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Mon 6 Apr 2020

Monday Buzz: How NRL clubs squandered millions

premium_icon Monday Buzz: How NRL clubs squandered millions

Forget about NRL management’s financial record for a moment, the stories of some clubs and officials recklessly butchering money are frightening.

Devastated Warriors fear NRL call could kill off season

premium_icon Devastated Warriors fear NRL call could kill off season

Concern is growing across the Tasman that they may have to soldier on as a 15-team league for 2020.

Bubble blow: 14-day curveball to test NRL clubs’ depth

premium_icon Bubble blow: 14-day curveball to test NRL clubs’ depth

The development comes as the NRL seeks advice from an infectious disease specialist who plans infection control protocols around sporting sides.

Waller to climb racing’s highest peak with Nature Strip

premium_icon Waller to climb racing’s highest peak with Nature Strip

Heavyweight trainer Chris Waller has already turned his attention to the richest race on turf.

Sun 5 Apr 2020

Kent fires back at stars over Greenberg pay cut

Kent fires back at stars over Greenberg pay cut

Paul Kent believes Todd Greenberg shouldn’t have had to take the same pay cut as the players, but NRL’s mixed messages saw them shoot themselves in the foot.

Project Apollo’ reveals what is needed for season return

Project Apollo’ reveals what is needed for season return

The NRL’s Project Apollo team led by Wayne Pearce has identified the first step the game needs to take in order to return to the playing field by June 1.

Heavy-hitters turn up heat on NRL for grand final series

premium_icon Heavy-hitters turn up heat on NRL for grand final series

The newly-formed innovation committee will meet this Thursday to sift through a number of proposals to help the NRL season recover in the wake of the COVID-19...

Boxer slammed for dangerous virus theory

Boxer slammed for dangerous virus theory

Some bizarre conspiracy theories about the coronavirus have been thrown around recently, but British boxer Amir Khan may have bettered them all.

Back by popular demand: Ultimate Quiz Part 2

premium_icon Back by popular demand: Ultimate Quiz Part 2

The response to our first ultimate quiz was huge, so we return with more rugby league brain-benders. TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE HERE.

Shock contract loss for Australian spinner

Shock contract loss for Australian spinner

He claimed the most scalps of any tweaker in last year’s Sheffield Shield and yet Stephen O’Keefe is suddenly out of a job.

Knights skipper’s online tutorials for footy fans

Knights skipper’s online tutorials for footy fans

Knights star Mitchell Pearce has put on a rugby league masterclass for fans missing the game as much as him during the coronavirus shutdown.

Graham Lowe wants Origin to include NZ and Pacific Nations

Graham Lowe wants Origin to include NZ and Pacific Nations

Brad Fittler’s calls for relaxed eligibility rules for the 2020 State of Origin have been met with opposition by Graham Lowe.

Athlete reveals haunting airport experience

premium_icon Athlete reveals haunting airport experience

Triple-Olympian Benn Harradine was desperate to head the other way, and hulking track star’s airport experience left him stunned.

McLaughlin a virtual Indycar champion

McLaughlin a virtual Indycar champion

Aussie V8 Supercars champ Scott McLaughlin took the honours in front of a huge audience.

FitzSimons’ dire Rugby Australia warning

FitzSimons’ dire Rugby Australia warning

Media personality Peter FitzSimons has urged the Australian government to step in and save rugby union from going “down the gurgler”.

NRL reveals blueprint for return of footy

premium_icon NRL reveals blueprint for return of footy

The NRL is confident they are just two weeks away from declaring the return of the footy season and this is how they intend to make it happen.

Talia says Crows can beat adversity again

premium_icon Talia says Crows can beat adversity again

Defender Daniel Talia reveals how past tragedy has strengthened the Adelaide Crows to face ‘nerve wracking’ times during the coronavirus pandemic, and why Matthew...

Hurley: ‘I looked a bit ridiculous’ as a rookie

premium_icon Hurley: ‘I looked a bit ridiculous’ as a rookie

When he rocked up to Windy Hill at 18, Michael Hurley admits he used a hair-lightening spray that made him look “a bit ridiculous”.

Fifita shuns Titans’ millions: ‘Dave won’t leave Broncos’

premium_icon Fifita shuns Titans’ millions: ‘Dave won’t leave Broncos’

‘Dave won’t leave the Broncos’: Fifita to snub Titans, sign long-term Brisbane contract

Skye Nicolson was born to fight for Australia

premium_icon Skye Nicolson was born to fight for Australia

Skye Nicolson’s parents had her late in life after their sons Jamie and Gavin were killed in a car accident. Jamie was an Olympic boxer and almost 30 years later Skye...

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