Rugby League

16th June

Reece Walsh focussed on Knights, not Maroons

Reece Walsh says he hasn’t heard from Queensland rugby league selectors amid talk of a shock State of Origin call-up for the young Warriors star. After a thumping 50-6 game one defeat to New South...

14th June

Head injuries force Kangaroos captain into early retirement

Australia rugby league captain Boyd Cordner has announced his retirement from the sport due to the effects of repeated head injuries. Cordner’s decision comes a little over two months after his Sydney Roosters team mate Jake Friend, who was co-captain with him at the NRL club, cited head injuries as his reason for quitting the...

Silktails move into top six

The Kaiviti Silktails have moved to sixth spot on the Ron Massey Cup standings. After the 24-all draw against Windsor Wolves over the weekend, the Silktails have 13 points after 11 rounds. The Silktails face the Saints in its next match at 6pm this Saturday.

Maumolo hat-trick not enough for Warriors

Departing winger Ken Maumolo scored a hat-trick, but the Warriors were still comprehensively outplayed 42-16 by the Melbourne Storm at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford on Sunday afternoon. Maumolo has been granted an immediate release from the final year of his contract, and will continue his NRL career at Wests Tigers. The Storm flexed their...

13th June

Warriors in talks with Watene-Zeleziak as replacement for Maumalo

The Warriors are in talks to sign Kiwis captain Dallin Watene-Zelezniak as a replacement for Ken Maumalo. Stuff understands the club have been in negotiations this week with Watene-Zelezniak and his agent Tyran Smith, with his move to the Warriors linked to Maumalo’s switch to Wests Tigers, which was confirmed on Saturday. Tigers coach Michael Maguire,...

12th June

NRL: Unwanted Sharks star Shaun Johnson sinks Penrith Panthers with late drop goal

Off-contract Cronulla star Shaun Johnson launched a 35m field goal with 90 seconds on the clock as competition leaders Penrith slumped to a second straight loss. The Sharks led 18-0 at the break only for the Panthers – minus their Origin stars Nathan Cleary, Jarome Luai, Isaah Yeo, Brian To’o and Kurt Capewell – to...

11th June

Test for the Kaiviti Silktails

Fijian flair in rugby league that has groomed some revered names in the National Rugby League competition will be the Kaiviti Silktails main weapon in the remaining rounds of the Ron Massey Cup tournament in Australia. This was revealed on Wednesday by the Kaiviti Silktails head coach Wes Naiqama in the lead up to tomorrow’s...

QLD Pacific island fans left disappointed by Blues flogging in first State of Origin match in Townsville

BRISBANE, 11 JUNE 2021 (ABC)—Queensland face an 18-day mission to find a way to stop NSW’s turbo- charged attack after Daly Cherry-Evans rated Tom Trbojevic as rugby league’s best player. The Blues’ 50-6 flogging of Queensland in Wednesday night’s series opener was their biggest ever win in the State of Origin arena. Trbojevic wasn’t alone as NSW’s...

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