Brad Walter Sonny Bill Williams has leapt to the defence of fellow Kiwi superstar Benji Marshall and out-of-favour Wallabies playmaker Quade Cooper and predicted the pair would prove their critics wrong.
Brad Walter, Tim Barrow Willie Mason is set to be recalled by NSW coach Laurie Daley for the opening State of Origin match five years after making his last appearance in a Blues jersey.
Brad Walter and Michael Chammas SBW OMG. That would have been the reaction if NRL salary cap auditor Ian Schubert hadn't allowed Sonny Bill Williams to play for Sydney Roosters because of an advertisement on Channel Nine promoting...
Brad Walter QUADE COOPER still wants to play for the Wallabies, but if the ARU don't reverse their decision to effectively offer him match payments only, Sonny Bill Williams is prepared to take a pay cut to...
Brad Walter QUADE COOPER will hold a press conference in Brisbane next Monday to outline his reasons for quitting rugby union in Australia as a number of leading NRL figures declared he would be a welcome...
Brad Walter SYDNEY Roosters' latest recruit Luke O'Donnell met his new teammates on Monday and may play in Saturday night's Foundation Cup but there are doubts whether Sonny Bill Williams will also make his NRL...
Brad Walter SONNY BILL WILLIAMS will return to Japan on Tuesday with his Sydney Roosters contract yet to be registered by the NRL.
Brad Walter THE immediate playing futures of Sam Perrett and Anthony Mitchell are in limbo after their planned mid-season transfers were put on hold when Sydney Roosters officials refused to grant them releases.
Michael Chammas and Brad Walter SAM PERRETT will play for Sydney Roosters in Sunday's match against Manly, but it may be his last for the club with the Kiwi international still hoping to join the Bulldogs before June 30.
Brad Walter AFTER giving NSW a huge boost with a stunning comeback performance yesterday, Tony Williams provided more hope by predicting Glenn Stewart would also be fit for what he described as the biggest game...
Brad Walter Sonny Bill Williams is yet to sign with Sydney Roosters, and fans should not expect any official confirmation that he will be returning to the NRL for some time.
Brad Walter South Sydney superstar Greg Inglis remains hopeful of playing in the round one clash against Sydney Roosters at ANZ Stadium.
Brad Walter EVEN as he informed ''breathless'' teammates of his departure, Sydney Roosters captain Braith Anasta was trying to use the news to inspire them to last night's upset defeat of the Warriors.
Brad Walter PLAYING an NRL match in temperatures of 32 degrees and humidity of 85 per cent may be a quick way to lose three kilograms but it is not conducive to a good performance.
Brad Walter Win the game in the first half and score the points in the second. It's a saying as old as rugby league itself, but one that was as relevant as ever at Allianz Stadium yesterday.
Winning Starts Monday
Brad Walter NSW coach Laurie Daley is set to enter the State of Origin series with his players in better form than their Queensland counterparts.
Brad Walter Manly lock Glenn Stewart and Melbourne's Ryan Hoffman will go head to head for a place in the State of Origin opener when they meet at AAMI Park on Monday night.
Brad Walter MANLY and South Sydney players had just finished a game so brutal that four judiciary charges would stem from it - but the hostilities were put aside when senior members of both teams met afterwards.
Brad Walter South Sydney officials expect a crowd of more than 20,000 for Friday night's clash with North Queensland as the Rabbitohs begin a run of home matches, hosting seven of their next nine games.
Winning Starts Monday
Brad Walter Just a few weeks ago, St George Illawarra were considered little more than a rabble. But they have now emerged as premiership contenders - next season.