Knights land New South Wales ace Pearce

Newcastle Knights have secured the coup of New South Wales halfback Mitchell Pearce on a four-year deal. The 28-year-old has joined the Knights from Sydney Roosters, where he has previously spent his entire career after breaking onto the scene in 2007. During his time at the Roosters, Pearce made 238 appearances and played for New South Wales 17 times. “I…

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Hayne set for Eels return

Jarryd Hayne has left Gold Coast Titans as a return to Parramatta draws nearer. The Fiji international has been granted a release by the Titans after the fullback expressed a desire to return to Western Sydney, despite still being under contract. Although a deal has not yet been agreed, the 29-year-old is expected to return to the Eels, where he…

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GOSSIP: Canberra to turn to Michael McIlorum to fill Hodgson void?

Could Canberra Raiders be about to launch another swoop on one of Super League’s best hookers? The Green Machine already have former Hull KR and current England star Josh Hodgson on their books – however, Hodgson suffered a serious knee injury while playing for England against Tonga on Saturday. That has not only ruled him out of this weekend’s World…

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Fittler appointed New South Wales coach for 2018

New South Wales have announced the appointment of Brad Fittler as the coach of the Blues’ State of Origin team for the next two seasons. Fittler has been coaching Lebanon at this year’s World Cup, where they reached the quarter-finals of the tournament before being eliminated by Tonga. However, he will now coach the Blues. “Given the importance of this…

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Leeds to take on Melbourne in Australia in 2018 World Club Challenge

Super League champions Leeds Rhinos will travel to Australia to take on NRL winners Melbourne Storm in the 2018 World Club Challenge – as reported in League Express on Monday. The clash to determine the world’s best rugby league team, will be held on Friday 16 February at AAMI Park at 8pm. It will be only the third time the…

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Sarginson aquitted of assault charge

Former Wigan and England star Dan Sarginson has been cleared of all criminal charges following an incident at Burleigh Heads Hotel, Queensland, in June. The 24-year-old pleaded not guilty to assault occasioning bodily harm following a one-day trial in Southport Magistrates court. The court was shown footage of Sarginson being pushed down a flight of stairs following an altercation including…

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