Blowouts due to fitness, not rule: Maguire

NRL blowouts are exposing teams that did not work hard enough on their fitness during the coronavirus shutdown, Wests Tigers coach Michael Maguire says. The new six again rule rushed in last week has come under the spotlight after…

Cowboys sweating on Taumalolo fitness

His absence is always going to be felt but Saturday’s error-strewn 26-16 loss to Cronulla is the eighth NRL defeat in North Queensland’s past 10 games without Jason Taumalolo. The wrecking-ball forward was ruled out of the Sharks’ game…

Trump reduces US troops in Germany

Two conservative German politicians have criticised the reported US decision to withdraw more than a quarter of American troops stationed in Germany. The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that President Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to reduce the…

Win creates halves headache for Sharks

Matt Moylan’s first appearance in the halves since 2018 for Cronulla has created a potential headache for Sharks coach John Morris. Moylan paired well with Shaun Johnson in Saturday’s 26-16 win over North Queensland in Townsville as the Sharks…

Parramatta eye best start in club history

Parramatta are on the verge of equalling their best ever start to an NRL season after winning their opening four games for the first time since 1989. The Eels face local-rivals Penrith at Bankwest Stadium on Friday night, where…

Hasler to speak with NRL over rucks

Manly coach Des Hasler wants to speak with NRL referees’ boss Bernard Sutton over the interpretation of the new six-again policy, concerned the game could become less competitive. Hasler had every right to be furious following Saturday night’s 19-16…

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