Tag: Kangaroos

Chaos and flair: The story of an Innisfail kid who made a decision that changed everything

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Here is something you may not know about Australia’s greatest ever fullback. If Billy Slater did not leave high school as a 15-year-old, we probably would not be celebrating his illustrious career this weekend. On Friday night at AAMI Park, Slater plays his last ever game in front of his adoring […]

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NRL trying to piggyback on the back of Toronto Wolfpack’s success: Maitua

Former Australian Reni Maitua says the NRL is attempting to piggyback on the good work done by the Toronto Wolfpack by tapping into the North American market so soon after Toronto’s entry into professional rugby league. Maitua, who now works for the Wolfpack’s front office, believes there is money to be made. “There is no […]

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‘I had a fear of letting people down’: Smith retires from rep footy

BY STAFF WRITERS Legendary hooker Cameron Smith has officially retired from retirement football effective immediately after calling a press conference in Melbourne on Tuesday afternoon. Flanked by Queensland coach Kevin Walters and watched on by Craig Bellamy and other Melbourne Storm officials – Smith explained what drove him to play on – and so well […]

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Cameron Smith retires from rep football effective immediately

Australian and Queensland captain Cameron Smith has sent shockwaves through the rugby league world by retiring effective immediately from all representative football. It is understood Smith will officially make the announcement this afternoon and has already told Melbourne Storm teammates. His Maroons teammates, such as South Sydney’s Greg Inglis, were seemingly unaware of his decision […]

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Twitter reacts to Aaron Woods giving it to English fans post-match

BY SCOTT DILLON Australia and England battled out arguably the most grueling World Cup Final in history with the Kangaroos eventually holding on 6-0. Both teams gave everything with the game in the balance to the last second. But some on Twitter noticed a little moment just after the final siren showing Australian prop Aaron Woods […]

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Grounded Kangaroos happy to play back-to-back in Brisbane

Australian vice-captain Boyd Cordner says playing back-to-back games in Brisbane will help the Kangaroos against England in the Rugby League World Cup final this Saturday. Their opponents have travelled as far as Perth and New Zealand and will make their first appearance in Queensland for the tournament this Saturday. “Some of the boys have been […]

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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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