Tag: ricky stuart

The Glamour Club and Uncle Nick: Where only premierships can save Trent Robinson

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis The late Graham Murray walked into the Sydney City Roosters at the end of 1999 knowing he needed to win chairman Nick Politis a premiership. Murray had found success elsewhere and Politis was hungry for some of that shine to rub off on his club. The former halfback took Illawarra to […]

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Robinson shuts down Stuart with cracker comeback after Roosters loss

Sydney Roosters Coach Trent Robinson has taken a pot shot at Canberra’s Ricky Stuart after the Raiders boss publicly critiscised NRL coaches who complained about players being selected in representative sides. Stuart famously refused to release his players for this year’s City v Country clash. “Ricky recruits this team and he’s built this team to […]

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No off season for Ricky Stuart as Raiders prepare to go one better in 2017

Ricky Stuart is hell bent on making sure his Canberra Raiders continue their amazing 2016 form and it all started almost immediately after their preliminary final loss to the Melbourne Storm. The Raiders almost did the unthinkable and qualify for the grand final but now Stuart and his coaching staff are focused on 2017. Great […]

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10 players who look plain weird in another team’s strip

BY CURTIS WOODWARD Season 2017 is going to be a weird one. Robbie Farah at South Sydney, Benji Marshall at Brisbane, someone else here, someone else there. The National Rugby League stops for no man and if you want to keep your head above water, you have to take whatever you can get. But some […]

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It’s a great storyline no matter the winner: Ricky Stuart

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart wouldn’t mind seeing either Melbourne or Cronulla win the big dance on Sunday night. The Raiders were eliminated by close friend Craig Bellamy’s Storm in the preliminary final. Stuart also coached the Sharks between 2007 and 2010. “I know what it means for the Cronulla supporters in being involved in […]

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Raiders belief comes from emotional Stuart: Craig Wing

Premiership-winning utility Craig Wing says Canberra’s run to the preliminary final comes down to the belief instilled by their coach Ricky Stuart. Wing won a title under Stuart at the Sydney Roosters and knows first-hand what Stuart has done with the Green Machine. “Ricky Stuart truly believes – he’s a highly emotionally invested coach. That’s […]

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Ricky Stuart could gift wrap Wests Tigers a finals place ahead of Sunday showdown

Canberra coach Ricky Stuart could gift wrap Wests Tigers a finals spot after admitting to Triple M on Sunday he could rest players from Sunday’s match at Leichhardt Oval. It would also mean the Gold Coast Titans – who need to beat North Queensland on Saturday night – would miss out on September footy. “If […]

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