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Is there a future for NRL in PNG?

On the same weekend that Eden Park hosts the NRL Nines tournament, Penrith Panthers will send a team to Port Moresby to open their magnificent new stadium. The National Football Stadium will host Intrust Super Cup team PNG Hunters on...

Panthers to tap into rich resources for Mansour replacement

There's one position that will be hotly contested in the Penrith summer is the replacement for Josh Mansour as he continues rehabilitation from his ACL injury sustained during the Four Nations. Mansour was originally thought to miss half of 2017 after breaking...

The Armchair Pundit: How secure is a Super League coach’s job?

IT TOOK just over three weeks of the new Super League season for the first coaching casualty to occur when Hull Kingston Rovers decided to part company with Chris Chester. Former Rovers forward Chester was relieved of his duties in...

The Armchair Pundit: Rugby league goes to the races

Liquorice enthusiasts aside, Pontefract might well be considered one of those places along with the likes of Uttoxeter, Market Rasen and Lingfield which only registers on the consciousness of the average member of the public as a horse racing...

England Squad Controversy

There can be but one question hanging on  most people's lips about the England squad announced by the great Wayne Bennett today, that question is, Has he even been watching the First Utility Super League this year? As great as...

Cronulla’s shot at Premiership glory

A couple of years ago South Sydney tasted Premiership glory for the first time in 43 years beating the Canterbury Bulldogs to claim the NRL Grand Final. It was a feel good story for Rugby League breaking a long...

Unlucky Wighton pays finals price

Today Canberra Raiders fullback Jack Wighton was charged by the National Rugby League Match Review Committee with a grade two shoulder charge from their huge win over Wests Tigers at Leichhardt Oval. Wighton's "moment of madness" came ten minutes before...

What if I told you…. League is better than Union?

The hype machine is in full swing for the 2016 Six Nations, but union fans have a choice... There's a scene in the Matrix where Laurence Fishburne's enigmatic Morpheus offers Keanu Reeves a choice: "This is your last chance. After this,...

Top Ten Most Influential NRL Signings of 2017

One thing we all look forward to each season is seeing how players adapt to their new club. Some sink, some swim, and some even lead their team to a premiership just like James Maloney did with the Sharks...

Scott Sattler: No Bears but Titans Need Rebrand

As someone who has both played and been involved with managing Rugby League on the Gold Coast, Scott Sattler has a better idea than most as to where the future lies for the Gold Coast Titans. With the recent...

OPINION: Bush footy a must for all NRL clubs not just a few

Last weekend I ticked off an item on my bucket list. A trip to Central West New South Wales and Bathurst to watch my beloved Penrith Panthers take on Canberra Raiders, 25 years after they met in the 1991 Grand Final. After...

Which clubs are in the hunt for Cronk?

So, Cooper Cronk and the Melbourne Storm have parted ways. A nightmare for some and a dream for the nine or so Sydney clubs that will soon begin battling it out for the contract of the world’s best halfback. The...

Have The Bulldogs Lost Their Bite?

It’s no secret among NRL fans that the Bulldogs have had a far from ideal start to the season, just one win from their first 4 has many Dogs fans looking for heads to roll. This past weekend’s game against...

The Golden Point – The Winger

Episode 21 of The Golden Point is now available! This week JC and Mac talk with former State of Origin winger Steve Turner about what every winger needs to succeed in the NRL. Segments for this week features: The Round Up Fan’s Verdict 60 Seconds of Trivia An Interview with Steve Turner Question Time Who […]

The Coup To Replace Cooper

With the talk of Cooper Cronk going to Sydney, everyone is wondering where his next destination is, but a bigger question for the Melbourne Storm looms; who will replace him? Here are some options for Craig Bellamy. Brodie Croft (Melbourne Storm) The...
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