Glenn Jackson, Greg Prichard A BETTING plunge yesterday on Canberra before tonight's clash with Canterbury has sparked speculation Bulldogs coach Des Hasler plans to rest some of his stars in the run-in to the finals.
Glenn Jackson, Greg Prichard A betting plunge yesterday on Canberra ahead of tonight's clash with Canterbury has sparked speculation that Bulldogs coach Des Hasler was planning to rest some of his stars in the run-in to the...
Greg Prichard ST GEORGE Illawarra beat Parramatta at ANZ Stadium last night, but the result didn't mean nearly as much as it normally would in a game of football.
Greg Prichard Any chance of Manly fans turning up in numbers for their team's semi-final against North Queensland at Allianz Stadium on Friday? The Sea Eagles need their support.
Greg Prichard Steve Mortimer, the greatest ever Canterbury player, says the Bulldogs coach Des Hasler will complete a footballing miracle if he can steer the team to a win in Sunday's grand final.
Greg Prichard STEVE MORTIMER, one of Canterbury's greats, says Bulldogs coach Des Hasler will complete a footballing miracle if he can steer the team to a win in Sunday's grand final.
Greg Prichard Take a look at the important bits and pieces from the NRL finals action so far.
Greg Prichard IDEALLY, Anthony Griffin would like to spend the rest of his coaching days in charge of Brisbane, but the realist in him won't let him consider that possibility - even at a club whose first coach was...
Travel broadens the mind: rejuvenated veteran Buderus determined to show that age is no barrier to performance
Greg Prichard THE easy thing to say is that Danny Buderus is too old - that at 34 he has bitten off more than he can chew and will not be able to cut it back in the NRL after three years of playing in England.
Greg Prichard IF ANYTHING is going to stop Darius Boyd this season, it won't be the pressure of expectation.
Greg Prichard However long it takes for Wayne Bennett to get Newcastle to play the way he wants and start challenging for a premiership, it is bound to happen.
Greg Prichard THE Cronulla coach, Shane Flanagan, says second-rower Sam Tagataese has the potential to be one of the NRL's big improvers.
Greg Prichard PETER STERLING says master coach Wayne Bennett will do for Jarrod Mullen at Newcastle what he did for Jamie Soward at St George Illawarra.
Greg Prichard THE last man to follow Wayne Bennett into a coaching job, Ivan Henjak, is nowhere to be seen in the NRL these days.
Greg Prichard THE sight of mega-rich owner Nathan Tinkler at Newcastle's last training session before tonight's season-opening game was hardly going to intimidate Wayne Bennett, the game's greatest coach.
Greg Prichard Surely it's no coincidence that teams Wayne Bennett used to coach have such a good record against him. There has to be more to it than that.
Greg Prichard Wayne Bennett has found his Newcastle version of Darren Lockyer at Brisbane and Ben Hornby at St George Illawarra.
Greg Prichard Steve Price, take a bow. You took your team to your coaching mentor's new house and came away with the win.
Greg Prichard Newcastle coach Wayne Bennett is covering all the angles heading into Friday night's big game against unbeaten competition leaders Melbourne at AAMI Park.
Greg Prichard Country Rugby League chairman Jock Colley says the need to protect the integrity of the City-Country concept at a time when its future is threatened leaves him with no choice but to seek to have...