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NRL 2021: Late Legend Honoured, Roosters Come From Behind

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Round 6 of the NRL season was dedicated to remembering late rugby league legend Tommy Raudonikis after he passed away from cancer earlier in the week. Raudonikis, who played for Wests Magpies and the Newtown Jets in the ‘70s and ‘80s and captained NSW in the first-ever State of Origin game, was honoured with a minute’s silence before every game this round while Wests Tigers (which was formed by a merger involving the Magpies) rested the No. 7 halfback jersey …

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NRL 2021: Blowouts Slammed as Bulldogs, Sea Eagles Sink

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Round 4 of the NRL season was a weekend of carnage on the scoreboards and has left many questions hanging over the NRL’s rule changes and expansion ambitions. The first four games had margins of over 30 points each and the average margin of over 26 for the whole round was the highest in over 16 years. The noticeable gap between good and bad teams has been blamed on the off-season rule changes designed to promote attacking play, and weaponised against …

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NRL 2021: GF Rematch Ends in Thriller, Casualties Spark 18th Man Calls

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Round 3 of the NRL season channelled the “Defy Impossible” motto used to promote this year’s season. Stunning try-savers made the difference twice, including in the rematch of the 2020 Grand Final, and some clubs made some unexpected leaps in the ladder. But it was also a round filled with carnage, with a handful of teams losing several players each, including some big names, and the Cronulla Sharks even losing their entire interchange bench due to a variety of injuries. …

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NRL 2021: New Spark in Local Rivalry, Missed Chances Cruel Sharks and Warriors

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Where Round 1 of the NRL 2021 season was all about one-sided blowouts, Round 2 saw several highly entertaining close games where leads were traded and the little things could make a big difference. History was made, scuffles broke out, and rain played a major factor in several games in Sydney. Even this early in the competition, we begin to get a clearer idea of where each team is headed this season. The usual powerhouses and disappointments are separating from …

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NRL 2021: Season Opens With A Fast-Paced Bang

Nrl 2021 Melbourne Storm Celebrate After Defeating South Sydney

The National Rugby League is back, and there’s plenty to unpack in an eventful NRL opening round. This year sees the introduction of several new rules, most of which are designed to create a faster, more free-flowing game. They were first seen on display in February’s trial matches and copped plenty of criticism, their first appearances in the regular season have had a mostly positive impact, with the fast pace resulting in a higher level of entertainment. Here’s how the …

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NRL All Stars Shine in Rugby League’s 2021 Return

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Two cultures with historic ties to rugby league met on the traditional land of the Bindal and Wulgurukaba people with two high-intensity matches to welcome the game into 2021. These were the men’s and women’s NRL All-Stars matches, the concept in its third iteration as a clash between the NRL’s finest players of Indigenous Australian and New Zealand Maori heritage. They’ve become popular spectacles most notable for the passionate war cries of the respective competitors. First up was the women’s …

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NRL Grand Finals – Broncos Claim Three-Peat, Storm Hold On

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The 2020 NRL Grand Finals have made history. The Brisbane Broncos claimed a third straight NRLW Premiership before the Melbourne Storm survived a comeback to claim the men’s trophy after a hard year on the road. Here’s a quick recap of the big plays of the games. NRLW Grand Final While the sun was still out, the women’s game kicked off the big day with a showdown between the Brisbane Broncos and the Sydney Roosters. The Broncos struck early with …

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How NRL Finals Week Three Went Down

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All eyes now turn to the Grand Finals of the NRL and the NRLW, following the latest weekend of games. Storm v Raiders The Melbourne Storm met the Canberra Raiders in Brisbane, playing for a Grand Final that meant everything to both of them. The night got off to an eventful start as a major outage caused disruptions at the ticket gate, leaving 20,000 fans locked out at kickoff. On the field, Storm hit the accelerator from the start with …

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How NRL Finals Week Two Went Down

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Only a quarter of teams in the NRL remain standing as the Premiership race heats up, while the NRLW Grand Finalists are locked in with a round to go. We are two weeks away from our winners. Roosters v Raiders Proceedings opened with a rematch of last year’s Grand Final at the SCG, as the Canberra Raiders chased revenge for the controversial way they lost that Premiership and the Sydney Roosters aimed to keep alive their hopes of a historic …

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How NRL Finals Week One Went Down

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The NRL Finals are four games in, the NRLW two. The race for the coveted Provan-Summons trophy has narrowed down further. Panthers vs Roosters The blockbuster showdown between minor premiers the Penrith Panthers and twice-defending champions the Sydney Roosters on Friday night had just about everything, except golden point. The Roosters, keen to make up for a 60-8 drubbing from the Rabbitohs the week before, hit the gas early with tries in the first ten minutes from Josh Morris and …

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