Tag: NRL Finals

Minichiello doesn’t think Slater should be suspended for Feki shoulder charge

Sydney Roosters legend Anthony Minichiello thinks his old fullback rival and Melbourne custodian Billy Slater shouldn’t be suspended for his shoulder charge last Friday night at AAMI Park. Slater could have played his last ever game if he is scratched by the NRL judiciary. “Look, it was a shoulder charge but to miss a grand […]

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Off-field dramas haven’t affected us: Seibold

South Sydney coach Anthony Seibold couldn’t have asked for a better week of preparation despite the off-field issues that could have ruined the club’s season. The Rabbitohs mentor says his team is ready for their preliminary final showdown against rivals Sydney Roosters. “I think last week it sort of hit everyone by surprise with the […]

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Former Kangaroo backing Roosters to get even better against old rivals

Parramatta legend Nathan Hindmarsh knows a thing or two about September heartache which makes him a pretty good judge this time of the year. Writing for Big League magazine, Hindmarsh believes the Sydney Roosters still have room to improve ahead of their blockbuster showdown against bitter rivals South Sydney on Saturday night. “Watching the Roosters, […]

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Footy’s oldest rivalry: Seven of the best Roosters versus Rabbitohs clashes of the modern era

BY STAFF WRITERS It is the oldest rivalry in rugby league and deserves our respect – the Roosters and Rabbitohs, Tricolours and the Bunnies, the glamour club and the pride of the league. Another chapter will be written this weekend when the Sydney Roosters and South Sydney Rabbitohs clash for a spot in the 2018 […]

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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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Former Rooster says Boyd Cordner too young to captain Australia

Former Rooster Mark Riddell says current Tricolours and Blues skipper Boyd Cordner is too young to captain Australia and that honour should go to South Sydney’s Greg Inglis. The Roosters and Rabbitohs clash this weekend in a preliminary final and the last ever game to be played at the iconic Sydney Football Stadium. But Riddell, […]

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Top 10 greatest matches played at the SFS

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Since its opening in 1988, the Sydney Football Stadium has played backdrop to some of rugby league’s greatest moments and matches.  Ironically, the two clubs that called it home longer than anyone else will see the old girl out. The ground is set to be demolished later this year meaning this […]

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