Tag: James Maloney

Trading places: Sharks and Panthers agree to straight swap for Matt Moylan and James Maloney

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Premiership-winning Cronulla five-eigth James Maloney is headed to the Penrith Panthers while Matt Moylan is headed the other way in a straight swap between the two clubs. NRL.com is reporting that Maloney will be at the Panthers until the end of 2020 while Moylan has agreed to a four-year deal with […]

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New South Wales should have never picked a Ron Massey Cup prop and David Fifita in the front-row

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis The bleeding for New South Wales began long before Game III kicked off at Suncorp Stadium on Wednesday night. Game I six weeks ago was meant to be the night NSW finally turned the tide and stopped one of rugby league’s greatest ever dynasties. The Blues came out all guns blazing, […]

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My Blues 17: Maloney, Moylan, Tedesco and Peats to lead Blues to the promise land

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis You know State of Origin is getting closer when every Tom, Dick and Harry start throwing around their preferred New South Wales and Queensland lineups. While the Maroons team generally always picks itself, others have almost made a full-time living just from selecting Blues sides. Should Mitchell Pearce get another chance? […]

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Intriguing times ahead for defending premiers as Sharks kick start season with big win in Melbourne

BY CURTIS WOODWARD Mark round 14 down in your calendars because that’s the next time the NRL’s newest rivalry takes place between 2016 grand final opponents Cronulla and Melbourne. The Sharks and Storm slugged it out in a sometimes vicious contest on Sunday at AAMI Park where the Sharks outlasted the home side 11-2 in […]

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Australia names five debutants for Scotland showdown

BY CURTIS WOODWARD Australia has named their team to play Scotland in the opening Four Nations match this weekend with five debutants in the squad. Jake Friend has been selected on a five-man bench with winger Valentine Holmes to drop off. It was being reported yesterday that Michael Morgan would start at five-eigth but coach […]

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Morgan has inside running over Maloney for utility bench role

Michael Morgan has the inside running on Cronulla’s premiership-winning five-eight James Maloney for the utility bench spot according to Johnathan Thurston. The Kangaroos play New Zealand this weekend in Perth. “Morgan has played off the bench in the role under Meninga for Queensland and the Kangaroos,” Thurston said. “Mal has a few options there. “Morgo […]

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