Rugby League

5th June

Going back home – English club releases Uate

Fiji Bati veteran Akuila Uate will return to Australia this week after he was released from his contract with the Huddersfield Giants in the Super League because of the impact of coronavirus. The Votua, Nadroga...

Lam welcomes Radradra, Naulago

Bristol Bears director of rugby Pat Lam welcomes seven new signings that include Semi Radradra and former rugby league player and Siva Naulago for the 2020/21 season. Kyle Sinckler, Chris Cook and Mitch Eadie will be joining the club from July 1 while Saracens duo, Ben Earl and Max Malins who are on loan will...

NRL: Warriors lose Ken Maumalo for Penrith Panthers clash

The Warriors have suffered a late injury blow ahead of Friday night’s clash against the Panthers after Ken Maumalo was ruled out. The powerful winger picked up a hamstring injury at training on Wednesday, with Adam Pompey called up to take his place for the clash at Campbelltown Stadium in Sydney. It will be Pompey’s...

Broncos suffer record loss

It was like Groundhog Day for Brisbane after they crashed to their worst NRL home loss, routed 59-0 by a merciless Sydney Roosters. Memories of the Broncos’ previous worst effort – a 58-0 NRL 2019 finals exit – came flooding back as the Roosters piled on 10 unanswered tries on Thursday night to keep the...

3rd June

FNRL implements salary reduction

The Fiji National Rugby League has implemented a 20 per cent pay cut across the board amongst other changes as the effects of COVID-19 continue to be felt across all sporting bodies and businesses in the nation. “The FNRL has implemented a 20 per cent reduction in salaries all across yet all of our full-time...

Suli staying at Manly for less in Red V blow

SYDNEY, 03 JUNE 2020 (NRL) – Rising Manly star Moses Suli is poised to recommit to the maroon and white, knocking back a lucrative Dragons offer worth around $2 million in another blow to the joint-venture’s recruitment plans. NRL.com understands Suli has told Manly he will remain at the club until the end of 2022...

Taumalolo to miss Sharks clash with knee injury

SYDNEY, 03 JUNE 2020 (NRL) – Cowboys powerhouse Jason Taumalolo will miss Saturday’s clash with Cronulla at Queensland Country Bank Stadium due to bone bruising on his knee. Taumalolo’s absence means Francis Molo will move into the starting side at prop, with Josh McGuire filling the No.13 jumper and teenage forward Tom Gilbert to debut...

1st June

Naiqama appointed head coach of Kaiviti Silktails

Former Fiji Bati veteran Wes Naiqama has been appointed to lead the Kaiviti Silktails Rugby Football Club as head coach into the New South Wales Rugby League Ron Massey Cup competition. “This appointment is massive and something that is very high for me, it has always been a goal to give back to the game,”...

Individual brilliance caps first round of restarted NRL season

Tom Trbojevic highlighted on Sunday what Australia’s sports-starved fans had been missing as the National Rugby League’s (NRL) gamble to become the first professional code to return after the Covid-19 shutdown appeared to pay off. Manly fullback Trbojevic crossed twice and had a hand in three other tries as the Sea Eagles thrashed the Canterbury...

31st May

Near-perfect Warriors punish Dragons

Four weeks after arriving in Australia indefinitely, the Warriors celebrated their first victory of the NRL season with a record-making 18-0 win over St George Illawarra. Showing no hints of disorganisation or distress given the incredible circumstances of their season so far, the Warriors ran rings around the Dragons with a near-perfect completion rate. It...

Roosters down Rabbitohs in front of cardboard cutout crowd

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The latest instalment of the oldest and fiercest rivalry in Australian rugby league ended in a 28-12 victory for the Sydney Roosters over the South Sydney Rabbitohs on Friday but it was quite unlike any of the 246 derbies that preceded it. The third match after the resumption of the National Rugby...

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