NRL investigates Warriors over possible Brett Finch biosecurity breach

The NRL is investigating a possible biosecurity breach by former Storm and Roosters halfback Brett Finch during the Warriors’ game with Penrith. Finch has been working with the club over the last few weeks, with coach Todd Payten praising the effect he has had on their Central Coast-based camp. Kayo is your ticket to the 2020 NRL Telstra Premiership. Every game of every round Live & On-Demand with no-ad breaks during play. New to Kayo? Get your 14-day free trial […]

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NRL fans ejected after aiming ‘disgusting’ racist abuse at Penrith player Brent Naden

Ugly racial abuse allegations directed at Penrith’s Indigenous winger Brent Naden overshadowed Friday night’s clash between Penrith and the Warriors in Gosford. A group of what appeared to be eight spectators were escorted from Central Coast Stadium late in the first half after claims they had abused Naden from their seats near the sideline. It was a disgusting lowlight in what was otherwise a wonderful first half performance from both teams. It is understood Naden reported the incident to a […]

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Premiership transfers: Rugby ins and outs as 2019/20 resumes

The 2019/20 Premiership season resumes on Friday night more than five months after the sport was put on hold following the outbreak of coronavirus. With rugby one of the last sports to return to our screens due to its close-contact nature, fans have been forced to sit and watch as the likes of football, cricket, boxing and Formula One resumed, but this weekend the first of nine remaining rounds will kick off in an effort to complete the season. With […]

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Gawn ruled out of Magpies clash

Melbourne will be without captain Max Gawn for Saturday's pivotal clash against Collingwood, as he continues to battle a knee injury. Gawn hurt his posterior cruciate ligament late in the win over Adelaide and missed this week's clash against North Melbourne in Adelaide. The Demons had hoped he would be fit to face the Magpies at the Gabba but coach Simon Goodwin ruled him out on Friday. The Demons, in 10th spot with a 5-5 record but with a game […]

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‘I feel for Mary and his family’: Dufty won’t dance on coach’s grave

One of the biggest blunders made by departing St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor was telling Matt Dufty he was free to look elsewhere last summer. Dufty told the Herald he was set to join Huddersfield in England, and had even convinced his partner it would be a good move for the pair of them, only for the club to sign Canberra playmaker Aidan Sezer. Matt Dufty is not about to dance on Paul McGregor’s grave after the coach told […]

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‘Some big decisions’: Gus urges Seibold to consider Broncos future

Phil Gould believes it might be time for Anthony Seibold to step down from his Broncos post because clubs historically don’t turn things around without a change in coaching structure. The Broncos have won just three games in 2020 and only once in 11 games since the season restart with the club in turmoil over a number of off-field incidents and their poor on-field performances. “I couldn’t blame him if he did,” he told Channel 9s TODAY. Kayo is your […]

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NRL 2020: Erin Molan reveals ‘serious issues’ between Seibold, Broncos players

Erin Molan has described the Brisbane Broncos as an embarrassment and a shambles while adding to the pile-on of besieged coach Anthony Seibold. Seibold is currently away from the NRL team as it deals with crisis after crisis but hasn’t been far from the headlines after being forced to defend himself against scurrilous rumours. In his second season at Red Hill, Seibold has also had to deny the bombshell departure of David Fifita to the Gold Coast Titans happened because […]

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Coronavirus: Munster cancel training after academy player tests positive

Munster cancelled training on Thursday as a precautionary measure after an academy player tested positive for the coronavirus. The Guinness PRO14 side said they are “assisting” the individual, who has been self-isolating since developing symptoms on Sunday. Gallagher Premiership restart: Things to look out for Tuilagi to make Sale debut against Quins Five more academy players and one member of the senior squad have also begun self-isolating, having been in potential close contact with the individual who tested positive. Munster […]

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Gallagher Premiership restart: Things to look out for

After five months without Premiership rugby, we take a look at some of the talking points ahead of the competition’s restart on Friday…. Gallagher Premiership’s restart fixtures: Harlequins vs Sale (Friday, 7.45pm) Worcester vs Gloucester (Saturday, 12.30pm) Exeter vs Leicester Tigers (Saturday, 2pm) Bath vs London Irish (Saturday, 3pm) Bristol vs Saracens (Saturday, 4.30pm) Northampton vs Wasps (Sunday, 3pm) The Tuilagi factor Has there been a more high-profile Premiership transfer in history? Certainly Manu Tuilagi’s switch from Leicester to Sale […]

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Cats ease expectations of imminent Cockatoo return

Geelong have moved to temper expectations Nakia Cockatoo is set for a recall, insisting the silky forward is still some time away from making a senior return. There had been a growing feeling Cockatoo, who has not played a senior match since round three, 2018, was on the cusp of a return, particularly after Chris Scott had said earlier this week he was among a mix of "eight to 10" players pushing for a recall. But the Cats coach said […]

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