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Rugby league: New Zealand Warriors deny Roger Tuivasa-Sheck departure rumours

The New Zealand Warriors have been quick to deny sensational reports of a potential cross-code switch for star skipper Roger Tuivasa-Sheck. Reports surfaced out of the Daily Telegraph in Australia saying Tuivasa-Sheck, along with teammate Tohu Harris, are reconsidering their futures, with the former even tossing up a switch to rugby union. The Blues in…

Rugby league: New Zealand Warriors miss out on bid for Canterbury Bulldogs star Adam Elliott

They have two new players to boast, but the Warriors appear to have lost out on the one they tabled the most money for. Canterbury Bulldogs forward Adam Elliott has signed an extension to stay with the Sydney club, and reportedly knocked back a lucrative three-year deal from the Warriors in the process. The Bulldogs…

Rugby league: Warriors sign Kane Evans on two-year NRL deal, reach agreement with Euan Aitken

The Warriors have added more size to their 2021 NRL roster by signing giant Parramatta Eels prop Kane Evans. Boasting 108 NRL appearances for the Sydney Roosters and the Eels, the 199cm Evans has been secured on a two-year deal to the end of the 2022 season. His acquisition further boosts the club's stocks of…

Rugby league: Brisbane Broncos players reportedly under investigation after possible Covid-19 breach

Police are investigating a possible breach of Covid-19 restrictions as the Brisbane Broncos' season from hell gets worse. The Courier Mail reported up to 10 Brisbane players are under the microscope for socialising at a pub earlier this month. The publication's rugby league writer Pete Badel reported on Twitter the NRL is "investigating (a) potential…

Rugby league: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck considering leaving New Zealand Warriors

Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck could make a shock exit from the embattled NRL club, according to reports. The Daily Telegraph are reporting that Tuivasa-Sheck – and fellow standout player Tohu Harris – are considering their futures at the club, with Tuivasa-Sheck even considering a code switch. According to the Telegraph, the Blues have reached out…

Junior league player charged over rugby league stabbing

A teenage rugby league player who allegedly stabbed an opposing player and two spectators with a 15-centimetre kitchen knife in a post-match brawl on Sunday has been charged after his release from hospital.Former Fijian international Ratu Nanovo, 19, was released from Nepean Hospital on Tuesday afternoon, after which he was charged with three counts of…

Sonny Bill Williams calls for more minority representation among NRL higher-ups

Returning rugby league star Sonny Bill Williams wants to see more Indigenous people making the decisions in the NRL.Key points:Sonny Bill Williams is completing quarantine ahead of his return to the Roosters for round 17Williams called on Phil Gould to help elevate indigenous people in his new role with New Zealand's WarriorsHe most recently played…

The Warriors’ enthusiasm for this man has tested my faith in the club I love

Remarks by new coach Nathan Brown and the closed-door discussions by the club around recruiting a man facing sexual assault charges undermines the rugby league club’s values, writes Tiffany Salmond.It’s been a hot topic in rugby league circles for well over a year – but not for the right reasons.Former St Illawarra Dragons back-rower Jack…