Nsw Cup

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Petero Civoniceva says Fiji team in NSW Cup will lead to NRL bid

Brad Walter Petero Civoniceva believes the admission of a Fiji team to the NSW Cup competition will be a stepping stone to a Pacific islands side eventually joining the NRL.

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Jordan McLean to make low-key league return in NSW Cup

Easing back: Jordan McLean.

Michael Chammas Melbourne Storm forward Jordan McLean will make his return this weekend after serving a seven-game NRL ban for his tackle on Alex McKinnon in round three.

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Bulldogs' big squeeze forces Sam Kasiano to come back through NSW Cup

On the outer: Sam Kasiano.

Adrian Proszenko Sam Kasiano will be forced to make his comeback in the NSW Cup in what could be a sign Canterbury are looking to squeeze him out of the club.

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Cronulla Sharks overpower Windsor Wolves to claim NSW Cup title

Cronulla Sharks

Michael Carayannis Cronulla overcame grand final jitters with the minor premiers beating Windsor Wolves 36-8 in a fiery NSW Cup grand final.

Jets scramble to take NSW Cup

West Tigers vs the Newtown Jets.

Michael Chammas The Newtown Jets avenged the disappointment of past NSW Cup failures, holding off a resurgent Tigers outfit to win the NSW Cup.

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Jamie Soward sent packing to NSW Cup

Jamie Soward

Michael Carayannis Jamie Soward has been dumped to NSW Cup in a dramatic 24 hours for the former NSW five-eighth.

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Stuart sends Sandow packing to NSW Cup

Chris Sandow

Michael Chammas For the second time in as many years, Parramatta halfback Chris Sandow has been dropped to the NSW Cup.

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Edwards sent to NSW Cup

Brett Keeble Knights coach Wayne Bennett has defended his decision to drop Joel Edwards, saying it had nothing to do with the second-rower's defection to the Canberra Raiders.

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Soward dumped to NSW Cup

Jamie Soward

Adam Pengilly Dragons five-eighth Jamie Soward has been dumped to the NSW Cup - providing he passes a fitness test on his injured back.

Sandow forced to play NSW Cup

Joe Barton Parramatta halfback Chris Sandow's fall from grace continued yesterday when the man previously touted as the Eels' saviour was ordered to play in the NSW Cup.

Sandow sent to play in NSW Cup

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 17:  Chris Sandow of the Eels runs the ball during the NRL trial match between the Penrith Panthers and the Parramatta Eels at Centrebet Stadium on February 17, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt Blyth/Getty Images)

Chris Barrett Parramatta halfback Chris Sandow will play NSW Cup this weekend instead of enjoying the bye as a result of his poor start to the season.

Putting the worth in Wentworthville: Kearney drops Sandow to NSW Cup

Chris Sandow

Greg Prichard AFTER failing to find his form and confidence playing for Parramatta in first grade, Chris Sandow has been told to widen his search to the NSW Cup with Wentworthville.

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Jennings, Roberts dumped to NSW Cup

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 31:  Michael Jennings of the Panthers breaks the Sharks defence to score a try during the round five NRL match between the Penrith Panthers and the Cronulla Sharks at Centrebet Stadium on March 31, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Brad Walter Parramatta five-eighth Ben Roberts and Penrith centre Michael Jennings have paid the price for their team's poor form after being named in NSW Cup teams this weekend.

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Penrith Panthers rookies echo club’s trio of greats

Young guns: Matt Moylan, Isaah Yeo and Bryce Cartwright are bringing back memories of 2003.

Michael Chammas Is history repeating itself at the foot of the mountains?

League

South Sydney linchpin Sam Burgess half a chance to play Newcastle Knights

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Michael Carayannis South Sydney forward Sam Burgess rates himself a “50-50” chance of overcoming a shoulder injury in time to play Newcastle on Sunday.

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Embarrassed Raiders 'sharing the pain' of supporters

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Jon Tuxworth Disconsolate Canberra Raiders players labelled their latest inept showing against Souths as ''embarrassing'' and assured fans they're sharing their pain after a ninth loss in 11 games. 

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Sam Burgess feared his NRL career with South Sydney was over

No serious damage: Sam Burgess falls awkwardly on his right shoulder during Souths’ win over the Raiders on Monday.

Brad Walter Rugby union-bound South Sydney superstar Sam Burgess admits he thought his NRL career may have been over when he was forced from GIO Stadium on Monday night due to a shoulder injury.

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Canterbury chase Peter Mata'utia

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Adrian Proszenko Peter Mata'utia could be a contender for the Canterbury No.1 jersey next year if he can gain a release from the final year of his St George Illawarra contract.

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Chris Lawrence joins growing list of injured Wests Tigers backs

Another man down: Chris Lawrence is the latest member of the Wests Tigers list of injured outside backs.

Michael Carayannis Wests Tigers are running out of outside backs, with five top players unavailable for the squad to play St George Illawarra on Sunday. 

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Paul Vaughan challenges Canberra Raiders to continue round of upsets to avoid wooden spoon

Paul Vaughan is adamant the Raiders can avoid the wooden spoon.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop Paul Vaughan has challenged the side.