The biggest signing since Tommy Raudonikis! Former Leeds man Eastwood heads for NSW Cup

It has been labelled the biggest signing since Tommy Raudonikis – former Leeds Rhinos forward Greg Eastwood has joined New South Wales Cup side Newtown Jets! The Jets have lured the former Leeds, Canterbury and Warriors forward into the Intrust Super Premiership for 2019, with the 31-year-old agreeing to play for Newtown for the 2019 season. The legendary Raudonikis played…

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Former Leeds star Eastwood joins Intrust Super Premiership NSW side

Former New Zealand international and Leeds Rhinos powerhouse Greg Eastwood has been heralded as one of the biggest signings in Intrust Super Premiership NSW history, as he joined Newtown Jets ahead of 2019. The 2008 World Cup winner played for the Rhinos in the 2010 season, in between two spells with Canterbury Bulldogs, but struggled to truly settle. His second…

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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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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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Smith set for 400-game NRL career

Cameron Smith has signed a new two-year deal with Melbourne Storm that could see the hooker become the first player to play 400 games in the NRL. Smith is only 16 games short as he enters what could be his penultimate season. “I’m very happy to be continuing my career with the club that gave me an opportunity to play…

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Wests star charged with assault

Wests Tigers star Michael Chee-Kam faces two charges of assault after an incident in Bondi which is alleged to have happened on Sunday, December 30. Chee-Kam allegedly punched a ride-share driver through the open window of his car. “Wests Tigers have been made aware of an incident involving a player on December 30, 2018,” a Wests Tigers statement said. “The…

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John Morris appointed Sharks interim head coach

John Morris has been installed as interim head coach of Cronulla Sharks despite Shane Flanagan not yet responding to the NRL’s breach notice against him. Flanagan has until the end of January to show cause why he shouldn’t be de-registered for having contact with the club regarding the recruitment and retention of players suspended in 2014 over the Sharks’ peptides…

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