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22 September 2018 9:03 AM Roosters wanted Cornish to stick around in NRL

That game was at five-eighth, alongside Cronk - the man the Roosters brought from the Melbourne Storm to turn minor premierships into premierships. "As good as it was and I learnt a lot off Cooper on and off the field, he was definitely a great guy to learn off - so professional and one of the best in the game at my position especially," Cornish said. While 8

7 September 2018 6:12 AM School visit from two Roosters got my old spark back for rugby league

And gone were the days of commuting from Lake Macquarie, to the south of Newcastle, down to Kogarah Jubilee Oval on a Sunday to continue my infatuation with the Dragons deep into the 1990s. Competing interests, relationships, travelling, careers, births and deaths of children and family, endless rugby league atrocities, player disloyalty and a little 15

7 September 2018 1:50 AM Bears coach looks for fairytale finish in George Tooke

"But if my information is right, it's also Chris's last game in charge of Crookwell so he's also probably looking for a fairytale ending. One of us will get it." This time they're up against a highly fancied Crookwell side boasting Picker brothers Joe and Ben. Joe played 121 NRL games for the Canberra Raiders and South Sydney, while Ben played for the Raiders 19

6 September 2018 2:09 AM SMH Live: Beyond the Back Page

The NRL title race is heading towards its tightest finish in history, with the top four teams being anyone's guess. After a dismal season, the UK spring tour is now a must win for the Wallabies. And the Aussie cricket team, post ball tampering, soon faces another challenge, against Pakistan, South Africa and the Test series against India. Join Herald 65

5 September 2018 10:00 AM How Jordan Mailata rejected $5000 offer from Souths and ended up with a $3.5 million NFL contract

No, not many would’ve thought a boy from Bankstown would make the Eagles’ final 53-man roster, just as they didn’t think he’d get picked up in April’s NFL draft. Those who were there that day in 2014 when Mailata collapsed on the training field one week before he played his first match for the Bulldogs in the SG Ball (under-18s) competition probably 26

4 August 2018 11:08 AM 'He'd be so good at it': Wheelchair rugby's bid to sign Alex McKinnon

“To be honest, playing wheelchair rugby is something people ask me about at every presentation I do,” said McKinnon, who suffered a serious spinal injury four years ago while playing for the Knights in an NRL match against Melbourne. “Throughout my rugby league career, I was quite selfish with the amount of time and dedication I had to put in because 31

3 August 2018 10:04 AM The Woden Rams halves partnership 13 years in the making

"Sean is a pretty good kid. When he came into this year he was more of a lock. Now he’s taking the role on at 6 really good. "I’ve been impressed by him. He’s just come a long way and I think he’s got a long future in first grade if not further." After 267 games across the NRL and Super League, Withers has loved being back where it all started to finish 24

23 July 2018 8:15 AM Sport podcast: Was Ricky Stuart right about Canberra's treatment?

This isn't the first time Ricky Stuart has been left angry, frustrated and disappointed. This isn't the first time the Canberra Raiders' season has ended in dismay. But was the Green Machine coach right in saying "we get treated differently" in the NRL because the Raiders are from Canberra? The Raiders were left reeling after two woeful refereeing decisions 20

9 July 2018 10:16 AM Podcast: Should Raiders fullback Jack Wighton play again this season?

Welcome back to another instalment of the Nosebleed Section with Eamonn Tiernan and David Polkinghorne taking you through another action-packed week of Canberra sport. The Raiders have handed star fullback Jack Wighton a six-match ban after he pleaded guilty to assault, but they're waiting on the NRL to rubber stamp the punishment. The NRL have taken 24

28 June 2018 6:32 AM Reformed policy on transgender athletes could clear Mouncey for AFLW

Canberra footballer Hannah Mouncey has been invited to participate in the development of a transgender athlete policy, with two government departments to meet Australia's biggest sporting bodies this week. The Australian Sports Commission, Australian Human Rights Commission, and the Coalition of Major Professional and Participation Sports (COMPPS) are gathering 21