From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
Sometimes there is so much going on in rugby league that you want to comment on a whole range of things – starting with Daly Cherry-Evans.
Just what is it in the water out Penrith way that helped produce incredible wins against defending premiers Melbourne and the hapless (or should I say hopeless) New Zealand Warriors?
Angry Manly coach Geoff Toovey savaged the NRL over “ridiculous, knee-jerk” decision-making on Wednesday, following mid-season rule changes intended to speed up games.
David Taylor’s slim hopes of playing in this year’s State of Origin series will hinge on an NRL judiciary hearing on Wednesday.
Melbourne Storm’s stunning transition from the basket case of Australian sport to rugby league powerhouse has reached another milestone with their sale to a private consortium.
All is forgiven at Wests Tigers, with coach Mick Potter making an SOS call to star playmaker Benji Marshall to save their sinking season.
Manly have renewed calls for a rethink of the NRL’s contentious extra-time policy after Monday’s 10-10 draw with Melbourne.
Hard-working Souths back-rower Chris McQueen has been touted as a frontline candidate for the Queensland Origin team and I think he is cherry ripe for a spot on the Maroons’ bench.
Around 6,367 players are currently in contention to play for NSW in State of Origin one, but unfortunately for coach Laurie Daley, he must whittle that number down to a more manageable 17 or 18 on Sunday.
After Josh Dugan’s triumphant return to rugby league on Saturday night for the St George Illawarra Dragons, there has been talk of the fullback being picked for the NSW Blues in the upcoming State of Origin series.
Melbourne’s luckless winger Matt Duffie will miss the rest of the NRL season with a knee injury.
Penrith NRL centre Lewis Brown believes coach Ivan Cleary is slowly recreating the success he had with the Warriors at the rejuvenated Panthers.
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Rugby league supporters should expect to see a whole lot more English talent joining Sam Burgess, James Graham and Gareth Widdop in the NRL in the next few years.
I’m not a proponent of corporal punishment but I do believe it’s time for the public paddling to be a feature of match days across the nation.
After the Storm and Sea Eagles played out a 10-all draw at AAMI Park in Melbourne on Monday night, Glenn Stewart and Cam Smith said it was probably a fair result. So did Nathan Hindmarsh on the Matty Johns show afterwards.
It seems like every Josh, Willie and Blake has a chance at making the NSW origin team for game one and frankly I’m sick of it.
A famous rivalry added another chapter on Monday night as the Melbourne Storm and the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles battled to a 10-all draw at AAMI Park.
The Great War, Vietnam, the Super League war – these were nasty wars that were prolonged and had many casualties.
After you’ve hit snooze a couple of times on Monday morning, you check your phone and see how many times you won on the weekend.
It’s just been one of those weeks hasn’t it? Many massive wins, a few close games a few massive upsets, a draw and another spectacular performance from Greg Inglis, which is pretty much expected by this point.
Monday night football dishes up another cracking match-up as the Melbourne Storm hosts the Manly Sea Eagles. Join us for live scores and commentary from 7.00pm AEST.
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It is not Tom talking to Joey this time, but several high ranking government members who are saying that the man with the silent assassin smile is ‘off’.
Wowsers. What a collector’s item of sparkling goal kicking from Luke Walsh on Saturday night!
The Newcastle Knights have all the ingredients to be a premiership threat in 2013. Finally on Sunday afternoon, the Knights put it all together to stun the Canterbury Bulldogs 44-8 at Hunter Stadium.
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