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]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

Already this year’s election is prompting pollies to garner television coverage. Expect future Prime Minister hopeful Kevin Rudd, to appear more often on screen and in print. There’s been a sighting of the abducted missing child who was snatched in Portugal.  She would now be ten years old.  There was a possibility that she’d been … [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]

Mike Harris wouldn’t even get a look-in in NRL

New Zealand-born Queensland fly half Mike Harris appears to be well in the mix to wear the Wallabies No.10 jersey in next Tuesday’s Test against Scotland in Newcastle. Harris lined-up at five-eighth during the Wallabies train-on squad’s oppose session on Wednesday, and is a realistic option to call the shots against Scotland should coach Robbie … [Read the full story]

Demetriou welcomes prevention of Optus

AFL chief executive Andrew Demetriou has welcomed a Federal Court decision to prevent Optus customers from recording and watching football matches on delay. The AFL, NRL and Telstra on Friday won an appeal against an earlier ruling that allowed Optus customers to use the TV Now service to record matches and view them on their … [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]

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]

Is Tom Humble ready for the No1 at the Tigers?

Wests Tigers NRL coach Tim Sheens denies the club’s surprise decision to let Mitch Brown join Canterbury Bulldogs has left them short of fullback options. Tom Humble and Tim Moltzen are the only specialist No.1′s at the Wests Tigers. Humble, who played well after coming on to replace Tedesco, has just six first-grade appearances to … [Read the full story]

Penrith’s fridge is going nowhere

Penrith general manager Phil Gould is adamant the fridge, filled with the product of the club’s new sponsor OAK on game day, won’t be going anywhere, despite claims it encroaches on the rights of Telstra, the code’s naming rights sponsor. Despite being wanted by the NRL for alleged crimes against major sponsor Telstra, the Penrith … [Read the full story]

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