NRL News

Slater to miss remainder of 2015 season

Thursday June 18, 2015 by  

Melbourne Storm fullback Billy Slater has been ruled out of the remainder of the 2015 NRL season with a shoulder injury.

The difficult decision to call an early end to his season was made by Slater late on Thursday afternoon after being assessed by Storm medical staff.

Slater will undergo surgery in the coming week to repair a labral tear of his Glenohumeral joint to his left shoulder, an injury he sustained in Storm’s Round Five match against the Warriors. Read more

Cherry-Evans a ‘Sea Eagle for Life’

Wednesday June 3, 2015 by  

Daly Cherry-Evans today announced that he will be a Sea Eagle for life.

Cherry-Evans signed a playing contract that will keep him at Brookvale until the end of his NRL career. This will make the 26-year-old a one club player.

A Mackay Brothers junior, Cherry-Evans came through the lower grade ranks at the Sea Eagles before making his NRL and Club debut in Manly’s 2011 Premiership year. He has gone on to play for Queensland and Australia out of the Sea Eagles system. Read more

Manly sign Nate Myles

Wednesday May 13, 2015 by  

Manly Warringah Sea Eagles are pleased to announce the signing of Australian Test forward Nate Myles on a three-year contract.

Myles will join the Sea Eagles from 2016 after finishing his commitments with the Gold Coast Titans and will call Brookvale home until the end of the 2018 season.

“I have been extremely humbled by this overall experience and I would like to thank all the clubs that showed interest in having me join them,’’ Myles said. Read more

Rapana re-signs with the Raiders

Friday May 8, 2015 by  

Raiders outside back Jordan Rapana has agreed to a new two year deal with the Raiders, which will see him remain with the club until the end of the 2017 season.

Rapana’s current deal was for the end of the current season, but his outstanding start to 2015 has allowed him to secure a new deal with the club which threw him an NRL lifeline mid-way through 2013 after a five year hiatus from the code.

Now after securing a new two year deal Rapana is looking to continue his NRL career with the Raiders and said he wants to repay the faith the club has showed in him. Read more

Ballin extends Sea Eagles stay

Thursday April 2, 2015 by  

The Manly Warringah Sea Eagles are thrilled to announce the re-signing of Matt Ballin until the end of the 2017 NRL season, on the eve of his 200th first-grade game for the Club.

Ballin will become only the third Manly hooker to reach the 200 game-milestone when he leads the team out this Easter Saturday at Lavington Sports Ground, Albury.

The Manly stalwart is pleased to have agreed to terms with the Club that he has won two premierships with since making his debut against the Wests Tigers in Round Two, 2007. Read more

Tilse to depart Raiders for Hull KR

Wednesday April 1, 2015 by  

Canberra Raiders prop Dane Tilse will depart the club after round seven this season, to take up a two-and-a-half year deal with Hull KR in the English Super League.

Tilse will have the opportunity to be selected for his 200th Raiders match next weekend against the Melbourne Storm at home and will line up in his 199th match against Manly this weekend when the team travel to Albury to take on the Sea Eagles.

Contracted until the end of the 2016 season with the Raiders, Tilse said the decision to ask for an early release was based on an opportunity presented by Hull KR after the retirement through injury of former Raider Michael Weyman. Read more

Kasiano remains a Bulldog

Monday March 30, 2015 by  

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs front row forward Sam Kasiano has today confirmed he will remain at the Bulldogs for a further three seasons, through until the end of 2018.

The 24-year-old has come through the Bulldogs junior ranks and made his NRL debut in season 2011 (Rnd 1 v Tigers, ANZ Stadium) and has since gone on to make 74 appearances in the top grade.

The Kiwi-international had a patchy 2014 where injury stopped him from being on the field consistently but the 24-year-old has started the year strongly and his hopeful of it continuing. Read more

Foran signs with Parramatta

Monday March 16, 2015 by  

The Parramatta Eels have today announced Kieran Foran has agreed to terms with the club for the next four years.

The 24 year-old international, who has played 19 Tests for New Zealand, will leave the Sea Eagles at the end of the 2015 season to join the Blue and Gold from 2016.

“Today’s signing is a great endorsement for the club’s positive transformation over the last two years,” Eels Chairman Steve Sharp said. Read more

NRL takes control of Gold Coast Titans

Tuesday February 24, 2015 by  

The NRL today took control of the Gold Coast Titans Rugby League football club. CEO Dave Smith said the move would secure the long term future of the club – and ensure the Gold Coast retained a team in the NRL.

“In other words, it is an important day for fans, the club and its sponsors,” he said.

Mr Smith said the Titans club was facing serious financial difficulties and the NRL had therefore decided to terminate the club’s licence and take over the running of the Titans itself. Read more

Sea Eagles to play Raiders in Albury

Saturday February 21, 2015 by  

In a huge boost for rugby league in regional NSW, the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles have today confirmed they will play their Round Five NRL fixture at Lavington Sports Ground in Albury against the Canberra Raiders.

The Easter Saturday clash on April 4 will be the first time the region has played host to an official NRL Premiership match, with the border city only previously hosting NRL pre-season trials and a City-Country Origin fixture in 2011.

The announcement that the Club is venturing to regional NSW to host the fixture, follows several star players – Jamie Buhrer, Justin Horo, Jesse Sene-Lefao and Wee Waa’s Jamie Lyon – spending time in Northern NSW earlier this month spreading messages about healthy living, eating and wellbeing in conjunction with running clinics to grow the game in the bush. Read more