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

Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter unsure of future

Brad Walter Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter could be back training the team on Monday without knowing whether he has a job for next season.


England rugby denies approach to South Sydney's Sam Burgess

Brad Walter England rugby union officials have denied approaching South Sydney star Sam Burgess, and say it would be up to him if he wanted to switch codes before next year's World Cup.

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South Sydney Rabbitohs unlikely to budge on Sam Burgess leaving for rugby union without significant compensation

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Brad Walter After paying a large transfer fee for Sam Burgess' release from Bradford four years ago, South Sydney would be expected to demand $1million-plus in compensation before letting him out of his contract...

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Steve Menzies, the eager Beaver, back for Manly Sea Eagles in Auckland Nines

SYDNEY, NSW - JUNE 04: Steve Menzies of the Sea Eagles makes a break in his 
300th NRL match during the round 13 NRL match between the Penrith Panthers and 
the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles at CUA Stadium June 4, 2006 in Sydney, Australia. 
(Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images) 


Michael Chammas, Brad Walter Manly legend Steve Menzies will come out of retirement to play for the Sea Eagles in the Auckland Nines, and the 40-year-old hasn't closed the door on the possibility of another stint in the NRL.

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Steve Menzies to make comeback for Sea Eagles in Auckland Nines

Michael Chammas and Brad Walter Steve Menzies will come out of retirement to play his first game for the Sea Eagles in almost six years at this weekend's Auckland Nines.

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Nines get a toe in Commonwealth Games door


Brad Walter Rugby League Nines will feature at this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow as an exhibition sport in a move officials hope will lead to players competing for a gold medal in 2018.

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Kangaroos on mission to upstage Invincibles' record in World Cup final

Paul Gallen.

Brad Walter Australian players have set themselves the goal in next weekend's World Cup final against New Zealand of becoming the first Kangaroos team to hold opposition sides tryless in five consecutive matches.

Marwan Koukash keeps reaching for the stars from Sydney to Salford

Salford City Reds owner Dr Marwan Koukash

Brad Walter Prominent English racehorse owner Marwan Koukash has revealed his interest in coming to Sydney for next year's rich autumn carnival and will use the trip to continue efforts to recruit Sonny Bill...

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Polished, professional Potter to take reins from Sheens

Mick Potter

Brad Walter WESTS TIGERS officials are set to end their month-long hunt for a new coach by appointing Mick Potter to replace Tim Sheens today.

Mick Potter is new coach of Wests Tigers


Brad Walter Wests Tigers have confirmed the appointment of Mick Potter as the club's new coach for the next two seasons.


Happy Tigers get their man as Potter embraced by stars

Mick Potter

Brad Walter, Emma Partridge SENIOR Wests Tigers players have endorsed the appointment of Mick Potter as the club's new coach, with Benji Marshall, Robbie Farah and Braith Anasta among the first to pass on their congratulations...

Eels talk with British forward

Gareth Hock

BRAD WALTER Wigan hardman Gareth Hock may be the next English forward to join the NRL after being linked with a move to Parramatta next season.


Miller to pair with Marshall

Benji Marshall

Brad Walter AFTER rejecting approaches from rival NRL and Super League clubs, boom Wests Tigers halfback Jacob Miller is set to get the chance to partner Benji Marshall in the halves.


Rabbitohs welcome another Burgess bro

Tom Burgess is the latest of four brothers to join the NRL South Sydney Rabbitohs.8th November 2012Photo: Wolter PeetersThe Sydney Morning Herald

Brad Walter TOM BURGESS, the last of the four English brothers to join South Sydney, makes no secret about his ambition with the Rabbitohs next season.

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Parra, Raiders need to be good sports

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Brad Walter South Sydney needed a prop to overcome their front-row injury crisis midway through the 2011 season, so the Rabbitohs convinced Leeds to release Luke Burgess by paying the Super League club a...

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Six of the best proposed for expanded club challenge

Brad Walter The World Club Challenge is set to be expanded to six teams under a proposal that would also result in three NRL sides playing a warm-up match each against a Super League club.

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News moved on chief after Ten missed out

Brad Walter Kim Williams' demise as News Ltd chief executive has underlined the significance of the broadcast-rights deal negotiated by the ARL Commission last year.

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Redfern switch brings out best in brothers

Luke Burgess

Michael Chammas, Brad Walter England coach Steve McNamara believes the Burgess brothers wouldn't have developed as well as footballers if they decided to remain in the English Super League.

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Burgess keen to call Australia home

Sam Burgess

Brad Walter SAM BURGESS enjoys playing in the NRL with South Sydney so much that he is planning to become an Australian citizen so he can live here after he retires.

Stuart quitting NSW post news to Gallen

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Brad Walter Ricky Stuart's decision to rule himself out as NSW coach next season came as such a shock that Blues captain Paul Gallen claimed to be unaware of the news.