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24
May

Squad news: Kelepi Tanginoa set to make Wakefield Trinity debut at Anfield while two players return from injury

Sam Ayoub‘s client New arrival Kelepi Tanginoa is set to make his debut for Wakefield Trinity at Magic Weekend on Saturday afternoon. Wakefield Express’ Ben McKenna tells this story, The Australian forward, who landed in England on Tuesday, has been included in Chris Chester’s 19-man squad for Saturday’s clash with Catalans Dragons. Read more here

24
May

Blues bolter: Canberra Raiders star Nick Cotric emerges as NSW contender

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says [Sam Ayoub‘s client] Nick Cotric‘s representative debut is a matter of when, not if – and he won’t let anyone down when the call comes. Caden Helmers of The Canberra Times shares this story, Cotric has one more chance to push for State of Origin selection when the Raiders host the North Queensland Cowboys

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24
May

Josh Mansour serves Blake Ferguson a spray after game-winning tackle

Sam Ayoub‘s client Panthers winger Josh Mansour has only just returned to first grade but he wasn’t shy of confidence, serving up a mouthful for Blake Ferguson after bundling him out of touch to stop a last-gasp Eels comeback. Read more of this story on Sporting News as written by Michael Di Lonardo.

24
May

Jackson Hastings focused on Salford and in no rush to decide on future

Sam Ayoub‘s client Salford star Jackson Hastings says he is focused on leading his team to the play-offs and is not letting talk surrounding his future distract him. In the article written by James Gordon for Love Rugby League, Hastings says, Hastings said: “I heard the comments after the Hull KR game and how it’s affecting people, and I can

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24
May

Johnathan Thurston calls on Matt Gillett to be named Queensland Maroons skipper

Sam Ayoub‘s client Queensland legend Johnathan Thurston has sprung a major shock for his pick as the Maroons skipper, nominating Broncos star Matt Gillett. In the article on Wide World of Sports, Chris De Silva writes, Speaking on Nine’s Maccas Golden Point, Thurston said that although Gillett wasn’t a big speaker, he would lead by actions and command the respect of

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23
May

Broncos will miss finals, Milford Origin call-up to seal fate: Fittler, Johns

Sam Ayoub‘s client Anthony Milford is a big chance to snatch a Queensland bench spot for Origin, which could put a nail in Brisbane’s NRL finals hopes. Tim Elbra of Wide World of Sports, writes, Despite that, a raft of Brisbane players are in Origin contention: Milford, Corey Oates, Matt Gillett, Matt Lodge, Payne Haas, David Fifita and Joe Ofahengaue.

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23
May

The meaning behind the Eels’ Indigenous jersey

Parramatta Eels duo Josh Hoffman and Blake Ferguson [Sam Ayoub‘s client] explain the meaning behind their jersey for Indigenous Round Watch the video on NRL.com

23
May

NSW Blues considering picking Canberra winger Nick Cotric at centre, report

NSW Blues selectors have reportedly discussed naming [Sam Ayoub‘s client] Canberra winger Nick Cotric at right centre for next month’s series opener against the Queensland Maroons. Sporting News tells this story, The Raiders young gun was considered the likely front runner to replace injured Manly star Tom Trbojevic (hamstring) on the wing in Origin I on June 5. Read more

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23
May

Line-ups named for Women’s National Championships

Sam Ayoub‘s client Karina Brown among the “Line-ups named for Women’s National Championships” Read the full article written by Alicia Newton for NRL.com

22
May

Knights v Roosters: Knights intact; Cordner, Tupou return

Roosters: A couple of key returnees, with Boyd Cordner back after missing last week’s loss to the Broncos and [Sam Ayoub‘s client] Daniel Tupou named to start on the wing. Ryan Hall drops back to the reserves, as does Lindsay Collins to allow Mitch Aubusson to take his customary spot on the bench. Full article on NRL.com