WLF TV: Living Colour – Doug Wimbish interview

WLF TV: The Union – Luke Morley and Pete Shoulder interview

International: VANUATU 22 NIUE 20 at Municipal Stadium, Port Vila

By STEVE MASCORD MAL Meninga’s 22-year-old nephew could be with the Gold Coast Titans next year after starring in Vanuatu’s historic, nail-biting win over international league newcomers Niue. Rangy back-rower Joey Meninga crossed for the home side’s second try in a 22-20 win at Port Vila’s Municipal Stadium, a result secured in the 78th minute after […]

The A-List: NATE MYLES (Gold Coast, Queensland & Australia)

By STEVE MASCORD BE honest. No doubt you’ve read hundreds or even thousands of “interesting” things in these pages over the years, but what has a footballer ever said that helped you with your life? I’m talking about piece of wisdom you go back to again and again, like something a parent or grandparent told […]

Tonga-Samoa Test In Sydney On April 20

RUGBY league history will be made on April 20 when Tonga plays Samoa in a Sydney Test. Years of lobbying for countries other than Australia and New Zealand to get piece of the mid-season spotlight have finally borne fruit with two teams full of NRL stars to go on show, at Centrebet Stadium as part […]

RLW Season Preview: MELBOURNE STORM

By STEVE MASCORD WHEN you’ve climbed Everest twice only to be kicked off the peak and told you never got there in the first place, the mental application required to scale to summit again is not inconsiderable. But if you were to beat the odds and get back there, how does one then motivate oneself […]

NRL round one: MELBOURNE 30 ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA 10 at AAMI Park

By STEVE MASCORD MELBOURNE coach Craig Bellamy last night called on the NRL to protect players from the heat by restructuring the draw and rules surrounding drinks breaks – but in the next breath diffused another looming battle with officialdom. Sixteen days after playing in minus-two degrees Celsius against Leeds at Headingley, the Storm opened […]

Candid Cameron

By STEVE MASCORD EVEN when Cameron Smith is upset, he probably doesn’t GET upset. The captain of Queensland, Melbourne and Australia is sitting in the foyer of the Marriott in Leeds on a crisp, clear Yorkshire afternoon a few days before the World Club Challenge. Geographically, he’s a long way from the issues swirling around […]

Bellamy Says Some Aussie Clubs Still Don’t Take WCC Seriously

AS the World Club Challenge looks to return to Australia and then expand, victorious Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy last night admitted some NRL premiers still don’t take the concept seriously. Bellamy was speaking after the Storm held off Leeds 18-14 at Headingley, making them the first Australian club to win a WCC decider three times […]