Rugby League

Mon 22 Oct 2018

‘Messy’: Hasler return opens can of worms

‘Messy’: Hasler return opens can of worms

DES Hasler’s Manly return is set to be complete, but it won’t come without its problems, Matty Johns has revealed.

Tedesco sets big goals for 2019

premium_icon Tedesco sets big goals for 2019

JAMES Tedesco enjoyed a breakout season — Kangaroos debut, Origin title and a premiership. But there’s better to come.

Why International footy can challenge Origin

premium_icon Why International footy can challenge Origin

INTERNATIONAL rugby league is officially back thanks to a Polynesian power surge and could soon threaten State of Origin as the game’s premier showpiece.

Turbo admits he’s never even met Hasler

premium_icon Turbo admits he’s never even met Hasler

LACK of resources and support aren’t the only worries Manly coach-in-waiting Des Hasler has to deal with to turn around the club’s fortunes.

Sea Eagles to announce Hasler signing

premium_icon Sea Eagles to announce Hasler signing

THE deal is done. Manly Sea Eagles are set to announce the signing of coach Des Hasler imminently, with the two-time premiership coach returning to Brookvale after...

Phone call that rocked Jonathan Thurston

Phone call that rocked Jonathan Thurston

JOHNATHAN Thurston, one of the NRL’s greatest ever players, has broken down while recalling the toughest time of his career.

Sun 21 Oct 2018

Broncos’ daunting start to 2019 NRL season

premium_icon Broncos’ daunting start to 2019 NRL season

COACHING rivals Wayne Bennett and Craig Bellamy are on a collision course, with the Broncos facing a road trip to Melbourne to launch their 2019 season.

Tallis: Bird could soar at five-eighth

premium_icon Tallis: Bird could soar at five-eighth

AFTER an injury-blighted first year in Brisbane, the heat is on Jack Bird to prove his worth. But that might require the Broncos changing how they use him.

Why Dragons have stalled on Hayne

premium_icon Why Dragons have stalled on Hayne

THE Red V faithful went into meltdown this week when it emerged the Dragons were considering offering off-contract Parramatta flyer Jarryd Hayne a deal.

Walters’ final shot at Broncos job

premium_icon Walters’ final shot at Broncos job

D-DAY has arrived for Kevin Walters, who finally gets the chance to spruik his claims to replace Wayne Bennett as coach of the Brisbane Broncos.

Meninga pushes for return to old Kangaroo tours

Meninga pushes for return to old Kangaroo tours

MAL Meninga has called on the powers that be to reinstate the Kangaroo tours to Great Britain, while also shoring up the game’s future in the Pacific.

Sat 20 Oct 2018

Tonga skipper inspired by YouTube of Fifita and Taumalolo

Tonga skipper inspired by YouTube of Fifita and Taumalolo

Ahead of today's clash with the Kangaroos, Tonga captain Sika Manu admits watching YouTube videos of Andrew Fifita and Jason Taumalolo for inspiration

Hayne ‘doesn’t fit’ at the Dragons

Hayne ‘doesn’t fit’ at the Dragons

St George Illawarra has been linked with making a play for Parramatta star Jarryd Hayne, but one former Dragons backline star is struggling to work out why

Fri 19 Oct 2018

'Joey' takes shot at Kangaroos halves

'Joey' takes shot at Kangaroos halves

ANDREW Johns has blasted the Roos halves over performance against the Kiwis and says things must change if Australia is to avoid consecutive Test losses.

Maguire meets with Tigers as club looks to replace Cleary

Maguire meets with Tigers as club looks to replace Cleary

THE Tigers and Ivan Cleary want to part ways and it seems the two parties are a step closer to their wish, with CEO Justin Pascoe meeting with Michael Maguire

Meninga’s big selection call: Underdone Kangaroos exposed

Meninga’s big selection call: Underdone Kangaroos exposed

THE Kangaroos looked underdone in their clash with the Kiwis and they are now in danger of losing two Tests in a row against Tonga at Mt Smart Stadium.

New rugby league carnival to help grow women's game

New rugby league carnival to help grow women's game

The QPIC carnival was unable to bring an under-16 girls competition under its banner this year, so Kirsty McCall decided to take matters into her own hands.

Ironmen: NRL’s team of tackling machines

Ironmen: NRL’s team of tackling machines

THE 2018 NRL season produced some ridiculous stats for tackles made and here is the team of the 13 most prolific tackling machines for their position.

Cordner gives Keary green light for Tonga Test

Cordner gives Keary green light for Tonga Test

KANGAROOS five-eighth Luke Keary has overcome the concussion issues that cut short his debut and is set to take on Tonga at Mt Smart Stadium.

Bennett backflips in ‘intriguing’ twist

Bennett backflips in ‘intriguing’ twist

WAYNE Bennett has reportedly gone cold on a move to the Wests Tigers in a decision that has huge repercussions for the NRL coaching circus.

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