Jamie Soward

Penrith Panthers captain Jamie Soward reveals he nearly left NRL to play rugby union in Japan

Michael Chammas Man of the moment Jamie Soward has revealed he almost gave the game away at the end of 2012 to play rugby union in Japan.

Wayne Bennett says Jamie Soward's form no surprise

Still breathing fire: Jamie Soward celebrates with Josh Mansour during Saturday's qualifying final win over the Roosters.

Michael Chammas After winning a grand final together, veteran coach Wayne Bennett knows what his former charge Jamie Soward can do.

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Sydney Roosters fans' hate just makes Panthers' Jamie Soward stronger

Jamie Soward remonstrates with trainer Alan Mair.

Michael Chammas Penrith trainer Alan Mair was fulfilling a pact he had made with Jamie Soward when he ran out on to Allianz Stadium to high five the Panthers playmaker after his match-winning field goal on Saturday...

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Jamie Soward steps up as Penrith captain

It hurts: Penrith's Jamie Soward.

Michael Chammas He has been lumped with the captaincy by default, but Penrith skipper Jamie Soward is making a strong case to retain the role beyond the end of the season.

Jamie Soward relishing chance to confound critics once more as Penrith take on might of Roosters

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Michael Carayannis Twelve months ago, Jamie Soward was more concerned with picking a gondolier than worrying about tackling the likes of Sonny Bill Williams or Jared Waerea-Hargreaves.

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Roosters halves most dangerous in NRL finals, says Penrith's Jamie Soward

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Michael Chammas Penrith skipper Jamie Soward has labelled Roosters duo Mitchell Pearce and James Maloney the form halves pairing of the competition ahead of Saturday night's showdown against the reigning champions.

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Jamie Soward hailed as NRL buy of the season

Directing troops:  Penrith's Jamie Soward.

Chris Barrett Phil Gould did not need to wine and dine Jamie Soward to convince him to front his Penrith renaissance. 

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Cheers to that: Jamie Soward offers NRL a novel solution

Not happy: Panthers captain Jamie Soward remonstrates with referee Matt Cecchin during Sunday's controversial loss to Manly.

Ian McCullough After yet another timekeeping bungle in Manly's win over Penrith on Sunday, Jamie Soward says the NRL should take a leaf out of golf's book and bring a touch of Royal Birkdale to Brookvale.

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Penrith Panthers score thrilling win over North Queensland Cowboys with Jamie Soward starring

Starring role: Jamie Soward was the most valuable player for Penrith in their win over North Queensland.

Michael Chammas The Panthers might have went after Johnathan Thurston as their priority recruit, but on Monday night Jamie Soward proved that he was more than just a second prize, leading the Panthers to a...

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Jamie Soward may captain Panthers as he faces his former team St George Illawarra

Ready to step up: Jamie Soward may captain the Panthers when they face his old team St George Illawarra.

Michael Carayannis The resurgence of Jamie Soward is set to reach a new high with the likelihood that he will captain the Panthers when he returns to WIN Stadium for the first time to take on the Dragons next Sunday.

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Jamie Soward happy to be hated

Jamie Soward is prepared to be booed by the St George Illawarra fans.

Steve Zemek Wally Lewis was booed when he ventured into enemy territory, so Jamie Soward says he is not bothered when he cops howls of abuse from opposition crowds.

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Jamie Soward ready for Penrith Panthers halves challenge

Playmaker: Jamie Soward will have to step up in Peter Wallace's absence.

Ben Horne Penrith playmaker Jamie Soward says he will take on more responsibility but won't change his style in the absence of halves partner Peter Wallace.

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Penrith Panthers five-eighth Jamie Soward breaks duck against Canberra Raiders

Matt Moylan and Jamie Soward celebrate a Panthers try.

Lee Gaskin It took Jamie Soward seven attempts to finally win in Canberra.

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Panther Jamie Soward bears no grudges over Dragons debacle

Michael Chammas Jamie Soward will tell you this is just another game, but judging by his actions against his former club at the Auckland Nines, it won't be.

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Jamie Soward hails Penrith's kicking depth

Panthers playmaker Jamie Soward.

Ian McCullough Penrith star Jamie Soward says Parramatta's woes in front of goal show the importance of NRL clubs having a group of quality goal-kicking options.

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Jamie Soward says he and Peter Wallace have nothing to prove at Panthers

New Panther's signing Jamie Soward
11th November 2013
Photo: Steven Siewert

James MacSmith New Penrith halves duo Jamie Soward and Peter Wallace are adamant they have nothing to prove in the NRL despite leaving their previous teams under acrimonious circumstances.

Jamie Soward 'a good bloke', says Tim Grant of new mateship at Penrith after Kokoda trip

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Daniel Lane Trekking the Kokoda Track for up to 16 hours a day not only provided Penrith prop Tim Grant with a deeper appreciation for the Diggers who helped halt the Japanese invasions of World War II, but it...

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Penrith Panthers five-eighth Jamie Soward confident he can regain his best form

New Panther's signing Jamie Soward
11th November 2013
Photo: Steven Siewert

Michael Chammas Penrith five-eighth Jamie Soward believes a licence from coach Ivan Cleary to roam both sides of the field will see him recapture the form that led the Dragons to premiership glory in 2010.

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Jamie Soward in doubt for Penrith's NRL season opener

Michael Chammas Penrith recruit Jamie Soward is in doubt for round one after rolling his ankle at training on Wednesday.

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Jamie Soward excited about Penrith move but bitterness of sudden exit from Dragons lingers

Michael Chammas A tattoo of a red V on his biceps with the words "Dragons Premiers 2010" etched through it is an indication of how much St George Illawarra meant to Jamie Soward.

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