Burgess now heavy odds-on for RL return

Burgess now heavy odds-on for RL return

Sam Burgess is heavily odds-on for a return to Rugby League according to Ladbrokes. With his future as a Rugby Union player in doubt the dual-code player is chalked up by Challenge Cup sponsors at just 1/6 to return to Rugby

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McNamara backs Burgess regardless of decision

McNamara backs Burgess regardless of decision

England head coach Steve McNamara has said he believes Sam Burgess will make the right decision for his own future despite the growing talk over a return to Rugby League. McNamara, who coached Burgess at Bradford during his club coaching

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Ford says Burgess will stay in rugby union

Ford says Burgess will stay in rugby union

Bath coach Mike Ford has poured cold water on talk linking Sam Burgess with a return to Rugby League – saying people have put “two and two” together over a return to the 13-man code. Reports in the national media

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Burgess twins to remain at Souths until 2018

Burgess twins to remain at Souths until 2018

South Sydney have re-signed George and Tom Burgess until the end of the 2018 season, the NRL club announced on Thursday. The England internationals were key figures in the Rabbitohs’ drought-breaking premiership win last season. Coach Michael Maguire welcomed the retention of

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Smith quits as NRL CEO

Smith quits as NRL CEO

NRL Chief Executive Dave Smith will quit his post on 30 November, following a media conference today in which ARLC Chairman John Grant revealed the news alongside Smith, who was first appointed almost three years ago. Smith suggested that it was the ideal

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Penrith sack Cleary

Penrith sack Cleary

Penrith Panthers have parted company with coach Ivan Cleary. Cleary had overseen an upturn in the club’s fortunes since taking over in 2012, taking the club to the Preliminary Final in 2014 after a number of underwhelming seasons. However, the Panthers

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NRL announce four-year suspension for Sandor Earl

NRL announce four-year suspension for Sandor Earl

The NRL has announced that Sandor Earl has been suspended for four years under the League’s Anti-Doping Policy. The Anti-Doping Tribunal, chaired by former High Court Judge The Hon Ian Callinan AC QC, found that Mr Earl had committed the following

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Video Referee ‘Bunker’ to be used in 2016

Video Referee ‘Bunker’ to be used in 2016

The NRL is set to overhaul the current video officiating system with a range of upgrades designed to improve the quality of officiating, after their proposal to do so was approved by the Australian Rugby League Commission on Friday. The centre will

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World Club Series teams for 2016 confirmed

World Club Series teams for 2016 confirmed

Super League have confirmed the identity of the six clubs from the First Utility Super League and NRL Telstra Premiership who will contest the World Club Series in 2016. 2015 Super League Grand Finalists Leeds Rhinos and Wigan Warriors will be

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NRL sides to play in World Club Series revealed

NRL sides to play in World Club Series revealed

NRL champions North Queensland, runners-up Brisbane and the Sydney Roosters are understood to be the three Australian teams competing in next year’s World Club Series. The two Grand Finalists and the minor premiers are automatically invited per the NRL’s rules,

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