NRL: Cooper Cronk scans reveal 'severe' shoulder injury

Roosters half-back suffered rotator cuff injury in preliminary final win over South SydneyThe race is on for Cooper Cronk to face former club Melbourne in next Sunday’s NRL grand final after scans confirmed a serious shoulder injury for the Sydney Roosters’ star half-back.Cronk will be given until just...

Read article

2 hours ago, The Guardian

NRL legend Brad Fittler says judiciary has no choice: Slater can’t be allowed to play in grand final

NRL legend Brad Fittler says judiciary has no choice: Slater can’t be allowed to play in grand final

NSW State of Origin coach Brad Fittler says the NRL judiciary has to make Billy Slater’s grand final ban for a shoulder charge stick, warning they risk letting the play return to the game if he’s let off. Slater’s potential ban and the health of his ex-teammate Cooper Cronk’s...

Read article

6 hours ago, The New Daily

Cooper Cronk picks himself up off the turf

Read article

9 hours ago, ABC

'An absolute travesty': Melbourne Storm chief vows to fight Slater's suspension

'An absolute travesty': Melbourne Storm chief vows to fight Slater's suspension

The Melbourne Storm will do everything possible to ensure Billy Slater is free to play in next Sunday's grand final after he was hit with a grade one shoulder charge, club boss David Donaghy says.

Read article

11 hours ago, ABC, Melbourne Storm

Roosters beat Rabbitohs as Storm hires top lawyer to fight Slater’s ‘shoulder charge’

Roosters beat Rabbitohs as Storm hires top lawyer to fight Slater’s ‘shoulder charge’

The Sydney Roosters booked their spot in the NRL grand final after the minor premiers outfought South Sydney 12-4 in a tough slog at Allianz Stadium on Saturday evening. Despite star halfback Cooper Cronk battling a clearly painful shoulder injury, the Roosters produced an outstanding defensive effort...

Read article

21 hours ago, The New Daily, Melbourne Storm, South Sydney Rabbitohs, Sydney Roosters

10 players who could be the next Immortal: 1 year review

One year on, we look back at our list of the 10 players who could be next in line for Immortal status, and review our selections. The post 10 players who could be the next Immortal: 1 year review appeared first on Zero Tackle.

Read article

22 hours ago, Zero Tackle

Top 10 premiership winning teams since 2005

We've had 13 premiers since 2005, but which premiership-winning team has been the best? The post Top 10 premiership winning teams since 2005 appeared first on Zero Tackle.

Read article

22 hours ago, Zero Tackle

What Australian players currently in the English Super League could improve your NRL team?

Does your side need some more depth? Maybe one of these Super League players could be a good addition! The post What Australian players currently in the English Super League could improve your NRL team? appeared first on Zero Tackle.

Read article

22 hours ago, Zero Tackle

NRL: Roosters beat Rabbitohs to reach the grand final against Melbourne

Roosters 12-4 SouthsAs it happenedCooper Cronk is racing the clock to be fit for the NRL grand final after injuring his shoulder in the Sydney Roosters’ 12-4 NRL preliminary final win over South Sydney.Cronk injured his left shoulder as he took a field goal attempt on the stroke of halftime on Saturday...

Read article

22 hours ago, The Guardian, Melbourne Storm, South Sydney Rabbitohs, Sydney Roosters

NRL preliminary final: Sydney Roosters v South Sydney - live!

Updates from Roosters v Rabbitohs at Allianz StadiumThoughts? Get in touch to join the conversation via email 11.01am BST 9 mins: Gagai loses the ball when Souths were close to the line. A let off for the Roosters. 10.59am BST 8 mins: Souths have settled quicker and Roosters are making a few errors,...

Read article

1 day ago, The Guardian, South Sydney Rabbitohs, Sydney Roosters

Roosters hold off Souths to set up grand final against Storm

Roosters hold off Souths to set up grand final against Storm

It's the Roosters versus the Storm for the grand final, after the Tricolours beat South Sydney — but Cooper Cronk's injured shoulder could put him in doubt for the decider.

Read article

1 day ago, ABC, Melbourne Storm, Sydney Roosters

NRL finals live: The Roosters and Souths do battle for a spot in the grand final

The Roosters and Souths take their historic rivalry up a notch with a spot in the grand final on the line. Follow all the live scores, stats and commentary.

Read article

1 day ago, ABC, Sydney Roosters

Holmes remains unsure on his future

Valentine Holmes still hasn't made a decision on his future, and coach Shane Flanagan hopes he can repay the faith the Sharks have shown in him. The post Holmes remains unsure on his future appeared first on Zero Tackle.

Read article

1 day ago, Zero Tackle

Why your team can/cannot win the title – Rabbitohs

The Bunnies lost by the most minimal of margins in the QF and now must go on a run. Here is why they can/cannot win the title in 2018. The post Why your team can/cannot win the title – Rabbitohs appeared first on Zero Tackle.

Read article

1 day ago, Zero Tackle, South Sydney Rabbitohs

Ponga set for positional switch in 2019

Kalyn Ponga is set to switch roles next season. The post Ponga set for positional switch in 2019 appeared first on Zero Tackle.

Read article

1 day ago, Zero Tackle

Billy Slater charged and faces NRL grand final ban

Melbourne Storm player’s hopes of an NRL grand final fairytale farewell could be over Billy Slater’s hopes of an NRL grand final fairytale farewell are over unless he can beat a ban for a shoulder charge at the judiciary this week.Slater was charged with a grade-one offence for his hit on Cronulla’s...

Read article

1 day ago, The Guardian

Why your team can/cannot win the title – Roosters

The Minor Premiers have a huge clash with bitter rivals Souths this Saturday evening. Here is why they can/cannot win the title in 2018. The post Why your team can/cannot win the title – Roosters appeared first on Zero Tackle.

Read article

1 day ago, Zero Tackle, Sydney Roosters

NSWRL announce ISP Team of the Year

Five Dragons and four Panthers make up over half of NSWRL's ISP Team of the Year. The post NSWRL announce ISP Team of the Year appeared first on Zero Tackle.

Read article

1 day ago, Zero Tackle

Slater hit with shoulder charge by NRL judiciary

Slater hit with shoulder charge by NRL judiciary

Billy Slater has been charged with a grade one shoulder charge in the preliminary final victory over Cronulla, meaning he will have to successfully fight the charge at the judiciary to have any chance of playing in next week's grand final.

Read article

1 day ago, ABC

Billy Slater and the Storm look nervous

Read article

1 day ago, ABC, Melbourne Storm

Get top NRL stories in your inbox every morning Subscribe for alerts