September 23, 2019

Rugby League

NRL Sydney Roosters player Watts charged with assaulting woman

Sydney Roosters NRL player Anthony Watts has been charged with assaulting a 24 year-old woman at a party at a house in Coogee last night. Roosters management say they are investigating Watts and team mate Todd Carney who went out together after the Roosters' 24-6 loss to the Brisbane Broncos in … [Read more...]

Lance Hohaia leaving Warriors for St Helens

New Zealand Warrior Lance Hohaia today announced he is leaving the NRL rugby league club at the end of the season after signing a four-year contract with English Super League club St Helens. Hokaia, 28, has been a stalwart for the Warriors and is currently playing in his 10th NRL season for the … [Read more...]

NRL Betting Scandal woman identified

The New Zealand woman wanted for questioning in the NRL betting scandal investigation has been identified. The woman attempted to place a bet for $1000 for a penalty goal first score option in the Cowboys v Bulldogs match in August last year, that is under investigation. New Zealand police … [Read more...]

NRL Betting Scandal: Aussie police looking for NZ woman on CCTV footage

Australian police investigating the NRL betting scandal involving the Canterbury Bulldogs and North Queensland Cowboys game in August last year have released a CCTV image of a woman seen in Auckland they want to talk to. They hope that by publishing the photo the woman can be indentified and … [Read more...]

NRL super-coach Wayne Bennett leaving St George

Wayne Bennett, the most successful coach in the NRL is announcing today that he is leaving the St George Illawarra club at the end of the current National Rugby League season. Bennett is believed to have informed Dragons chief executive Peter Doust of his decision, and is expected to endorse … [Read more...]

Harrigan admits NZ Warriors robbed of try

NRL referees boss Bill Harrigan has conceded junior referee Alan Shorthall got it wrong when ruled Tigers centre Blake Ayshford grounded the ball in his in-goal area in Saturday nights match with the New Zealand Warriors. Replays showed that Warriors foward Feleti Mateo had in fact scored a try … [Read more...]

NRL – Four player agents to be banned

The NRL has asked four high profile player agents to explain why they shouldn't be banned over their involvement in the Melbourne Storm salary cap scandal that blew up last season. The agents; David Riolo, George Mimis, Isaac Moses and Alan Gainey have been asked by the Rugby league Accredited … [Read more...]

John Lang dismisses talk that Inglis not ready

South Sydney coach John Laing has dismissd speculation that star recruit Greg Inglis is over weight and out of shape on the eve of the Rabbitoh 2011 NRL season opener against the Roosters. Talking about the 'weight' of expectation ahead of Inglis first match for the Rabbitohs, Lang said ''I don't … [Read more...]

Benji Marshall charged for assaulting drunk racist git

Wests Tigers rubgy league star Benji Marshall has been charged with assault following dust-up outside a fast-food outlet in Sydney's CBD in the early hours of Saturday morning. Marshall is alleged to have hit a 24-year-old in retaliation for calling Marshall a "black c**t" repeatedly along with … [Read more...]

NRL Betting Scandal – Do you know these men?

The NRL Betting Scandal investigation has taken another twist today with the Police releasing photos of four men who placed bets on a penalty being a the first score in the Cowboys v Bulldogs in August last year. Sam Ayoub and John Elias were arrested yesterday and charged with match fixing along … [Read more...]

Ayoub, Elias and Tandy charged over NRL betting scandal

High profile rugby league player-manager Sam Ayoub and former player John Elias have been charged with "attempting to defraud a number of betting agencies". The charges stem from the ongoing investigation by Strike Force Suburb detectives from the Firearms and Organised Crime Squad's Casino and … [Read more...]

St George Dragons beat Wigan in World Club Challenge

St George Illawarra have won the Rugby League World Club Challenge with a 21-15 win over three-time champions Wigan Warriors. Wigan started strongly, going out to an eight point lead with George Carmont scoring a try and Paul Deacon slotting two goals. The Dragons hit back with tries from … [Read more...]

Henjak sacked as Broncos coach

Ivan Henjak has been sacked as coach of the NRL rugby league side Briabane Broncos only three weeks out from the start of the season. He now has the dubious honour of being one of the few NRL coaches ever sacked on the eve of a new season. Henjack was sacked by Broncos management today and his … [Read more...]

Ryan Tandy arrested in NRL betting scandal investigation

Bulldogs star front-rower Ryan Tandy has been arrested as part of the police investigation into the alledged NRL betting scandal. Alledgedly Ryan Tandy has been arrested for giving false evidence to a law enforcement agency. Detectives from the State Crime Command's Racing and Casino … [Read more...]

Matt Orford signs with Canberra Raiders

NRL club Canberra Raiders have signed Matt Orford from Bradford on a one year deal. The Raiders beat the New Zealand Warriors for the 32 year old half backs signature. Orford had sought a release from his UK Super League contract with Bradford Bulls. The former Manly and Melbourne Storm star … [Read more...]