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Flanagan to “lead the cultural change at the Sharks”

Flanagan to "lead the cultural change at the Sharks"

8 hours ago

Back from suspension, coach Shane Flanagan says he’s ready to lead a cultural change at embattled NRL club Cronulla. Defiant in rejecting any blame during the protracted anti-doping investigation which wracked the club for 18 months, Flanagan was making all the right noises in statements on Friday when the NRL ended his one-year ban. While […]

Kangaroos loss would end 60 years of history

8 hours ago

Captain Cameron Smith says his under pressure Kangaroos don’t have one eye on history, ahead of their must-win Four Nations clash with England on Sunday. If England topple Australia at AAMI Park, they will put an end to 60 years of excellence for the Kangaroos and eliminate them from the final of a major tournament […]

Sheens faces his sternest Test

Sheens faces his sternest Test

1 day ago

Tim Sheens is bringing his vast experience to bear by easing pressure on rookie players as he faces the sternest examination of his six-year, 18-Test tenure as Australian rugby league team coach. If the Kangaroos lose their Four Nations clash with England at AAMI Park clash on Sunday, Australia will likely miss the final of […]

Souths in a struggle to re-sign stars

25 Oct 2014

South Sydney are already struggling to retain the remainder of their premiership-winning roster, less than three weeks after their NRL grand final triumph. Sam Burgess and Ben Te’o have already departed to rugby union and grand final hooker Apisai Koroisau is headed to Penrith for the 2015 season. And on Friday, grand final tryscorer George […]

More strife for Sharks: NRL to probe abusive Gallen tweet

24 Oct 2014

The NRL will investigate an abusive social media post from Cronulla captain Paul Gallen aimed at rugby league’s hierarchy. Currently serving a back-dated 12-month doping ban, Gallen fired the extraordinary tweet while holidaying in Hawaii early on Thursday morning (AEDT) after news filtered through of chief executive Steve Noyce’s enforced departure from the Sharks. Noyce […]

Manly set to retain stars after ownership shake-up

24 Oct 2014

Manly’s streamlined leadership structure could result in the retention of a number of Sea Eagles stars, after multi-millionaire Rick Penn assumed a 90 per cent stake in the NRL club on Thursday. Under Penn’s co-ownership with energy company Quantum, the Sea Eagles board was one of the most dysfunctional in the game, which filtered down […]

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