. “Carrying the flag for the Sydney clubs is the Roosters. For the third year in a row, only one Sydney team has survived to the last four,” […]

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Josh McGuire is “foaming” to rip into New South Wales engine room says teammate

Queensland tyro Jarrod Wallace says the Maroons front row quartet can’t wait for Wednesday night and build on the foundations they set in Game II. QLD’s young engine room outmuscled the more fancied NSW props but they’ll have to do it again in Game III if the Maroons are to take the series. “Moose (Josh […]

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Roosters can win the premiership if they keep JWH and Napa fit: Ennis

Premiership-winning Cronulla Sharks hooker Michael Ennis has likened the Sydney Roosters to the 2016 Sharks saying the Tricolours’ engine room will go a long way to determining whether they can win the title. Writing in this week’s Big League magazine, Ennis believes props Jared Waerea-Hargreaves and Dylan Napa are vital to their hopes with the […]

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No pressure: Aaron Woods likens QLD rookie Coen Hess to wrecking ball Fifita

New South Wales prop Aaron Woods has likened Queensland rookie Coen Hess to Blues wrecking ball Andrew Fifita ahead of State of Origin II at ANZ Stadium. “I’m not too sure how much time he’s going to get but I’m sure they’ll go to him a lot. He’s really good on the edge,” Woods said. […]

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The forgotten art of fear and why Waerea-Hargreaves and Napa are the best props in the game

BY CURTIS WOODWARD Forget Jesse Bromwich, Matt Scott, James Tamou, Aaron Woods and James Graham. The Sydney Roosters have the two best props in the National Rugby League. That is why the Chooks rushed to extend the contracts of both Jared Waerea-Hargreaves and Dylan Napa in the space of three months. Kiwi enforcer Waerea-Hargreaves re-signed […]

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Roosters will bounce back from horror season: Pearce

Mitchell Pearce believes the Sydney Roosters will bounce back from a tumultuous season under the guidance of premiership-winning coach Trent Robinson. The Roosters halfback was suspended for a pre-season incident which began a horror run for the glamour club that included long-term injuries to key personel. “This year’s been really frustrating but you often learn […]

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Pick Napa & McGuire For Aussie Debuts and Fight the Future

They are the current Four Nations champions and boast some of the most exciting, brash and confident players in the competition. From the undeniable Shaun Johnson to Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, Kieran Foran to Benji Marshall to Issac Luke and the most powerful backrower in the NRL, Jason Taumalolo, New Zealand aren’t on the brink of something […]

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