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Brad Walter is Chief Rugby League Writer for The Sydney Morning Herald
Brad Walter NRL referees boss Daniel Anderson has quit the job to return to Parramatta in the new role of general manager of football.
Brad Walter NRL referees' boss Daniel Anderson has been linked with a return to Parramatta next season as the club's new general manager of football.
NRL referees boss Daniel Anderson won't join Parramatta Eels before finishing Rugby League World Cup duties
Brad Walter NRL referees boss Daniel Anderson has given an undertaking he will fulfil his commitments at the coming World Cup before joining Parramatta in the newly created role of general manager of football.
Brad Walter Jason Taylor may have dodged a bullet when he missed out on the Eels coaching job. The creation of a general manager of football role being as much an acknowledgement that coaches aren't guaranteed...
Brad Walter Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson addressed his players on Wednesday night about reports of a drugs cloud over the minor premiers in Thursday's Herald but officials have no idea whether the...
Brad Walter Parramatta has lost another member of their coaching staff after under 20s coach Andrew Webster quit the club to take up the same position with Wests Tigers.
Brad Walter NRL chief executive Dave Smith attended a meeting of Parramatta directors on Tuesday as the Eels narrowed their list of targets for the vacant coaching job to a handful of experienced candidates.
Brad Walter Parramatta directors will draw up a short-list of potential replacements for Ricky Stuart on Monday as they begin interviewing applicants for the football and leagues club chief executive roles, and...
Brad Walter Departing coach Neil Henry rejected a personal apology from NRL chief executive Dave Smith after refereeing errors again helped to end North Queensland's season when Cronulla winger Beau Ryan scored...
Brad Walter Minor premiers Sydney Roosters enter the finals series as the most ill-disciplined team for more than a decade after becoming just the third side in history to concede more than 200 penalties in a...
WINNING STARTS MONDAY
Brad Walter Jack Gibson once famously said, "Winning starts in the front office", so it should be no surprise that Wests Tigers and Parramatta sit at the bottom of the NRL ladder.
Brad Walter Referees boss Daniel Anderson admits whistleblowers might be ''gun shy'' to sin bin players after Canterbury playmaker Josh Reynolds was allowed to stay on the field for a professional foul in...
Brad Walter Even dumped NSW utility Josh Reynolds thought he would be sin-binned for a professional foul in Canterbury's 39-0 defeat of an under-strength Melbourne, which sparked further criticism of refereeing...
SET OF SIX
Brad Walter Even if Panthers prop Mose Masoe hadn't put the match officials in Sunday's Penrith-Newcastle clash on report, their performance will come under scrutiny from NRL referees boss Daniel Anderson.
Brad Walter NSW coach Laurie Daley was disappointed with Trent Merrin for his lack of discipline in Origin II - but not as unhappy as he was with the performance of referees Shayne Hayne and Ashley Klein.
Brad Walter The NRL match review committee will study the controversial incident that led to accusations Josh Reynolds had ''conned the referee'' to milk a match-deciding penalty against Manly.
Brad Walter Rival NRL clubs are closely monitoring the relationship between Warriors halfback Shaun Johnson and coach Matthew Elliott in case the Kiwis international suddenly becomes available.
Brad Walter and Glenn Jackson Robert Lui’s cousin has been revealed as the man responsible for tweeting about betting on the North Queensland match from the halfback’s Twitter account on Saturday night.
WINNING STARTS MONDAY
Brad Walter NRL coaches and players complaining about the obstruction rule have only themselves to blame if they are taking advantage of the inexperience in the refereeing ranks this season.
Brad Walter All video refereeing decisions may be made from a bunker in Sydney under a proposal for the NRL to adopt American ice hockey's ''War Room'' to review tries and on-field incidents.