Tag: NRL

Confirmed: Robbie Farah will be back at Wests Tigers this week

It is officially official. Robbie Farah will be back at the Wests Tigers this week after being granted a release from the South Sydney Rabbitohs. Wests Tigers confirmed the news on Wednesday. “I look forward to welcoming Robbie back home to Wests Tigers this week,” said coach Ivan  Cleary. “Robbie brings a wealth of experience […]

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‘Built for State of Origin’: Tweets that haven’t aged well

30 minutes too late. Woods built for this. Get him out there before the 72nd Minute! #Origin— Dan Talintyre (@dantalintyre) June 1, 2016 King on Josh Jackson: He's built for #Origin footy. I can't wait to see him play. @NSWRL #Blues— Big Sports Breakfast (@BigSportsBrekky) May 26, 2015 .@joshreynolds9 is built for Origin. He'll own […]

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South Sydney’s Damien Cook doesn’t want Robbie Farah to go anywhere

South Sydney’s State of Origin rake Damien Cook doesn’t want Robbie Farah to leave Redfern after it was confirmed Wests Tigers had approved Farah’s return. All now rests on Souths coach Anthony Siebold releasing Farah as per an agreement between the two earlier in the year. It’s widely understood Siebold told the veteran he would […]

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Wests Tigers approve Robbie Farah’s comeback

Robbie Farah will get to finish his career at Wests Tigers after the club agreed to coach Ivan Cleary’s request to bring him back from South Sydney. According to a report from NRL.com’s Michael Chammas, Wests Tigers board members approved the comeback on Monday night. “… it is understood coach Anthony Seibold made Farah a […]

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Why the grumpy old men of rugby league can’t keep baby in the corner any longer

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis There is so much happening in rugby league it isn’t funny. What a time to be alive. State of Origin II, England versus New Zealand in Denver, Women’s State of Origin and the return of Tonga. And these aren’t even first priority if you’re from Fiji, Samoa or Papua New Guinea. […]

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Brad Arthur says ‘reserve grade standard’ Eels not good enough after big loss

Parramatta Eels coach Brad Arthur has hinted at changes labelling some of his team’s efforts as “reserve grade standard” in their 42-24 loss to South Sydney at ANZ Stadium. Rabbitoh Robert Jennings crossed for four tries in the romp crashing his big brother Michael’s 250th NRL game. The Eels were close enough at half-time but […]

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Oddball Footy History: Was Andrew Johns hammered when he hammered the Raiders?

BY CURTIS WOODWARD  @woodward_curtis Rugby league is a funny game. It’s also a crazy, strange, wonderful place full of forgotten memories and bizarre events. Welcome to Oddball Footy History – Part Three. SNEAKY WARRIORS STEAL TWO POINTS AFTER BRONCOS FORFEIT It is March 1996 at the height of the Super League War. The new season […]

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War of words erupts between Yvonne Sampson and Charlie Gubb’s wife after horror tackle

Charlene Gubb – wife of Canberra Raiders prop Charlie – has fired up at Fox Sports presenter Yvonne Sampson for recent comments about her husband. Mrs. Gubb took offense to Sampson’s remarks after a late tackle from Gubb on Nathan Cleary last weekend. Gubb was suspended for a week after attacking the legs of Cleary […]

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