Warriors forward Ligi Sao offered to Super League clubs for 2020 season

New Zealand Warriors forward Ligi Sao has been offered to Super League clubs for next season by his management. The 26-year-old prop, who can also operate at loose-forward, is currently in the Warriors’ 19-man squad to face Brisbane Broncos this weekend and has made several appearances in the NRL this season. However, his contract expires with the Warriors at the…

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Knights impress in big Roosters win

Newcastle Knights produced an excellent 38-12 win over Sydney Roosters to make it five wins on the bounce. The Knights scored the first try on eight minutes when Luke Keary’s pass was intercepted by Hymel Hunt. Keary would leave the field after smacking his head on the floor in the tackle. Kalyn Ponga kicked two early penalties to make the…

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Titans move off bottom with win

A Dale Copley hat-trick helped Gold Coast Titans came from 12-0 down to defeat Manly Sea Eagles 36-18 at Lottoland. Manly scored the first try on seven minutes when Cade Cust’s lofted pass was perfect for Jorge Taufua. Then when Jarrod Wallace lost the ball for the Titans, Dylan Walker picked it up, stepped past Brian Kelly and gave the…

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Penrith snap losing streak

Penrith Panthers snapped a six-match losing streak with a 16-10 victory over Parramatta Eels, their first defeat at Bankwest. The Eels started brightly and took the lead when Maika Sivo took in Will Smith’s grubber kick on three minutes. But the Panthers reacted well to a slow start and after Mitchell Moses’ penalty for the home side, pulled the score back…

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Cronk to retire at the end of 2019

Cooper Cronk has announced his intention to retire at the end of 2019 and bring to an end one of the finest careers in Rugby League history. Cronk has played in the NRL for 16 years, amassing 357 NRL games, 38 Tests for Australia and 22 Origin appearances. The halfback has won four Grand Finals and was part of the…

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Segeyaro try sinks Roosters

James Segeyaro scored a try on his Brisbane Broncos debut to help his side inflict Sydney Roosters’ first defeat in nine games with a 15-10 scoreline. Despite Cooper Cronk’s early sin bin for a pullback on Darius Boyd, the Roosters took the lead on eight minutes when James Tedesco burrowed his way over. But when Cronk returned to the field,…

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Penrith hit new low in Warriors defeat

Penrith dropped to the foot of the NRL table after a poor display in a 30-12 defeat to New Zealand Warriors. Penrith started with plenty of possession but weren’t able to crack New Zealand’s defence and were punished when the Warriors scored two quick tries to take control. Issac Luke with the first and Patrick Herbert with the second. Herbert…

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Storm comeback to beat Wests

Melbourne Storm came from eight points behind with ten minutes to play to beat Wests Tigers 24-22. The game started in a cagey fashion with four penalties kicked in the first 25 minutes, three for Esan Marsters and the Tigers and one for Cameron Smith and the Storm. But an electric run from Ryan Papenhuyzen lit up the affair as…

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Gutherson agrees new Parramatta deal

Clint Cutherson has finally agreed to a new three-year deal with Parramatta Eels. The negotiations between the two parties have been long and well documented but the Eels will be glad to get the deal over the line for one of their key players. “We are delighted to have Clint remain an Eel, and we are keenly aware of what…

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