Adam Pengilly


Robbie Farah angered by referee's refusal to use technology for David Nofoaluma effort

Adam Pengilly Wests Tigers skipper Robbie Farah accused referee Shayne Hayne of "arrogance" for not referring a controversial no-try decision to the video referee.


Manly Sea Eagles demolish Wests Tigers to take NRL top spot


Adam Pengilly The Wolfman wasn't easily forgotten with the full moon overhead, but Manly's stars on the park know the easiest way to deflect the unwanted glow.

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NSW player ratings

Jarryd Hayne was against strong for NSW.

Adam Pengilly Who were the pick of the Blues players in their only loss of the series.

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Michael Maguire laments referee obstruction calls in Rabbitohs shock loss

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 07:  Adam Reynolds of the Rabbitohs passes the ball during the round 17 NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Gold Coast Titans at ANZ Stadium on July 7, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Adam Pengilly His side were the beneficiaries from a penalty count which flirted with a record in the modern era, but Rabbitohs coach Michael Maguire was still lamenting the refereeing after South Sydney stumbled...

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John Cartwright praise Daniel Mortimer and Albert Kelly

Daniel Mortimer was solid in his second game for the Titans.

Adam Pengilly Their opposition finally had a chance to unfurl their much-vaunted halves pairing, but Gold Coast coach John Cartwright endorsed Albert Kelly and Daniel Mortimer as the men to spark the Titans'...

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South Sydney Rabbitohs slump to defeat but loss of Reynolds, Burgess may hit harder


Adam Pengilly Penalties kept pace with points, both sides finished with near empty benches and the Gold Coast Titans limped to a win thought scarcely imaginable in a whistle-fest at ANZ Stadium on Monday night.

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NRL draw keeps things clear for Alessandro Del Piero's last stand

Draw dramas: Wests Tigers were forced to switch their round-23 match with the Roosters.

Adam Pengilly Alessandro Del Piero and the A-League All Stars will be given free rein in the build-up to the NRL's finals series, with no rugby league matches scheduled in Sydney on the same weekend Italian club...


Carney disgrace, ASADA compound Cronulla's woes: NRL chief

Adam Pengilly The NRL is pushing ASADA to wrap up its probe into Cronulla "every single day" as investigation takes toll on Sharks, says chief operating officer Jim Doyle.

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Jim Doyle surprised players think Todd Carney sacking was harsh

Jim Doyle ... Todd Carney's behaviour

Adam Pengilly Jim Doyle has taken a swipe at NRL players who have expressed sympathy for sacked Sharks star Todd Carney.

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Blake Ferguson's bid to play this year rejected by NRL

Blake Ferguson will have to sit out the entire season.

Adam Pengilly Blake Ferguson will not play in the NRL this season after an application by the Sydney Roosters to have him registered was rejected on Monday.


New Dragon Mike Cooper no stranger to life out of his comfort zone

Dragons forward Mike Cooper is more than just a footballer.

Adam Pengilly Eighteen years old and emerging from eight days in intensive care after complications during surgery to repair a horrific broken leg, Mike Cooper knew he had to plan for life after sport.


Anzac Day special for St George Illawarra forward Bronson Harrison

Dragons forward Bronson Harrison gets ready to take a hit-up at training at WIN Stadium.

Adam Pengilly Like everyone else either side of the Dragons-Roosters divide on Anzac Day, Bronson Harrison will pause to reflect.


Dragons-Broncos clash looms as unlikely classic

Thriving in red and white: Gareth Widdop.

Adam Pengilly Hadn't this game been marked as the fork in the road for two clipboard-carriers whose coaching careers were apparently hanging by a thread?


NRL: Former Canberra Raider Josh Miller helped convince Joel Thompson to join the Dragons

St George Illawarra Dragons pre season training and photo session at WIN Stadium. New signing and Centre Joel Thompson
Friday 17 January 2014
Pic by Andy Zakeli

Adam Pengilly St George Illawarra’s newly-hired muscle Joel Thompson had pretty much made up his mind.


Brett Morris ready to play ball after racing home to train

Brett Morris

Adam Pengilly Brett Morris barely gave a second thought to his spectacular slide into the Old Trafford advertising hoardings during Australia's World Cup final rout of New Zealand.


Charity Shield: Dragons and Souths to play in Wollongong

The Rabbitohs.

Adam Pengilly The Dragons' Illawarra fans are likely to get a sooner-than-expected chance to see how their rejuvenated squad shapes up as WIN Stadium firms as the venue for the Charity Shield.

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St George Illawarra Dragons move away from Wollongong home games


Adam Pengilly ST GEORGE Illawarra have slashed their number of home games in Wollongong, but chief executive Peter Doust bluntly denied it's part of a Dragons exit strategy from the region.

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Twins to play out World Cup dreams

Brett Morris.

Adam Pengilly Brett Morris intent on widening gulf between Australia and its challengers in the World Cup.


Price has half season to get things rolling

Steve Price.

Adam Pengilly Steve Price will have until at least the midway point of next season to convince Dragons chiefs to trigger the one-year option on his contract after being spared in the club's coaching review.


Creagh braces his troops for last thrust to avoid dreaded wooden spoon

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 06:  Ben Creagh of the Dragons looks on during the round 17 NRL match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Sydney Roosters at WIN Jubilee Stadium on July 6, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt Blyth/Getty Images)

Adam Pengilly A shift away from his long-time station on the left edge and trying to inspire a team only just seeing off the threat of the wooden spoon has helped make Ben Creagh's first season as captain a...

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