Mar 05

Sharks pray for good Gallen news

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan is “praying” for some good news after skipper Paul Gallen limped from the field with a knee injury against the Cowboys.

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Mar 05

Cowboys v Sharks: Five key points

The Cowboys are two competition points better than they were at this time last season, but maintained their habit of heart-stoppers in a win over the Sharks.

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Mar 05

Boyd Rankin returns to Ireland hoping for T20 impact – and eventually Tests

After a chastening experience with England, Rankin is back in Irish colours and relishing the opportunity to help push for Test status and, this month, progress at the World T20

It is in Dharamsala, situated in the outer Himalayas towards the north of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, where Ireland will begin their latest ascent on the global summit, as the World Twenty20 gets under way this week in the shape of its first-round qualifying tournament.

The HPCA Stadium, among the most breathtaking grounds in world cricket thanks to the Toblerone of snow-capped peaks that runs from one end of the horizon to the other, plays host to Group A, where Oman, the Netherlands and Bangladesh lie in wait for William Porterfield’s side.

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Mar 05

Wests Tigers v Warriors: Five key points

The Tigers survived a huge comeback to deny the Warriors what would have been their first Round 1 win since 2009.

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Mar 05

Clinical Cowboys hold off Sharks

The reigning premiers started the new NRL season the right way, holding off an imrpesisve Cronulla outfit 20-14 in Townsville.

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Mar 05

Taylor praises mature Moses

Tigers coach Jason Taylor was full of praise of 21-year-old playmaker Mitch Moses’s first-half showing against the Warriors on Saturday.

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Mar 05

McFadden rues Warriors’ slow start

Warriors coach Andrew McFadden has bemoaned his side’s poor first half against the Wests Tigers on Saturday afternoon.

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Mar 05

Tigers pip Warriors in incredible contest

The Wests Tigers have defeated the Warriors in an incredible Round 1 thriller at Campbelltown Stadium, despite a great comeback from the visitors.

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Mar 05

Raiders praise Sezer’s painful club debut

Aidan Sezer has reminded Canberra teammate Jack Wighton of coach Ricky Stuart in his heyday with two tries on debut while sporting a fractured cheekbone.

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Mar 05

Raiders v Panthers: Five key points

Heat and injuries took their toll but a tough attitude and a strong home crowd helped carry Canberra home against the Panthers.

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Mar 05

Injuries strike as Raiders edge Panthers

Both Canberra and Penrith lost key players to injuries at the Raiders held on to clinch a 30-22 win in front of thier home fans on Saturday afternoon.

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Mar 05

WATCH LIVE: Cowboys v Sharks

Watch the Cowboys take on the Sharks at 1300Smiles Stadium live on your compatible mobile device or laptop with NRL Digital Pass.

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Mar 05

WATCH LIVE: Wests Tigers v Warriors

Watch the Wests Tigers take on the Warriors at Campbelltown Stadium live on your compatible mobile device or laptop with NRL Digital Pass.

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Mar 05

WATCH LIVE: Raiders v Panthers

Watch the Canberra Raiders take on the Penrith Panthers at GIO Stadium live on your compatible mobile device or laptop with NRL Digital Pass.

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Mar 05

Bulldog Lichaa to have scans on knee

Canterbury hooker Michael Lichaa will have scans on Saturday after coming off with a knee injury in their 28-6 season-opening win over Manly.

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Mar 05

Panthers slapped with more injury woes

Penrith’s 2015 injury woes have continued under new coach Anthony Griffin with hooker James Segeyaro suffering a broken forearm in their NRL season opener.

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