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From rookies to regulars: Long-term Kangaroo spots up for grabs

6 hours ago

What started as a celebration of Cameron Smith ended with the Australian rugby league captain’s representative career being put on notice on Friday in Brisbane. Kangaroos coach Tim Sheens is savouring Smith’s nous in a Four Nations squad containing 11 new faces due to injury and suspension. But Sheens admitted his rookies had been given […]

Samoa gives Maitua another chance, while the Bulldogs keep their powder dry

6 hours ago

Samoan coach Matt Parish has given another chance to Reni Maitua after the troubled rugby league player’s heavy fine for his involvement in a Brisbane brawl. But it remains to be seen if the ex-Kangaroo’s NRL club Canterbury does the same. Still, Parish did not want to talk about either topic ahead of Samoa’s Four […]

Trans-Tasman rivals agree there will be no haka drama

6 hours ago

One word summed up why New Zealand captain Simon Mannering believed there would be no repeat of the junior trans-Tasman Test haka controversy in the Four Nations opener on Saturday – testosterone. Both the Kiwis and Australia were deadly serious in Brisbane on Friday when they reflected on the Junior Kangaroos’ provocative decision to link […]

Sam Burgess inspires England squad

6 hours ago

An emotional Sam Burgess presented jerseys to England ahead of Saturday’s Four Nations rugby league opener against Samoa in Brisbane. But England coach Steve McNamara believes Four Nations success will help ensure they hand a national jersey straight back to Burgess once he completes his rugby stint. Burgess was the envy of every rugby league […]

Burgess named RLIF International Player of the Year

Burgess named RLIF International Player of the Year

1 day ago

Moments after accepting the RLIF International Player of the Year award, Sam Burgess defended the NRL despite becoming the third superstar to leave the code this year. In a bittersweet sight for NRL boss Dave Smith who stood nearby, Burgess held aloft the international award at a Brisbane luncheon on Thursday before flying out for […]

As the Sharks circle, The Pearl says Barba needs Bennett

1 day ago

Some Wayne Bennett tough love may be just what Ben Barba needs to reignite his NRL career, Broncos great Steve Renouf says. Bennett has already begun his player cleanout since resuming the Broncos reins. Ben Hannant has linked with North Queensland, fellow forward Martin Kennedy is believed to be talking to four clubs and Kiwi […]

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