Rugby League

Mon 23 Sep 2019

Grand stink: Raiders rage over venue snub

premium_icon Grand stink: Raiders rage over venue snub

Canberra’s boss lobbied hard to have the Jersey Flegg grand final transferred to a packed GIO Stadium.

Storm in for lashing on Latrell’s turf

premium_icon Storm in for lashing on Latrell’s turf

Astonishing stats reveal Latrell Mitchell is the SCG master — and show why untested Melbourne players should fear running on to a ground that can create “havoc”.

Monday Buzz: Fears refs will blow it in finals

premium_icon Monday Buzz: Fears refs will blow it in finals

No one left ANZ Stadium talking about the footy. No one on social media was talking anything but refereeing. As the grand final looms large, officiating dominates...

Sun 22 Sep 2019

From Teddy impersonator to marked man

premium_icon From Teddy impersonator to marked man

Ryan Papenhuyzen was relegated to mimicking Roosters players in the lead-up to the grand final last year. Now he is a marked man.

Culture vulture! Why Roosters are so successful

premium_icon Culture vulture! Why Roosters are so successful

In the NRL, ‘club culture’ is one of those nebulous phrases that too often disguises a lack a knowledge. But at the Roosters, it’s a real idea.

Hey Jude! How baby son’s bravery inspires NRL star

premium_icon Hey Jude! How baby son’s bravery inspires NRL star

Mitchell Allgood is used to putting his body on the line but nothing could prepare him for the pain of preparing his son for a five-hour life-saving surgery.

Avalanche of stupidity! Eels still have much to learn

premium_icon Avalanche of stupidity! Eels still have much to learn

Parramatta have come so far from last season, going from the wooden spoon to the semi-finals. But taking final step up to the big time is going to be a process.

Bunnies apologise for Burgess blow-up

premium_icon Bunnies apologise for Burgess blow-up

Wayne Bennett might have given Sam Burgess’ opinions his backing but the Rabbitohs hierarchy weren’t so impressed by the South Sydney skipper’s “kangaroo court”...

Playing on: Marshall officially re-signs with Wests Tigers

Playing on: Marshall officially re-signs with Wests Tigers

Wests Tigers veteran Benji Marshall has given himself one final chance to lead his beloved club back to the NRL finals after signing a contract extension.

Dreams become nightmares as Melbourne flog Parra

premium_icon Dreams become nightmares as Melbourne flog Parra

Parramatta have just learned there are levels to this game after the Storm ended their season with a 32-0 belting in the second semi-final. 

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