Andrew Webster

Andrew Webster

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

Mario Fenech opens up about the brain damage he suffered as a player

Andrew Webster The South Sydney legend says strict concussion rules are a must for rugby league.

Mitchell Pearce must be sacked by Sydney Roosters - for his benefit as much as theirs

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Andrew Webster Rehab is being considered for the troubled halfback, but the club must let him go.

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Sydney Roosters' Mitchell Pearce involved in a drunken incident with a dog? And your point is ...

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Andrew Webster Mitchell Pearce's career is about to be thrown under the bus once again, and it will be a miracle if the Roosters fall in behind their captain once more.

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Russell Crowe needs to stop fighting players and take control of his club again

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Andrew Webster Souths need only look to the Roosters to see how fundamental change is needed

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Why Essendon Bombers drugs saga means no footballer can trust their club again

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Andrew Webster If you're a footballer and you don't check what you put in your body, you will pay the consequences.

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Supercoach and Superwoman: Jack Gibson's wife Judy dies after long illness

Love at first sight: Jack and Judy Gibson at the launch of his biography in 2003.

Andrew Webster The wife of rugby league's Coach of the Century was a giant of the game in her own right.

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Parramatta Eels and South Sydney Rabbitohs sound out Shane Richardson as Todd Greenberg firms as NRL chief executive

Andrew Webster Rugby league off-season? What rugby league off-season? Parramatta have targeted NRL powerbroker Shane Richardson to come on board as chief executive – but they could have competition from South...

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Why NRL should throw the bank at Warriors boss Jim Doyle and make him chief executive

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Andrew Webster Support is growing for the Warriors boss to the vill the void left by Dave Smith

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NRL CEO Dave Smith denies he was pushed: 'This is my decision. There is no story beneath it'

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Andrew Webster The NRL boss says he is not being pushed out because of Rupert Murdoch.

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Dave Smith says Andrew Demetriou wouldn't want to be NRL chief executive

Not keen: Former AFL boss Andrew Demetriou reckons the NRL would not be interested in him becoming the new CEO.

Andrew Webster Former AFL boss does not think NRL would want him.

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Phil Gould: Why the axe had to fall on 'tired' Penrith Panthers coach Ivan Cleary

Sacked: former Panthers coach Ivan Cleary.

Andrew Webster The first indication Ivan Cleary's days at Penrith were finished came over a couple of quiet beers with Phil Gould in early August.

Andrew Johns to stay at Channel Nine despite being stood down for NRL grand final

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Andrew Webster The controversy surrounding Andrew Johns will not affect his negotiations with Fox Sports – because he's decided to stay at Channel Nine.

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NRL grand final 2015: Wayne Bennett's golden point gripe is disrespectful to the Cowboys

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Andrew Webster The Broncos coach couldn't help himself after his side lost the NRL grand final.

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The conversation that turned North Queensland Cowboys halfback Johnathan Thurston into a superstar

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Andrew Webster He is best player in the game, but it took some home truths to help Johnathan Thurston get there.

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Sydney NRL clubs on notice to improve or make way for a second Brisbane team

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Andrew Webster The Broncos-Cowboys grand final should send an ominous warning to Sydney teams

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The untold story of how the Bulldogs let Johnathan Thurston sign with the Cowboys

The Dog that got away: Johnathan Thurston training with the Bulldogs in 2004.

Andrew Webster If you're a Bulldogs supporter, you mighn't want to read this.

Why North Queensland Cowboys captain Johnathan Thurston won't be the next Immortal

Playing on: North Queensland Cowboys playmaker Johnathan Thurston with his record fourth Dally M Medal on Monday.

Andrew Webster Johnathan Thurston must wait his turn to join rugby league's most exclusive club.

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Brisbane Broncos centre Justin Hodges a top bloke but must not be allowed to face Cowboys in NRL grand final

In hot water: Justin Hodges upends Aidan Guerra on Friday night.

Andrew Webster Sentimentality should not allow the misunderstood Queenslander to play in the decider.

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AOC boss John Coates demands investigation into prescription drug use in wake of Souths scandal

Andrew Webster Leading Olympics official also proposes players should be searched for medications.