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Nath’s Monday Signings and Rumours

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Corey Oates could be leaving Broncos as he has been offered a 700k a year contract by a Sydney club and the Broncos have informed him they can’t match it. The clubs that were after him were South Sydney, Parramatta and Canterbury. Oates already turned Bulldogs down so that leaves Eels or Rabbitohs. 
Joel Moon is set to return to Australia after playing in the Super League since 2012. 
Storm and Maroons five eighth Cameron Munster is free to negotiate with clubs come November and the Sydney Roosters are expected to lead the chase as they try to replace Cooper Cronk for the 2020 season. 
Matt Dufty is in negotiations with the Dragons for an extension but his asking price is a bit high for their liking. 
Jack Bird is apparently desperate to leave the Broncos, he has had an injury plagued year in 2018 and he wants to come back to Sydney. 
Bevan French has made it clear he wants to be a fullback but the Eels have a few players that can play that position better than French, Canterbury have talk…

Raiders hold off Roosters in Canberra

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Canberra Raiders 14 defeat Sydney Roosters 12.
Match Review: The Canberra Raiders headed into this game holding an excellent record at home against the Roosters. With nothing but pride to play for, the Raiders were hoping to upset the Roosters once again on a cold winter afternoon in Canberra. The Roosters however came into this game with the minor premiership in their sights, and with the Storm winning earlier in the round, it made this an almost must win game if the Roosters wish to win the minor premiership. The Raiders came into this game off the back of a hard loss at home to the Tigers. With intentions of not losing back to back games at home, they came out strong in the start of this game and were able to pick up first points for the afternoon.  After a few penalties and a repeat set, the Raiders went on the attack early, and with the big boys drawing plenty of attention up the middle, the space opened up out wide and Jordan Rapana was able to dive over in t…

Lachlan Lewis kicks the Bulldogs to victory over Warriors

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Image rights - nrl.com Caterbury Bankstown Bulldogs 27 defeat New Zealand Warriors 26. Match Review: The Bulldogs came into this game with nothing but pride and passion to play for, while the Warriors came to ANZ with two things in mind, and that's a win giving them a safe birth into the 2018 finals series, but also a shot at a top 4 finish come the end of the regular season. It was a sloppy start by the Bulldogs as some early pressure put upon themselves resulted in the opening try of the game to the Warriors. Warriors half Shaun Johnson was able to work his magic by sending Gerard Beale over for an early lead for the visitors. The Bulldogs were able to get the rely just 10 minutes later when a solo effort by Adam Elliott saw him barge his way over the Warriors line to get the Bulldogs up and running. Only a few minutes later the Bulldogs were able to grab a second try and the lead when Reimis Smith also used his skills to go over based off some individual brilliance on an attacki…

Salford Take Giant Leap Toward Safety

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Another superb victory for Salford Red Devil’s and despite the none existent crowd, things on the pitch are looking up.

Widnes Vikings opened the scoring through Charlie Runciman then “ nothing” apart from Salford taking full control of the game and dominating everything that moved.

Half backs Robert Lui and Jackson Hastings are a superb combination and their influence was significant in this victory.

For the Home sides first score Lui and Hastings combined beautifully to put centre Junior Sa’u in at the corner. chamberlain converted and it was all square at 6-6.

Four minutes later and Hastings demonstrated what a superb addition to this Salford team he is with a beautiful pass to create a gaping gap in the Widnes defence and Sa’u was in for his double.

Despite going down to 12 men with their other new signing Joey Lussick condemned to the Sin bin for ten, the Red Devil’s were fully in control of this game and this was confirmed a few minutes into the second half when Lui barged his …

Warriors Continue Good Form In Perpignan

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The Wigan Warriors continued their winning run on French soil for a 3rd successive year, picking apart Steve McNamara's side in a 35-6 victory over the Dragons.

Catalans made a bright start to the game, their first attacking set finishing with forcing a goal line drop out, then a refreshed tackle count when a Wigan man was forced to swat down a pass that would've potentially seen the Dragons opening the scoring, Catalans spilling the ball within Wigan's 10.

Wigan would hit the front after 10 minutes, Joe Greenwood set up close to the line and then powering onto a flat pass to force his way over for the opening try of the game, Tomkins converting easily.

Catalans were close to falling further behind, George Williams attacking the Dragons line before stabbing a grubber into the in goal area pursued by Morgan Escare, the kick just running dead, a real let off for the Dragons.

The Warriors wouldn't have to wait to wait long for more points, Sam Tomkins fielding the Dragon…

Sharks take last Bite against the Cowboys

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If the Sharks won by 30 then they would be in the top 4, while a loss would have meant 7th. They held their position with this win.

The Cowboys were trying to avoid the wooden spoon and send Thurston off with a win in his last game in Sydney ever.

The Bunker ruled Paul Gallen had obstructed John Asiata from attempting a tackle denying Matt Moylan a sure try

It was the beginning of what would become a night of missed opportunities for the Sharks

Four minutes later Valentine Holmes accelerated out of dummy half and ran 60 metres but lacked support and was bundled up by Kyle Feldt.

Holmes next try was denied as Scott Sorensen had obstructed rookie North Queensland five-eighth Jake Clifford.

Chad Townsend put Lewis into a hole after Feldt was penalised for stripping the ball from Holmes

Coen Hess Hess scored off a Thurston flick pass in the 18th minute.

Sharks centre Jesse Ramien, went off with an injured ankle. Fafita was yanked off field following him being penalised near …

London Broncos vs Leeds Rhinos The Qualifiers Round 2 Preview

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Leeds will come into this game cautiously optimistic, seeing off Toulouse last week but fully aware of the fact that London can and have already produced one upset in the 2018 Qualifiers with their win over Widnes in dramatic fashion.

Leeds and London went head to head in the 2016 Qualifiers at the same venue, Leeds winning that game confidently at a score of 42-28, London going through a purple patch in the last 20 minutes but the game too far gone by that point.
London have kept faith in the men that came up with the points last week, Danny Ward naming an unchanged squad, fatigue could play a factor in this game as Ward makes no changes for the 3rd week running. The Rhinos make 2 enforced changes, Dom Crosby sitting out due to a 2 game ban, Ryan Hall out for the season with an ACL injury. They are replaced by Stevie Ward and Jack Walker as they both return to match fitness from injury.

London Broncos: Eddie Battye, Robert Butler, Michael Channing, James Cunningham, Matt Davis, Kie…