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Sam Thaiday could miss Storm clash as Souths to challenge Issac Luke charge

Michael Chammas Brisbane forward Sam Thaiday could miss Friday's crucial clash against Melbourne after he was charged with a grade one dangerous contact charge on St George Illawarra's Will Matthews.

Bulldogs player Josh Reynolds kicked Sam Thaiday in the face but he understands

Sam Thaiday.

Michael Chammas Bulldogs five-eighth Josh Reynolds has found an unlikely ally in Sam Thaiday, who has defended Reynolds over the kick to his face on Friday night.

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Brisbane's Sam Thaiday urges caution in quest to slow contest

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Phil Lutton Brisbane forward Sam Thaiday says it would be unwise to play a blame game after the neck injury of Newcastle's Alex McKinnon but urged fellow players to use caution in their quest to try and contain...

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Matt Gillett replaces Sam Thaiday in Kangaroos team

Broncos forward Matt Gillett has been promoted from 18th man to the 17-man squad for Australia's Test against the Kiwis on Friday.

Matt Gillett has been promoted to replace injured Brisbane teammate Sam Thaiday in the Australian team to play New Zealand in Friday's rugby league Test in Sydney.

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Sam Thaiday back in State of Origin frame as Broncos demolish Manly

He's back: Big Sam Thaiday is a key player for the Maroons and Broncos.

Phil Lutton Brisbane forward Sam Thaiday has thundered back into the State of Origin frame as he rebounded from a long-term injury in Brisbane's 36-10 thumping of an off-colour Manly at Suncorp Stadium.

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Sam Thaiday backs Brent Tate as Origin tackle debate continues to simmer

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Phil Lutton The Brent Tate-Josh Reynolds incident from Origin I refuses to fade away, with Sam Thaiday defending the Queensland winger amid suggestions he was out of line to speak out over the dangerous throw.

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Sam Thaiday chasing more minutes vs Raiders

Maroons forward Sam Thaiday.

Ed Jackson Brisbane forward Sam Thaiday is hopeful proving he is back to full fitness against Canberra this weekend will be enough to regain his Queensland State of Origin spot.

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No thumbs up for Sam Thaiday after Sam Burgess blow leaves him worse for wear

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Michael Carayannis A slight concussion is expected to rule Sam Thaiday out of Australia's next pool game against Fiji while those players who missed selection in the opening game are likely to play against the Bati.

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Sam Burgess' hit on Sam Thaiday could end England player's World Cup

England player Sam Burgess

Michael Carayannis Nervous wait for England as Sam Burgess faces possible suspension after a swinging arm to Sam Thaiday's head in their 28-20 loss to Australia.

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Sam Burgess faces one-match ban for Sam Thaiday high tackle

Michael Carayannis Manchester: Sam Burgess could miss just one game for England after being charged with a grade A high tackle for his shot on Sam Thaiday in the World Cup opener against Australia.

RLWC: Sam Thaiday says Kangaroos are focused on goals within games

Sam Thaiday

Michael Carayannis Manchester: Australia are setting themselves goals within matches – aside from the obvious main priority to win – as they look to shake any fear of complacency heading into bigger games.

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Sam Thaiday: Pride, passion and the way of the warrior

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Brad Walter THE motto by which Sam Thaiday lives and plays rugby league is inked across his chest. ''One brother bleeds, all brothers bleed,'' the tattoo says.

Sam Thaiday quits Brisbane Broncos captaincy

NRL. Wests Tigers vs Brisbane Broncos. Campbelltown Sports Stadium.
Sam Thaiday
Saturday 27th April, 2013
Photos: Anthony Johnson

Phil Lutton Brisbane Broncos NRL forward Sam Thaiday says he remains committed to the club despite stepping down from captaincy after discussions with coach Anthony Griffin.

Sam Thaiday's Broncos captaincy victim to change for change's sake

Phil Lutton Something had to give. The Brisbane Broncos don't have the worst season in their history, then simply front up as if everything was going according to plan.

Sydney Roosters prop Dylan Napa and Canterbury Bulldogs' David Klemmer loom as Four Nations bolters

Rep bolter?: Sydney Roosters forward Dylan Napa may play himself into a Four Nations spot in the coming weeks.

Brad Walter Rookie Sydney Roosters prop Dylan Napa will have the opportunity to push for a shock Australian call-up when he returns from suspension in Friday night's preliminary final against South Sydney at ANZ...

The NRL is a mess - Head of football Todd Greenberg needs to do his job and fix it

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Andrew Webster Greenberg hasn't brought clarity to the game. The game is a mess. The game is a conflagration of edicts, clampdowns, new rules and policy on the run.

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Canterbury Bulldogs forward Josh Jackson cleared of chicken-wing tackle

Cleared by match review committee: Canterbury back-rower Josh Jackson.

Michael Carayannis Josh Jackson breathed a sigh of relief with the Canterbury back-rower keeping his 63-consecutive game record intact after being cleared by the NRL match review committee of a chicken-wing tackle.

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South Sydney coach Michael Maguire says Rabbitohs primed for clash with Sydney Roosters

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Chris Barrett South Sydney coach Michael Maguire has declared his Rabbitohs "a different team" to the one felled in preliminary finals in the past two years as they bid to not only dispel their September demons...

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South Sydney Rabbitohs rookie Alex Johnston looms as bolter for Australian Kangaroos' Four Nations team

Prolific scorer: Alex Johnston goes over for the Rabbitohs in their qualification final win over Manly on Friday night.

Michael Carayannis South Sydney's Alex Johnston is on the verge of becoming the least experienced Australian player in more than a decade with the Rabbitohs winger emerging as a Kangaroos bolter.

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Anthony Griffin out to defy Storm and Brisbane doubters

Anthony Griffin is out to prove his doubters wrong.

Phil Lutton Anthony Griffin's 100th game as Brisbane Broncos coach could be one for the ages, writes Phil Lutton.

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