during the round four NRL match between the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles and the Canterbury Bulldogs at Lottoland on March 25, 2017 in Sydney, Australia.
As another year draws to a close, we thought we’d revisit the top 10 most clicked stories for 2017.
What do you think was the biggest story of the year?
10. Is the send off officially dead?
Billy Slater was left unconscious after a late head high hit by Sia Solioa that left fans wondering just what does a player need to do to get sent off in today’s game.
Is the send off officially dead?
9. Jake Friend set to be forced out of Bondi
It had been rumoured that
Jake Friend might be the man to move on to make room for superstar Cooper Cronk but as the cards landed, it ended up being Mitchell Pearce who had to make way.
Jake Friend set to be forced out of Bondi
8. Eels release winger after bikie attack
We’d nearly forgotten about this story with Eels winger
Vai Toutai being released by the club after allegedly attacking a member of an outlaw bikie gang.
Eels release winger after bikie attack
7. Canterbury set to trade veteran for young flyer
With the club under pressure to release a few players to fit star signings
Kieran Foran and Aaron Woods, it was rumoured that Brett Morris was set to leave the club.
Canterbury set to trade veteran for young flyer
6. Wests Tigers statement regarding Andrew Webster
Wests Tigers were forced to release a statement about interim coach Andrew Webster after Channel 7 ran a story about Webster attending at a funeral of a close friend who had a criminal history.
Wests Tigers statement regarding Andrew Webster
5. Isaac De Gois will never play NRL again
Following a series of concussions which had him sidelined,
Isaac De Gois was called into Eels chief executive Bernie Gurr’s office and told that he will never be allowed to play rugby league again for the club.
Isaac De Gois will never play NRL again
4. Bulldogs big man Sam Kasiano slims down
Bulldogs big man Sam Kasiano slims down
3. Gold Coast Titans release statement on Jarryd Hayne
As the power struggle between
Neil Henry and Jarryd Hayne raged, the Titans released a statement to address the issue.
Gold Coast Titans release statement on Jarryd Hayne
2. David Klemmer requests release from Bulldogs: reports
Once again the rumour mill was in overdrive regarding the Bulldogs and their salary cap position, with reports that
David Klemmer was unhappy and was seeking a release from the final three years of his contract.
David Klemmer requests release from Bulldogs: reports
1. Hayne quits Titans, signs with Eels
APRIL FOOLS! Or was it? Since our joke went viral way back in April,
Jarryd Hayne has indeed quit on the Gold Coast Titans and has since re-signed with the Eels.
BREAKING: Hayne quits Titans, signs with Eels