Golden Point could be axed by NRL

The NRL is to consider scrapping golden point. The system, implemented by Super League at the start of the season, is said to be causing divide among NRL clubs due to the nature of the system, which gives a distinct advantage to the side that wins the coin toss. Instead, the NRL is considering a modified concept, similar to models…

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Watkins dropped for final Titans game

Kallum Watkins has been dropped from Gold Coast Titans’ team for their last game of the NRL season against St George Illawarra Dragons. The Titans, who will be coached by Justin Holbrook in 2020, will finish bottom of the table and their season has ended in a whimper including a 38-4 defeat to Newcastle Knights last week which saw Watkins…

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Golden win for Brisbane

Jamayne Isaako kicked a golden-point field goal to seal a crucial 17-16 win for Brisbane Broncos over Parramatta Eels. After both sides exchanged early penalties, the Eels opened the try-scoring when a nice move to the left resulted in Maika Sivo crossing for the 17th try of his rookie season. But Brisbane would bounce back to lead when after a…

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Souths move into the top four

South Sydney Rabbitohs moved into third spot on the NRL table with a 31-10 victory over New Zealand Warriors in Auckland. South Sydney had the better of the opening of the first half, stretching out to a 14-point lead. Cameron Murray hit, spun and crawled to the opening try before Alex Johnston scored on his return from injury on the…

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Souths edge Broncos in thriller

South Sydney Rabbitohs edged Brisbane Broncos 22-20 in an absolute thriller at Suncorp that saw two ex-Broncos in the Rabbitohs line-up sin binned. With James Roberts off the field for a needless forearm smash on Corey Oates, Adam Reynolds opened the scoring with a penalty before Dane Gagai’s try gave Souths an 8-0 lead. David Fifita’s solo try got the…

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Cowboys dent Panthers’ playoff hopes

North Queensland Cowboys dented Penrith Panthers’ hopes of a Finals spot with a 24-10 victory in Townsville. Kyle Feldt got the home side on the board early on but they were pegged back by Brian To’o spectacular effort. The Cowboys made the half-time score 12-4 though when Murray Taulagi scored his first NRL try after a wonder offload from Jordan…

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