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North Queensland Cowboys

Barba: Cowboys my last chance in NRL

Ben Barba hopes to make amends for his previous bad choices in the NRL as he tries to make the most of his time at the Cowboys.

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Cooper enjoying Cowboys' new blood

Gavin Cooper feels that the inclusion of new players into the Cowboys side makes them feel younger and fresher for the upcoming season.

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Cowboys' Cotter still not '100%'

After years of injuries, Reuben Cotter is still not quite back to his top fitness as he looks to play in 2019.

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NRL

Draw Announcement

Must-see NRL games in the first five rounds

The 2019 NRL season draw has been released and the opening five rounds throw up some mouth-watering clashes.

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Sharks, Souths winners of NRL draw

Cronulla and South Sydney and St George Illawarra can claim to being the winners of the NRL's 2019 draw, while Brisbane and Gold Coast have tougher runs.

Eels return home with NRL stadium deal

NRL club Parramatta have announced they will play out of the new $300-million Western Sydney Stadium from next season.

NRL

Manly Sea Eagles

All forgiven as Hasler returns to Manly

The Sea Eagles have signed Des Hasler to a three-year deal, with the former coach playing down any salary cap management issues he might have had in the past.

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Rugby League Test

Tonga vs Australia

Tonga fightback falls short against Roos

The Kangaroos have beaten Tonga 34-16 in their historic rugby league Test match at Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday.

Tonga set for more Tests in 2019

Tonga could have at least three rugby league Test matches next year as talks continue over a revamped international calendar for 2019.

Rugby League

Kangaroos

Kangaroos unchanged to face Tonga

The Kangaroos know a similar error-ridden performance to what they produced against New Zealand will leave them open to a shock rugby league Test loss to Tonga.

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Sharks' Tongan indifference riles Fifita

Andrew Fifita claims his Cronulla Sharks club are proud of their Kangaroos contingent but won't recognise his achievements with Tonga.

Woods' Origin demotion made him hungrier

Aaron Woods saw his NSW State of Origin jumper slip from his grasp this year, but he wasn't going to let the same thing happen with Kangaroos jersey.

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