Tag: NORTH SYDNEY BEARS

Exclusive: Cronulla backflipped on Cabramatta NSW Cup deal

BY CURTIS WOODWARD  @woodward_curtis  The powerful Cabramatta Rugby League Club are still shooting for a place at the Intrust Super Premiership table for season 2019 despite 12 months of negotiations recently breaking down with the Cronulla Sharks which led to the Sharks recommitting to their partnership with the Newtown Jets. We understand former Sharks CEO […]

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North Sydney Bears to become NSW Cup feeder club to Roosters

BY SCOTT DILLON As first reported by our own Curtis Woodward, the North Sydney Bears are set to become the NSW Cup feeder to fellow foundation club the Sydney Roosters. The long term partnership between the Bears and South Sydney Rabbitohs has ended after the Bears went against South Sydney’s wishes and signed former Dally […]

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How Henson Park helped me travel through time on a magic carpet called rugby league

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis On Saturday afternoon I experienced something absolutely strange. Almost too out there to put into words. I, wait for it, stepped into a time machine and travelled back to the early 1980’s. Before you tell me to put down the peyote – let me explain. My journey to this other time […]

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Opening of Harbour Bridge began slow death of once mighty North Sydney Bears

@woodward_curtis There is no doubt almost everybody in rugby league has a soft spot for the North Sydney Bears – a foundation club chewed up and spat out by a game that was meant to love it. The spirit of the Bears remains as an entity in the lower grades but the National Rugby League […]

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Wests Tigers vs Bears Player Ratings

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Th81stMinute Call Team travelled to Leichhardt Oval on Saturday for the Intrust Super Premiership clash between Wests Tigers and the North Sydney Bears. The Bears were heavy favourites but not even Wests Tigers could have seen this ambush coming as North Sydney took a 30-0 lead into half-time. Wests Tigers were […]

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Commentary team double header supporting bush footy

BUSH FOOTY DOUBLE HEADER! WESTS TIGERS V NORTH SYDNEY – Mossvale MITTAGONG V THIRLMERE – Mittagong To coincide with the Intrust Super Premiership’s Country Round this weekend, The81stMinute Commentary Team will go one better and not only bring you Wests Tigers and North Sydney from Mossvale Oval but then double up with the Group 6 […]

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Call Team Player Ratings

Curtis Woodward and Luke Potter were joined in the pre-show by St George Illawarra legend Shaun Timmins. The Cutters were rightful favourites heading into the clash with the Bears but it was the visitors who walked away with the two competition points after an impressive performance from young hooker Brad Deitz, Cheyne Whitelaw and halfback […]

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