Look forward to Benji playing next year

Benji Marshall may be past his best – but he has got to be bargain of the year. He is, without doubt, a superstar of NRL. After he left the Wests Tigers, he has been wasted at the Dragons. We only saw glimpses of what he can actually do. His experience and leadership will be … [Read the full story]

Sonny Bill ready to help the Kiwis

Sonny Bill Williams says he is ready to help his New Zealand “brothers” defend the rugby league World Cup, despite not being picked in the Kiwis squad. The 28-year-old dual international performed a u-turn on Tuesday when he informed coach Stephen Kearney of his availability for the tournament beginning later this month. It came just … [Read the full story]

Wests Tigers are having a player shake-up

There are lots of internal goings-on inside the Wests Tigers camp that are sure to cause a ruckus. Heighington – who is still under contract for 2013 – is close to finalising a three-year deal in the Shire to join former Tigers teammates Bryce Gibbs, Andrew Fifita and John Morris as early as November. Beau … [Read the full story]

Jack Wighton to miss rest of season

Canberra winger Jack Wighton is likely to miss the rest of the NRL season after suffering a toe injury on a backyard trampoline. The 19-year-old was a late withdrawal from last Friday’s clash with South Sydney and it was announced he’ll have toe surgery immediately. A club spokesman confirmed it was more than likely Wighton … [Read the full story]

Greg Inglis and his OBVIOUS knock-on

It’s the Hollywood ending nobody saw coming – referees coach Bill Harrigan is fighting to save his job after losing the support of the game’s top whistleblowers. NRL boss David Gallop has confirmed he took hold of a document listing Harrigan’s failures as refs coach after a secret meeting with Brad Fittler and two referees … [Read the full story]

Andrew deserves his Luck

Indianapolis Colts have drafted Stanford star quarterback Andrew Luck with the first overall pick in the NFL Draft, officially moving away from the Peyton Manning era. The Colts are confident Luck – a two-time Heisman Trophy runner-up – can carry the torch that burned brightly for over a decade under Manning, who Indianapolis released in … [Read the full story]

Why listen to the Souths? They talk shit !

South Sydney chief executive Shane Richardson has called for all Sydney clubs to abandon their traditional home grounds for the city’s two major stadiums. Rather than see games continue at favourites like Leichhardt Oval, Brookvale, Parramatta Stadium, Centrebet Stadium, WIN Jubilee and Toyota Stadium, Richardson said it would be nancially viable to play all games … [Read the full story]

Kieran Foran ready to committ 3 years to Manly

Kieran Foran…the hottest property on the open market – is ready to sign a new three-year deal with Manly. Foran’s manager, Paul Sutton, reportedly spoke with Manly officials at length on Wednesday afternoon. An announcement is imminent. Foran had a get-out clause in his contract which could be activated immediately should then Manly coach Des … [Read the full story]

Titans financial woes get worse

Gold Coast Titans’ crippled financial state descended further into the abyss on Thursday after a team of NRL accountants unearthed millions of dollars of hidden debt in the embattled football club. While Titans boss Michael Searle has long been adamant the club’s difficulties are confined to the its property arm and its Centre of Excellence, … [Read the full story]

Willie Mason wants to return to NRL

There’s an inscription written in thick black text near the doorway of the Bronte gym where Willie Mason has been training in preparation for an NRL comeback that may never happen. “HOW DO YOU WANT TO BE REMEMBERED?” The signature underneath belongs to Mason’s former Bulldogs teammate Reni Maitua, who climbed his way out of … [Read the full story]

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