Sydney Roosters, Joseph Suaalii, Rugby Australia, $5 million deal, contract, NRL 360, will he stay, Nick Politis, Phil Waugh

[ad_1] The Roosters won’t be able to convince Joseph Suallii to backflip on his $5 million with Rugby Australia. That’s according to veteran journalist Phil Rothfield in the wake of reports the Roosters are working behind the scenes to get the young gun out of the deal. Suallii has signed a three-year contract with RA … Read more

Team Tips, Round 2, teams, ins and outs, injuries, suspensions, Roosters, Dom Young, Shane Flanagan, Dragons, Luciano Leilu, Josh Addo-Carr, Bronson Xerri, Bulldogs

[ad_1] The Roosters are set to receive a huge boost with a superstar recruit firming for a Round 2 return in the backline. The Dragons are set to welcome two quality forwards into their pack after a strong performance against the Titans. Meanwhile, the Bulldogs are set for a backline reshuffle that could see Bronson … Read more

Way too early predictions, Cowboys, Dragons, Broncos, Rabbitohs, Bulldogs, Eels, Panthers, Round 2

[ad_1] OK, it’s only been one round. But at least we now have some tangible evidence about what every NRL side could deliver in 2024. The Storm are back in title contention after their shutout of the premiers the Panthers in Round 1. Meanwhile, the Eels are set to surge back into the top eight … Read more

Spencer Leniu NRL judiciary hearing live updates, start time, result, Sydney Roosters forward to receive ban for Ezra Mam racial slur

[ad_1] Spencer Leniu will learn his fate with the NRL judicary on Monday night meeting to determine his penalty for calling Broncos five-eighth Ezra Mam a “monkey”. The Roosters prop will front the judiciary but, according to AAP, Mam won’t be in attendance at the hearing and he instead submitted a pre-written statement as evidence. … Read more

Matt Burton positional switch, centre, five-eighth, Canterbury Bulldogs, Cameron Ciraldo, Toby Sexton, Round 2

[ad_1] Matty Johns has called on Bulldogs coach Cameron Ciraldo to shift Matt Burton to centre to unlock his running game after his side’s disappointing 26-8 loss to the Eels in Round 1. Burton had just two runs for 18 metres at five-eighth with no try or linebreak involvements, two errors and a penalty conceded … Read more

Latrell Mitchell, Spencer Leniu, Ezra Mam, racial slur, Brad Fittler, judiciary, Rabbitohs, Broncos, Roosters

[ad_1] Souths have stood by Latrell Mitchell in the face of criticism of his outspoken response to Spencer Leniu’s racial slur towards Ezra Mam as Brad Fittler weighed in on the commentary from players. Mitchell has been active on social media standing up for Mam and Indigenous people affected by racism and called for a … Read more

Cronulla Sharks season preview, 2024 verdict, Craig Fitzgibbon, finals record, golden-point Roosters, Nicho Hynes, news, analysis, videos

[ad_1] They were labelled ‘flat track bullies’ and ‘pretenders’ in 2023, but the Sharks are working hard to “prove them all wrong” under Craig Fitzgibbon. A Sam Walker field goal dumped them out of the finals race in week one last season, only 12 months after flunking out in straight sets in 2022 after losses … Read more

Pythagorean wins analysis, luckiest and unluckiest teams in 2023, predicted ladder, close game performance, latest news


[ad_1] For an eighth consecutive year, it’s time to look back in order to look forward. This is’s annual Pythagorean wins prediction piece, which reveals the teams who over- and underperformed in the previous season to predict who’ll bounce back or fall flat in the coming year. The name makes it sound complicated, but … Read more