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

Melbourne Demons, Angus Brayshaw retires, retirement, medical, concussion, pay out, Brayden Maynard bump, controversy AFL 360

[ad_1] The AFL will make a “landmark ruling” when it determines where retired star Angus Brayshaw’s payout comes from, according to Fox Footy’s Gerard Whateley, as debates rages over whether the funds should be included inside Melbourne’s salary cap. The 28-year-old Brayshaw was last month forced into retirement due to his history of concussions – … Read more

Salary floor, salary cap, Wests Tigers, Bulldogs, Sydney Roosters, James Tedesco, Api Koroisau, Round 2

[ad_1] The NRL’s salary floor has come under fire for creating a false economy in the game where by struggling clubs are forced to pay overs for players that are not worth it to meet the rules. Paul Kent explained that as well as a salary cap in rugby league there is also a salary … Read more

Canterbury Bulldogs, Cameron Ciraldo comments after Eels game, NRL 360, Braith Anasta, recruits, Phil Rothfield

[ad_1] Bulldogs coach Cameron Ciraldo’s bold optimism following their poor season-opening loss to the Eels has been called into question. After Canterbury were thumped 26-8 by Parramatta, Ciraldo raised eyebrows with some comments in the post-match press conference. “I couldn’t be happier with some of the things I saw out there,” he said. “Obviously the … 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

Interest in Will Hayward, Hawks chasing Jamarra Ugle-Hagan, Sydney Swans, Western Bulldogs, Hawthorn Hawks, out of contract, free agent, news, rumours, whispers

[ad_1] An unheralded Swan has earned a great’s praise amid reports he’s garnered “significant interest” from around the competition as he comes out of contract. Meanwhile, a burgeoning Bulldog’s name has gained steam in recent days, with a Victorian rival thought to be closely monitoring the youngster’s situation at Whitten Oval. Stay up to date … Read more

Penrith Panthers season preview, 2024 verdict, ins and outs, Cooper Cronk, analysis, Stephen Crichton, Spencer Leniu, news, videos, highlights

[ad_1] It’s a familiar position for the Panthers to be in, but once again Ivan Cleary’s men enter a new season as reigning premiers without two key players. Stephen Crichton, who departed for the Bulldogs, and Spencer Leniu, who signed with the Roosters, have both been integral figures in the Penrith dynasty over the last … Read more

Parramatta Eels, will they make the eight, NRL 360, Dylan Brown, salary cap, Brad Arthur, recruiting dramas, question marks, reaction

[ad_1] After what was a disappointing 2023 campaign, whether or not a talented Eels side can bounce back into the top eight is one of the more “intriguing” storylines of the new season. 2024 will mark 38 years since the proud club has tasted premiership glory, and the NRL 360 panel were split on their … Read more

Brisbane Broncos’ Reece Walsh signing dream comes true $6 million update

Reece Walsh of the Broncos. Photo by Matt King/Getty Images.

[ad_1] Reece Walsh is reportedly set to agree to a new contract extension that will keep him at the Broncos until the end of the 2029 NRL season. The gun fullback was already signed with the club on a long-term deal, but he has now been offered the richest deal in the history of the … Read more

Paul Kent makes bold three-team NRL expansion call

[ad_1] Before a ball has even been kicked in anger, it’s hard for even the most cynical NRL fan to believe that the Vegas trip has been anything but a success. Even for those watching from this side of the Pacific Ocean, the vision of the influx of Aussies on one of the world’s most … Read more