Rugby League

Tue 19 Mar 2019

Refs boss issues warning to NRL clubs

premium_icon Refs boss issues warning to NRL clubs

NRL head of football Graham Annesley has warned clubs not to blow it for fans by trying to gain an unfair advantage after the dramatic drop in penalties.

Rugby league’s most formidable right edge

premium_icon Rugby league’s most formidable right edge

It was a shock switch for Round 1, but Wayne Bennett’s new-look Rabbitohs side looks set to unleash one of the most powerful combinations in the NRL.

Broncos’ betrayal that broke Bennett

Broncos’ betrayal that broke Bennett

Brisbane legend Darren Lockyer has opened up on the moment that resulted in Wayne Bennett falling out with the Broncos for good.

Fatherhood shapes Nikorima’s all-round game

premium_icon Fatherhood shapes Nikorima’s all-round game

Kodi Nikorima can’t remember what life was like before the birth of his first child — but he knows he’s a better man and a better player for it.

Webcke warns of new JT’s strength

premium_icon Webcke warns of new JT’s strength

Broncos stalwart Shane Webcke is in awe of Jason Taumalolo.

Returning to the cauldron

premium_icon Returning to the cauldron

Cowboys forward Josh McGuire admits words will be spoken with old Broncos teammates in the lead-up to his return to Suncorp Stadium on Friday night.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

Wallace: Titans performance ‘unacceptable’

premium_icon Wallace: Titans performance ‘unacceptable’

Gold Coast prop Jarrod Wallace has slammed his side’s Round 1 performance as “unacceptable” and has called for a far better display against the Sharks.

Pearce declares Knights are here to stay

premium_icon Pearce declares Knights are here to stay

Newcastle have players who can wow crowds with fancy footwork, but their grinding style is what it’s all about, according to skipper Mitchell Pearce.

Roberts in running for Queensland derby

premium_icon Roberts in running for Queensland derby

The Broncos will decide later this week if James Roberts has recovered quickly enough from back spasms to play in Friday night’s home derby against the Cowboys.

New era, same old feeling for Titans

premium_icon New era, same old feeling for Titans

The Titans lacked discipline and direction as Ricky Stuart’s Raiders kept their first clean sheet since 2013 against the supposedly improved Gold Coast.

Sharks skipper bites back in NRL feud

Sharks skipper bites back in NRL feud

Cronulla captain Paul Gallen has fired back at Newcastle coach Nathan Brown over comments made following the Sharks’ loss to the Knights.

Young guns to lead suspension-ravaged Broncos

premium_icon Young guns to lead suspension-ravaged Broncos

The determination of the Broncos to discipline Payne Haas - couple with Matt Lodge’s two-week ban suspension - leaves Brisbane light on to face the Cowboys.

Eels ready to splash cash on whiz kid

premium_icon Eels ready to splash cash on whiz kid

He has played just one NRL game but the Parramatta Eels believe Dylan Brown is a future champion. And they’re willing to put their wallet on it.

One crucial question for beaten Broncos pack

premium_icon One crucial question for beaten Broncos pack

Robert Craddock looks at the 10 NRL issues that have put him onside and offside this week, including a pressing issue for Brisbane’s forwards.

Highlights, lowlights: Pressure building on Pay

premium_icon Highlights, lowlights: Pressure building on Pay

It’s only one week into the 2019 NRL season but already the Bulldogs coach is feeling the heat — check out the talking points from big weekend in sport.

English recruit in monster debut

English recruit in monster debut

England international John Bateman has produced in a stellar NRL debut to help Canberra to a shut-out of Gold Coast on Sunday night.

Joey Johns’ shocking health condition

Joey Johns’ shocking health condition

One of the greatest to ever play rugby league might now be suffering as a result of hits he took on the field during his career.

‘I was an object’: Shock NRL sex claims

‘I was an object’: Shock NRL sex claims

NRL CEO Todd Greenberg has been shocked by a woman’s claim she was “threatened” for going public with her story about a former star.

Sun 17 Mar 2019

‘Precedent set’: Sin bin shocker blow up

‘Precedent set’: Sin bin shocker blow up

Confusion reigned between the Eels and Panthers when a stunning call provided the turning point of the match.

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