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Legend wants ‘unprecedented’ penalty for coach

Legendary rugby league hardman Mark Geyer has called on the NRL to suspend Ricky Stuart to make an example and set a precedent for the game’s coaches. The integrity unit is investigating explosive comments made by Stuart during his press conference on Saturday about Penrith playmaker Jaeman Salmon. The Raiders coach sensationally used his post-game …

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Why title drought shouldn’t condemn Eels coach

Premiership-winning coach Phil Gould says Brad Arthur’s time at Parramatta has been a success, despite so far failing to deliver a long-awaited title. The Eels haven’t tasted grand final success since 1986, and more remarkably haven’t played in a preliminary final since 2009, the longest drought of any team in the competition. Arthur is contracted …

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Lions coach in ‘tense’ confrontation with journo

Brisbane Lions coach Chris Fagan was reportedly involved in a heated confrontation with a journalist following his side’s loss to Essendon on Sunday, according to veteran reporter Damian Barrett. Despite his side being ravaged by COVID-19 in the lead-up, Fagan almost masterminded his side to a famous victory, but was unable to overcome his absences …

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