New Zealand Kiwis, Brandon Smith sledge, Ronaldo Mulitalo Origin eligibility, news, banter, International Round, New Zealand vs Tonga

Kiwi star Brandon Smith delivered a hilarious jibe to Sharks winger Ronaldo Mulitalo upon his arrival at the New Zealand team’s hotel. Mulitalo was included in the Maroons squad and chosen to make his Origin debut in Game II of the 2021 series, but was ultimately left out of the eligibility requirements. Under Origin’s eligibility … Read more

Transfer news; Junior Amone, Dolphins, Damien Cook contract; South Sydney begin talks on new deal, Adam reynolds, news, updates

The Dolphins are reportedly set to make a ‘serious’ contract offer to Dragons young gun Junior Amone. Wayne Bennett has watched the 20-year-old’s progress this season and the five-eighth has been solid for the Red V. Now The Daily Telegraph’s David Riccio believes the Dolphins are close to playing to lure the playmaker away from … Read more

Transfer news; Anthony Milford, Knights, Dolphins, Parramatta Eels star Tom Opacic to Hull; Charlie Staines Penrith Panthers, news, updates, player movement

The Knights are trying to keep Anthony Milford by enticing him with a multi-year extension despite having a handshake with the Dolphins. Milford was given a lifeline with the Knights after being let go by the Broncos and Rabbitohs while fighting a court battle he has since been found not guilty. Brent Read revealed on … Read more

Transfer Whispers, Brenko Lee, Luke Brooks, Origin contract saga, Off-contract players, Josh Reynolds, Super League, Hull FC, Tyrone Peachey granted permission to negotiate with rivals, Wests Tigers, contract

Wests Tigers playmaker Luke Brooks has been linked with a move north, while team-mate Tyrone Peachey is free to negotiate with rival clubs. A former NSW player’s stint overseas has ended prematurely as Origin Game II comes as a showcase for a number of stars who are set to leave their contracts on November 1. … Read more

Transfer Centre, Justin Olam, Melbourne Storm, Daniel Suluka-Fifita signs with South Sydney Rabbitohs, Sydney Roosters, contracts

Storm centre Justin Olam has re-signed for four more years, extending his stay in Melbourne until the end of 2026. The reigning Dally M Centre of the year has bee one of Craig Bellamy’s best in recent years and is a one of the competition’s most damaging ball runners. The Papua New Guinea star joins … Read more

Siosifa Talakai arrest warrant, driving charge, Cronulla Sharks vs Warriors, Round 14

Sharks star Siosifa Talakai has been issued a warrant for his arrest by a Sydney magistrate after he failed to appear in court to answer a minor driving charge. The Daily Telegraph reported that Talakai was due to appear at Sutherland Local Court on Thursday June 9 after traffic cops charged him with driving with … Read more

Nathan Brown won’t commit long-term to Warriors, move to New Zealand, next coach, contract

Warriors manager Nathan Brown is believed to have taken charge of his last game after he told the club he could not commit to living in New Zealand long-term. The Sydney Morning Herald reported on Monday evening that Brown had told Warriors superiors that he was unwilling to permanently move to New Zealand for personal … Read more

Transfer Centre, Will Smith release, Taylan May, Panthers Jeremy Marshall-King, Siosiua Taukeiaho, Roosters, Parramatta Eels, J’Maine Hopgood

The Gold Coast Titans have confirmed utility Will Smith has been granted an immediate release, casting doubt over his future in the NRL. Smith played nine games for the Titans since making the switch from the Eels and will return to New South Wales on compassionate grounds. If Smith is planning to join another NRL … Read more

Transfer news, Jake Turpin, Broncos, Jeremy Marshall-King, Dolphins signings, Wayne Bennett, Kenny Edwards return to Parramatta Eels, J’maine Hopgood, Penrith Panthers; Cowboys left fuming over backflip

Broncos hooker Jake Turpin has requested a release from the club after falling down the pecking order. Cory Peace and Billy Walters pushed the experienced rake out of the squad and his request should be granted according to 9News’ Ben Dobbin. Several teams are said to be in pursuit of signing Turpin, with Newcastle Knights … Read more

Transfer Centre, Siosiua Taukeiaho, Roosters, Parramatta Eels, J’Maine Hopgood, Penrith Panthers, deal, contract, 2023, Mitch Rein, re-signs, squad, transfer centre

The Roosters have confirmed star forward Siosiua Taukeiaho will depart the club at the end of the season to take up a deal with Catalans Dragons in the Super League. “The Sydney Roosters have today announced that Siosiua Taukeiaho will be departing the Club at the conclusion of the 2022 NRL season, the club said … Read more