Early Mail, Late Mail, Round 2, ins and outs, cuts, injuries, Sitili Tupouniua, Sydney Roosters, Brendan Piakura, Broncos

[ad_1] Roosters back-rower Sitili Tupouniua is set to overcome a leg injury to take on Manly on Sunday. Meanwhile the Broncos are hopeful Brendan Piakura will pass concussion protocols to line up in the second row against the Rabbitohs. Read on for the Early Mail for Round 2. The only place to watch every game … Read more

Power Rankings, Round 2, analysis of every team, favourites for top eight, Roosters, James Tedesco, Cowboys, Valentine Holmes, Knights, Kalyn Ponga

[ad_1] The Roosters are back to being the team to beat after their comprehensive victory over the Broncos. Meanwhile, the Cowboys are back in contention after dominating the Dolphins and the Knights are in trouble after being thrashed by the Raiders. Read on for the NRL Power Rankings ahead of Round 2. The only place … Read more

Round 2 Team Lists, ins and outs, selections, SuperCoach, Lachlan Galvin to debut for Tigers, Tesi Niu dropped, Dolphins, Dom Young returns, Roosters

[ad_1] Wests Tigers coach Benji Marshall has put his faith in Lachlan Galvin with the teenage playmaker named to make his NRL debut against the Raiders. Galvin has beaten new recruit Aiden Sezer to the No.6 jersey and will partner another new recruit in Jayden Sullivan. Meanwhile, Wayne Bennett has swung the axe following the … Read more

Shane Flanagan, St George Illawarra Dragons rebuild, Zac Lomax, Moses Suli, Kyle Flanagan, Round 2

[ad_1] Shane Flanagan has been praised for the massive turnaround with the Dragons who have gone from second last in 2023 to thrashing the Titans in Round 1 of their 2024 campaign. Granted, it is only one game, but the turnaround in fitness and application has been notable through the trials and there was a … 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

Des Hasler in dressing room after Gold Coast Titans loss, press conference, Tino Fa’asuamaleaui

[ad_1] Tino Fa’asuamaleaui did not hide his disappointment after the Gold Coast’s 28-4 opening season loss to the Dragons, describing the Titans’ performance as “quite embarrassing”. But as much as it looks like little has changed since their 14th place finish last year, the sight of Des Hasler calmly addressing the playing group in the … Read more

Michael Jennings NRL return, Sydney Roosters, NSW Cup, contract, Heilum Luki, Kulikefu Feuiaki extension, Cowboys

[ad_1] Michael Jennings is giving an NRL return “one last crack” and has taken a step closer to that goal after returning to the field via the Roosters in New South Wales Cup over the weekend. Jennings lasted the full 80 minutes in what was his first game in 1253 days after serving a three-year … Read more

third party deals, salary cap cheating, club bosses polled, Billy Slater, best coach, Nathan Cleary

[ad_1] ARL Commission chair Peter V’landys has urged club bosses to speak up and “be a whistleblower” if there’s any evidence that rivals are cheating the salary cap. A poll conducted by The Sydney Morning Herald has revealed an alarming stat in relation to illegal third party deals. The Herald approached 45 CEOs, chairmen and … Read more

Shane Flanagan press conference, St George Illawarra Dragons v Gold Coast Titans, wooden spoon predictions, proving critics wrong

[ad_1] Dragons coach Shane Flanagan has admitted he was “sitting back quite happy” watching people tip his club to collect the wooden spoon this season. Flanagan was all smiles on Saturday night after his side upset the Titans with a thumping 28-4 win on the Gold Coast. In stark contrast to recent years, St George … Read more