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Reynolds return key for Dogs: Hodkinson

The return of Josh Reynolds from suspension will help Canterbury return to their pre-State of Origin pace setting ways according to his NSW halves partner Trent Hodkinson. Reynolds’s and Hodkinson’s irresistible early season form...

Panthers on the hunt for NRL’s top dogs

Penrith’s draw running into the NRL finals makes for grim reading but they say it will only sharpen them for the business end of the season. The Panthers face a horror draw in the final six weeks of the regular season beginning with a clash...

Broncos need to switch on early: Gillett

Milestone man Matt Gillett has attributed an attitude problem to the Broncos’ spate of slow NRL starts. Brisbane have found themselves down 12-0 in the opening 15 minutes of their last three matches – losing to Penrith and Melbourne, but...

Dragons need to secure McGregor: Merrin

St George Illawarra star Trent Merrin says the joint venture should move swiftly to secure the signature of caretaker coach Paul McGregor long-term given the resuscitation effort he’s performed since Steve Price’s sacking. The Dragons...

Dragons’ Farrell out for NRL season

Luckless St George Illawarra centre-threequarter Dylan Farrell will miss the rest of the NRL season after suffering a ruptured pectoral muscle for the second time this year. Farrell suffered the injury playing for the Dragons feeder club the...

Mick Potter tipped to get the axe

A rumoured clause in Mick Potter’s contract means he’ll be given a new deal if the Tigers make the finals this season, but online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au doesn’t like the coach’s chances, pricing the Tigers at $1.24 to miss the top 8...

Sharks’ Matt Prior faces one-game NRL ban

Cronulla’s Matt Prior is set to miss this Saturday’s NRL clash with Parramatta after being hit with a grade-one dangerous throw charge. Prior was cited for his tackle on Penrith rookie Dallin Watene-Zelezniak in the 41st minute of the...

Jennings set for Roosters return

The Sydney Roosters are set to welcome back NSW centre Michael Jennings from a back injury for Saturday’s crucial round 21 NRL match against St George Illawarra in a massive boost to their flagging premiership hopes. With Sonny Bill Williams...

Players not forcing Potter out: Mayer

Wests Tigers boss Grant Mayer says the joint venture’s playing group is not agitating for the dismissal of embattled coach Mick Potter and that captain Robbie Farah remains a vital part of the NRL club. In his first comments since the Tigers...

Canberra Raiders vs South Sydney Rabbitohs 2014 NRL Round 20 preview, tips and teams

Although their record reads only one win from four matches over the past month, the Raiders’ efforts haven’t been too bad. They were defeated by 8 points against Canterbury, lost by a point to West Tigers, defeated the Gold Coast away from home...

I’m a Dragon for real now: Benji

Benji Marshall has hailed St George Illawarra’s “surreal” win over the Wests Tigers in his first game against his former club as his final farewell from the joint venture. Much of the pre-game hype had revolved around the Dragons...

Sick Widdop lifts Dragons to vital win

A stricken Gareth Widdop climbed out of his sick bed to inspire St George-Illawarra to one of their best wins of the season on Sunday, a 28-12 triumph over Wests Tigers, to keep them in the hunt for the NRL finals. Stricken by flu midweek and left...