Knights star charged with assault

Newcastle Knights centre Tautau Moga has been charged with assault after an incident on Boxing Day. The Knights released a statement today but didn’t identify the player in question. They said they “were made aware of an incident involving a player on December 26, 2018.” “The Club alerted the NRL Integrity Unit at an appropriate time and are co-operating with…

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Mitchell to captain Hornets

Former Warrington Wolves star Lee Mitchell will captain Championship side Rochdale Hornets in 2019. Mitchell took over from Luke Adamson mid-way through last year and will continue the role on a permanent basis. “Mitch was absolutely the right choice for the captaincy,” said Rochdale Head Coach Carl Forster. “He took up the role partway through the 2018 season and is a…

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NRL pre-season schedule set

While the NRL is a month and a half further away from beginning than Super League, the competition’s pre-season schedule is set. The first game is set for 15th February as the Indigenous All Stars kick off against the Maori All Stars at AAMI Park while Parramatta Eels and Canberra Raiders, possibly featuring new duo Ryan Sutton and John Bateman, also begin…

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