SQUADS: Betfred Super League - 2020 Round 14
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Here it is - the latest edition of The Front Row, our exclusive online e-magazine with a full wrap on last weekend's NRL along with the match programme for the coming weekend of action in the NRL, Super League and Saturday's Netherlands-Germany international!
This week Paul Jobber looks at the sacrifices made by the NZ Warriors as they prepare to head home after many long months keeping the NRL afloat by relocating to Australia, while Rob Crosby looks at the departing and retiring class of 2020 as many players make their exits. Rick's weekly finals column peaks with rankings of the top eight forward packs headed into the pointy end of the season.
Add to that all the regular features you've come to expect - a full NRL Round 20, Super League Round 13 and Netherlands-Germany programme - and you have one fantastic 50-page magazine for your weekend's reading!
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This week the Warriors' sacrifices are in sharp focus as they head home, along with a tribute to the departing and retiring class across the NRL ahead of the final round. We also look at the forward packs of the top eight sides heading into the Finals Series. Throw in the program for the weekend's NRL, Super League and International action - AND the crossword's back!
This week's Women in League Round edition features Paul Jobber's chat with broadcaster ERIN MOLAN and Joshua Wells' interviewing NRLW player BOTILLE VETTE-WELSH, as well as a look at the spines of the top eight teams heading into finals, and a look at Newcastle Old Boys Day with Daniel Saifiti.
This weekend Penrith and Parramatta duel in the 'Battle of the West' for the 100th time, so our edition focuses on this with Paul Jobber speaking to Josh Mansour about the Panthers' title charge, while Josh Robertson looks at the history of the Panthers-Eels rivalry. Rick Edgerton's finals build-up column this week takes stock of who the X-factors might be in October.
This week's edition focuses on the second Grand Final re-match of the season along with the return of SBW, with Steve Mascord speaking to his Wolfpack club about the superstar's future beyond 2020. There's also a focus on finals MVPs with Rick Edgerton and a chat with Newcastle forward Mitch Barnett thanks to Paul Jobber.
This week, Josh Wells talks to Dene Halatau about the 2005 Wests Tigers premiership; Paul Jobber looks at the run home for the NRL top eight teams; and Andrew Ferguson has the match reports and team photos from Round 1 of the NSWRFL 1908 season.
Joshua Wells talks to injured NRL match official Kasey Badger; Paul Jobber chats with Knights back Enari Tuala; and Steve Mascord previews the Challenge Cup with this weekend's sixth round looming.
In this week's edition Paul Jobber has a piece on the future of Kurt Mann at the Knights in light of the recent signing of five-eighth Blake Green.
This week's feature story is a history piece from Andrew Ferguson, with an insight into the life of the man who refereed the first NSWRFL first grade match in 1908 - Ted Hooper.
This week's huge 44-page programme is a milestone in rugby league - the first global match programme covering both NRL and Super League under the same umbrella. Some great features this week - an important chat Josh Wells has with a concussion expert on the way sports media approach head injuries; Paul Jobber speaks to Connor Watson as the Newcastle hooker position becomes more cursed; and legendary sports writer Steve Mascord joins the team with a piece on how Sunday's Super League restart will work as he interviews Leeds boss Gary Hetherington.
Josh Wells chats to Fox League caller Matt Russell on life as a commentator, sharing unique insight into his weekly process. We've also got a yarn on Newcastle outside back Bradman Best - he speaks to Paul Jobber on his career so far.
This week Canadian rugby league fan and photographer Chris Evans shares his perspective from an ocean (and then some) away, while Joshua Wells chats to 'NRL Physio' Brien Seeney about the recent spate of pre-game withdrawals through injury in warm-up and training.
This week we have a special feature on how fans of fantasy footy survived the lockdown period between March and June thanks to Joshua Wells - he speaks to Jamie from NRLCEO Fantasy.
Joshua Wells speaks with injured Canterbury forward Joe Stimson as he works his way toward an NRL return next season, and we have a big double spread of the Rugby League Project's 'Rugby League Scorigami'
Joshua Wells has a look at how Christian Welch is finding his feet as the Storm move forward with a relocated match this weekend, while Paul Jobber has the latest from Kalyn Ponga following his contract extension late last week.
Rick Edgerton pays tribute to Mark Hughes ahead of MHF Beanies for Brain Cancer Round, Paul Jobber chats with Andrew McCullough as he prepares to face his former club, and Joshua Wells talks to Broncos and Jillaroos champion Millie Boyle following confirmation the NRLW season will be played in 2020.
Joshua Wells speaks to Melbourne centre Brenko Lee, while Paul Jobber chats with Aidan Guerra about the Knights' solid start to 2020. We've also got a rugby league CROSSWORD!
We chat to Newcastle youngster Tex Hoy, map out how the NRL got back on the field, and discuss how the new rule changes were received in Round 3.