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Storm rookie Brodie Croft takes early No.7 claim, says Melbourne assistant Jason Ryles

from FOX SPORTS League

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 at 9:41am AEST

LIFE after Cooper Cronk at NRL premiers Melbourne Storm hasn’t changed too much, according to assistant Jason Ryles.

Terry Matterson provides Jack Bird with advice on how to survive as a Blue at the Brisbane Broncos

from FOX SPORTS League

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 at 8:11am AEST

VERY rarely do the Broncos bring in players from south of the border but the original import has issued some advice for star recruit Jack Bird as he begins to get used to living life as a Blue in Brisbane.

NRL lifeline: Why Parramatta coach Brad Arthur saved Tony Williams from extinction

from FOX SPORTS League

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 at 6:41am AEST

BRAD Arthur had never met Tony Williams before they sat down for a coffee in October.

Newcastle Knights best 17: Young gun Brock Lamb shafted by huge recruitment drive

from FOX SPORTS League

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 at 5:11am AEST

IT’S been three years at the bottom for NRL battlers Newcastle and their hardy Hunter fans.

Croft has the quality to replace Cronk: Ryles

from theroar.com.au

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 at 11:08pm AEST

Life after Cooper Cronk at NRL premiers Melbourne Storm hasn’t changed too much, according to assistant Jason Ryles. However, ex-Test prop Ryles admits the Storm will soon feel the classy halfback’s absence despite Brodie Croft placing an early claim on Cronk’s vacant No.7 jersey. Ryles joked that Sydney Roosters recruit Cronk hadn’t been missed at […]

NRL Media Watch: Melbourne’s plan to replace key forwards in 2018

from FOX SPORTS League

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 at 8:11pm AEST

DESPITE the return of veteran forward Ryan Hoffman, Melbourne assistant coach Jason Ryles says young backrower Joe Stimson is right in the mix to snare the spot in the team’s engine room vacated by Tohu Harris.

Former NRL player Joe Williams asks Johnathan Thurston to consider not standing for national anthem

from FOX SPORTS League

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 at 2:11pm AEST

OUTSPOKEN former NRL player and indigenous activist Joe Williams has urged Johnathan Thurston to consider staying seated for the national anthem should the North Queensland Cowboys legend be honoured as Australian of the Year.

Young gun Knights recruit Kalyn Ponga’s risky pre-season stunt

from FOX SPORTS League

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 at 2:11pm AEST

DEGREE of difficulty 2.0.

Josh Dugan and Matt Moylan’s golden ticket as Valentine Holmes secures Cronulla’s No.1

from FOX SPORTS League

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 at 11:11am AEST

IT’S not quite Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory but several Cronulla stars are poised to receive Shane Flanagan’s golden ticket.

Fiji could play the Warriors in the NSW Cup rugby league competition

from Stuff.co.nz - League

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 at 10:14am AEST

A Fijian team could be playing the Warriors' reserve graders in the New South Wales Cup next year - if  a Fiji-born Australian rugby league star gets his way.