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Bombshell injury rocks reigning premiers

The Sydney Roosters will be without marquee mid-season signing Sonny Bill Williams when they lock horns with the Penrith Panthers on Friday night. Williams returned to the NRL late in the season but will be forced to watch on from the sidelines when the two sides meet at Panthers Stadium. Watch the 2020 NRL Telstra Premiership Finals on Kayo. Every […]

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NRL fan’s giant Broncos spoon troll

The Brisbane Broncos wooden spoon continues to be a source of quality material for disgruntled fans. A torrid season saw the club finish dead last on the ladder with a horrific 3-17 record, despite opening the season with two straight wins. Watch the 2020 NRL Telstra Premiership Finals on Kayo. Every game before the Grand Final Live & On-Demand with […]

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Roosters cooked? We’ll prove you wrong

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson has swatted away suggestions his men are physically cooked following consecutive premierships and a form slump on the eve of the finals. The Roosters are reeling after suffering a record 60-8 loss to South Sydney in the final round, but Robinson insists his team are focused on redemption heading into Friday’s qualifying final against Penrith. […]

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Crisp says Pies can win flag from eighth

Jack Crisp insists Collingwood can make history by becoming the first team to win the AFL premiership from eighth position. The Magpies enter October as the lowest-seeded finals team after an indifferent season. Coach Nathan Buckley's team will need to win four games to win the premiership, beginning with Saturday night's elimination final against West Coast at a sold-out Optus […]

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Snap Shot: What rhymes with October, Mike?

Snap Shot is a weekly column taking a look at the lighter side of football. News that Mike Brady is to sing his football anthem Up There Cazaly at the MCG on grand final day and have it beamed into Brisbane before the big match was welcome to Victorians yearning for normality in a year that has become anything but. […]

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NRL young gun’s brain cancer miracle

After battling illness for several months, Cronulla Sharks young gun Fine Kula has been cleared of brain cancer. Kula was a member of the Sharks pre-season NRL training squad, but was diagnosed with medulloblastoma this year, and was forced into early retirement. The 21-year-old has endured intense chemotherapy treatment since, and last week underwent a six-hour full body scan and […]

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Barnett free to play in finals after NRL closes Peachey slur probe

Mitch Barnett is free to take his place in the opening week of the final series after the NRL couldn’t find evidence to suggest the Newcastle forward racially vilified Gold Coast star Tyrone Peachey. The NRL has concluded its investigation into the incident, a process that included interviews with players, match officials and club staffers, as well as internal communications […]

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