Roy Masters

Roy Masters

Roy Masters is a Rugby League Columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald

League

Plenty of NRL options for Newcastle Knights in search for Wayne Bennett's replacement

Roy Masters Newcastle’s search for a coach to replace Wayne Bennett will explore both ends of the age spectrum, with veteran Tim Sheens and Penrith assistant Garth Brennan considered.

League

Laurie Daley and Mal Meninga: Friendship counts for nothing during State of Origin

Blues coach Laurie Daley has refused to guarantee Mitchell Pearce will avoid the selection axe for Origin I.

Roy Masters To NSW coach Laurie Daley, you can be a friend for life, except for that annual period of bad blood and good football, called State of Origin, when mateship must be suspended.

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League

League loses a smart peacemaker

NSW Rugby league chairman Geoff Carr at a press conference today where he announced that player Mark Gasnier had been expelled from the NSW State of Origin rugby league team after it was found he d made an obscene phone call.  SMH News pic by Wade Laube.

Roy Masters The executive with more corporate history than the entire NRL and ARLC combined informed his staff at 9.30am on Friday that he would be leaving after this year's State of Origin series.

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Rugby League

Why Demetriou should be ARL's target

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Roy Masters Now that the AFL's No.2 man, Gillon McLachlan, has knocked back the job as chief executive of the ARL Commission, rugby league should pursue the rival code's No.

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In McClements, commission sets its sights on another Big Mac

Roy Masters The sports executive charged with securing Origin matches for Melbourne may become the ARL Commission's new chief.