Cleary magic leads Panthers to victory

Penrith’s 19-year-old halfback Nathan Cleary gave a tremendous performance, scoring three tries and five goals for 22 points, and having a massive influence throughout the game as the Panthers triumphed 34-22 at Mount Smart Stadium, while the Warriors lost their main playmaker Shaun Johnson with a leg injury in the second half. The Warriors were unchanged from the 17 players…

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O’Loughlin reveals how close he came to NRL switch ahead of 400th Wigan game

Wigan captain Sean O’Loughlin makes his 400th appearance for his hometown club tonight: but he has revealed just how close he came to switching the Warriors for the NRL. The reigning Super League champions will celebrate O’Loughlin’s Wigan career tonight in the home game against Warrington, as the England skipper moves into an illustrious club of players to have brought…

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Warrington forward Andre Savelio set for NRL switch

Warrington Wolves forward Andre Savelio has agreed to join NRL giants Brisbane Broncos. The 22-year-old joined the Wolves from St Helens on a one-year deal ahead of the new season but will link up with Wayne Bennett’s side in 2018. Savelio, who won the Albert Goldthorpe Rookie of the Year Award in 2015, has made 57 Super League appearances since 2015…

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Cooper Cronk among Warrington’s halfback targets

Warrington Wolves have made tentative enquiries regarding a move for NRL superstar Cooper Cronk. The Wolves have been in contact with Cronk’s representatives as they plot an audacious move for the Australia international. It’s believed the Wolves are prepared to break the bank for the 33-year-old, who has confirmed he will leave Melbourne at the end of the season. His…

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Today’s NRL results

South Sydney winger Alex Johnston equalled a club record with five tries as the Rabbitohs comprehensively defeated Penrith Panthers today at ANZ Stadium. Today’s Results Newcastle Knights 12 Wests Tigers 33 South Sydney Rabbitohs 42 Penrith Panthers 14 For full coverage of all the weekend’s NRL action, make sure you get Monday’s League Express, either in the shops or digitally…

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Cowboys deliver stunning blow to Raiders’ finals hopes

Michael Morgan was outstanding today in the Australian capital as he guided North Queensland Cowboys to a 31-18 victory that has almost certainly ended the Canberra Raiders’ finals hopes. The Raiders came into the game with Kurt Baptiste replacing Josh Hodgson at hooker and Scott Sorensen coming onto the bench, while the Cowboys fielded the team that was published the…

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