Tag: Robbie Farah

Taylor, Potter, Sheens: Why coaching Wests Tigers is a poisoned chalice

BY CURTIS WOODWARD After being sacked as Wests Tigers coach in 2012, Tim Sheens said, “Put it this way: players get rid of coaches.” This was Sheens speaking to Fox Sports after 250 games in charge of the club he led to an unlikely premiership seven years earlier. “It’s generally senior players too,” he added. […]

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Jarryd Hayne versus Parramatta: A blockbuster we may never get to see in Sydney

BY CURTIS WOODWARD The unthinkable happens in just a few short months. Bicep injury permitting, Robbie Farah will run out for round one of the 2017 season in a match involving Wests Tigers. However he won’t be in the black and orange of Wests Tigers but the cardinal red and myrtle green of the South […]

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The 10 biggest matches of NRL pre-season

BY KANE AUSTIN Can you believe it? It’s 2017 already and we’re flying toward another NRL season. Before we get to the real serious stuff, teams need to blow the cobwebs out in pre-season fixtures across Australia and the United Kingdom. Here are the ten biggest matches of pre-season:   10: BRISBANE BRONCOS vs. WARRINGTON […]

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Young and old revitalising rejuvenated Rabbitohs

South Sydney Rabbitohs veteran Bryson Goodwin says the mixture of young and old is revitalising the 2014 premiers. The Bunnies boast one of the most impressive leadership grounds in the NRL with Greg Inglis, Robbie Farah, Sam Burgess, John Sutton and Adam Reynolds leading the charge at training. “I think the mixture of the new […]

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Turner on Farah: “He’s teaching us boys new things that we didn’t know”

BY CURTIS WOODWARD South Sydney’s Kyle Turner says new recruit Robbie Farah is settling in nicely and leading from the front. Round 1, 2017 is months away but the opening round clash between Souths and Wests Tigers is building and Turner has revealed the highly-respected position Farah already holds within his new team at Redfern. […]

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Luke Brooks the odd man out in race for a new Wests Tigers contract

BY CURTIS WOODWARD If the Robbie Farah saga tells us anything, it is Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor isn’t scared to put his cojones on the line. It was him or Farah and the coach won the day. Despite all the off-field drama, Wests Tigers almost made the playoffs. If they hadn’t run into the […]

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HAHA: Must-have books set for Christmas release

BY STAFF WRITERS Christmas is coming and what better time to get dad that book he will never read. Every Australian cricketer since Scott Muller is lobbing out a book just in time for Santa but come on, it still ain’t footy! We’ve reviewed some of the best rugby league books set for release and […]

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Matthew Johns wants the NRL to beef up their rivalry round

Forget NRL Rivalry Round. Newcastle Knights legend Matthew Johns wants a full-blown ‘Bad Blood’ round after it was announced that Robbie Farah’s South Sydney would face Jason Taylor’s Wests Tigers in round of the 2017 season. Speaking on Triple M’s Grill Team, Johns believes the NRL could add much more spice to their own fixtures. […]

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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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