Rugby League

Wed 20 Mar 2019

Manly’s big boys put target on star Chooks halves

Manly’s big boys put target on star Chooks halves

Manly playmaker Kane Elgey has made no secret of his side’s plan to target the Sydney Roosters halves Cooper Cronk and Luke Keary.

Kahu has point to prove

premium_icon Kahu has point to prove

Cowboys fullback Jordan Kahu admits he still feels some bitterness towards the Broncos as he prepares to face his former club for the first time.

Cowboys braced for physical derby

premium_icon Cowboys braced for physical derby

The Cowboys have dismissed suggestions that the young Broncos forwards could be vulnerable in Friday’s derby blockbuster in Brisbane.

Kent: Expansion carries a doggone cost

premium_icon Kent: Expansion carries a doggone cost

You cannot grow without growing pains, and the NRL cannot expand without some dilution of talent. At Belmore, they look more than ready to pay the price.

No McGuire grudge over shock move

premium_icon No McGuire grudge over shock move

Josh McGuire didn’t see his exit from the Broncos coming, with the Cowboys pulling off a Fijian coup to prise the Queensland Origin star from Red Hill.

Gympie Devils keen to crush Nambour on home deck this week

premium_icon Gympie Devils keen to crush Nambour on home deck this week

'They're a well-coached side under (David) Caldwell, but we feel we're quite strong defensively and we'll be ready to handle anything they throw at us.'

Tue 19 Mar 2019

Pangai’s fitness fears ahead of heavyweight battle

premium_icon Pangai’s fitness fears ahead of heavyweight battle

Ahead of his clash with an in-form Jason Taumalolo, Broncos powerhouse Tevita Pangai Jnr admits he is frustrated with the injuries that have held him back.

‘It’s hard being a NRL WAG’

premium_icon ‘It’s hard being a NRL WAG’

BEING a WAG is not all it seems according to Bridget, a nutritionist and wife to NRL Dragons star Ben Hunt, who says it looks glamorous, but it’s not.

Revealed: NRL teams Round 2

Revealed: NRL teams Round 2

Raiders star Jordan Rapana has been named to make his return from a shoulder injury agianst the Storm. Check out all the NRL teams for round two.

NRL star cops it for ugly blow

NRL star cops it for ugly blow

Parramatta veteran Michael Jennings has been handed a one-match suspension after an ugly blow in the season’s opening weekend.

Highs, lows, traps and watchlist for every game

premium_icon Highs, lows, traps and watchlist for every game

A wet and wild first weekend of footy for SuperCoaches delivered some big scores. Whether you’re flying of failing, here’s what The Mastermind says to do.

Refs boss issues warning to NRL clubs

premium_icon Refs boss issues warning to NRL clubs

NRL head of football Graham Annesley has warned clubs not to blow it for fans by trying to gain an unfair advantage after the dramatic drop in penalties.

Rugby league’s most formidable right edge

premium_icon Rugby league’s most formidable right edge

It was a shock switch for Round 1, but Wayne Bennett’s new-look Rabbitohs side looks set to unleash one of the most powerful combinations in the NRL.

Broncos’ betrayal that broke Bennett

Broncos’ betrayal that broke Bennett

Brisbane legend Darren Lockyer has opened up on the moment that resulted in Wayne Bennett falling out with the Broncos for good.

Fatherhood shapes Nikorima’s all-round game

premium_icon Fatherhood shapes Nikorima’s all-round game

Kodi Nikorima can’t remember what life was like before the birth of his first child — but he knows he’s a better man and a better player for it.

Webcke warns of new JT’s strength

premium_icon Webcke warns of new JT’s strength

Broncos stalwart Shane Webcke is in awe of Jason Taumalolo.

Returning to the cauldron

premium_icon Returning to the cauldron

Cowboys forward Josh McGuire admits words will be spoken with old Broncos teammates in the lead-up to his return to Suncorp Stadium on Friday night.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

Wallace: Titans performance ‘unacceptable’

premium_icon Wallace: Titans performance ‘unacceptable’

Gold Coast prop Jarrod Wallace has slammed his side’s Round 1 performance as “unacceptable” and has called for a far better display against the Sharks.

Pearce declares Knights are here to stay

premium_icon Pearce declares Knights are here to stay

Newcastle have players who can wow crowds with fancy footwork, but their grinding style is what it’s all about, according to skipper Mitchell Pearce.

Roberts in running for Queensland derby

premium_icon Roberts in running for Queensland derby

The Broncos will decide later this week if James Roberts has recovered quickly enough from back spasms to play in Friday night’s home derby against the Cowboys.

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