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Remi Casty leaves Sydney Roosters to return to Catalans

Ian Laybourn Sydney Roosters prop Remi Casty will cut short his NRL experience after just one season and return to Super League club the Catalan Dragons next year.

New Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor praises Sydney Roosters' Trent Robinson for reigniting his spark

Jason Taylor

Adrian Proszenko and Michael Carayannis After his first foray into head coaching ended, Jason Taylor lost the spark and wasn’t sure if it was for him. But then Trent Robinson helped him get it back.

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Sydney Roosters star Sonny Bill Williams pleads for no action to be taken against South Sydney Rabbitohs hooker Issac Luke over 'nothing tackle'

Issac Luke of the Rabbitohs is put on report for a dangerous tackle on Sonny Bill Williams.

Brad Walter Sonny Bill Williams has made an impassioned plea for South Sydney hooker Issac Luke to be cleared to play in next Sunday's grand final and insists there was no malice in the tackle that landed him on...

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Five things we learnt: Rabbitohs v Roosters

Dumped: Ben Te'o is upended by James Maloney and Aidan Guerra.

Michael Carayannis Ben Te'o was outstanding in his return from suspension, making a big impact in crucial areas.

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South Sydney players join Sydney Roosters in tribute to Anthony Minichiello

Standing tall: Anthony Minichiello walks from the field for the final time as an NRL player.

Brad Walter South Sydney players joined their Sydney Roosters counterparts to pay tribute to Anthony Minichiello by forming a guard of honour for the former Test fullback after his 302 game career ended with a...

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Sonny Bill Williams bows out from Roosters with grace

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Danny Weidler Sonny Bill Williams's exit from the Roosters speaks volumes for the man he has become and his growth at the club.

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NRL Preliminary Final: Unrelenting South Sydney Rabbitohs simply too good for Sydney Roosters

That winning feeling: Issac Luke hitches a ride from Greg Inglis.

Michael Chammas They've won wooden spoons and celebrated in courtrooms, marched up streets and fallen down ladders, but after 43 years of waiting for glory, South Sydney finally have their chance.

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With Sydney Roosters season over, Sonny Bill Williams will make rugby union return within days

Last hurrah: Sonny Bill Williams after Friday night's loss to the Rabbitohs.

Brad Walter Sonny Bill Williams is set to make his return to rugby union as soon as next Saturday, and also plans to fight during the off-season after his second stint in the NRL ended with Sydney Roosters'...

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Roger Tuivasa-Sheck deserves Roosters No.1: Anthony Minichiello

Out of the shadows: Roosters youngster Roger Tuivasa-Sheck.

Ben Horne Departing great Anthony Minichiello says young gun Roger Tuivasa-Sheck deserves to assume the Sydney Roosters No.1 jersey ahead of Blake Ferguson.

Rabbitohs v Roosters

Sonny Bill Williams

Andrew Sonter It's the NRL finals grudge-match. The Rabbitohs resume hostilities with the Roosters at ANZ Stadium.

Sydney Roosters five-eighth James Maloney is ready to rule the roost after going back to basics

One for the city: The Roosters' one-point victory over North Queensland set up all-Sydney preliminary finals.

Michael Carayannis Sydney Roosters five-eighth James Maloney believes he is back near peak form after a slow start to the season which cost him his NSW No.6 jersey.

Sydney Roosters v South Sydney Rabbitohs

Potential match-winner: James Maloney.

Michael Chammas Roosters v Rabbitohs, Friday, ANZ Stadium, 7.55pm.

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Sydney Roosters hooker Jake Friend cheated death after chest injury

Cause for concern: Sydney Roosters hooker Jake Friend  suffered potentially lift-threatening injuries.

Michael Carayannis Jake Friend could have died had the Roosters hooker's internal bleeding gone untreated for much longer, such was the horror of his car-crash-type injury.

Sydney Roosters star James Maloney hoping to take South Sydney Rabbitohs to 'dark places' in preliminary final

Jimmy's happy: Roosters five-eighth James Maloney is looking forward to facing the Rabbitohs.

Michael Carayannis Roosters five-eighth James Maloney has instigated the mind games against South Sydney by urging his side to take the Rabbitohs to "dark places" in the hope that their old foes can start to doubt...

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Three fans 'humiliated' by police treatment at Roosters-Cowboys match

Three rugby fans of Middle Eastern appearance were singled out by a spectator for allegedly using their mobile phones in a suspicious manner during the game.

Rachel Olding Three football fans say they were "furious and humiliated" after being detained at a rugby league match for using their mobile telephones in a manner an onlooker deemed suspicious.

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...

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson believes finals momentum swings due to new rules

Roosters coach Trent Robinson.

Michael Carayannis Rule alterations favouring attacking football is behind the dramatic points-swing in finals matches, says Roosters coach Trent Robinson.

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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Roosters defeat North Queensland Cowboys without the ball

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Phil Gould What an extraordinary game we witnessed on Friday night between the Roosters and the Cowboys – so many talking points.

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