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Brad Walter is sports reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

South Sydney Rabbitohs forward Kyle Turner playing with Brent Tate-style neck brace

Brad Walter Kyle Turner admits his parents were "nervous wrecks" after his most recent neck injury but support his decision to keep playing.

George Burgess hopes to see brother Sam back in the NRL after Rugby World Cup

Hoping: George Burgess thinks brother Sam will likely return to rugby league.

Brad Walter South Sydney prop George Burgess is immensely proud of brother Sam's achievement in making the England squad for the coming Rugby World Cup but still hopes to see him back in the NRL.

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South Sydney Rabbitohs coach Michael Maguire staying put

Staying put: Souths coach Michael Maguire has reassured players he has no intention of leaving to join the Knights.

Brad Walter Michael Maguire has reassured Souths players and supporters he won't be moving to Newcastle

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Canterbury Bulldogs fined $20,000 for coach Des Hasler comments

Brad Walter Canterbury have been hit with a $20,000 fine for comments coach Des Hasler made about the performance of the match officials in Saturday night's 20-18 defeat of Newcastle at Hunter Stadium.

Former colleagues and players join family to farewell rugby league journalist Alan Clarkson

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Brad Walter Alan Clarkson was remembered by former colleagues, players and family members as a journalist who improved the quality of the game by reporting it.

Why Robbie Farah is on the outer at Wests Tigers - and his most likely options

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Brad Walter Hooker's brooding negativity after defeats has put him offside with coach Jason Taylor, who views him as a bad example to the team's young stars.

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Cronulla Sharks may play home final at ANZ Stadium as race for fourth hots up

Brad Walter Cronulla's reward for securing a home final could be a match at ANZ Stadium against Canterbury or Souths, who each use the Olympic venue as their base.

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Canterbury Bulldogs confirm halfback Trent Hodkinson's season is over

No more football: Trent Hodkinson will miss the remainder of the season after injuring his wrist against Newcastle.

Brad Walter Josh Reynolds and Greg Inglis are set to make timely returns for their injury hit teams.

Are the South Sydney Rabbitohs and St George Illawarra Dragons now western Sydney teams?

Reason to smile: Adam Reynolds  celebrates with the crowd after victory in the 2014 grand final against Canterbury.

Brad Walter South Sydney and St George Illawarra now have more fans in the west than their traditional heartlands

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Robbie Farah deal: Wests Tigers should honour 'spirit' of contract, says RLPA

Facing the media: Robbie Farah on Wednesday morning after being told he is no longer wanted by Wests Tigers.

Brad Walter Unwanted Wests Tigers captain Robbie Farah has met with the RLPA after being told he would play reserve grade next season.

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More NRL clubs to play at Moore Park and Parramatta under new stadia plan

Soon to go?: The NRL is backing a new 60,000 seat stadium to replaced Allianz Stadium (pictured left) at Moore Park.

Brad Walter The Rabbitohs and Dragons may soon join the Roosters at Moore Park, while Parramatta could also be home to Wests Tigers and Penrith.

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Former Sydney Morning Herald rugby league journalist Alan Clarkson dies

16 March 1990 Alan Clarkson - Staff Journalist Fairfax Media

Brad Walter Highly respected former rugby league journalist Alan Clarkson has died.

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NRL clubs discuss new funding model to cash in on broadcast deal

Brad Walter There was no talk of a breakaway or a mutiny against NRL CEO Dave Smith when club bosses met on Monday.

Why the NRL and Nine rushed into record free-to-air TV rights deal

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Brad Walter Foxtel wants to buy into Channel Ten, but Nine headed off a joint bid for the NRL rights with its record $925 million offer

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NRL clubs flex muscles over funding but reject talk of a breakaway competition

SMH Sport. Sydney. New NRL TV deal. NRL CEO, Dave Smith, outlines details of the new free to air television agreement with Channel Nine. Photo: Peter Rae Monday 10 August, 2015

Brad Walter NRL clubs want a greater influence in the appointment of the eight independent directors on the ARL Commission.

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Greg Inglis set to play for South Sydney Rabbitohs against Broncos

Sad sight for Rabbitohs fans: Greg Inglis struggling wth a knee injury during his side's loss to Canterbury.

Brad Walter It was feared he could spend a long period on the sidelines, but South Sydney's talisman is set for a quickfire return.

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South Sydney Rabbitohs could slump as low as eighth place before the NRL finals

Concern: Souths star  Greg Inglis receives treatment before being forced to leave the field with a knee injury.

Brad Walter Had Manly beaten Parramatta, NRL premiers South Sydney were in danger of missing the finals

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The figures that show why Fox Sports needs to do a deal with the NRL

Last laugh? News chairman Rupert Murdoch and chief executive Robert Thomson.

Brad Walter How many viewers would cancel their Fox Sports subscriptions without the NRL?

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St George Illawarra warned over discipline after three Dragons placed on report

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 27:  Ben Creagh of the Dragons looks on during the round 16 NRL match between the Parramatta Eels and the St George Illawarra Dragons at Pirtek Stadium on June 27, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Brad Walter Tyson Frizell, Euan Aitken and Jake Marketo to learn on Friday if they face judiciary charges

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St George Illawarra Dragons still in finals hunt after beating Penrith Panthers

Much-needed win: Dragons players celebrtae a try by Peter Matautia.

Brad Walter St George Illawarra five-eighth Gareth Widdop inspired his side to a crucial 19-12 win over Penrith but the Dragons finals hopes may yet take a hit after three players were placed on report in an...

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