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Mon 15 Oct 2018

Kent: Manly and Des do the unthinkable

premium_icon Kent: Manly and Des do the unthinkable

DES Hasler’s looming return to Manly underlines again that the one great forgivable in rugby league is winning.

Thu 4 Oct 2018

Cronk's grand final saga is a case for change to NRL

Cronk's grand final saga is a case for change to NRL

The Cooper Cronk will-he-or-won't-he-play saga was an unneccessary sideshow the NRL, and other Australian sports, need to eliminate.

Mon 1 Oct 2018

Cronk’s presence a blight on NRL

Cronk’s presence a blight on NRL

COOPER Cronk was rightly branded a hero for his courageous effort in the grand final, but that didn’t tell the whole story.

Sun 30 Sep 2018

Mayhem before Sheed’s magic moment

premium_icon Mayhem before Sheed’s magic moment

THE two minutes which won the game for West Coast prompted high praise but the five seconds which helped lose the game will prompt cries of injustice.

The heartbreaking story of the Collingwood runner

premium_icon The heartbreaking story of the Collingwood runner

AN inconsolable Collingwood runner blaming himself for the loss was the saddest of the AFL grand final's images.

Sat 29 Sep 2018

Thurston: Smith will win Storm grand final

premium_icon Thurston: Smith will win Storm grand final

CAMERON Smith will prove himself a future Immortal today by leading the Melbourne Storm to another NRL premiership, writes Johnathan Thurston.

Thu 27 Sep 2018

The club that should grab Bennett

premium_icon The club that should grab Bennett

Mike Colman reckons he’s found the perfect spot for the master coach.

Wed 26 Sep 2018

Kent: Grand final two decades in the making

premium_icon Kent: Grand final two decades in the making

THE Billy Slater charge and ongoing doubt over Cooper Cronk have contributed to take the gloss off what should be the biggest grand final in NRL history

Tue 25 Sep 2018

Kent: Emotion will wreck Billy’s case

premium_icon Kent: Emotion will wreck Billy’s case

THE guilt of Slater begins and ends with how well Storm present their case for the defence. And the answer lies in the current criteria for a shoulder charge

Sat 22 Sep 2018

Thurston: Iceman Cronk can deliver title

premium_icon Thurston: Iceman Cronk can deliver title

COOPER Cronk was brought to Sydney to win the Roosters the competition – and he may just deliver, writes Cowboys legend Johnathan Thurston.

Wed 19 Sep 2018

All Blacks’ biggest failure exposed

All Blacks’ biggest failure exposed

NO ONE is being spared in the bitter fallout to New Zealand’s shock defeat against South Africa, including their legendary skipper.

How many goals do Collingwood need?

premium_icon How many goals do Collingwood need?

CAMERON MOONEY: How can Collingwood beat Richmond? The simple answer to that would be to say ‘well, the Pies need to kick more goals than the Tigers’.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Wallabies are officially worst in 45 years

premium_icon Wallabies are officially worst in 45 years

AUSTRALIA’S slide down the world rugby rankings is even worse than first thought, with Jim Tucker revealing it’s the lowest point since the early 1970s.

Monday Buzz: Penrith vision just fool’s Gould

premium_icon Monday Buzz: Penrith vision just fool’s Gould

GUS Gould is rarely put under the microscope as general manager of the Panthers. But tough questions must now be asked.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Dragons showing NRL how to get the job done

premium_icon Dragons showing NRL how to get the job done

Dragons coach Paul McGregor shows other NRL clubs how to get the job done.

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Kent: Players must make the game positive

premium_icon Kent: Players must make the game positive

JOSH Dugan’s emotions were raw and authentic on Tuesday and there will be much sympathy. But much of his negative press has been self-generated. If NRL players want...

Mon 10 Sep 2018

Grand injustice if Eagles face Magpies in decider

premium_icon Grand injustice if Eagles face Magpies in decider

LOCKING the AFL grand final to the MCG for the next 40 years has been a master stroke by the Victorian state government — but a bad hit for fairness in the national...

Maybe Wallabies not so woeful after all

premium_icon Maybe Wallabies not so woeful after all

SICK to death of the unflattering comparisons with the All Blacks? Well, maybe it’s time to give the Wallabies some due recognition after a flawed but brave win...

‘Wayne will go’: Fallout from Broncos’ defeat

premium_icon ‘Wayne will go’: Fallout from Broncos’ defeat

THE Broncos’ season is finished after being thrashed by the Dragons in a finals boilover. The Courier-Mail’s Paul Malone lists his likes and dislikes from the...

Tennis must respond to Serena furore

Tennis must respond to Serena furore

SERENA Williams has exposed several major flaws with the way tennis is run. These are the three changes the game must make.

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