Kenny Edwards focussed on fresh start with Catalans, not off-field dramas back home

NRL badboy Kenny Edwards insists his sole focus is new side Catalans – despite the fact he has an impending court case on the horizon back home in Australia. Edwards made his debut for Les Dracs last Thursday as they advanced to the Challenge Cup semi-finals, with the forward impressing on his first hit-out as they beat Huddersfield. However, Edwards…

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QUIZ: Origin I

With State of Origin I fast approaching, we’ve put together a quiz for you on some of the players who will feature. See how many you can get right. Match the clue to the picture! For a preview of Origin I buy today’s Legaue Express. For a full match report and pictures of the first Origin clash, see next Monday’s…

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Tupou stars as the Roosters edge Wests

Daniel Tupou scored twice and produced a try-saver in the dying minutes to help Sydney Roosters earn a 16-14 victory over Wests Tigers. After a very tense and even first half, it was the Tigers that took a slim lead through an Esan Marsters penalty. But they found themselves six points behind at the break when Daniel Tupou, on his…

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Cowboys defeat the Sea Eagles

North Queensland inflicted a 26-12 victory on Manly Sea Eagles to lift themselves on to eight points, level with the Sea Eagles. After North Queensland kicked two penalties to one in the opening 20 minutes, Manly opened the try scoring. Trent Hodkinson offloaded late in the tackle to Shaun Lane. The tall forward reached out to plant the ball down. But…

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Wests back in the eight after Bulldogs win

Wests Tigers came from eight points down to take themselves back into the top eight with a 14-10 victory over Canterbury Bulldogs. The Bulldogs had the better of the opening stages, however. Brett Morris got on the scoresheet early. He didn’t seem fazed by his brother Josh being injured and was fed by his replacement John Olive. Mbye’s conversion and…

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Sharks destroy Knights

Cronulla Sharks ran in nine tries, including a Valentine Holmes hat-trick, as they inflicted a 48-10 defeat on Newcastle Knights. First-half tries from Jesse Ramien, who will join the Knights in 2019, Holmes, Jayden Brailey and Josh Dugan had Cronulla firmly in control. Lachlan Fitzgibbon had replied for Newcastle with six minutes to go until half-time. But five second-half tries killed…

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Panthers march on with victory over Dragons

Penrith Panthers moved level on points with St George Illawarra Dragons at the top of the NRL ladder after a convincing 28-2 victory today at Panthers Stadium. The stars of the show for the Panthers were NSW Origin hopefuls Nathan Cleary and James Maloney, who were a smart halfback combination throughout, while opposite number Ben Hunt, a Queensland hopeful, suffered…

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