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Don't forgo ASADA rights: NRL players told

1 day ago

Players’ union boss David Garnsey has warned NRL players caught in the crosshairs of the protracted ASADA probe not to forego their rights to finally obtain a conclusion to the 18-month investigation. The 17 players involved in the Sharks’ 2011 supplements program, which include 10 current NRL players, and their legal representatives are expected to […]

Souths not out to 'hurt' any NRL player

1 day ago

South Sydney say they are not deliberately attempting to maim opponents as the focus on their controversial wrestling tactics intensifies three weeks out from the NRL finals. Manly’s Steve Matai and Brisbane’s Sam Thaiday have suffered injuries attributed to the Rabbitohs’ defensive techniques in successive weeks, with Ben Te’o hit with a four-week ban for […]

Roosters turn to Hastings for hooking help

1 day ago

The Sydney Roosters are set to turn to one of the club’s most famous names to try to alleviate their hooking crisis in the lead-up to the NRL finals. With first-choice No.9 Jake Friend sidelined with a hamstring injury and his back-up Heath L’Estrange out for the season with a knee issue, boom rookie Jackson […]

Moylan and Soward help Panthers to last-minute win

Moylan and Soward help Panthers to last-minute win

2 days ago

A Matt Moylan field goal with 90 seconds remaining has handed Penrith a vital 23-22 win over North Queenland. Moylan calmly slotted the match-winner on Monday night in the same manner he had done so earlier this season against Brisbane in round 18, after Jamie Soward had starred for the home side. Soward scored two […]

NRL as safe as ever: chief medico

6 days ago

The NRL’s head medico Dr Ron Muratore says rugby league has never been safer ahead of his retirement at season’s end after six years in the job. Dr Muratore was a key figure behind the controversial ban of the shoulder charge, improved management of concussion and the move to test for prescription drugs. He believes […]

Roosters best is coming, Robinson says

13 Aug 2014

Coach Trent Robinson says the Sydney Roosters are building to their premiership winning best a month out from the NRL finals series. Robinson led the Roosters to the premiership in his first year in charge in 2013, but the premiers have largely struggled to rediscover that form this season. A gritty if somewhat uninspiring 26-18 […]

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