Benny Elias on Wests Tigers under Benji Marshall, Tigers v Canberra Raiders, Ricky Stuart, who will win, Lachlan Galvin

[ad_1] Tigers legend Benny Elias has backed rookie coach Benji Marshall to pull off a minor miracle and end the club’s finals drought in his very first season. Marshall inherited the toughest job in the NRL 12 months early after Tim Sheens was axed but Elias believes the club’s prodigal son can finally turn things … Read more

NRL legend Willie Mason spots ‘petty’ two-word sign in Canberra Raiders NRL sheds

[ad_1] Warning: This article contains language some readers may find offensive NRL legend Willie Mason has been left both stunned and impressed by a brutal two-word message spotted in the Canberra Raiders dressing room after their against-all-odds Round 1 victory over the Knights last Thursday night. The former Clive Churchill medallist was discussing the Raiders’ … 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

Talking Points, Round 1, upsets, Sharks, Nicho Hynes, Panthers, Cleary, Dragons, Zac Lomax, Radiers, Zac Hosking, Storm Jonah Pezet

[ad_1] Any concerns about the usual suspects once again marching to September this year have been quickly dispelled with Round 1 producing a whopping six upsets. The Sharks wasted no time proving they’re the real deal in 2024, while the three-time reigning premiers Penrith are off to another slow start. It was all smiles for … Read more

St George Illawarra Dragons, season preview, Shane comparison compares club to 2010 Sharks, Ben Hunt, attack, Zac Lomax, Kyle Flanagan

[ad_1] Dragons coach Shane Flanagan has declared his club are “way ahead” of where the struggling Sharks were when he took over back in 2010. Flanagan famously guided Cronulla from dwindling at the bottom of the ladder to their maiden premiership in just six years. St George Illawarra finds itself at the bottom of a … Read more

Anthony Mundine view on Spencer Leniu-Ezra Mam incident, Instagram, Latrell Mitchell, reaction, rugby league news

[ad_1] Anthony Mundine has taken to social media to claim Spencer Leniu’s “monkey” remark to Broncos star Ezra Mam is “not racism”. Leniu apologised to Mam when admitting Thursday that he directed the term at the Broncos playmaker during the Roosters win in Las Vegas. In a video posted to Instagram on Thursday night, Mundine … Read more

Newcastle Knights press conference, Kalyn Ponga, Adam O’Brien, Canberra Raiders loss, news, highlights, videos, analysis

[ad_1] Knights coach Adam O’Brien has slammed his team after a 28-12 loss to Ricky Stuart’s Raiders that “lacked any sort of grit”. Newcastle were outclassed by the Raiders in front of their home crowd at McDonald Jones Stadium, failing to stave off a surge that saw Canberra score four tries in 32 minutes. Speaking … Read more

finals, predicted ladder, top eight, Manly Sea Eagles, Parramatta Eels, South Sydney Rabbitohs, missing finals, Canberra Raiders, Cronulla Sharks, Newcastle Knights

[ad_1] It’s tough enough to have one winning season in the NRL let alone doing it year after year in the world’s best rugby league competition. Every year, on average, three clubs drop out of the top eight which means that finals feature three teams who watched from home 12 months earlier. There are only … Read more

Transfer Centre, Daniel Suluka-Fifita signs with the Canterbury Bulldogs, Rabbitohs release, signings, contracts

[ad_1] The Bulldogs have bolstered their forwards stocks by signing prop Daniel Suluka-Fifita effective immediately following his mutual release by the Rabbitohs. “The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs are pleased to announce the signing of 24-year-old prop Daniel Suluka-Fifita,” the Bulldogs said in a statement. “Suluka-Fifita will join the Bulldogs squad effective immediately, signing on to a two-year … Read more

Jamal Fogarty, Ricky Stuart, Canberra Raiders, Jack Wighton, Ethan Strange, Kaeo Weekes, Round 1

[ad_1] Jamal Fogarty has opened up on being the new chief playmaker in Canberra, the players vying to replace Jack Wighton and his relationship with coach Ricky Stuart. Wighton’s departure to the Rabbitohs has ushered in a new era at the Raiders, with recruit Kaeo Weekes and Ethan Strange bidding to join Fogarty in the … Read more