Ponga welcomes Holmes’ challenge for Maroons No.1 jersey

Queensland fullback Kalyn Ponga has welcomed a challenge from North Queensland recruit Valentine Holmes for the Maroons’ No.1 jersey in 2020. Ponga took over the fullback position in the first two State of Origin games this year before he was ruled out of the deciding game of the series with a calf injury. But before Ponga exploded on the representative […]

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Veteran recruiter Clayton joins Kangaroos

North Melbourne's off-field reshuffle continues, with recruiting guru Scott Clayton joining the club's recruitment and list management department. The 60-year-old former Fitzroy defender's extensive resume includes putting together the bulk of Brisbane's triple premiership-winning squad, as well as Gold Coast's inaugural list. Clayton, who spent eight years with the Suns, was part of West Coast's recruiting and list management team, […]

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Wallaby opens up on infamous ‘dirty’ act

Former Wallaby Quade Cooper has opened up about the time he kneed All Blacks legend Richie McCaw in the head. Cooper, who has just started his first season with the Kintetsu Liners in Japan’s second division rugby competition, spoke to former New Zealand Warriors player and friend Isaac John about his extensive and at times controversial rugby career. Speaking about […]

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Star’s rejection opens up Latrell lifeline

Cronulla Sharks playmaker Matt Moylan has rejected a potential switch to the Wests Tigers, opening the door for the club to make another play for Latrell Mitchell. The Sharks are understood to be willing to let the 28-year-old leave the club due to salary cap pressure and gave permission for him to negotiate with rivals. Injury limited Moylan to just […]

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DCE adds another leadership role to Qld and Manly captaincies

Manly captain Daly Cherry-Evans has been named as a new player director on the Rugby League Players Association board alongside Sia Soliola and Dale Copley. Taking on new leadership roles within the game, the trio have filled vacancies on the board with James Maloney and Jeremy Latimore’s positions to expire at the next AGM. Stream over 50 sports live & […]

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‘Take me back’: NRL star’s cryptic post

Latrell Mitchell’s manager, Wayde Rushton, has defended his role in the outcast Rooster’s contract negotiations which have seen a number of clubs turn their back on him. Rushton spoke for the first time since Mitchell’s options dwindled as the centre posted a photo on Instagram wearing Roosters kit next to the premiership trophy. Stream over 50 sports live & anytime […]

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North’s team of P-Platers

AFL football has not seen change like it. In the space of six months every single leadership position at North Melbourne bar the chairman has changed. North has a new chief executive, general manager of football, list manager and a senior coach appointed mid-season. While all the appointments have experience, none have experience in the positions they are now in. […]

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