Thursday, October 2, 2014
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Fuifui Moimoi heading to Super League?

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One of the NRL’s most recognisable and cult characters could be on his way to England, after Fuifui Moimoi announced he would be leaving Parramatta after 11 incredible seasons with the club. The 34-year-old walked out of a training session this week after it was revealed he will not feature in the Eels’ last home game of the season, Australian ... Read More »

NRL junior banned for spitting blood

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A New Zealand Warriors Under20s player has been banned for three games by an NRL judiciary panel, after being found guilty of spitting blood at an opponent. James Bell was hit with the charge after spitting during the Warriors’ 40-34 loss to Newcastle Knights last weekend. Peter Kite, who was on the judicial counsel, decided that Bell’s actions were deliberate ... Read More »

Cronulla Sharks in doping claims

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Seventeen past and present players from NRL side Cronulla Sharks are under investigation for alleged doping. The players have been issued with formal allegations of possible anti-doping violations. The Sharks have said five of the players are still at the club. An investigation by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) centres around the possible use of supplements, including banned peptides. ... Read More »

VIDEO: Greg Inglis scores another try of the season contender

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It’s been a remarkable 2014 for Greg Inglis, who is fast asserting himself as the finest player in the world of Rugby League with some dazzling performance for South Sydney Rabbitohs. The Rabbitohs are riding high at the top of the NRL, and after Thursday’s incredible 42-16 win against Brisbane, ‘GI’ once again grabbed the headlines, scoring a memorable hat-trick. ... Read More »

Boyd to leave Newcastle Knights?

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Newcastle Knights full-back Darius Boyd has completed his treatment for depression – but will not play for the club again, Australian media are reporting. Boyd made headlines last month when it was announced he would be checking into a Sydney mental health facility to seek treatment for depression, and he hasn’t featured in an NRL game since. And the Knights ... Read More »

SBW open to NRL return after RU stint

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Sonny Bill Williams hasn’t even departed the NRL for Rugby Union yet – and he’s already admitted he’d be open to returning to the 13-man code after his next stint in Union. Williams leaves for the 15-man game at the end of this season, after winning both an NRL Grand Final and a World Club Challenge during his time with ... Read More »

Cooper hoping for England recognition

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St George Illawarra forward Mike Cooper admits he is hopeful of getting the nod for Steve McNamara’s Four Nations squad at the end of the season, after a strong debut year with the Dragons in the NRL. Former Warrington man Cooper has only missed one game for the Dragons so far in 2014 after a string of impressive performances – ... Read More »

Mantellato open to Super League switch

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Newcastle Knights winger Ben Mantellato admits he is open to the possibility of moving to Super League, as reported interest from Hull FC intensifies on both sides of the world. Lee Radford’s men are believed to be interested in the services of Mantellato – who is the leading points scorer in New South Wales Cup, with 168 points to his ... Read More »

NRL players: Give Carney another shot!

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78 percent of NRL players that voted in a poll by Australian magazine Rugby League Week believe that Todd Carney deserves another shot in the NRL, despite being sacked by a club for the third time. Carney was sacked by Cronulla Sharks earlier this season after a photo of him on social media went viral. However over three-quarters of players ... Read More »

Inglis: Souths success greater than State of Origin

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Australia and Queensland star Greg Inglis has sensationally said that winning a Premiership title with club side South Sydney would rank higher than any other of his vast list of impressive achievements. The 27-year-old, widely regarded to be among the finest Rugby League players of all-time, has won eight State of Origin series with the Maroons and was part of ... Read More »