Stuart Broad set to be dropped by England for winter tour of Sri Lanka… with Olly Stone primed for debut call-up

The legendary seamer, 32, could be highest-profile casualty for the upcoming trip despite another productive summer. Broad is England's second-highest wicket-taker of all-time with 433 Test victims – and took 16 wickets in the 4-1 series win over India this summer. However, the Nottinghamshire star has struggled on recent tours away from England. With his pace down, Broad has also […]

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Hodgson to Raiders what Smith is to Storm: Stuart

They're the two best hookers in the game whose impact is so great Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says Melbourne Storm would miss Cameron Smith just as much as they did Josh Hodgson. Hodgson missed the opening 14 rounds of the season and his return was so impressive some experts labelled it  the best ever comeback from a knee reconstruction. […]

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Canberra Raiders get treated differently: Ricky Stuart

With almost 400 NRL games of coaching experience at four different clubs, Hall of Fame inductee Ricky Stuart says the Canberra Raiders gets treated differently to their competition. His comments come in the wake of the refereeing and bunker debacles that cost the Green Machine the game, and probably their finals hopes as well, in their 28-24 loss to the […]

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Stuart, Lyons among six inductees to NRL Hall of Fame

Broncos ironman Petero Civoniceva, Manly icon Cliff Lyons and Raiders playmaker Ricky Stuart are among the new faces to be added to the NRL's Hall of Fame. The trio will be inducted in a ceremony in Sydney on August 1, where Sea Eagles record-breaker Steve Menzies, Brisbane and Dragons enforcer Gordon Tallis and Mark Graham, the all-time great Kiwi forward, […]

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Raiders coach Ricky Stuart blasts NRL over Jack Wighton ban

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has come out swinging at the NRL and slammed the governing body for disrespecting his board over the Jack Wighton scandal. The Raiders handed Wighton a six-game ban for his involvement in a late-night Civic brawl in February, but after seeing footage of the incident the NRL said that wasn't sufficient. Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has […]

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Talking points: What does Raiders coach Ricky Stuart do now?

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart face a conundrum – does he stick with his starting halves pairing or does five-eighth Blake Austin come straight back in? Austin was brilliant in the final 15 minutes coming off the bench, scoring a try, setting up another and generally unstoppable every time he ran the ball – which seemed to be every play. […]

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Buderus, Lyons, Stuart and Tallis among Hall of Fame contenders

Danny Buderus and Greg Alexander – members of the NSW brains trust for the upcoming State of Origin series – are among the 25 nominees jostling for spots in the NRL’s Hall of Fame. Some of the biggest names in the game are vying to join the 100 Hall of Fame members inducted as part of the game’s centenary year […]

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