Rugby League

Wed 17 Oct 2018

McGuire backs Bennett to transform next club

McGuire backs Bennett to transform next club

KANGAROOS and Broncos enforcer Josh McGuire believes Wayne Bennett has the ability to coach beyond his current deal, be it at the Broncos or elsewhere.

Bennett usurper decision incoming

Bennett usurper decision incoming

THE man to fill Wayne Bennett’s massive boots at Red Hill will reportedly be decided this week as the Broncos prepare for the future.

Thurston backs GI as Kangaroos captain

premium_icon Thurston backs GI as Kangaroos captain

Having almost been sacked by North Queensland over an alcohol-related incident, the retired star says Inglis will come back a stronger leader for Australia.

Tue 16 Oct 2018

Shock replacement on standby for KO’d Keary

premium_icon Shock replacement on standby for KO’d Keary

AUSTRALIA has named its 17 to take on Tonga this weekend, with Luke Keary set to line up - but with a teammate on standby should be fail a concussion test.

Broncos to meet potential Bennett successor

premium_icon Broncos to meet potential Bennett successor

WHILE speculation continues over who will replace Wayne Bennett as Broncos coach, a league legend has given his support to assistant coach Jason Demetriou.

Gallen inks final contract of career

premium_icon Gallen inks final contract of career

CRONULLA skipper Paul Gallen has put pen to paper on the contract which guarantees his NRL career will end with a record-breaking 19th consecutive season.

Keary named for Kangaroos clash with Tonga

Keary named for Kangaroos clash with Tonga

LUKE Keary has been named in the Kangaroos side for their historic clash against Tonga despite the fact he is yet to pass concussion tests.

Fifita and JT headline strong Tonga team for Kangaroos clash

Fifita and JT headline strong Tonga team for Kangaroos clash

TONGA have announced their side to take on the Kangaroos at Mt Smart Stadium, with Andrew Fifita and Jason Taumalolo named in a strong looking team.

Peachey blames Titans confusion on miscommunication

Peachey blames Titans confusion on miscommunication

TYRONE Peachey has finally to put to bed reports he would backflip on the Titans to stay in Penrith next season, blaming miscommunication for the confusion.

Thurston reveals Broncos deal was nearly done

Thurston reveals Broncos deal was nearly done

JOHNATHAN Thurston has revealed he gave serious consideration to an approach to join the Broncos in 2012, before recommitting to the Cowboys.

NRL chaos after Eels’ stadium snub

NRL chaos after Eels’ stadium snub

IT was supposed to be Australia’s $300m sporting marvel, but Parramatta has thrown the 2019 NRL season into disarray by rejecting Western Sydney Stadium.

Fifita fumes over Sharks’ Tonga snub

Fifita fumes over Sharks’ Tonga snub

ANDREW Fifita has let fly at his own NRL club, accusing Cronulla of disrespecting his representative achievements for Tonga.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Kent: Manly and Des do the unthinkable

premium_icon Kent: Manly and Des do the unthinkable

DES Hasler’s looming return to Manly underlines again that the one great forgivable in rugby league is winning.

NRL star reveals his family devastation

NRL star reveals his family devastation

AS the footy world was crashing down on his head this season, Ben Hunt was dealing with much more severe pain and hearbreak behind the scenes.

Goodna rugby league veteran returns to home ground

premium_icon Goodna rugby league veteran returns to home ground

HE played with some of Australia’s tennis greats as a teen, but rugby league was always Don Lowry’s passion.

Cook’s big fear after Kangaroos debut

premium_icon Cook’s big fear after Kangaroos debut

DAMIEN Cook says he may have let Australia’s past players down after being involved in the Kangaroos’ first Test defeat in 13 matches.

‘We love that mentality’: How Hasler can fix Manly

premium_icon ‘We love that mentality’: How Hasler can fix Manly

MANLY captain Daly Cherry-Evans says Des Hasler would bring a return to the infamous Sea Eagles siege mentality should he return to the club as coach.

Why Thurston nearly gave it all away

premium_icon Why Thurston nearly gave it all away

IN AN exclusive book extract, rugby league legend Johnathan Thurston reveals the childhood incident that nearly pushed him over the edge on his long journey to the...

Sun 14 Oct 2018

Manu will be world’s best centre: Latrell

premium_icon Manu will be world’s best centre: Latrell

LATRELL Mitchell has boldly predicted Joey Manu will become the game’s best centre after conceding his Roosters teammate “won the battle” on Saturday night.

Johnson: How Maguire reinvigorated the Kiwis

Johnson: How Maguire reinvigorated the Kiwis

MICHAEL Maguire’s professionalism and belief will ensure the Kiwis’ resurgence in international rugby league continues on his coaching watch.

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