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Jamie Buhrer opts to retire from NRL

Former Manly premiership winner and NSW State of Origin forward Jamie Buhrer has retired from the NRL. Buhrer, who won a title with the Sea Eagles in 2011 before moving to Newcastle in 2017, made the decision last month to end his NRL career at age 29. Off-contract at the Knights at...

Nathan Brown joins Warriors coaching staff

Former Newcastle Knights coach Nathan Brown has landed an unexpected role across the Tasman after joining the Warriors coaching staff. The Kiwi NRL club announced a raft of back-office changes on Thursday, confirming general manager football Brian Smith had departed after two years in Auckland while conditioning coach Alex Corvo and...

Injury-plagued NRL hooker Griffin retires

Former NRL title-winning hooker Slade Griffin has been forced to retire at the age of 28 because of incessant injury problems. Griffin, who was part of Melbourne's 2017 grand final triumph, said he was "shattered" to call time on a career severely hampered by four knee reconstructions. His last game was 18...

Angry Barry Hall slams Gallen's "excuses"

An irritated Barry Hall has warned he's improved enormously with limited preparation and accused Paul Gallen of preparing excuses before their heavyweight boxing clash on Friday night. At Wednesday's pre-fight media conference, newly-retired NRL star Gallen, who has won all nine of his professional fights, claimed he could "see the fear"...

Foran set to miss entire 2020 NRL season

Canterbury have suffered a huge blow before the 2020 NRL season with confirmation star five-eighth Kieran Foran is expected to miss the entire campaign. Foran underwent a shoulder reconstruction on Tuesday after he was injured playing for New Zealand at the start of this month, and the club has confirmed further...

Roosters rookie content to bide his time

Sydney Roosters' NRL premiership-winning hooker Sam Verrills has no expectation of retaining the starting spot in 2020. Verrills capped a stellar debut NRL campaign with a grand final, admirably filling the breach left by Jake Friend's struggles with injury throughout the season. It's safe to say that Sam Verrills made an immediate...

Kerr eyes spot in Dragons' starting pack

With just seven NRL games to his name and an impressive pair in front of him, St George Illawarra prop Josh Kerr has set an audacious goal to make the starting side in 2020. The 23-year-old has boldly declared his ambitions to play round one, eventually challenging representative stars Paul Vaughan...

Player misbehaviour annoys NRL boss

When asked if he's fed up with tackling off-field scandals, NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg (pictured)said he gets "frustrated because there's so much good stories to be told." (AAP Image/Bianca De Marchi) Standing next to Queensland's sports minister as the launch of next year's NRL magic round just hours after Brisbane forward David Fifita had...
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