Mon 21 May 2018

Monday Buzz: Another bungling round of NRL madness

premium_icon Monday Buzz: Another bungling round of NRL madness

THE NRL is a multibillion-dollar professional sporting organisation that can’t even get its timekeeping right, writes PHIL ROTHFIELD.

Door open: Sharks circling former star Barba

Door open: Sharks circling former star Barba

THE door is open for Ben Barba to return to Cronulla with Shane Flanagan declaring they have room in their roster even with Josh Dugan and Valentine Holmes jostling...

Hopping mad: Bunnies to split with Bears over Carney signing

Hopping mad: Bunnies to split with Bears over Carney signing

NORTH Sydney have ignored the wishes of the Rabbitohs and signed Todd Carney in a move likely to end the Bears’ 11-year relationship with South Sydney. But a rival...

Fifita’s plea: ‘I’d play Origin for free’

Fifita’s plea: ‘I’d play Origin for free’

TONGAN powerhouse Andrew Fifita isn’t giving up on his State of Origin dream, saying he’ll donate his $30,000 match fees to charity if Freddy Fittler picks him in...

Greenberg: MRC Napa call was wrong

premium_icon Greenberg: MRC Napa call was wrong

NRL boss Todd Greenberg has conceded his match review committee blundered in failing to charge Roosters forward Dylan Napa for the knockout tackle that broke Korbin...

Bennett explodes: ‘Most ridiculous I’ve seen’

Bennett explodes: ‘Most ridiculous I’ve seen’

WAYNE Bennett has fired an extraordinary shot at the NRL and Dylan Napa over a “reckless” moment staining a blockbuster round of footy.

Ballina blow big lead in NRRRL

premium_icon Ballina blow big lead in NRRRL

BALLINA go down after try in final minute to Murwillumbah in NRRRL

Sun 20 May 2018

Sharks celebrate high five

premium_icon Sharks celebrate high five

THE 2016 NRL premiers made it five in a row day with a gritty 22-16 win over a brave Canterbury to sound a warning to the rest of the competition.

Walker out for six weeks after Scott stoush

premium_icon Walker out for six weeks after Scott stoush

MANLY star Dylan Walker has been ruled out for six weeks with a fractured eye socket while Storm centre Curtis Scott faces minimum two-week ban for punching.

Runaway result for Northern Rivers team

Runaway result for Northern Rivers team

Dominant Northern Rivers trounces North Coast in Country Rugby League Championships

Dufty shines to spark Dragons past Raiders

premium_icon Dufty shines to spark Dragons past Raiders

A SENSATIONAL performance from fullback Matt Dufty won the game, won the fans and even outshone a Dragons team overflowing with NSW Origin hopefuls.

Storm’s Scott apologises for Walker punch

Storm’s Scott apologises for Walker punch

STORM centre Curtis Scott has offered an apology for the punch that will leave Manly star Dylan Walker sidelined for six weeks.

Blues halves battle a race in three

premium_icon Blues halves battle a race in three

MITCHELL Moses is on the outer for Blues selection as Brad Fittler narrows his focus ahead of the New South Wales teams announcement.

Boom times are here again for Lindsay Park

Boom times are here again for Lindsay Park

THE day after Colin Hayes was inducted as a Legend in the Australian Racing Hall of Fame, Lindsay Park was to the fore at Flemington.

Raiders to get physical with Dragons

Raiders to get physical with Dragons

CANBERRA think South Sydney have figured the Dragons out, and they will take a page of out the Rabbitohs’ playbook when they take on St George Illawarra.

Storm blow up as Manly players given short sin bin

Storm blow up as Manly players given short sin bin

MELBOURNE Storm are sure to demand an explanation from the NRL after two Manly players were allowed to return early from the sin bin in Saturday night stoush.

NRL community reacts to sin bin stuff up

NRL community reacts to sin bin stuff up

FORGET the punches, the NRL suffered an embarrassing black eye even without fisticuffs as rugby league raged over a horrible oversight.

Sat 19 May 2018

Taylor brilliance edges Ponga genius as Titans down Knights

premium_icon Taylor brilliance edges Ponga genius as Titans down Knights

The Titans have broken their five-match losing streak, downing the Knights 33-26 win, with rookie AJ Brimson scoring the match-winners

Edwards, Eels agree to part ways

premium_icon Edwards, Eels agree to part ways

THE embattled Eels have been dealt another blow with trouble-plagued Kenny Edwards being mutually “released” from his Parramatta contract.

Arthur, Eels have run out of time

premium_icon Arthur, Eels have run out of time

THE Eels’ season is all but dead already after they crashed to a 24-14 loss to Warriors, withh the former premiership threats in total free fall.

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