Tag: Robbie Farah

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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Flanagan plays down Farah rumour and looks to kids

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has played down rumours the high-flying Sharks may be interested in discarded Wests Tigers veteran Robbie Farah. According to reports, Cronulla has already signed a Wests hooker in Manaia Cherrington. “We’ve got Nu Brown who we always thought was going to be a hooker,” Flanagan said. “We’ve got last year’s Australian […]

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COMMENT: Wests fans and Jarryd Hayne need to show some respect

  Before Wests Tigers fans lynch coach Jason Taylor for dropping Robbie Farah, try to remember that Wayne Bennett sacked Immortal Wally Lewis from the Brisbane Broncos at the end of the 1989 season. The Broncos had struggled since coming into the NSWRL in 1988 and Bennett could see that young players like Allan Langer, […]

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Here’s the tip: What the NSW Blues must do to win Game II at Suncorp Stadium

State of Origin II is this Wednesday night and the New South Wales Blues are staring down the barrel of yet another series defeat. But it’s not all doom and gloom just yet despite the unenviable job of squaring the series in Queensland’s own backyard. Curtis Woodward dissects what each Blues player must do if […]

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