Dogs secure back-to-back wins to move off the bottom

Canterbury Bulldogs made it back-to-back wins for the first time this year with a 20-14 comeback victory over Newcastle Knights. Newcastle started in impressive fashion and scored the first try on five minutes when Mitchell Pearce’s long ball was perfect for Shaun Kenny-Dowall. But despite the early setback, the Dogs competed well keeping the scoreline at 6-0 until half-time. The…

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Coote regains AG Medal lead

Lachlan Coote is back at the top of the Albert Goldthorpe Medal table after a man-of-the-match display for St Helens against Hull FC. Daryl Clark had been the leader heading into the round but Warrington’s hooker now sits third behind Coote and Jonny Lomax who gained two points on Friday night. Meanwhile, Sam Tomkins moved into the top 10 after…

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Greenberg praises 400-game Smith

NRL CEO Todd Greenberg has heaped praise on Cameron Smith as he prepares to play his 400th NRL game at the weekend. Smith played his 399th Premiership game in the Storm’s win over the Dragons and will achieve the unprecedented feat on Saturday night against Cronulla Sharks. As part of the celebrations, the NRL have come up with the following…

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Gutsy Roosters take win over Tigers

Sydney Roosters did it tough without their Origin stars, beating an expansive Wests Tigers side 24-16. The Roosters got the try-scoring started early on when Jared Waerea-Hargreaves offloaded nicely for Nat Butcher to score. But Ryan Matterson bounced out off tackles before scoring a quick equaliser for the hosts. The Tigers took the lead through Esan Marsters’ penalty before Luke…

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Reynolds rejoins Featherstone

Wakefield Trinity halfback Ben Reynolds has rejoined Featherstone Rovers on a one-month loan deal. Reynolds has already had a spell with the Championship outfit in 2019, spending March at the LD Nutrition Stadium. Reynolds returned to his parent club after playing four games for the Rovers and managed six appearances for Wakefield. “It’s pleasing when players who are unfortunately not…

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