Andrew Webster

Andrew Webster

Andrew Webster is the Chief Sports Writer of The Sydney Morning Herald

St George Illawarra Dragons fans are rugby league's greatest complainers

Andrew Webster Dragons supporters have every right to ask questions of their club - but for now they should remain silent.

Bob Fulton is not back to find replacement for Geoff Toovey, says Manly chairman

No Bozo: Bob Fulton.

Andrew Webster Bob Fulton is one of rugby league's most influential figures - not that he wants you to know it.

Why the NRL should let players punch each other again, for the sake of the game

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Andrew Webster Without meaning to annoy any concerned mums, doctors, lawyers, headmasters, public relations experts, priests and columnists from the front sections of newspapers, can I make a bold suggestion to the...

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The incident involving Josh Reynolds and Adam Reynolds that has South Sydney seething

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Andrew Webster The fallout from Souths versus the Bulldogs continues.

Bulldogs versus NRL - rugby league's newest battle

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Andrew Webster They are known as the Dogs of War - but they are only fighting one battle, against one protagonist, right now.

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Game of the season shouldn't have swung on a refereeing decision

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Andrew Webster "You know what they say," Tony Soprano once told his therapist. "Revenge is like serving cold cuts."

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Some Cronulla Sharks players can cry a river - others have dodged a bullet

Andrew Webster Many Cronulla players branded "drug cheats" have every right to feel "bewildered" after Essendon players were found not guilty of using prohibited substances.

NRL referees are too scared to make decisions. Really.

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Andrew Webster The most worrying refereeing decision from the weekend didn't cost any side a try, or a match, or had a furious coach saying … Well, what exactly can they again?

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John Sutton reveals how Arizona arrest helped him fall in love with rugby league again

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Andrew Webster The South Sydney lock talks about how much the Arizona incident has hurt him - and inspired him

Rival clubs fear South Sydney want NRL help to keep Greg Inglis

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Andrew Webster Angry clubs are concerned South Sydney are snuggling into the warm bosom of the NRL because the premiers want Dave Smith to open the purse strings to ensure Greg Inglis stays in the game.

This isn't a Blake Ferguson redemption story

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Andrew Webster He served nearly two years out of the game, and rightly so, says Roosters coach Trent Robinson. Tonight, Blake Ferguson finally gets the chance to begin rebuilding his career as one of the best...

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Manly Sea Eagles need to tell coach Geoff Toovey where he stands

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Andrew Webster There needs to be an investigaaaaation into Geoff Toovey's position at Manly.

Rugby league's back. Thank God

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 05:  George Burgess of the Rabbitohs is tackled during the round one NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Suncorp Stadium on March 5, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Andrew Webster In oppressive Queensland humidity, on a Thursday night, in South Sydney's first match of their premiership defence, in Wayne Bennett's first match back at the Broncos, on the same day Titans players...

Jarryd Hayne believes – do you?

Jarryd Hayne.

Andrew Webster The former Eels fullback says the man upstairs will help him become The Man in San Francisco.

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Fearless predictions for the NRL season ahead

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Andrew Webster This is what will happen this NRL season. Unless it doesn't.

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Cocaine scandal can't get up the nose of rugby league

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Andrew Webster When players are being slapped with notices to appear in court on cocaine charges, it's difficult for everyone to see it. Until, of course, the whistle blows and the footy starts.

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Football's dirty little secret not so surprising

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Andrew Webster Revelations that footballers have been using party drugs does not surprise.

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New Zealand Warriors target Kieran Foran and Sydney fans

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Andrew Webster Assume the position, Sydney: the Warriors are coming to snap up your members, and snap a young playmaker you have heard of … Kieran Foran.

Sydney Roosters duo Mitchell Pearce and Jake Friend say their mistakes are the reason why they will make great captains

Ready to lead: Mitchell Pearce and Jake Friend will co-captain the Roosters.

Andrew Webster Former bad boys Mitchell Pearce and Jake Friend have been named Roosters co-captains for 2015. They've both come a long way.

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Questions for South Sydney Rabbitohs, NRL and Shane Richardson over John Sutton and Luke Burgess affair

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Andrew Webster It sounds like something out of a Hunter S. Thompson novel.

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