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

League

TV networks ready to listen to NRL's Nines proposal

Nines

Brad Walter Channel Nine and Fox Sports would consider broadcasting a summer rugby league Nines circuit as former stars Brad Fittler, Matt Cooper and Nathan Fien threw their support behind the concept.

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Winning Starts Monday

Cordner selection could be Daley's Agar moment

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Brad Walter The easiest thing for NSW coach Laurie Daley to do after making final decisions on the fitness of Paul Gallen and Greg Bird for Wednesday night's series decider would have been to stick with the...

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League

Parramatta ready to start hunt for Stuart successor

Outgoing Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart

Brad Walter Parramatta directors will draw up a short-list of potential replacements for Ricky Stuart on Monday as they begin interviewing applicants for the football and leagues club chief executive roles, and...

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League

Paul Green appointed North Queensland Cowboy's coach

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Brad Walter Sydney Roosters under 20s coach Paul Green will take charge of North Queensland next season after being appointed as Neil Henry's replacement.

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Ambitious Barrett eager for top job at NRL club, says manager

Trent Barrett

Brad Walter, David Long NSW assistant coach Trent Barrett is keen to take charge of an NRL team when an opportunity arises.

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League

Daley warns time for talk over as Blues take low-key approach

Laurie Daley

Brad Walter New Blues coach Laurie Daley has given his players more input into preparations than during recent State of Origin campaigns but they will also be expected to take a greater responsibility for the...

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Sin Bin

Signature move: Tagive lands US switch

Brad Walter A conversation with a fan at a Sydney Roosters autograph signing session last year led to former winger Peni Tagive landing an American football scholarship at Baylor University - the Texas college...

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League

Stuart is likely to perform dual role

Brad Walter Ricky Stuart has agreed to coach Parramatta for the next three years, but he may still lead NSW's 2013 campaign to prevent Queensland from notching an eighth consecutive Origin series win.

League

Eels and Blues for Ricky

Ricky Stuart

Brad Walter RICKY STUART has agreed to coach Parramatta for the next three years, but he could still lead NSW's bid to prevent Queensland from an eighth consecutive Origin series win next year.

Stuart signs on as Eels mentor

Ricky Stuart

Brad Walter RICKY STUART will next week meet with NSWRL directors as they consider who will coach the Blues next season after his appointment to the Parramatta job.

Coote's quick pick-up adds to Sharks' anger

Lachlan Coote during the Round 19 NRL Wests Tigers V Penrith Panthers game at Campbelltown Stadium. Photo by Jonathan Ng

Brad Walter Set if six: It wasn't just the kick-off that had Cronulla officials riled on Saturday night.

Stuart fronts for Blues job

Ricky Stuart

Brad Walter BLUES coach Ricky Stuart will meet the NSW Rugby League board today to discuss this year's series and whether he keeps the job next season.

Parramatta put spotlight back on Stuart by asking for dual-role plan

Ricky Stuart

Brad Walter, Michael Chammas RICKY STUART'S reappointment as NSW coach next season has turned into a Mexican stand-off, with none of the parties involved wanting to be responsible for the decision.

Parra could get pick of Origin bunch

Robbie Farah

Brad Walter NSWRL directors still consider Ricky Stuart the best candidate to coach the Blues next season and by allowing him to do the job Parramatta will improve their chances of recruiting the Origin halves...

League

I'm ready to coach Blues to glory: Barrett

nsw rugby league blues assistant coach trent barrett,at a press conference today prior to game two nsw vs qld maroons at sydney olympic stadium homebush.
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Brad Walter Trent Barrett believes he is ready to be the next NSW Origin coach and would have the heavyweight support of Ricky Stuart, Bob Fulton and Phil Gould if he got the job.

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Barrett a bolter for Origin job

Trent Barrett

Brad Walter TRENT BARRETT believes he is ready to be the next NSW Origin coach, and would have the heavyweight support of Ricky Stuart, Bob Fulton and Phil Gould if he got the job.

Origin

Blues coach will not be a club man

Ricky Stuart?

Brad Walter, Josh Rakic NRL coaches are to remain banned from coaching the Blues next season, with NSW Rugby League directors expected to reaffirm the policy today before officially starting the search to replace Ricky...

Origin

Gus a Blues long shot

Phil Gould

Brad Walter NSW RUGBY LEAGUE directors privately concede they doubt Phil Gould will coach the Blues next season but have asked general manager Geoff Carr to request an answer.

Hasler gets his man - ref gig goes to Archer

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Brad Walter Tony Archer has been appointed to control a Canterbury match for the first time in more than two years on Sunday after Bulldogs coach Des Hasler alerted referees bosses Bill Harrigan and Stuart Raper...

League

NSW may change policy on Blues coach

Des Hasler

Brad Walter NSW is set to appoint a non-NRL coach next season, with Canterbury's Des Hasler yesterday ruling himself out and Parramatta officials not expecting Ricky Stuart to change his mind.