Tag: Rugby league

Legends, stars and heroes: Players that never should have left their first loves

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Some players become ingrained in a club. Whether as captain, the superstar playmaker or because of the blood, sweat and tears they’ve spilt for the team and their fans. Sometimes, for different reasons, those players end up somewhere else.   Steve Rogers Dragons An icon of the Cronulla club, Rogers played […]

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Kezie Apps vs. Jason Taumalolo? Mad senator wants to see mixed gender sport

BY A.J NASH Get this! A senator within the Turnbull government wants to see competitions – like the National Rugby League – as mixed gender rather than separate male and female tournaments. Senator Linda Reynolds wants to see females given the opportunity to test their abilities against the men. We’re all for women’s sport and […]

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Qantas, Hugh Jackman and Vegemite: What Origin can learn from Australia’s greatest exports

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis The Flying Kangaroo – we all know it. You could be anywhere in the world and get just a little homesick if you spotted that famous red tail. It’s Australian and we’re damn proud of it. From a shack in Winton, Queensland, something special was born way back in 1920 – […]

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Get expanding: Wigan boss threatens ‘insular’ NRL with a Perth Super League team

BY STAFF WRITERS Wigan Warriors owner Ian Lenagan believes the English Super League will expand into a fully-fledged international competition within five years and has hinted at a Super League side based in Perth if the NRL doesn’t hurry up with expansion plans. Lenagan is currently in Wollongong ahead of Super League’s first ever top […]

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Commonwealth Championships draw announced

The 2018 Commonwealth Championships get underway at the end of the month in Moreton Bay. The Nines tournament is a precursor to the 2026 Commonwealth Games where rugby league is attempting entry. “The Commonwealth Championships provided an outstanding competition at Glasgow 2014,” he said. “Following the success of the Women’s World Cup, these Championships embrace […]

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International rugby league returns to Cabramatta this weekend

BY KANE AUSTIN Rugby league returns in 2018 with the annual International Cabramatta Nines tournament – presented by International Gaming – kicking off this Saturday from 9.30am AEST. Teams from around the world will converge on Cabramatta with $15,000 of prize money up for grabs. The Cabramatta Nines is in its tenth season with past […]

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