Cowboys take a step closer to top 8 finish

North Queensland Cowboys came from eight points down to defeat West Tigers 22-14 and take a step closer to finishing in the NRL top eight. The side from Townsville, who arrested a four match losing streak with the win, fell behind early when Aaron Woods dummied and strolled over to open the scoring, Tuimoala Lolohea improving the score to six.…

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Canberra Raiders keep finals hopes alive

Jordan Rapana scored a hat-trick for Canberra Raiders as they defeated Newcastle Knights comfortably 46-28 to keep their top-8 hopes alive for another week. Canberra started the game on top with Junior Paulo and Jarrod Croker notching within six minutes. Two penalty goals and a conversion from Croker meant Canberra were 14-0 up after 17 minutes. Newcastle’s up turn in…

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Radradra scores four in Eels win

Parramatta moved up to fourth in the NRL Ladder with a resounding win over Brisbane in Queensland. Four tries for Rugby Union-bound winger Semi Radradra and the Eels’ fastest ever NRL try, scored by Kirisome Auva’a after just 11 seconds, helped the Sydney club on their way. The Eels raced in to a 24-0 lead after 20 minutes with Auva’a’s…

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Randell moves nearer to Wakefield move after securing Newcastle release

Tyler Randell’s move to Wakefield Trinity is a step closer after he was granted an immediate release from Newcastle Knights. The 24-year-old has agreed to join the Super League side, who are still hopeful he will play before the end of the season after completing registration documents earlier this year. Randell, who plays as a hooker, has played 44 games…

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Castleford confirm capture of Wardle

Castleford Tigers have confirmed the signing of Newcastle Knights star Joe Wardle on a three-year deal. As exclusively revealed by League Express on June 19th, the Scotland international has agreed to join the League Leaders’ Shield winners ahead of the 2018 season. Wardle opted to link up with Daryl Powell’s side despite interest from both Warrington and St Helens. The…

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NRL scores – Melbourne storm to win

NRL: Parramatta Eels 30-8 Gold Coast Titans South Sydney Rabbitohs 36-18 New Zealand Warriors Brisbane Broncos 24-12 St George Illawarra Dragons Newcastle Knights 12-44 Melbourne Storm Sydney Roosters 22-18 Wests Tigers North Queensland Cowboys 16-26 Cronulla Sharks Canberra Raiders 22-26 Penrith Panthers Canterbury Bulldogs 30-16 Manly Sea Eagles Full coverage of all the weekend’s NRL matches will feature in Monday’s…

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Newcastle grant Joe Wardle release ahead of expected arrival at Castleford for 2018

NRL side Newcastle Knights will release Joe Wardle from the remainder of his contract with the club at the end of this season – as a move to Castleford for 2018 is expected to be confirmed imminently. Wardle joined the Knights at the beginning of this season from Super League side Huddersfield, but they say they have granted Wardle a…

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