Rugby League

Tue 20 Aug 2019

Perese sets sights on NRL career

premium_icon Perese sets sights on NRL career

It might have just been just six minutes but Broncos debutant Izaia Perese says they are six minutes he will never forget.

Player welfare crackdown is messing with ‘fabric of game’

Player welfare crackdown is messing with ‘fabric of game’

Cronulla captain Paul Gallen believes the game is at risk of losing its true essence in light of the crackdown on player welfare.

Cronk’s eye-opening take on Storm tactics

Cronk’s eye-opening take on Storm tactics

Cooper Cronk has weighed in on the controversy surrounding Melbourne Storm’s tackling after Cameron Smith was exposed.

Mon 19 Aug 2019

WATCH: Cosmic Collett hits Comets for six in grand final

premium_icon WATCH: Cosmic Collett hits Comets for six in grand final

Ghosts centre Collett capped off another astronomical year claiming two awards on a huge grand final day.

NRL reacts to Cameron Smith’s latest dirty trick

premium_icon NRL reacts to Cameron Smith’s latest dirty trick

Cameron Smith will receive an official warning from the NRL after shocking images emerged of the Storm captain pulling the ears of Canberra’s Bailey Simonsson.

Eels forward Lane apologises for costly ‘joke’ gone wrong

Eels forward Lane apologises for costly ‘joke’ gone wrong

Parramatta forward Shaun Lane has apologised for the photo that earned him a $17,500 fine and says he felt like an idiot after a costly joke backfired.

Run home: Top four battle, finals up for grabs

premium_icon Run home: Top four battle, finals up for grabs

South Sydney’s slump has opened the door wide open in the race for a top-four spot. Check out our prediction of how the ladder will finish.

Souths ‘busted’ and rivals have ‘worked out’ Cook’s game

Souths ‘busted’ and rivals have ‘worked out’ Cook’s game

Jamie Soward believes the Rabbitohs’ chances of winning the premiership are gone because teams have worked out how to stop star hooker Damien Cook.

Likes, Dislikes: Best team in the NRL

premium_icon Likes, Dislikes: Best team in the NRL

Our rugby league writers reveal what caught their eye — good and bad — in Round 22 of the NRL, including a genuine title contender and Knights silence critics.

Monday Buzz: The dirtiest team in the NRL

premium_icon Monday Buzz: The dirtiest team in the NRL

Melbourne have copped an avalanche of complaints about their wrestling tactics, but they aren’t the dirtiest team in the NRL writes Phil Rothfield.

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