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Matterson relishing final days at Roosters

Matterson relishing final days at Roosters

If Ryan Matterson is bitter at being squeezed out of the Sydney Roosters, he isn't showing it.

  • by Matt Encarnacion

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The Finishers: Cooper Cronk has company as ice men flex muscles
Rabbitohs

The Finishers: Cooper Cronk has company as ice men flex muscles

The Roosters halfback might be the best clutch playmaker the game has ever seen. But in Chad Townsend, Adam Reynolds and Cameron Munster, he now has company.

  • by Phil Lutton
Pressure is on the Roosters after week off, claims Sutton
Rabbitohs

Pressure is on the Roosters after week off, claims Sutton

The South Sydney veteran hopes Cam Murray can channel Ben Te'o and destroy their under-pressure rivals the Sydney Roosters in Saturday night's blockbuster preliminary final.

  • by Christian Nicolussi
Why Roosters enforcer Waerea-Hargreaves won't be calling out Burgesses

Why Roosters enforcer Waerea-Hargreaves won't be calling out Burgesses

After he called out Jason Taumalolo in last year's preliminary final and came off second best, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves won't antagonise the Burgess brothers.

  • by Christian Nicolussi
Rest v momentum: A movable feast as teams roll with the punches
Opinion
Rabbitohs

Rest v momentum: A movable feast as teams roll with the punches

History favours the team that has the week off but fresh legs will hardly be the only factor at play as the NRL prepares to decide its grand finalists.

  • by Phil Lutton
More than words: Why chief Chook Cordner is not crowing about prelims
Insight

More than words: Why chief Chook Cordner is not crowing about prelims

Boyd Cordner is a man of action. He’s devoted to his family, club and teammates. And he’d prefer to do his talking with his Herculean efforts on the field.

  • by Christian Nicolussi
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Why the pressure is on the Roosters to deliver an NRL title
Opinion
Storm

Why the pressure is on the Roosters to deliver an NRL title

Sydney Roosters and Melbourne have dominated the NRL in recent times, but the Tricolours have failed to deliver when it matters.

  • by Roy Masters
Jeers turn to cheers as Tedesco proves worth for Roosters

Jeers turn to cheers as Tedesco proves worth for Roosters

James Tedesco was booed in his first game as a Rooster, an experience that haunted him for several matches.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
Has rest become even more important in this tight finals series?
Analysis
Analysis

Has rest become even more important in this tight finals series?

It’s better to be rested than rusted in a season with reason: momentum ain’t what it used to be.

  • by Roy Masters
Up to 50,000 expected: NRL defends holding prelim at Allianz Stadium

Up to 50,000 expected: NRL defends holding prelim at Allianz Stadium

NRL boss Todd Greenberg says the anticipated crowd for the game at Moore Park does not justify a shift to ANZ Stadium.

  • by Matt Encarnacion
Pressure is nothing to Roosters' Cronk

Pressure is nothing to Roosters' Cronk

Cooper Cronk can't feel, see or touch pressure. As far as he's concerned, it doesn't exist.

  • by Scott Bailey