Tag: Mitchell Pearce

Knights praise Wests Tigers as Pearce prepares for showdown with Brooks

Newcastle coach Nathan Brown says star halfback Mitchell Pearce isn’t looking as far ahead as State of Origin. Instead, the Knights and Pearce have a more pressing matter this weekend when they face the in-form 5-1 Wests Tigers in Tamworth. “Pearcey hasn’t really spoken about Origin to be honest and I would have thought he […]

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‘This is the right decision’: Mitchell Pearce has left the Roosters

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis The Sydney Roosters have released Mitchell Pearce from the final two years of his contract ending ongoing speculation over the premiership-winners future. Pearce returned from an overseas holiday and met with club officials where he asked to be excused from his deal. It follows the Roosters signing Australian playmaker and Melbourne […]

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Mitchell Pearce seeks release from Sydney Roosters

The Daily Telegraph is reporting that Sydney Roosters great Mitchell Pearce has requested a release from the club after returning from an overseas holiday. It comes after the Roosters shocked the country by signing Melbourne Storm’s legendary halfback Cooper Cronk. Rumours have gotten louder over the last couple of weeks that Pearce wanted out of […]

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Flanagan admits Sharks watching Pearce situation closely

Cronulla have just signed former Penrith captain Matt Moylan for 2018 but aren’t done just yet with Sharks coach Shane Flanagan believing the club is still in with a chance of nabbing disgruntled Sydney Roosters great Mitchell Pearce. The Roosters made waves recently when they signed free agent and incumbent Australian pivot Cooper Cronk leaving […]

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Our one-on-one interview with Sydney Roosters recruit Cooper Cronk

BY STAFF WRITERS Cooper Cronk is headed to the Sydney Roosters in news that has rocked the Australian sporting landscape. We sat down with Cronk* to get this amazing insight from the enigmatic superstar. 81M: Cooper, what if we said there’s people out there that think your move to the Roosters is simply a cash […]

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I would leave the Roosters if I was Pearce: Sterlo

One of Australia’s greatest ever halfbacks thinks Mitchell Pearce should leave the Sydney Roosters now that the club has signed Cooper Cronk. Peter Sterling told Triple M on Monday night that he would leave the Tricolours instead of playing second fiddle to the former Melbourne Storm playmaker. I’m just trying to put myself in the […]

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Cronk says Roosters challenge – not money – was real reason he chose Bondi club

New Sydney Roosters recruit Cooper Cronk says the challenge – not money – inspired him to join the Bondi club next season. Speaking on Fox Sports’ NRL 360, the halfback hinted that his realistic options were retirement or the Roosters. “The tough choice was playing on or retiring, that was the toughest one. And then […]

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Why the ‘Rooster for Life’ Mitchell Pearce has every right to be dirty on the ones he called family

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis You make your first grade debut as an 18-year-old and immediately impress – it comes as no surprise to club officials or your chairman. After all, you’re Mitchell Pearce – the future of the Sydney Roosters. Within a couple of years you’re in your first grand final but unfortunately it isn’t […]

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