Posts Tagged "Mark Gasnier"

There was a time when a rugby league player was exactly that and the possibility of switching codes or changing clubs willy-nilly would have never crossed their minds.

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Wests Tigers coach Tim Sheens took a giant gamble and ‘got out of jail’ on Friday night, when his team won the first Qualy Final against the Dragons.

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Mark Gasnier has announced his retirement from all football, effective at the end of the current NRL season. He is 29 years old.

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St George Illawarra hooker Dean Young admits he was shocked by Mark Gasnier’s decision to quit the NRL at the end of the season, despite the star centre courting opinion from the Dragons’ senior players earlier this year.

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St George Illawarra chief executive Peter Doust says the joint venture will not be splashing out on a big-name signing to replace the retiring Mark Gasnier next season.

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St George Illawarra centre Mark Gasnier admitted he’d made up his mind to retire at the start of the year, saying he didn’t have the drive to play rugby league in 2012.

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As expected, NSW was roundly and loudly booed by the 52,498 Suncorp crowd when they took the field first on Wednesday night for the Origin decider. But class act Mark Gasnier had the right idea.

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St George Illawarra coach Wayne Bennett branded deliberate a late challenge from Manly’s Jason King on Dragons centre Kyle Stanley in a fiery NRL clash at WIN Stadium.

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NSW centre Mark Gasnier has vowed to get flying winger Akuila Uate more quality ball when they reunite their fledgling combination in State of Origin II.

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By now, everyone has thrown in their two cents about the New South Wales Origin team. Here’s what they wouldn’t say and why New South Wales really won’t win Origin.

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If Jamal Idris is New South Wales’ great hope, then we are staring down the barrel for a sixth straight series loss. While he has put in some powerful NRL performances this season, he is still a very raw talent. This can be highlighted by his defence.

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Mark Gasnier calls it a “gauge”, but for NSW selectors, the St George Illawarra star’s looming clash against South Sydney juggernaut Greg Inglis shapes as a State of Origin audition.

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St George Illawarra star Mark Gasnier says speculation over coach Wayne Bennett’s future won’t distract the Dragons from their pursuit of back-to-back NRL premierships.

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History will always be on offer in an NRL grand final, but St George Illawarra Dragons and the Sydney Roosters offer more than most clubs. Sunday at ANZ Stadium, in front of 82,000 fans, will also be the 31-year wait versus the greatest turnaround in 76 years.

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Dumped video referee Bill Harrigan has labelled his stunning gaffe in awarding a try to St George Illawarra centre Mark Gasnier an ‘implosion’ that has put the heat on whistle-blowers ahead of the NRL finals.

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Sometimes you have to laugh because if you try and find logic in a ridiculous situation, it can become bad for your health. I’ve been accused in the past of being over-critical of the current crop of NRL referees, and I thought I could make it to the end of the season without having another […]

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In an era where we see so many rugby league players looking like they have freshly swallowed a pregnant, lactating water buffalo, I find it refreshing to see a player begin their transition back to normal mortal before their career has even ended.

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Sydney Roosters coach Brian Smith filled a little black notebook full of tips after watching Brisbane graft out a torrid and tense 10-6 NRL win over St George Illawarra at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday.

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Prodigal son Mark Gasnier scored the match-winner as St George Illawarra powered home to a 16-13 NRL win over South Sydney at ANZ Stadium on Friday night.

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St George Illawarra coach Wayne Bennett has cleared the way for Mark Gasnier to make his first start since his return to the NRL with rookie centre Kyle Stanley to be rested for Friday night’s clash with South Sydney at ANZ Stadium.

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