Nathan Hindmarsh

Sunday Sin Bin

Luke Burt born to be a coach: Nathan Hindmarsh

Adrian Proszenko Eels great Nathan Hindmarsh is still working out if the full-time coaching caper is for him, but he's got no doubt his great mate, Luke Burt, is an NRL clipboard-holder in waiting.

Give Will Hopoate time says Nathan Hindmarsh

William Hopoate

James Macsmith Parramatta great Nathan Hindmarsh says Eels fans need to have patience with key signing Will Hopoate as the star centre returns to the NRL next year after two seasons' absence.

League

Nathan Hindmarsh to retire

Hindmarsh

Brad Walter Parramatta captain Nathan Hindmarsh will retire at the end of the season.

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League

Paul Gallen's gladiatorial approach the only constant in another uncertain Sharks season

Paul Gallen.

Daniel Lane Cronulla skipper Paul Gallen has revealed he has suffered as a result of his "win at all costs" attitude, the very competitiveness that looms – again – as the besieged club's x-factor.

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League

NRL chiefs Dave Smith, Todd Greenberg join Touch Football team

Dave Smith

Michael Chammas NRL chief executive Dave Smith and head of football Todd Greenberg have reaffirmed the game's connection with Touch Football Australia by becoming board members of the organisation.

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Sunday Sin Bin

Manly to stand by troubled star Jamil Hopoate

Adrian Proszenko dinkus

Adrian Proszenko Manly have stood by troubled star Jamil Hopoate, who will have the opportunity to resume his playing career as soon as round nine if he can prove he's turned his life around.

League

League 2014: we predict the winners, medallists and dark horses

Roosters

Adrian Proszenko There is no crystal ball, but there are experts. Fairfax Media chief league reporter Adrian Proszenko gets the low-down on what to expect.

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League

NRL: Richie Fa'aoso rampage sparked by injury despair

2013 NRL Grand Final.

Adrian Proszenko and Nick Ralston Richie Fa'aoso was charged over a drunken incident just days after he attempted to return to Manly training without a medical clearance for his broken neck.

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MOVERS AND SHAKERS

NRL Power Rankings: Round 18

Justin horo

Paul Suttor There's only one day of the week that hasn't been used for State of Origin and after trying every other option, it's time to get Saturday night fever.

Sunday Sin Bin

Eels fans to take on board as front-office farrago rolls on

Adrian Proszenko dinkus

Adrian Proszenko The bloodletting at the Eels continues after Parramatta Leagues Club boss Bob Bentley was sensationally sacked by the wooden-spooners.

SUNDAY SIN BIN

Eels welcome back a couple of popular front-office WAGS

Adrian Proszenko The wives of club legends Nathan Hindmarsh and Nathan Cayless have been reinstated to the Parramatta front office just weeks after parting company with the club.

League

Hindmarsh tells Sandow how to kick gambling habit

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 14:  Chris Sandow of the Eels looks dejected after the Eels concede a try to the Bulldogs during the round two NRL match between the Parramatta Eels and the Canterbury Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium on March 14, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Daniel Lane Nathan Hindmarsh has revealed he called upon his painful experiences with problem gambling to help Eels halfback Chris Sandow realise it was an addiction that can be overcome.

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Sunday Sin Bin

A bit rich: Eels get fans offside with double dip for extra cash

Adrian Proszenko dinkus

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta members could argue they haven't gotten much bang for their buck as the Eels prepare to collect a second consecutive wooden spoon.

Rugby League

Stuart's ruthless edge right for Raiders: Daley

SPORT  - Ricky Stuart celebrity pro-am at Royal Canberra Golf Course, Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart all smiles  ,  Yarralumla , Canberra.                                                                                                                                                                   25th  February  2013.                                                                                                                                                                  Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth Raiders great Laurie Daley says Ricky Stuart is a no-brainer to be the next Canberra coach.

SET OF SEVEN

Should officials get the message at half-time?

Fairfax Media writer

Steve Mascord Should referees be told at half-time if they have committed a major error in a big ticket match that has the potential to affect the outcome?

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Winning Starts Monday

The graduate: Mr Robinson is the new Wayne Bennett

Brad Walter dinkus

Brad Walter For Wayne Bennett, a record eighth premiership with a third NRL club could be worth $1 million in bonuses from Newcastle owner Nathan Tinkler.

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League

Grand final gain after Sydney Roosters' Daniel Mortimer pushed through pain

Daniel Mortimer

Daniel Lane Daniel Mortimer had been ostracised by Parramatta's coaching staff but his actions made it clear they hadn't broken him by being the first to training and remaining to work on his game long after...

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Sunday Sin Bin

Tell us what's out and we won't touch it, Hibbert tells ASADA

Adrian Proszenko dinkus

Adrian Proszenko Darren Hibbert says ASADA should follow the lead of their American counterparts by comprehensively listing which products aren't safe for athletes to take.

League

Carney's call for support from above for embattled Dugan

Danny Weidler dinkus

Danny Weidler It's hard not to draw a comparison between two of the game's best fullbacks, Ben Barba and Josh Dugan, and look at where they are both at now.

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Rugby League

Defensive duties are holding Fensom back from call-up, says Hindmarsh

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 13:  Shaun Fensom of the Raiders is tackled during the round six NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the New Zealand Warriors at Canberra Stadium on April 13, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Nathan Hindmarsh has implored Raiders workhorse Shaun Fensom to lighten his defensive load.