Tag: Kangaroos

‘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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Diary of a traitor and why a defeated Australia is best for business

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis The Australian Kangaroos have had a mortgage on top spot in the rugby league world for an eternity. Okay sure, they did lose the 2008 World Cup, a series or two and the number one ranking for a short amount of time, but everybody knows they’re the big dogs, right? Long […]

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