The contract talk is affecting one Sydney club particularly and it was evident in their last performance.

Check out my latest below.


  • Word out of South Sydney is that Dane Gagai, the Maroons hero from State of Origin One, is restless and considering a change of colours.

    Gagai wants to be regarded as a centre rather than winger, and the arrival of Jimmy 'The Jet' Roberts has only added to his frustration.

    Coach Wayne Bennett has a tricky situation handling Gagai, whose value on the open market would be huge at the moment after his heroics at Suncorp.

    The Rabbitohs won't want to release Gagai at season's end, but Bennett will also be wary of having an unhappy player in his club on big dollars.

  • You probably don't need to be a rocket scientist to work this out, but the Wests Tigers are far from a happy camp at the halfway mark of the competition.

    There is a wedge between coach Michael Maguire and the playing staff and the on-field performances reflect this.

    The Tigers have lost their last three games, with last weekend's 28-0 home defeat to a depleted Canberra side as bad as they have played all year.

    Players aren't happy that Maguire is planning a cleanout for 2020, while rumours persist that skipper Moses Mbye is also headed for the exit door.

    Despite just five wins from their 12 games, the Tigers are still in the hunt for a finals berth - but are unlikely to get to September football unless Maguire sorts out the discontent i