Wed 18 Jul 2018

Parents can be over-protective, but sometimes it's needed

premium_icon Parents can be over-protective, but sometimes it's needed

If you've ever stood before a 12-year-old freight train as a youth on the football field, then you know why these changes are good.

Brisbane Broncos secure Haas to the end of 2024

Brisbane Broncos secure Haas to the end of 2024

The Brisbane Broncos have upgraded and extended the contract of 18-year-old Payne Haas to the end of 2024, in a deal worth a reported $3.4 million

Done deal! Dogs lock in nephew of "King" Wally Lewis

Done deal! Dogs lock in nephew of "King" Wally Lewis

Canterbury has locked in future halfback Lachlan Lewis, the nephew of Wally "The King" Lewis, staving off interest from rival NRL clubs

Touching truth behind iconic Origin kiss

Touching truth behind iconic Origin kiss

THIS image sparked a storm last month. Now the footy players involved have revealed the heartfelt reason behind it, but also the ugly fallout.

'Tremendous' Sandor stars in best game for club

premium_icon 'Tremendous' Sandor stars in best game for club

Sandor Earl's NRL return ambitions have been boosted with arguably his finest outing for the Sunshine Coast Falcons.

Sport’s wackiest cross-code attempts

premium_icon Sport’s wackiest cross-code attempts

WITH Usain Bolt closing in on an A-League deal, it ranks as one of the most unlikely sporting marriages. But where does it sit alongside Michael Jordan, Andrew...

Kent: What the Warriors said to JT

premium_icon Kent: What the Warriors said to JT

THE Warriors’ reputation for choking when it matters most was starting to get the better of them. But a simple act of respect for their opponents emphasises just...

Raging Bull, Petero etch names into history

premium_icon Raging Bull, Petero etch names into history

IT was one of the rare moments that Gorden Tallis was lost for words. The “Raging Bull” has joined Petero Civoniceva among rugby league’s icons in the NRL’s hall of...

Sharks veteran announces shock retirement

Sharks veteran announces shock retirement

CRONULLA Sharks star Luke Lewis will draw time on his illustrious NRL career at the end of the season.

Gympie footy coaches embrace changes to junior league

premium_icon Gympie footy coaches embrace changes to junior league

"Some kids who are too big and too strong for their age group”: Gympie's coaches embrace changes to junior player grading.

How Julia Lawrence's passion for rugby league began

How Julia Lawrence's passion for rugby league began

As The Gympie Times successful campaigning to get Johnathan Thurston to Gympie, junior league fans are not the only ones excited for the December visit.

Tue 17 Jul 2018

Crazy truth behind infamous coin toss drama

Crazy truth behind infamous coin toss drama

PAUL Gallen has revealed the extraordinary steps he took to get inside rival Cameron Smith’s head — and how it was key to the Sharks’ 2016 grand final win.

Sutton stands with South Sydney legends

premium_icon Sutton stands with South Sydney legends

AS John Sutton prepares for his 300th NRL game, his South Sydney teammates say he can stand along with any legend of the famous old club.

Parents need background check to snap kids at footy

premium_icon Parents need background check to snap kids at footy

Parents are being told if they want to take pictures of their kids playing junior sport they need to spend up to $80 to register for a “media pass”.

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Broncos call for rule change

premium_icon Broncos call for rule change

WAYNE Bennett and Darius Boyd believe the obstruction rule is being applied too harshly in the NRL with attacking teams restricted by current interpretations.

Refs boss admits Bunker bungled O’Sullivan try

Refs boss admits Bunker bungled O’Sullivan try

THE call confused everyone watching — including the man who scored. Now NRL referees boss Bernard Sutton admits the Bunker got it seriously wrong.

Dragons must rebound to banish slump fears

premium_icon Dragons must rebound to banish slump fears

THE Dragons have dropped two games in a row and if they want to stop talk about their form before it really hots up they’d better do a job on the Cowboys.

Career mystery rears head as Sutton eyes 300th

Career mystery rears head as Sutton eyes 300th

A HISTORIC milestone for John Sutton this weekend will be a bittersweet moment from a career clouded by mystery.

McCullough escapes ban for punch

McCullough escapes ban for punch

THE NRL has let Andrew McCullough off with only a fine for punching Warriors player Chris Satae in the head, while Satae avoided a ban for his lifted elbow.

Bunnies hop clear in premiership race

Bunnies hop clear in premiership race

THE Rabbitohs remain a game clear after extending their impressive winning streak but that will be of little consolation without premiership success.

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