Posts Tagged "Super League"
As someone who once believed that the advent of Super League in the mid-90s would benefit the game in the long term, I remember the moment in 1997 when, on a dreary Monday night, I said to myself, “This experiment has gone too far.”
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NSW captain Benn Robinson said his side’s thrilling come-from-behind 34-30 victory over the Sharks on Saturday proved the Waratahs are still alive and kicking this Super Rugby season.
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A promotion and relegation system in Super Rugby deserves, more than ever, to be discussed and looked at once and for all. It addresses the two main issues we are currently facing in southern hemisphere rugby: expansion and quality.
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The Manly Sea Eagles will aim to win their second World Club Challenge title when they face Super League champions Leeds Rhinos today. Join us for live scores from 7:00am AEDT.
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Before a ball was kicked, the Super League heralded the 2012 season in controversial circumstances. The competition will be known as the Stobart Super League in a three-year deal.
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Former Kangaroos winger Joel Monaghan scored twice as Warrington showcased their Super League title credentials with a thumping 50-10 win over London Broncos on Sunday.
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While rugby league in Australia was hailing a new era in the sport’s history with the advent of the independent commission, a momentous moment was also occurring in France.
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At the dawn of another NRL season, sports fans everywhere can be heard cursing the loss of summer, but welcoming the retreat of cricket. “No more Ian Healy!” goes the uniform cry of the jubilant masses.
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South Sydney completed their first trial match of the year against English Super League side Warrington Wolves on a muggy evening last Saturday in their annual Return to Redfern clash, a tussle that threw up a few interesting points.
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Super Rugby-winning coach Ewen McKenzie has put a desire to build a Queensland Reds dynasty before his Wallabies ambitions by re-signing until the end of 2014.
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Here’s a thought that would send shivers down the spine of any AFL supporter: imagine if the Super League war had occurred to the AFL in 1995.
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November 1 continues to be touted as the birth date of rugby league’s new independent commission – provided News Ltd and the ARL can iron out the final few details of the agreement, the biggest being a non-compete clause ensuring News don’t start another Super League war.
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Slated for release later this year is Australian movie ‘The Cup’, a film which details not an indoor cricketer’s best mate but instead the dramatic 2002 Melbourne Spring Racing carnival.
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Former Great Britain centre Keith Senior has revealed his fury at the decision of his future club Crusaders to pull out of Super League.
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Australian rugby league international Willie Mason has been released by Hull Kingston Rovers just months into a three-year contract, the Super League side announced on Saturday.
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English captain James Graham has reportedly signed with the Canterbury Bulldogs on a three year deal starting in the 2012 season. The St. Helens forward has played Super League for over nine years, and joins the club to test himself in the NRL.
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Hull Kingston Rovers colourful import Willie Mason could be about to cut short his stay in Super League after being courted by big-spending French rugby union club Toulon.
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There have been many decisions which have shaped the local sporting world, for better or worse. But there were also decisions which have caused some codes to go backwards and lose the momentum they’d been building.
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Hull have agreed to release former Australian rugby league international Shaun Berrigan from the final year of his Super League contract.
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Former Great Britain rugby league coach Brian Noble has described England’s disappointing Four Nations campaign as a “wake-up call” for Super League.
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