Tag: Sam Tomkins

Tomkins glad Second Test not being played at Wembley after 2013 World Cup heartache

English superstar Sam Tomkins says a huge crowd at London’s Olympic Stadium this weekend can only help rugby league and more importantly England against the Kiwis with the home nation one win away from series victory. “The Olympic stadium is new to rugby league and hopefully it is a success” Tomkins wrote for The New […]

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The Exiled: 17 Stars Headed Overseas in 2016

The annual exodus is here again. A pilgrimage of NRL stars on their way out of Australia and over to the European Super League. We here at The81stMinute have put together a squad of 17 players that will be plying their trade overseas in 2016. Alarmingly, the team includes Internationals, State of Origin and premiership […]

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Warriors’ Tomkins/RTS Press Conference

The New Zealand Warriors today confirmed at a press conference that Roger Tuivasa-Sheck would indeed be joining the club from the Sydney Roosters next season while incumbent fullback Sam Tomkins was returning home to England.   Here are some of the highlights from the presser:   Coach Andrew McFadden on Tuivasa-Sheck: “He’s a wonderful talent […]

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Warriors Set to Steal RTS Away From Roosters

We can confirm earlier reports that the New Zealand Warriors are set to announce the signing of Sydney Roosters prodigy Roger Tuivasa-Sheck right out from under the noses of the tricolours. Tuivasa-Sheck was being groomed for a number of years to become the fullback after Anthony Minichiello’s retirement with the kiwi becoming fulltime custodian this […]

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