August 15, 2018

Brett Seymour leaves Warriors with drink drive conviction

Vodafone Warriors NRL rugby league star Brett Seymour is leaving the club with a court conviction after he fled from the police and was caught drink-driving at twice the legal limit. The 27-year-old was seen by police driving erratically on Church St, near his Onehunga home, and sped up when he … [Read more...]

Pokie comments handed to Warren by Channel Nine Management

Channel Nine league commentator, Ray Warren has admitted that comments about poker machine reform that he made during Sundays NRL Grand Final were given to him by Channel Nine Management. The comments that were attacking proposed poker machine reforms by the Gillard government, sounded 'off the … [Read more...]

Ryan Tandy owed money to six people

Former Canterbury Bulldogs rugby league player Ryan Tandy was in debt to at least six different people around the time of the NRL match at the centre of last year's NRL match-fixing scandal. Player agent Sam Ayoub, professional punters Damien Flower and Michael Cook, former footballer Hassan … [Read more...]

NRL: Brian McClennan named NZ Warriors coach

Former Kiwis and Leeds rugby league coach Brian McClennan has been named to take the NZ Warriors into the NRL next season. At a press conference in Auckland today, Warriors Chief executive Wayne Scurrah said McClennan, 49, beat candidates from within the club and overseas, including the United … [Read more...]

NRL: Kevin Moore quits as Bulldogs coach

Canterbury Bulldogs coach Kevin Moore has quit the NRL club on the eve of their clash with the New Zealand Warriors. Moore has been under pressure for weeks, with the Bulldogs losing seven of their last nine games. Assistant coach Jim Dymock will take charge of the side for tomorrow night's … [Read more...]

Tinklers bid to buy Newcastle Knights on the rocks

Mining magnate Nathan Tinkler's bid to buy the Newcastle Knights NRL rugby league club is in disarray because he is unable to front up with the cash in time for today's handover deadline. Troy Palmer and Ken Edwards, the chief executive and executive chairman respectively of Tinkler's Hunter … [Read more...]

NRL: Ivan Cleary to coach the Penrith Panthers

Ivan Cleary is to be announced as the new coach of the Penrith Panthers in the NRL today. The New Zealand Warriors have called a press conference later today to make the announcement that their head coach is leaving after six seasons in charge. It is well known that Penrith boss Phil Gould was … [Read more...]

Johnathan Thurston cleared to play in Origin III

North Queensland rugby league star Johnathan Thurston is free to play in next month's State of Origin decider after being found not guilty of making contact with a referee by the NRL judiciary tonight. Thurston was facing a two-game ban as a result of the grade two charge, which stemmed from his … [Read more...]

Rugby League: Ryan Tandy charged with match fixing

Canterbury Bulldogs rugby league player Ryan Tandy has been charged with match-fixing over the NRL game against the North Queensland Cowboys last year. Tandy had been stood down from playing for the Bulldogs since being charged last month with four counts of lying to a NSW Crime Commission … [Read more...]

Sandow’s move to Eels upsets Rusty

South Sydney Rabbitohs star halfback, Chris Sandow has signed to play for the Parramatta Eels in next seasons NRL. Rabbitohs owner Russell Crowe is not happy about the move and complained on his Twitter account that Sandow had left for $550,000 a season. Souths chief executive Shane Richardson … [Read more...]

League: Rabbitohs Sam Burgess out for season

South Sydney Rabbitohs forward Sam Burgess is out for the rest of the NRL season after undergoing an arthroscopy on his injured ankle. Rather than wait for the official announcement, Burgess used the currently favoured mode of communication for sporting stars - Twitter. The Englishman told … [Read more...]

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...]