August 26, 2019

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 Saleh, … [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...]

Rugby League: New South Wales team for Origin 1 announced

Canberra Raiders star Josh Dugan has won the NSW fullback spot, ousting Jarryd Hayne for the opening State of Origin rugby league match at Suncorp Stadium on May 25. Hayne failed to make coach Ricky Stuart's team at all, with Brett Morris and Akuila Uate preferred on the wings when it was … [Read more...]

Wayne Bennett to help Wallabies for Rugby World Cup

Champion rugby league coach Wayne Bennett is to help the Wallabies in their preparation for the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand later this year. Wallabies assistant-coach, Jim Williams is wanting Bennett to provide some insights about how a sports team can succeed at a major sports tournament like … [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...]

League: Kangaroos team to play Kiwis named

Brisbane Broncos winger, Jharal Yow Yeh, 21, and Canterbury Bulldogs centre, Jamal Idris, 20, have been selected to debut for Australia in Friday night's rugby league test against New Zealand at Skilled Park on the Gold Coast. The full squad is: Australia: Billy Slater, Brett Morris, Greg … [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...]

Kurtley Beale leaving Waratahs for Melbourne Rebels

Australian Rugby star Kurtley Beale is to announce tomorrow that he has signed to play for the Melbourne Rebels in next seasons Super Rugby competition. It is understood that the Rebels lured Beale from Sydney to Melbourne with a two year financial offer he could not refuse, including lucrative … [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...]