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Brad Walter is Chief Rugby League Writer for The Sydney Morning Herald

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Rabbitohs star Greg Inglis outshines code hoppers in win over Roosters

Brad Walter Greg Inglis showed he should be the first superstar entitled to a marquee player allowance if the NRL introduce the salary cap concession after outshining Sonny Bill Williams and Sam Burgess in the...

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Greg Inglis' leadership is being noted by South Sydney and far beyond

Greg Inglis

Brad Walter It's not just being both one of the greatest fullbacks and centres to have played the game that makes Greg Inglis so important to rugby league and South Sydney.

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Greg Inglis has come a long way since his early days at Melbourne Storm

Brad Walter, Sydney It's not just the fact he is one of the greatest full-backs and centres to have played the game that makes Greg Inglis so important to rugby league and South Sydney.

Jarryd Hayne in box seat to mark Greg Inglis in Origin

Jarryd Hayne

Brad Walter Jarryd Hayne has put his hand up to play opposite Greg Inglis at right centre for NSW after proving to be a revelation in the position during the World Cup.

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Billy Slater confident of playing in World Cup final after passing the Greg Inglis test

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Brad Walter Billy Slater is confident of taking his place at fullback for Australia in the World Cup final at Old Trafford after surviving a physical battering from Greg Inglis at training on Wednesday.

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Sam Burgess comes to grips with public's lingering perception

Sam Burgess

Brad Walter South Sydney forward Sam Burgess regrets the ‘‘squirrel grip’’ on Melbourne’s Will Chambers that he believes tarnished his image.

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Melbourne Storm unhappy at NRL inaction over tackles

Point of contention: The Storm were unhappy at this tackle by Beau Falloon and Nate Myles on Will Chambers.

Chris Barrett and Brad Walter Melbourne Storm officials have written to the NRL seeking clarification on why St George Illawarra forward Jack de Belin and Gold Coast hooker Beau Falloon received lighter punishment than that...

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Jordan McLean's actions in Alex McKinnon tackle were not 'significant' cause of injury, panel decides

Brad Walter Melbourne forward Jordan McLean had an additional four matches added to his suspension for the tackle that left Alex McKinnon with spinal damage because the NRL judiciary panel considered his actions...

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Jordan McLean had indirect role in Alex McKinnon's injury: NRL judiciary found

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Brad Walter Melbourne forward Jordan McLean had four matches added to his suspension for the tackle that left Alex McKinnon with spinal damage because the NRL judiciary panel considered his actions were not a...

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Issac Luke hopeful of avoiding shoulder surgery

Brad Walter Issac Luke is confident he does not require surgery on his injured left shoulder but South Sydney officials are resigned to being without their inspirational hooker for up to 10 matches.

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James Maloney says South Sydney Rabbitohs ruled the roost no matter what the rules

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Brad Walter Sydney Roosters five-eighth James Maloney has described his side's 28-8 loss to South Sydney in Thursday night's NRL season opener as a reality check for the defending premiers.

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South Sydney Rabbitohs coach Michael Maguire won't get caught short again by an Adam Reynolds injury

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Brad Walter The wisdom of South Sydney coach Michael Maguire in ensuring his team isn't reliant on Adam Reynolds staying fit all season was illustrated three weeks ago when the star halfback went down at...

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John Sutton asks South Sydney Rabbitohs fans to be patient

Brad Walter South Sydney captain John Sutton insists he will not be moving back to five-eighth and called for patience as the team goes gets used to the new halves combination of Adam Reynolds and Dylan Walker.

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Wests Tigers upset Souths in Bunnies boilover

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Brad Walter Tim Simona scored two tries in his NRL return for Wests Tigers but it was a tackle he made on Greg Inglis that had the biggest impact on Friday night's match at ANZ Stadium after the South Sydney...

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Wests Tigers players accuse South Sydney of getting 'nasty'

Rabbitohs

Brad Walter Wests Tigers players believe they have earned respect from rival teams after refusing to be bullied by an aggressive South Sydney team they accused of resorting to "nasty" tactics because they were...

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Wests Tigers concerned James Tedesco a target for high tackles

Souths forward Ben Te’o collects James Tedesco with a high shot.

Brad Walter Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter has admitted to being concerned about the number of high shots on James Tedesco after three South Sydney players were charged over tackles on the star fullback in last...

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2014 Charity Shield: Josh Dugan injury tops off a miserable night for the Dragons

WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 22:  Greg Inglis of Souths drags the defence of Dylan Farrell and Jason Nighingale during the NRL Charity Shield match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the St George Dragons at WIN Stadium on February 22, 2014 in Wollongong, Australia.  (Photo by Renee McKay/Getty Images)

Brad Walter St George Illawarra fullback Josh Dugan may be sidelined for up to six weeks after suffering a knee injury in a horror night for the Dragons as they crashed to one of the heaviest defeats in Charity...

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Cronulla Sharks extra keen to get Todd Carney back after Jeff Robson injured

06.02.14 New Cronulla Sharks recruit Blake Ayshford training at Remondis stadium with the Peter Sharp coached squad. Picture John Veage

Brad Walter Cronulla officials are sweating on star playmaker Todd Carney overcoming a hamstring injury for round one after halfback Jeff Robson was ruled out with multiple facial fractures suffered in Saturday...

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Reece Robinson and Travis Robinson urge Goannas not to give up on NRL dream

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Brad Walter Travis and Reece Robinson are encouraging First Nation Goannas players to use next weekend's match against Newcastle to push for an NRL contract, after the twins struggled to secure their own careers.

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NRL Indigenous leadership camp 2014: War cry to unite team and country

Indigenous leadership camp

Brad Walter 'You are the most powerful group of Aboriginal men in the country.'

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