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'To be humiliated is punishment enough': Blake Ferguson given good behaviour bond over assault

Fallen NRL star Blake Ferguson has been handed a two-year good behaviour bond for grabbing a woman's crotch in a dimly-lit Sydney pub.


Blake Ferguson's lawyer slams NRL over lack of 'mercy'

Blake Ferguson

Brad Walter The lawyer for Blake Ferguson has launched a scathing attack on the NRL for their lack of ''mercy'' towards the troubled NSW Origin star and questioned what would become of him if he wasn't allowed...

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Blake Ferguson turns to Islam en route to redemption

Blake Ferguson

Glenn Jackson Blake Ferguson appears to be taking a road to rehabilitation and redemption via Islam.

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Blake Ferguson credits boxing for turnaround as he fights for NRL return

Blake Ferguson

Glenn Jackson Whether he actually steps into the ring on Wednesday week remains a subject of debate, but footballer-turned-boxer-turned-footballer-hopeful Blake Ferguson remains convinced that his fighting career...

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Blake Ferguson given boot for White Ribbon Day

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Adrian Proszenko Blake Ferguson has been banned from delivering a scheduled anti-violence address as part of White Ribbon Day celebrations in Marrickville next week.

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Blake Ferguson accuser denies being drunk at time of alleged assault


Rachel Olding A young woman who was allegedly indecently assaulted by Blake Ferguson in a Cronulla nightclub has denied she was drunk at the time or that she was taking advantage of the rugby league star's fame.

Blake Ferguson blames mistaken identity for alleged assault

Rachel Olding Rugby league star Blake Ferguson has apologised for an alleged indecent assault at a Cronulla nightclub, claiming it was a case of mistaken identity.

Blake Ferguson likely to appeal against indecent assault: Anthony Mundine

CANBERRA Raiders NRL footballer Blake Ferguson turned up at Anthony Mundine's training session, the AWOL centre is yet to advise his football club whether he intends play with the club next year.
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Megan Doherty Anthony Mundine says Blake Ferguson is likely to appeal against an indecent assault finding and is hopeful the former Canberra star can return to rugby league.

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Blake Ferguson pleads not guilty to indecent assault charge

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Emma Partridge, Michael Carayannis Dumped NRL star Blake Ferguson should have been preparing for Wednesday night's State of Origin decider but instead was defending allegations he groped a woman in a southern Sydney bar.


Blake Ferguson missing in action

Blake Ferguson.

Chris Wilson Blake Ferguson’s days at the Canberra Raiders appear over after the controversial star was stood down by the club on Wednesday.

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Raiders still waiting on Blake Ferguson news

Canberra still have no indication as to whether wayward star Blake Ferguson will front the club's board for a compulsory meeting they're calling.


Blake Ferguson involved in incident at Sydney nightclub

Blake Ferguson

Emma Partridge and Michael Carayannis Police are investigating allegations of indecent assault against NSW State of Origin winger Blake Ferguson.


Canberra Raiders chairman Allan Hawke spills the beans

In for the long haul: Raiders' chairman Allan Hawke.

Jon Tuxworth Will things change under the leadership of new Raiders chairman Allan Hawke? He speaks candidly to Jon Tuxworth.

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What we learned: Canberra Raiders v Gold Coast Titans

Injured Raiders winger Edrick Lee.

Jon Tuxworth All the talking points from the NRL round three game between the Raiders and the Titans.


Raiders rookies Shannon Boyd and Matt Allwood set to make an impression

Sport.  Canberra Raiders player Matthew Allwood during training at Raiders HQ.  20 February 2014. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan

Lee Gaskin Raiders rookies, prop Shannon Boyd and centre Matt Allwood, will be thrust into the NRL spotlight on Saturday.


New Raiders board member pushes for more women

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Jon Tuxworth New Raiders board member Yvonne Gillett wants to provide a fresh perspective as the only woman on the panel.


North Queensland Cowboys warned Canberra Raiders like it hot

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Raiders plan to snap their eight-year losing streak in Townsville.


Pressure of a Sticky situation

News/Sport.  Canberra raiders' Ricky Stuart holds his first press conference as incoming coach. Canberra Times photo by Karleen Minney. 16th September 2013.

Chris Wilson Ricky Stuart isn't exactly prepared to join hands in the walk down memory lane to the last time the Raiders won the premiership.


Canberra Raiders name their side for round one clash against Cowboys

SPORT:  Raiders player Shannon Boyd during training at HQ, Bruce. 3rd March 2014. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Chris Wilson The Canberra Raiders have named two rookies for their NRL season-opening clash against the North Queensland Cowboys, but it's the performance of a brand new halves pairing that will be under most...


Laurie Daley: Blues free from off-field distractions at new Origin base in Coffs Harbour

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 28:  Laurie Daley, coach of the Blues, James Tamou, Josh Morris and Blake Ferguson of the Blues look on during the official New South Wales State of Origin team photo session at Crowne Plaza, Coogee on May 28, 2013 in Syd ney, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Brad Walter NSW coach Laurie Daley insists the decision to base the team in Coffs Harbour this season is unrelated to the off-field incidents that derailed the Blues 2013 campaign – but it should keep the...