Manase Fainu: NRL rising star jailed, convicted of church stabbing

NRL young gun Manase Fainu has been jailed as he awaits sentencing over the stabbing of a Mormon church youth leader during a wild and bloody brawl. A jury took just two hours to find Fainu guilty of plunging a steak knife into the back of Faamanu Levi at the Church of Jesus Christ of … Read more

Manase Fainu: NRL rising star ‘ended’ wild brawl with alleged stabbing

NRL rising star Manase Fainu did not start a bloody brawl in a church parking lot but he “ended it” when he plunged a steak knife into the back of a youth leader, a court has been told. Mr Fainu, 24, is fighting allegations that he stabbed Faamanu Levi in ​​the back during a brawl … Read more

NRL 2022: Ricky Stuart, weak-gutted dog spray, Jaeman Salmon, suspension, fine, Canberra Raiders, Penrith Panthers

Ricky Stuart has reportedly turned down the Raiders’ offer of some time off following his “weak-gutted dog” spray directed at Penrith’s Jaeman Salmon. Stuart is set to cop a one to two-game ban and a $20,000 fine from the NRL for his comments in the press conference following the Raiders’ loss to the Panthers. Stream … Read more

NRL news 2022: Positive Covid-19 test cartridge throws press conference into disarray, Manly vs Eels score

Friday evening’s press conference at 4 Pines Park was thrown into disarray after a positive Covid-19 RAT test was found in the venue’s designated media room. The Parramatta Eels defeated the Manly Sea Eagles 36-20 in the Round 21 contest, with winger Maika Sivo scoring a double for the visitors. But after the final siren, … Read more

NRL news 2022: Manly pride jersey saga’s most baffling detail

Adult straight men are the biggest crybabies. They constantly need to be fed, smell gross and throw tantrums when they don’t like the outfits you try putting them in. The seven Manly Sea Eagles players who boycotted a game this week because of their refusal to wear the club’s pride jersey acted like they were … Read more

Brad Fittler calls out Manly’s seven jerseys in 2022 for ‘every cause’ amid pride jersey furore

NSW State of Origin coach and Nine commentator Brad Fittler has called for the NRL to reduce the number of special jerseys teams have after the Sea Eagles’ pride jersey drama. The Manly story has dominated the rugby league landscape this week after seven players — Josh Aloiai, Jason Saab, Christian Tuipulotu, Josh Schuster, Haumole … Read more

Saint, Sinner, Shoosh: Des Hasler’s contract clause, stadium wars and Dolphins woes

The player boycott at Manly could prove costly for veteran coach Des Hasler. Hasler has a clause in his coaching agreement that he needs to make the finals this year to trigger an extension. If not, he can be axed at the end of next season. Manly plays Parramatta, the Titans, Sharks, Raiders and Bulldogs … Read more

NRL 2022: Marty Taupau requests release from Manly Sea Eagles to join Parramatta Eels

Manly enforcer Martin Taupau has reportedly requested an immediate release from his contract to join a rival club. According to The Daily Telegraph, the 32-year-old is set to sign with the Parramatta Eels, with the August 1 deadline looming. Reports suggest the Eels have the salary cap space left to sign the Kiwi International and … Read more

Sharks star Toby Rudolf opens up on sexuality, backs NRL pride round after Manly jersey furore

Cronulla Sharks forward Toby Rudolf has backed calls for an NRL pride round in the wake of Manly’s rainbow jersey furore. The Sea Eagles donned the one-off jersey, which featured rainbow stripes and trim, in Thursday’s 10-point loss to the Roosters but seven of the club’s players boycotted the clash because of their religious and … Read more

NRL 2022: Manly Sea Eagles vs Sydney Roosters, live scores, updates, pride jersey

Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Manly Sea Eagles vs Sydney Roosters Round 20 Women in League Round clash. It’s been a week of turmoil for the Sea Eagles off the field, with seven players boycotting the game after plans for the team to don a pride jersey were unveiled. Stream every … Read more