Rugby League

Fri 19 Oct 2018

‘Knocking on the door’: McGuire backs Tongan duo for Origin

‘Knocking on the door’: McGuire backs Tongan duo for Origin

KANGAROOS enforcer Josh McGuire has backed two of his Tongan rivals and Broncos teammates to feature for the Maroons and the Blues in Origin.

Demetriou: Why I can break Broncos’ drought

premium_icon Demetriou: Why I can break Broncos’ drought

Assistant coach Jason Demetriou believes he has what it takes to deliver Brisbane a premiership.

'All clubs happy' that BRL finals are played in Bundy

premium_icon 'All clubs happy' that BRL finals are played in Bundy

All Bundaberg Rugby League finals may again be held at Bundaberg's Salter Oval regardless of which team finishes atop the table in 2019.

Thu 18 Oct 2018

Catch as Broncos chase Pangai Jr

premium_icon Catch as Broncos chase Pangai Jr

STAR forward Tevita Pangai Jr is set to knock back rival offers and ink a new deal with the Broncos but salary cap pressure could have implications in future.

JT: Barba to bring Mango magic to Cowboys

premium_icon JT: Barba to bring Mango magic to Cowboys

RETURNING to the NRL after winning the Super League’s Man of Steel award, Ben Barba can give the Cowboys something they’ve lacked since Matt Bowen retired.

Titans lose fan favourite Hurrell

Titans lose fan favourite Hurrell

KONRAD Hurrell will leave the Titans to take up a deal with English Super League club Leeds.

Freakish numbers behind Cook’s huge year

premium_icon Freakish numbers behind Cook’s huge year

WHEN you have a break-out year at club level and earn your Origin and Kangaroos debuts, you’ve had a big year. Damien Cook has ticked all those boxes.

Boilover on the cards? Tonga’s key advantage over Kangaroos

Boilover on the cards? Tonga’s key advantage over Kangaroos

AUSTRALIA face a huge test against Tonga and don’t they know it. One key area puts the Mate Ma’a in good stead to cause what could be a huge upset win.

Moses: Fergo can run Eels into finals

premium_icon Moses: Fergo can run Eels into finals

THE NRL season hasn’t long faded but Mitchell Moses already has sights set on success for Parramatta in 2019 with new recruit Blake Ferguson to lead the way.

NRL open season: Who will be hunted once November 1 hits?

NRL open season: Who will be hunted once November 1 hits?

NOVEMBER 1 is fast approaching which will signal open season for NRL players coming off contract in 2019. Find out which players will be targeted.

Why Tonga’s rise is more than Taumalolo and Fifita

premium_icon Why Tonga’s rise is more than Taumalolo and Fifita

JASON Taumalolo insists the rise of Tonga has happened for more reasons than just the defection of himself and Andrew Fifita.

Scott on track after neck surgery

premium_icon Scott on track after neck surgery

THREE weeks into his recovery from a spinal operation which could have ended his career, Cowboys veteran Matt Scott is looking forward to his 16th NRL season.

Oates ends Broncos speculation

premium_icon Oates ends Broncos speculation

THE uncertainty over Wayne Bennett’s short-term future with Brisbane has not affected Corey Oates’s loyalty.

Dragons swoop on stuck Hayne

Dragons swoop on stuck Hayne

THE Dragons have pounced on the Eels’ salary cap crunch and have snuck under Parramatta’s guard to make a rich offer to Jarryd Hayne.

Kangaroos call easy for Kaufusi

Kangaroos call easy for Kaufusi

KANGAROOS forward Felise Kaufusi understands the Tongan rugby league revolution better than most but insists the Australian jersey is the right one for him.

How Test hype is inspiring Tonga’s Taumalolo

How Test hype is inspiring Tonga’s Taumalolo

Taumalolo says he’s still coming to grips with the impact his commitment to Tonga has had on the country ahead of Saturday’s sold-out Test against Australia

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Has the BRL points cap proved its worth?

premium_icon Has the BRL points cap proved its worth?

Does the variety of Bundaberg Rugby League premiership winners in the past five years prove the controversial points cap works?

Panthers players in the dark over Cleary

premium_icon Panthers players in the dark over Cleary

REAGAN Campbell-Gillard knows as much as the rest of us. One moment he was hearing Ivan Cleary would be coaching them in 2019, the next it was Cameron Ciraldo.

Broncos assistant backed for NRL role

Broncos assistant backed for NRL role

JOSH McGuire has backed Jason Demetriou to step up to a head NRL coaching role but insists the Broncos can’t lose regardless of who replaces Wayne Bennett.

Explained: The five coaching moves that could rock the NRL

Explained: The five coaching moves that could rock the NRL

FIVE changes are anticipated on the coaching landscape within the coming weeks, throwing the NRL pre-season into complete disarray.

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