Injuries

Coaches should pay price for wrestling injuries: lawyer

Football

Adrian Proszenko A Manly powerbroker has slammed the wrestling tactics used by NRL clubs and believes coaches should be made to pay if an opposing player suffers a serious injury.

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Tigers coach Michael Potter blames injuries for horror run

Hard times: Tigers players feel the pain of another heavy defeat.

Dominic Bossi Under-fire Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter blamed the club's growing injury toll for yet another defeat that his players described as "embarrassing".

League

Panthers trio face season-ending injuries during bruising win over Bulldogs

Elijah Taylor

Michael Chammas Penrith may have gone a long way to finishing in the top four, but it has come at a monumental price with possibly three players suffering season-ending injuries on Friday night.

League

Fans turn off Raiders as injuries mount against victorious Warriors

Shaun Fensom after his injury against the Warriors.

Lee Gaskin Don Furner knows it'll be a hard sell to entice supporters to attend the Raiders' final three home games.

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League

NRL: Alex McKinnon's legacy will ease pain of horror injuries in future

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Brad Walter Insurance for players who suffer severe or permanent injuries, a game-wide foundation and changes to workers' compensation laws to include professional athletes are set to become Alex McKinnon's...

League

Rugby league players finally set to be covered for serious injuries

Richie Fa'aoso

Adrian Proszenko NRL players could finally be comprehensively covered for serious injuries by the end of the month after they were presented with an insurance policy for their approval.

League

Injuries to key players sour Sharks' season

Big fish: Sharks skipper Paul Gallen (left) and Luke Lewis have missed large chunks of the season because of injury.

Michael Chammas Between Cronulla's six most influential players they've missed a combined total of 43 games this season.

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Injuries and misdemeanours are cruelling Laurie Daley's Origin goal

Doubtful: Greg Bird is on report for a lifting tackle and could miss the Origin opener.

Michael Chammas Spare a thought for Laurie Daley, who has to endure the players he'd earmarked as potential Origin players miss more than 30 games between them this season - and counting.

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League

North Queensland Cowboys big win soured by two serious injuries

Cowboys hooker Cameron King snapped his ACL against the Roosters.

Steve Mascord North Queensland's coming-of-age victory over the world champion Sydney Roosters was soured badly by arguably the most painful injury in contact sport and a likely season-ending knee problem to a...

League

Queensland Origin side rocked by injuries to Cameron Smith, Billy Slater

Maroons skipper Cameron Smith is in doubt for Origin II.

Adrian Proszenko Queensland could be without three-quarters of its spine for game two following revelations injuries to Cameron Smith and Billy Slater are worse than first thought.

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Injuries threaten to derail Australia's World Cup campaign

Australia's Jarryd Hayne is tackled by US player Matthew Petersen, during the World Cup Rugby League quarterfinal match at the Racecourse Ground, Wrexham Wales, Saturday Nov. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Martin Rickett/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE

Brad Walter Injuries have suddenly become a major threat to Australia's hopes of regaining the World Cup after Billy Slater was assisted from the field with the knee problem in the Kangaroos' quarter-final...

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Rugby League

Cornish impressive in trial as Raiders see off Storm without injuries

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart was only concerned with one number after Saturday's 20-12 trial win in Melbourne - zero injuries.

League

Kyle Stanley hopes injuries are behind him

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Michael Carayannis If four knee reconstructions weren't enough for Kyle Stanley to battle through, the St George Illawarra utility heads into this year off contract and playing a new position.

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League

Krisnan Inu out for five weeks as injuries hit Bulldogs

Michael Carayannis Canterbury have been stung by a stack of injuries with Krisnan Inu joining Sam Kasiano and Greg Eastwood on the sidelines ahead of their round one clash against Brisbane on Friday night.

League

Injuries rule Slater out of All Stars match

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Brad Walter Melbourne Storm officials say they hope Billy Slater will be fit for the World Club Challenge against Leeds on February 22 after he withdrew from the NRL All Stars match due to a couple of injuries.

League

Tigers' injuries curse strikes again

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Michael Chammas The Wests Tigers' season has been thrown into disarray after three of their key players suffered serious injuries in their side's 20-10 loss to Brisbane at Campbelltown Stadium on Saturday night.

League

Flanagan backs Gordon as injuries to Morris, Stewart open Origin door

Michael Gordon

Adrian Proszenko, Michael Chammas Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan believes Michael Gordon is ready for an Origin recall after Brett Stewart and Brett Morris were all but ruled out of the opener to the interstate series.

League

Men down: Boyd, Uate injuries compound Newcastle's woes

Elijah Taylor

Robert Dillon Back-line game-breakers Darius Boyd and Akuila Uate suffered possible long-term injuries on Sunday as Newcastle endured a demoralising loss to the Warriors at Mt Smart Stadium.

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Rugby League

Injuries cruel Daley's origin preparation

Jarryd Hayne

NSW coach Laurie Daley may be forced to name an extended squad on Sunday.