Rugby League

Wed 18 Jul 2018

Kent: What the Warriors said to JT

premium_icon Kent: What the Warriors said to JT

THE Warriors’ reputation for choking when it matters most was starting to get the better of them. But a simple act of respect for their opponents emphasises just...

Raging Bull, Petero etch names into history

premium_icon Raging Bull, Petero etch names into history

IT was one of the rare moments that Gorden Tallis was lost for words. The “Raging Bull” has joined Petero Civoniceva among rugby league’s icons in the NRL’s hall of...

Sharks veteran announces shock retirement

Sharks veteran announces shock retirement

CRONULLA Sharks star Luke Lewis will draw time on his illustrious NRL career at the end of the season.

Tue 17 Jul 2018

Crazy truth behind infamous coin toss drama

Crazy truth behind infamous coin toss drama

PAUL Gallen has revealed the extraordinary steps he took to get inside rival Cameron Smith’s head — and how it was key to the Sharks’ 2016 grand final win.

Sutton stands with South Sydney legends

premium_icon Sutton stands with South Sydney legends

AS John Sutton prepares for his 300th NRL game, his South Sydney teammates say he can stand along with any legend of the famous old club.

Parents need background check to snap kids at footy

premium_icon Parents need background check to snap kids at footy

Parents are being told if they want to take pictures of their kids playing junior sport they need to spend up to $80 to register for a “media pass”.

Magpies give up half-time lead to Bombers

Magpies give up half-time lead to Bombers

DESPITE a controlled and clinical first half of football, penalties and errors saw the Magpies blow a 16 point lead to go down to Evans Head 24-16

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Rebels injury toll rises ahead of tough road to finals

premium_icon Rebels injury toll rises ahead of tough road to finals

SOUTH Grafton's hopes of reaching the 2018 Group 2 finals series dealt a major blow with loss of two attacking weapons.

Broncos call for rule change

premium_icon Broncos call for rule change

WAYNE Bennett and Darius Boyd believe the obstruction rule is being applied too harshly in the NRL with attacking teams restricted by current interpretations.

Refs boss admits Bunker bungled O’Sullivan try

Refs boss admits Bunker bungled O’Sullivan try

THE call confused everyone watching — including the man who scored. Now NRL referees boss Bernard Sutton admits the Bunker got it seriously wrong.

Dragons must rebound to banish slump fears

premium_icon Dragons must rebound to banish slump fears

THE Dragons have dropped two games in a row and if they want to stop talk about their form before it really hots up they’d better do a job on the Cowboys.

Career mystery rears head as Sutton eyes 300th

Career mystery rears head as Sutton eyes 300th

A HISTORIC milestone for John Sutton this weekend will be a bittersweet moment from a career clouded by mystery.

McCullough escapes ban for punch

McCullough escapes ban for punch

THE NRL has let Andrew McCullough off with only a fine for punching Warriors player Chris Satae in the head, while Satae avoided a ban for his lifted elbow.

Bunnies hop clear in premiership race

Bunnies hop clear in premiership race

THE Rabbitohs remain a game clear after extending their impressive winning streak but that will be of little consolation without premiership success.

League hardman backs Bronco for going the biff

League hardman backs Bronco for going the biff

FORMER rugby league hardman Steve ‘Blocker’ Roach has leapt to the defence of Brisbane hooker Andrew McCullough in the wake of his Suncorp Stadium punch-up.

Cowboys could draw on young guns

premium_icon Cowboys could draw on young guns

THE Cowboys could use the remaining weeks of a horror season to usher in a new generation of talent after suffering their heaviest defeat in over four years.

Casualty ward: Fears Croker’s season is over

premium_icon Casualty ward: Fears Croker’s season is over

CANBERRA coach Ricky Stuart has conceded it could be season over for his captain Jarrod Croker in another blow to the Raiders’ NRL finals aspirations.

McCullough snaps after 229 games as a cleanskin

premium_icon McCullough snaps after 229 games as a cleanskin

A FLURRY of punches from cleanskin Andrew McCullough on Sunday underlined the frustration the Broncos felt on the way to one of the club’s ugliest post-Origin...

Monday Buzz: A $250k ‘reward’ for an assault

premium_icon Monday Buzz: A $250k ‘reward’ for an assault

RUGBY league has been taken away from Jack Wighton but the people being penalised are the Raiders’ members, the fans, the sponsors, the TV networks and the entire...

Titans coach laments ‘frustrating’ Bunker howler

premium_icon Titans coach laments ‘frustrating’ Bunker howler

GOLD Coast were on the wrong end of one of the most perplexing decisions in The Bunker’s three-year history when Sean O’Sullivan was awarded a try despite a clear...

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