Paul Kent

'Farm buyout': The Tigers' ambitious plan to bring back Moses-Brooks in the middle

‘Farm buyout’: The Tigers’ ambitious plan to bring back Moses-Brooks in the middle

Wests Tigers are reportedly interested in bringing Eels halfback Mitchell Moses back to the club in a deal worth more than $1 million a season. Incoming Tigers coaches Tim Sheens and Benji Marshall are determined to revive things with not one but two escapees. Marshall has contacted both Moses and NSW captain James Tedesco about …

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'One of the biggest dumb moves': Souths damned for Suaalia loss - and 'never mind' excuse

‘One of the biggest dumb moves’: Souths damned for Suaalia loss – and ‘never mind’ excuse

The Rabbitohs losing superstar young gun Joseph Suaalii to the Roosters will “go down as one of the biggest dumb moves in South Sydney history” and an embarrassing example of “salary cap mismanagement”. With the two fierce rivals set to clash in a sold-out opener at the new Allianz Stadium this weekend, Suaalii will meet …

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'You have to be tapped': Roosters crunch, seven stars command half of salary cap as upgrades loom

‘You have to be tapped’: Roosters crunch, seven stars command half of salary cap as upgrades loom

The Sydney Roosters are facing a salary cap crisis, reporting that $5.2 million of their salary cap is tied up in seven players with more due for contract upgrades in 2023. The Daily Telegraph’s Phil Rothfield has revealed the Roosters have seven players in the NRL’s top 100 players, which could be a problem with …

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David Klemmer 'could have been sacked' in shock Knights but possible player revolt looms

David Klemmer ‘could have been sacked’ in shock Knights but possible player revolt looms

David Klemmer is fighting to save his big-money Newcastle Knights contract amid reports he could be sacked immediately – but he appears to have the support of his team-mates as an ugly standoff looms. The prop was issued a show-off notice after allegedly refusing to leave the field and verbally abusing coach Hayden Knowles during …

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"What game!"  - Maroons seals exciting excitement when the Blues in the epic refused a chance at the last breath

“What game!” – Maroons seals exciting excitement when the Blues in the epic refused a chance at the last breath

The Maroons defeated the Blues 16-10 on three attempts two in the opening Origin series, which had everything, including a controversial ending at Accor Stadium. The Maroons led 16-4 after eight minutes of play before Cameron Murray’s attempt gave the Blues a chance to claim a gold point. However, Isaah Yeo was in the last …

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Latrell "Next to No Chance" for Game 2;  Slater confirms Maroons: Origin Daily change

Latrell “Next to No Chance” for Game 2; Slater confirms Maroons: Origin Daily change

Rabbitohs star Latrell Mitchell seems very unlikely to return to action in time for Origin II. New South Wales coach Brad Fittler is set to replace the Origin I Blues team on Wednesday night – and “it makes a lot of sense”. Speaking of switches, Queensland coach Billy Slater has confirmed that the backline weapon …

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How “uncompromising” Slater dominated Origin – and why “it’s time” for him to do it again

Billy Slater was born for Origin. When lightning speed finally waned and his ornate playing career drew to a close, the question was when he would become Queensland’s coach, not if. Slater was appointed last September and during his first camp as Maroons boss this week, he admitted that he did not know what coach …

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Agent Haas under fire through 10:30 e-mail, radio silence … but who is actually “pulling the strings”?

The Payne Haas saga has calmed down for now, but the debate continues about how the superstar prop will negotiate a contract with Brisbane – and who is really “pulling the strings”. Haas and his manager, Tyran Smith, dropped the bomb by demanding an immediate release from his contract with the Broncos as the 22-year-old …

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