Brent Tate

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State of Origin: Greg Bird strikes back at 'hypocritical' Brent Tate over dog shot

Michael Chammas NSW lock Greg Bird has not forgotten the punch to the head he copped from Brent Tate in State of Origin two years ago, labelling the Queensland centre a hypocrite for lashing out against Josh...

League

Fears grow over playing future of Brent Tate

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Chris Barrett, Michael Carayannis Queensland skipper Cameron Smith has labelled the Maroons as arguably the “greatest rugby league side in history” and has called on the Queensland selectors to stick solid despite their...

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'I've never been more frightened': Brent Tate pleads for change after lifting tackle

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Phil Lutton Queensland winger Brent Tate has launched an impassioned plea to the NRL to eradicate lifting tackles from rugby league, saying he never been more frightened as he was sent hurtling in the air by NSW...

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Sam Thaiday backs Brent Tate as Origin tackle debate continues to simmer

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Phil Lutton The Brent Tate-Josh Reynolds incident from Origin I refuses to fade away, with Sam Thaiday defending the Queensland winger amid suggestions he was out of line to speak out over the dangerous throw.

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Brent Tate: 'I've earned the right to speak out about player safety'

Frightening: Josh Reynolds, Beau Scott, Brent Tate and gravity equals trouble.

Adrian Proszenko Brent Tate has expressed his disappointment at the backlash to his comments surrounding Josh Reynolds' controversial tackle on him in Origin I, saying he only spoke out because of his concerns about...

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Rugby League

Brent Tate sweats on Billy Slater's World Cup final fitness

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Aside from Billy Slater himself, nobody will be sweating on the Kangaroos full-back's World Cup final availability more than veteran centre.

League

Rugby league World Cup: Brent Tate axed by Kangaroos for USA game

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Michael Carayannis Jarryd Hayne is expected to play in the unfamiliar position of centre for the Kangaroos following the shock axing of the experienced Brent Tate.

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Brent Tate reveals pain over Kangaroos axing

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Liam FitzGibbon Veteran centre Brent Tate has admitted to feeling lingering disappointment over his World Cup axing but says he's desperate to reclaim a Kangaroos spot.

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League

Brent Tate may switch to forwards as Billy Slater is ruled out of Kangaroos' World Cup semi-final

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Brad Walter LONDON: Brent Tate told Australian coach Tim Sheens before the World Cup that he would be play in the front row if neccesary to gain selection and while he may not have to go to those lengths the...

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RLWC: Brent Tate in for Kangaroos as Sheens rings changes

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Brad Walter Australian coach Tim Sheens is weighing up the possibility of Canberra enforcer Josh Papalii playing centre if the Kangaroos suffer another injury to an outside back during Saturday's World Cup...

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League

Cost of insurance cover for rugby league players put at $1m a season

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Brad Walter The cost of an insurance policy being considered by NRL players will be $1 million per season but does not include a payment if they are forced to retire due to any pre-existing injury.

State of Origin winners and losers

Laurie Daley, Cooper Cronk, Jarryd Hayne

Phil Lutton Who fired and who floundered in this year's Origin series?

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League

Josh Reynolds: "I don't deserve 3-4 weeks" for a shoulder charge

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Adrian Proszenko NSW five-eighth Josh Reynolds has pleaded guilty to a grade two shoulder charge in Wednesday night's State of Origin and will miss the next three matches for Canterbury.

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NSW Blues five-eighth Josh Reynolds won't be so lucky at judiciary this time around

Josh Reynolds tries to evade Josh Papalii.

Adrian Proszenko Another spiteful game at Suncorp Stadium. Another potential date with the judiciary for Josh Reynolds.

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Dale Copley cut from right cloth for Origin: Justin Hodges

Broncos winger Dale Copely.

Phil Lutton Justin Hodges has given Dale Copley his biggest endorsement yet.

League

North Queensland Cowboys consider roping in Canberra Raiders prop Tom Learoyd-Lahrs

Raiders prop Tom Learoud-Lahrs has attracted the interest of North Queensland officials.

Adrian Proszenko Former NSW forward Tom Learoyd-Lahrs could shift from Canberra to North Queensland before the June 30 transfer window closes.

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League

Grand-final rematch the NRL round 16 highlight

Fit for duty: Cherry-Evans.

Michael Carayannis The grand-final rematch has been given a boost after opposite No.7s Daly Cherry-Evans and Mitchell Pearce were cleared to play.

Rugby league

Cooper Cronk and Will Chambers ruled out of Storm clash with Dragons

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Roy Ward Melbourne Storm coach doesn't expect to have Cooper Cronk or WIll Chambers for Monday night game.

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Queensland player ratings

Justin Hodges was a strong performer for the Maroons.

Jon Tuxworth Who were the strong performers on the losing side?