Slater's cold truth for clubs raided by 'vultures'
Melbourne Storm legend Billy Slater has hit clubs whose star talent is consistently robbed with a cutting reality check.The former champion fullback says clubs like the Sydney Roosters and Melbourne Storm aren't consistently robbed of red-hot talent because they've established organisations in which players "want to stay". Both the Roosters and Storm have long been renowned for their tremendous success and culture.
Adam Reynolds insists he has no hard feelings towards South Sydney after his three-year NRL deal with Brisbane was made official.
Reynolds' future had been a point of contention for three months, since the premiership-winning halfback revealed his frustration at the Rabbitohs refusing to offer him more than a one-year deal.
"I completely understand Souths' position with the salary cap and the club understands that I've made a decision for my family and our future," the 30-year-old Reynolds said via a statement.
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Cronulla were the early favourites to snare 214-game playmaker Reynolds before Brisbane, last year's wooden spooners and desperate to add some experience and poise to their halves, swooped.
The major signing follows the retention of strike centre Kotoni Staggs - who could be tried in the halves with Reynolds next season.
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Coach Kevin Walters said Reynolds - who has amassed 1,724 points in his 10 seasons with Souths - would bring the best out of a Broncos squad with plenty of potential.
"Adam is a fantastic signing for our club – his leadership and game management are outstanding and he will really help bring out the best in our squad," Walters said.
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"He is skilful, he loves to compete and he wants to win, and importantly he is a family man and highly regarded off the field, those are all things that we want in a Brisbane Broncos player.
"I keep saying that we have a terrific core group of committed players and the future is bright, and Adam deciding to buy into that future is a real endorsement of where our club is headed."
Reynolds' signature is key to Walters' squad rebuild after the departures from Red Hill in recent times of highly-touted products Sam Walker (Sydney Roosters), David Fifita (Gold Coast) and Reece Walsh (Warriors), and the impending exits of Xavier Coates (Melbourne) and Tom Dearden (North Queensland) at the end of this season.
Mom Allegedly Killed Son for Thwarting Her Affair. Now She’s Accused in Murder-for-Hire Plot. .
A New Jersey mom awaiting trial for murdering her infant son because he was getting in the way of her affair has been hit with new charges—this time for allegedly conspiring with her boyfriend in a murder-for-hire plot. Heather Reynolds, 43, and boyfriend, 44-year-old Jeffrey Callahan, were charged this week with first-degree conspiracy to commit murder, the Camden County Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday. Reynolds was already being held at Camden County Jail on a slew of charges, including murder and endangering the welfare of a child, in connection to the May 10, 2018 death of her 17-month-old son Axel Reynolds.