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No dramas here: Manly edge closer to minor premiership

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Manly moved a step closer to their first minor premiership since 1997, and a vital top spot, with a 16-4 win over Brisbane at Brookvale Oval on Friday night. A stubborn Brisbane did their best to stay with an out-of-sorts Sea Eagles for much of the contest before a Brett Stewart try, his 76th in […]

Dogs wary of ‘semi-final’ Panthers

Dogs wary of 'semi-final' Panthers

3 days ago

Canterbury skipper Michael Ennis is still wary of a Panthers side written off by many as a premiership contender following the end of season injury to playmaker Peter Wallace. He believes Penrith have been playing finals-style football for much of the year and that they’ll bring that force on Friday night. The Bulldogs host Penrith […]

Souths' Sutton out for six, Burgess OK

3 days ago

South Sydney captain John Sutton is set to be sidelined for up to six weeks with a knee injury suffered in Monday night’s win over Canberra, but a minor shoulder injury to Sam Burgess is unlikely to see him miss any NRL action. Both players suffered the injuries in the first half of Souths’ 34-18 […]

Panthers turn to rookie half Smith

3 days ago

Penrith coach Ivan Cleary has turned to rookie NRL playmaker Will Smith to help solve the Panthers’ halves injury crisis and arrest their late season form slump. Former Newcastle under-20s player Smith will make his first grade debut at five-eighth in Friday’s round 21 clash with Canterbury at ANZ Stadium, after Peter Wallace was ruled […]

Dragons need to secure McGregor: Merrin

4 days ago

St George Illawarra star Trent Merrin says the joint venture should move swiftly to secure the signature of caretaker coach Paul McGregor long-term given the resuscitation effort he’s performed since Steve Price’s sacking. The Dragons have won five from eight matches under McGregor since Price was shown the door in late May. St George Illawarra’s […]

Reynolds return key for Dogs: Hodkinson

4 days ago

The return of Josh Reynolds from suspension will help Canterbury return to their pre-State of Origin pace setting ways according to his NSW halves partner Trent Hodkinson. Reynolds’s and Hodkinson’s irresistible early season form elevated the Bulldogs to the NRL competition lead courtesy of seven successive wins and cemented the duo as Blues coach Laurie […]

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