NRL

Cameron McInnes – Be a Tackling Machine

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No player laid on more tackles in the NRL last season than St George Illawarra’s Cameron McInnes. The 23-year-old hooker talked to Inside Sport about how he managed an astonishing 1155 tackles, which meant he was in an average of 44 car-crash-level collisions every match. Ouch… The Right Attitude “My whole life since I started […]

HEALTHY BODY, HEALTHY MIND … Blake Austin

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After what seemed an eternity since the Canberra Raiders were last a serious force in Australia’s elite rugby league competition, the men from the nation’s capital destroyed most before them throughout 2016 to finish just one game short of their first grand final appearance since 1994. Their sensational form across ’16 had most pundits expecting […]

Billy Slater: How to excel as an NRL fullback

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Being an elite-level fullback in the toughest rugby league competition in the world, the NRL is about much more than running fast, catching bombs and hanging off the end of backlines for those glory tries. One man who would know is Melbourne Storm, Queensland Maroons and Australian Kangaroos’ number-one, Billy Slater. The 34-year-old possible future […]

How representative NRL compares to the finals

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Valentine Holmes on stepping up a level The Cronulla Shark’s star winger talks about how football is different at representative level compared to the finals, and how he met the challenge. Holmes has enjoyed a meteoric rise in his rugby league career, having won a grand final, earning a Test Cap for Australia and played […]

The beginner’s guide to State of Origin

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Every year around State of Origin time, the buzz surrounding the annual rugby league clash of state versus state is the only thing anyone is talking about. It’s almost considered un-Australian not take an interest or pick a winning side. Our beginners guide will hopefully demystify what all the hype and give you enough knowledge to pick the team […]

Andrew Gray: The morning after a tough game

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The mark of a championship winning footy squad is the ability to go again the next game.  As hard as they played the previous week.  Andrew Gray, Physical Performance Manager at the Cronulla Sharks, talks Inside Sport through the wreckage that is the morning after a tough game. The Morning After “The next morning will […]

Recover from games quicker with Andrew Gray

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Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks lifted their first-ever premiership trophy in 2016.  Some say on the back of the game smarts of five-eighth James Maloney, the toughness and leadership of veteran Paul Gallen and the longevity of the ultra-reliant Luke Lewis. But an equally important component to the Shire Boys’ success along the way has been Andrew Gray.  […]