Entries by Steve Little

The Hills Hawks Foster Love of League

It is never too early to foster a love of rugby league, according to the Hawks. The Hills Hawks Junior Rugby League Club offers age-modified game formats for ages four to 14 with Mini Footy for ages four to eight, Modified League for ages nine to 12, and Junior Rugby League for ages 13 and […]

Six Bears Named in South Sydney Side to Take on Manly This Weekend

The South Sydney Rabbitohs have named six North Sydney Contracted players in their first official trial for 2017. This Saturday evening the North Sydney Bears Intrust Super Premiership team will trial against Manly-Warringah’s new feeder club, the Blacktown Workers, on February 11th at Campbelltown Stadium. The South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles will […]

Rugby League Crowned the North Shore’s Most Affordable Code

Rugby League has emerged as the least expensive footy code for young players. To register and play rugby League go to: northsydneybears.com.au/district-juniors An analysis of registration fees for the four footy codes on the north shore — soccer, rugby union, rugby league and Aussie rules — found that rugby league is the most affordable by far. […]

NRL statement on shoulder charge

The definition of a shoulder charge has been changed for the 2017 Telstra Premiership to make it clearer and simpler for fans and players. As part of a change to the Judiciary and Match Review system, a player will be charged if: • The contact is forceful, and; • The player did not use or […]

Judiciary Code Reforms

A fines system will be introduced for some low-grade offences following an extensive review of the NRL Judiciary system. Offences including careless high tackles, tripping, contrary conduct and detrimental conduct will now result in a $1500 fine for a Grade One offence, rather than demerit points and possible suspension. Players who accept an early guilty […]

Intrust Super Premiership Draw Released

It will be another year of surprises, drama and exciting new talent in the 2017 Intrust Super Premiership NSW. The competition stepped up in quality in 2016, with all but two teams still in contention for finals spots heading into the final week of the regular season. One of the most exciting finals series on […]

SG Ball Draw Released

Kicking off the 2017 Rugby League season, junior representative football is set to excite crowds of all ages once again with the best young talent on display. The likes of Nathan Cleary, Latrell Mitchell and Curtis Scott have all played SG Ball (under-18s) in the last two years, proving the rise to the top can […]

Harold Matthews Cup Draw Released

It’s the first taste the stars of tomorrow get of high-quality Rugby League and once again, the Harold Matthews Cup (under-16s) promises to deliver an insight into your club’s future. As the start of competition draws near so too does the release of the match draws for all three of the New South Wales competitions […]

Merry Christmas from the North Sydney Bears

As season 2016 draws to an end, we would like thank all of our members, sponsors and fans for your loyal support over the season. The club has enjoyed another healthy season off the field, and we look forward to improving our efforts on the field in season 2017. We have built an impressive group […]