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Sports - Rugby League

Freddie lured me to Roosters: Cordner

NSW State of Origin captain Boyd Cordner has spoken about the appointment of Brad Fittler as Blues coach.

Jillaroos star likely for WC semis

Australian fullback Sam Bremner is likely to make her first appearance of the women's Rugby League World Cup in Sunday's semi-final against Canada.

Kangaroos v Fiji Post Match: Slater

See what Billy Slater had to say about the match against Fiji

Moses and Cleary in Blues contentions

New NSW coach Brad Fittler says young halves Mitchell Moses and Nathan Cleary are in contention to come into the Blues State of Origin side next year.

The NSW halves combinations since 2006

A look at the 19 NSW halves combinations used during State of Origin since 2006.

Kangaroos v Fiji Post Match: Holmes

See what Valentine Holmes had to say about the match against Fiji

Holmes scores six in 'Roos SF rout of Fiji

Valentine Holmes has scored a record six tries in the Kangaroos' 54-6 Rugby League World Cup semi-final win over Fiji.

Fittler anoints Cotric possible NSW bolter    

Former captain Brad Fittler has been appointed NSW State of Origin coach, succeeding the sacked Laurie Daley.

Kangaroos Press Conference v Fiji

Mal Meninga and Cameron Smith talk about the Semi Final match against Fiji

Tonga let RLWC eligibility debate lie

Tonga coach Kristian Woolf has refused to reopen the debate on Rugby League World Cup eligibility after criticism from England counterpart Wayne Bennett.

Stage set for majestic Tongans in RLWC

Tonga go into Saturday's Rugby League World Cup semi-final with England just one step away from the most improbable of finals berths.

Mal has re-adjusted their attitude: Hagan

See what Michael Hagan had to say about the Kangaroos preparation ahead of the World Cup Semi Final match against Fiji

Sydney keeps Origin during stadium rebuild

NSW will retain State of Origin hosting rights during the reconstruction of Allianz and ANZ Stadiums.

Brad Fittler's rugby league career    

NSW State of Origin coach Brad Fittler has had an illustrious rugby league career dating back to the late 1980s.

Brown, Burgess ready for England RLWC semi

Both Kevin Brown and Sam Burgess are fit and over their injury scares ahead of England's Rugby League World Cup semi-final clash with Tonga.

Brad Fittler confirmed as NSW Origin coach

Former captain Brad Fittler has been appointed NSW State of Origin coach, succeeding the sacked Laurie Daley.

Daley wants Indigenous-Pacific league game    

Indigenous All-Stars coach Laurie Daley wants to see his side take on the Pacific nations in the future in Test matches.

Fittler's NSW experience invaluable: Daley    

Laurie Daley says experience playing in the Origin arena will help any future coach, with the NSWRL expected to announce Brad Fittler as the new coach.

Pearce move good for career: Daley    

Mitchell Pearce's long-time NSW State of Origin coach, Laurie Daley, thinks the halfback's move from the Sydney Roosters will help his NRL career.

Hayne has point to prove in SF: Meninga

Fji star Jarryd Hayne will face off against the Kangaroos for the first time since being overlooked for the Australian team for the World Cup.

Graeme Langlands' rugby league career

Graeme Langland is a rugby league Immortal, with his 13-year career including four premierships with St George.

Graeme Langlands a star of bygone era

Graeme Langlands was one of rugby league's greats, but he is now facing historical child sex offences.

Meninga annoyed by Kangaroos preparations    

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga has lashed out at his team after what he described as their worst training session during the Rugby League World Cup.

Smith compares Kangaroos defence to haka    

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga has lashed out at his team after what he described as their worst training session during the Rugby League World Cup.

Origin experience to help Fittler: Daley    

Laurie Daley says experience playing in the Origin arena will help any future coach, with the NSWRL set to decide between Brad Fittler and Michael Maguire.

Bremner nears Jillaroos league WCup return

Australian fullback Sam Bremner is expected to make her first appearance of the women's Rugby League World Cup in the semi-final against Canada.

Canada's Haupapa accepts Cup biting ban

Canadia centre Janai Haupapa has been banned for two game for biting Australia's Renae Kunst during the women's Rugby League World Cup.

Storm crazy not to look at Pearce: Smith

Cameron Smith says Melbourne would love to have uncontracted halfback Mitchell Pearce next year at the NRL club.

Biting incident mars Jillaroos' record win    

Australia co-captain Renae Kunst has made a biting allegation against Canada's Janai Haupapa in their record 88-0 win at the women's Rugby League World Cup.

Smith to fight for league WCup pay parity    

Rugby League Players' Association president Cameron Smith says it's inevitable Kangaroos and Kiwi players will have to take less money to reduce pay disparity.

NRL to bin players for tryline penalties

The NRL's competition committee has vowed to sin bin players for repeated offences close to the tryline to try to stop deliberate slowing down of play.

Cook Islands upset England at women's WCup    

The Cook Islands have scored a massive upset at the women's Rugby League World Cup with a 22-16 victory over England.

England shaping well for Cup semi-final    

Coach Wayne Bennett says England are progressing well but there's still room for improvement ahead of their Rugby League World Cup semi-final against Tonga.

Earl's NRL comeback stalled by knee injury    

Sandor Earl's return to the NRL from a four-year ban has been put on hold with the recently signed Melbourne winger requiring knee surgery.

Brennan plans for NRL life without Hayne    

Gold Coast coach Garth Brennan is assessing his options at fullback after admitting he had to start preparing for life without Jarryd Hayne.

England coach backs Kiwis to rebound    

England coach Wayne Bennett is confident the Kiwis can rebound from their shock exit at the Rugby League World Cup, and has defended skipper Adam Blair.

Meninga admits rugby league power shift

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga admits there's been a shift in international rugby league following the fall of tier one nation New Zealand.

England to host Kiwis next year

England Rugby League has announced it will host a three-Test series against New Zealand next year.

Taukeiaho named for Tonga in RLWC semi    

Tonga prop Sio Siua Taukeiaho appears set to resume his place in the side's matchday XIII for their Rugby League World Cup semi-final against England.

Kiwis apologise for post-loss comments    

New Zealand Rugby League chairman has apologised for the comments of several Kiwis figureheads after their World Cup loss to Fiji.

Koroisau devastated by Green's departure    

Api Koroisau has spoken about his disappointment in Manly releasing veteran halfback Blake Green just one year into a two-year NRL deal.

Thurston soaking in last NRL pre-season    

Johnathan Thurston is getting a little sentimental as the North Queensland legend prepares for his last season in the NRL.

England go under radar for RLWC semi    

Tonga have become the Rugby League World Cup tournament darlings, but semi-final opponents England are quietly working away on spoiling the party.

Chambers to play despite missing training    

The Kangaroos have named an unchanged line-up for their Rugby League World Cup quarter-final against Fiji in Brisbane.

Taukeiaho to break pain barrier for Tonga    

Struggling with a niggling knee issue, Tonga forward Sio Siua Taukeiaho says he's ready to battle through Saturday's Rugby League World Cup semi-final.

Pearce exit not your fault, Cronk: Cordner    

Sydney Roosters captain Boyd Cordner has spoken about Mitchell Pearce's exit from the NRL club.

Pearce could rue Roosters exit: Thurston    

Johnathan Thurston believes Mitchell Pearce is forgoing a big opportunity to learn off Cooper Cronk by leaving the Sydney Roosters.

Detained Kikau re-unites with Fiji squad    

Fiji forward Viliame Kikau has been stopped from leaving New Zealand by authorities due to an expired visa.

Jillaroos still yet to peak: Sims

Australian skipper Ruan Sims says her side have yet to get anywhere near their best despite an impressive start to the women's Rugby League World Cup.

Sacked ref takes legal action against NRL

The NRL could end up in industrial court after a sacked referee launched an unfair dismissal claim against rugby league's governing body.

Blake Green signs on with Warriors    

Blake Green has signed a three-year NRL deal with the Warriors, where he'll partner Shaun Johnson in the halves.

Leaving Roosters right call for me: Pearce    

Mitchell Pearce has been granted a release from the final two years of his contract with the Sydney Roosters.

I feel bad for knocking back Fiji: RGC    

Kangaroos rookie Reagan Campbell-Gillard is expected to take on Fiji in Friday's Rugby League World Cup semi-final.

Manly release Blake Green from NRL deal    

Blake Green has been granted an immediate release from his contract with Manly to take up an offer with a rival NRL club.

Panthers re-sign May until 2020 season    

Penrith have re-signed Tyrone May until the end of the 2020 NRL season.

Re-signed Hodgson predicts Raiders success    

Canberra have locked in star hooker Josh Hodgson for a further five NRL seasons.

Titans sign Mitch Rein on one-year deal    

Gold Coast coach Garth Brennan has been reunited with hooker Mitch Rein for the 2018 NRL season.

England into RLWC semis with win over PNG    

England will face Tonga in the Rugby League World Cup semi-finals after overcoming Papua New Guinea 36-6 in Melbourne.

Biting allegation mars Jillaroos WC win    

Australia have defeated England 38-0 at the women's Rugby League World Cup with Jillaroos centre Isabelle Kelly accused of biting.

Jillaroos freshen their team for England    

Australia have added some fresh legs to the team to face England as the Jillaroos seek their second Rugby League World Cup win in four days.

Fiji upset NZ in tryless World Cup quarter    

Fiji have knocked New Zealand out of the Rugby League World Cup with a 4-2 quarter-final win in Wellington.

Tonga edge Lebanon in league WCup quarters

Tonga have defeated Lebanon 24-22 in one of the Rugby League World Cup matches of the tournament to progress to the semi-finals.

Meninga to stick with same 17 for 'Roos SF    

The Kangaroos are likely to stick with the same 17 that beat Samoa in their quarter-final for next week's semi-final in Brisbane.

Holmes scores five as 'Roos pump Samoa    

The Kangaroos have advanced to the Rugby League World Cup semi-finals with an easy 46-0 win over Samoa in Darwin.

Nate Myles announces retirement from NRL    

Former representative prop Nate Myles has closed the door on his 233-game NRL career.

I can work with Cooper, says Pearce    

Mitchell Pearce has declared he's capable of playing alongside Cooper Cronk at the Sydney Roosters next NRL season.

Kiwis fighting for RLWC survival    

Jobs are on the line for the Kiwis as they prepare to tackle Fiji in their do-or-die Rugby League World Cup quarter-final in Wellington.

Destiny beckons for Tonga in RLWC quarters    

Tonga made plenty of waves by topping Pool B of the Rugby League World Cup, and say they intend to keep doing so in the finals.

Panthers sign Edwards for two more years    

Penrith fullback Dylan Edwards has signed a two-year NRL contract extension which will keep him at the Panthers until 2020.

Fijians steel for Kiwis RLWC onslaught    

Fiji's untested defensive organisation will be tested for the first time when they meet New Zealand in their Rugby League World Cup quarter-final in Wellington.

Aussies to unleash best 17 against England

Australia will roll out their best side when they take on England in their Women's Rugby League World Cup clash in Sydney.

Jillaroos smash Cook Islands in WC opener    

Australia have routed the Cook Islands 58-4 in their women's Rugby League World Cup opener in Sydney.

Meninga wants Kangaroos to entertain in QF    

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga has thrashed out his refereeing complaints with referees boss Tony Archer ahead of Friday's quarter-final against Samoa.

Levi ready to fire for Kiwis against Fiji    

Young hooker Danny Levi will bring youthful energy to the Kiwis for their Rugby League World Cup quarter-final against Fiji, prop Jared Waerea-Hargreaves says.

Kiwi women belt Canada in World Cup opener    

New Zealand have demolished Canada 50-4 in a nine-tries-to-one rout in their women's Rugby League World Cup opener.

Parish attacks RLIF over WC pay equality    

Samoa coach Matt Parish has continued his fight for pay equality in the Rugby League World Cup.

Meninga hailed as Kangaroos' best coach    

Mal Meninga has become the first Kangaroos coach to win his first 10 games in charge.

Thurston early for Cowboys' pre-season    

North Queensland's Johnathan Thurston has returned to the club's gym early as he prepares to come back from a shoulder injury by the start of next NRL season.

Fifita content with Tonga RLWC choice    

Australian-born Tonga prop Andrew Fifita says representing Mate Ma'a in this year's Rugby League World Cup was the cherry on top of his sporting career.

Eels boss Gurr silent on Hayne recruitment    

Parramatta boss Bernie Gurr has refused to discuss the prospect of Jarryd Hayne returning to the NRL club.

Knights re-sign Stone until end of 2020    

The Knights have re-signed Sam Stone - the son of former coach Rick Stone - until the end of the 2020 NRL season.

Martin calls on Kiwis forwards to deliver    

Te Maire Martin says the Kiwis will have a much easier time coping with Jarryd Hayne in their World Cup clash with Fiji if they gain the ascendancy up front.

Cedars take belief from Australia tussle

Despite losing 34-0 to Australia on Sunday, Lebanon believe they played with enough defensive grit to demonstrate their Rugby League World Cup bona fides.

Kiwis prepare hard for Fiji threats

The Kiwis know full well what the Fijians will bring to their Rugby League World Cup quarter-final in Wellington.

Lebanon to play mid-year Test in Sydney

Lebanon will meet Papua New Guinea in a double-header in Campbelltown during the representative rugby league round next season.

Pritchard, Roberts return for Samoa    

Key Samoa pair Frank Pritchard and Ben Roberts have been named to take on Australia in their Rugby League World Cup quarter-final.

Sailor name back in the Red V

Tristan Sailor, the son of rugby league great Wendell, is a chance to make his NRL debut as early as next year after signing with St George Illawarra.

Morgan beats Munster for Kangaroos No.6    

Michael Morgan will start at five-eighth for Australia in their Rugby League World Cup quarter-final against Samoa.

Kiwis Levi, Martin to start against Fiji    

Hooker Danny Levi has been promoted to the starting line-up for New Zealand's Rugby League World Cup showdown with Fiji.

Fiji brace for stung Kiwis in quarters    

Tonga's Rugby League World Cup upset of New Zealand last week has done Fiji no favours going into this weekend's quarter-finals, winger Marcelo Montoya says.

Cronk to tell Storm's NRL secrets: Bellamy    

Melbourne NRL coach Craig Bellamy says he's expecting Cooper Cronk to share the Storm's secrets with his new club the Roosters.

Storm at home in World Club Challenge    

Melbourne Storm will play Leeds in the World Club Challenge at AAMI Park in February.

I wanted to be a Rooster for life: Guerra

Aidan Guerra wanted to be at the Sydney Roosters for the rest of his NRL career but the Newcastle recruit is excited about his move to the Knights.

$3 mil teen Ponga not feeling pressure    

Newcastle star recruit Kalyn Ponga says he isn't feeling the weight of expectation despite being signed to a $3 million deal with the NRL strugglers.

Gillett gets behind equal RLWC pay push    

The NRL is believed to be considering shifting some Test match payments from tier one to tier two rugby league nations.

Kangaroos brace for World Cup heat

The Kangaroos have arrived in Darwin to begin preparations for their Rugby League World Cup quarter-final against Samoa.

Kiwi pride key for RLWC finals: Bromwich    

Matching the intensity of Fiji will be key to success in the Kiwis' Rugby League World Cup quarter-final, Kenny Bromwich says.

Maloney sees Sharks in young Panthers    

Penrith are expected to announce the signing of two-time NRL premiership-winning playmaker James Maloney on a three-year deal next week.

Klemmer, Woods in doubt for Roos' quarter    

David Klemmer was placed on report for a high shot during the first half of Australia's Rugby League World Cup win over Lebanon.

Tonga in dreamland after Kiwis RLWC scalp    

Tonga have beaten the Kiwis 28-22 in Saturday's Rugby League World Cup clash for what they believe is the country's finest sporting achievement.

Vete signs two-year Warriors extension    

The Warriors retain the services of front-rower Albert Vete for two more seasons.

Fiji belt Italy, reach World Cup quarters    

Fiji have advanced to the Rugby League World Cup quarter-finals with a 38-10 win over Italy in Canberra.

Sterling urges Eels to brush Hayne    

Parramatta great Peter Sterling says his former club shouldn't sign Jarryd Hayne, who is reportedly seeking a release from the Gold Coast.

Brisbane import to emulate Graham, Burgess    

Brisbane import Andre Savelio has earned comparisons with Sonny Bill Williams but the Brit wants to emulate the likes of James Graham next NRL season.

Farah moves on from WCup biting uproar    

Lebanon skipper Robbie Farah has spoken for the first time since England's Jermaine McGillvary was cleared of biting him in their Rugby League World Cup clash.

Gagai sets sights on Rabbitohs centre role    

Recruit Dane Gagai has dismissed the thought of usurping Greg Inglis as South Sydney fullback, saying he has his sights set on right centre next NRL season.

Meninga, Fittler hose down hybrid clash    

A $50 million game between the Kangaroos and All Blacks has been tossed up for 2019.

Moses to play for Roos one day, says Mal    

Mitchell Moses will be Lebanon's major attacking threat when the rugby league minnows meet Australia in their World Cup match.

Farah moves on after biting uproar    

Lebanon skipper Robbie Farah has spoken for the first time since England's Jermaine McGillvary was cleared of biting him in their Rugby League World Cup clash

Watson welcomes Knights' pursuit of Pearce    

Newcastle recruit Connor Watson has no problem with the Knights' interest in ex-Roosters teammate Mitchell Pearce despite the dream start it may cost him.

Canada's Ravens to debut at Women's RLWC

The Canada Ravens did not exist 12 months ago, but will be pitted against the sport's heavyweights in their Women's Rugby League World Cup debut.

England move on from WC biting saga    

England winger Jermaine McGillvary has been cleared of a biting charge and is free to play in Sunday's World Cup clash with France.

James intent on retaining Titans captaincy    

The Gold Coast captaincy is up for grabs, but Ryan James is determined to show that he deserves to keep it.

Beale to miss Warriors' NRL season start    

Gerard Beale will miss up to the first eight weeks of the 2018 NRL season, with the Warriors' recruit breaking his leg on Kiwis duty.

Ex-NRL bad boy Lodge signs with Brisbane    

Former NRL bad boy Matt Lodge has launched his comeback by signing a one-year deal with Brisbane for 2018.

Moylan our five-eighth for now: Flanagan    

Penrith have released Matt Moylan to take up a long-term NRL deal at the Cronulla Sharks.

Titans skipper believes Hayne will stay

Jarryd Hayne's Gold Coast teammates have no doubt he will remain at the NRL club despite speculation he is seeking a return to Parramatta.

Bulldogs cap compliant for 2018 NRL: Dib

Canterbury's 30-man playing squad is salary-cap compliant for the 2018 season, according to chairman Ray Dib.

Cleared McGillvary turns tables on Farah    

England's Jermaine McGillvary is free to play France after being found not guilty by the Rugby League World Cup judiciary of biting Robbie Farah.

Wayne Bennett snipes at Cronulla over Bird    

The war of words between Broncos coach Wayne Bennett and the Cronulla Sharks continues to simmer over Jack Bird's shoulder injury.

Hancock wants RL World Cup trophy finish

Veteran Jillaroos prop Steph Hancock hopes to end her glittering career by holding aloft the Women's Rugby League World Cup trophy.

Tonga hunt huge World Cup upset over Kiwis    

Hooker Sione Katoa says Tonga are focused on keeping things simple as they chase a Rugby League World Cup upset over New Zealand.

NRL's never-ending halves merry-go-round

James Maloney and Matt Moylan became the seventh and eighth halves to move clubs ahead of the 2018 NRL season, with two more shifts still in the pipeline.

The $8 million halves merry-go-round

More than $8 million worth of NRL halves talent is either on the move or likely to go in the near future.

Familiar faces await Tonga's Tupou vs NZ    

Tonga winger Daniel Tupou is gunning for the Kiwis in Saturday's Rugby League World Cup clash, and a host of current and former teammates.

England shift Widdop to fullback    

England have moved five-eighth Gareth Widdop to fullback for their Rugby League World Cup clash with France.

Kiwis mellowed after Taumalolo affair    

The Kiwis will approach Saturday's Rugby League World Cup clash against Jason Taumalolo's Tonga in the most emotionally detached way possible.

No animosity between Kiwis and Tonga: Moa    

Tonga prop and ex-Kiwi Sam Moa says the two sides' relationship remains positive, despite four players defecting at the Rugby League World Cup.

Nikorima chosen over Martin for Kiwis    

Coach David Kidwell has named an experienced line-up for New Zealand's Rugby League World Cup pool decider against Tonga, including Kodi Nikorima.

Hunt out to end season a World Cup winner

After being dropped by Brisbane mid-season, Ben Hunt has the chance to win a Rugby League World Cup with Australia.

Mannah distances himself from Hayne talks    

Eighteen months after attempting to lure Jarryd Hayne back to Parramatta, Eels captain Tim Mannah has distanced himself from any current negotiations.

Slater, Cronk and Smith to play for years    

Maroons teammate Michael Morgan is tipping Queensland rugby league greats Billy Slater, Cooper Cronk and Cameron Smith to play on for at least two more years.

Manly lessons help Titans recruit    

Gold Coast recruit Brenton Lawrence isn't worried about the Titans' various issues, saying his Manly stint taught him not to dwell on off field dramas.

Fiji fan Sims set to inspire women's Roos    

Ruan Sims may cheer for Fiji in the men's Rugby League World Cup but there will no doubting her loyalties when she plays for Australia in the women's event.

Morgan keen to build Kangaroos chemistry    

Kangaroos playmaker Michael Morgan could be rested from Saturday's Rugby League World Cup pool game against Lebanon.

Foran getting battered body right for Dogs    

Bulldogs recruit Kieran Foran won't be involved in contact work until the new year after battling a series of injuries for the Warriors last NRL season.

Italy turn it on in 46-0 Cup win over USA    

Italy showed some fight on the field to thrash USA 46-0 in Townsville on Sunday, their first win of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.

Scotland axe RLWC trio for misconduct    

Scotland have axed three players, including their captain Danny Brough, from their Rugby League World Cup squad for misconduct.

Mansour braces for Lebanese trash talk    

Josh Mansour is bracing for a torrid atmosphere should he play in Australia's next World Cup match against Lebanon, eight years after playing for them.

Bite claim mars England RL World Cup win    

A biting allegation levelled at winger Jermaine McGillvary has marred England's 29-10 Rugby League World Cup win over Lebanon in Sydney on Saturday night.

Tonga set up Kiwis showdown with Samoa win    

Tonga have defeated Samoa 32-18 in Saturday's Rugby League World Cup clash in Hamilton, setting up a huge battle with New Zealand next weekend.

Kidwell pleased as Kiwis smash Scotland    

New Zealand has smashed Scotland 74-6 in Saturday's Rugby League World Cup pool match in Christchurch, scoring 14 tries to one.

Sharks blast Bennett over false Bird claim    

Cronulla have returned fire to Wayne Bennett over their handling of NSW State of Origin star Jack Bird's shoulder injury.

Panthers stars welcome Maloney signing    

Penrith are set to confirm the shock signing of James Maloney in a likely player-swap with disgruntled captain Matt Moylan to Cronulla.

Kangaroos' Maloney out of France RLWC Test    

James Maloney is out of Australia's World Cup clash with France after leaving Kangaroos camp in Canberra to attend to a private matter.

Lichaa's calf least of Lebanon's worries    

Lebanon coach Brad Fittler says hooker Michael Lichaa will play through a calf injury in their Rugby League World Cup match against England.

Players win big in NRL pay deal

The NRL's five-year collective bargaining agreement with its players ends a 16-month negotiation and means a big financial win for the game's stars.

Canberra re-sign Nick Cotric until 2020    

Canberra young gun Nick Cotric has re-signed with the Raiders until the end of the 2020 NRL season.

NRL clubs will meet salary cap: Greenberg    

NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg says he can't forsee any clubs struggling to get under next year's salary cap figure of $9.4 million.

Hayne won't benefit Parramatta: Cronin    

Parramatta great Mick Cronin says he can't see any benefit for the Eels if they welcomed back NRL star Jarryd Hayne.

Grand final approach for Tonga-Samoa clash

Tongan and Samoan rivalry will lift another notch when the two Pacific Islands rivals meet in a second-round Rugby League World Cup clash.

NRL get player records access in pay deal

NRL players will receive a 52 per cent pay rise over five years but they will give the NRL access to personal records.

Mayor urges friendly Pasifika rivalry

The Hamilton mayor wants friendly and respectful rivalry among Tongan and Samoan fans before, during and after the nations' rugby league clash.

Hayne's welfare a consideration: Brennan    

New Gold Coast coach Garth Brennan says he will consider Jarryd Hayne's welfare if the star fullback requests a release from the NRL club.

Titans should release Hayne: Sattler

Former Gold Coast football manager Scott Sattler says releasing Jarryd Hayne from the NRL club might prove a blessing in disguise for the Titans.

World Club Challenge set for February    

It appears rugby league's World Club Challenge has been saved, with Melbourne agreeing to host Leeds in February.

NRL pay war apparently over    

Kangaroos captain and RLPA general president Cameron Smith says there will be no lingering issues between NRL and its players after the pay deal is signed.

Pearce's influence can't be forgotten: JWH    

Sydney Roosters forward Jared Waerea-Hargreaves says Mitchell Pearce's knowledge of the NRL club's playbook can't be underestimated.

Trbojevic makes late dash for 'Roos debut    

Two days after undergoing surgery for a torn pectoral muscle, Jake Trbojevic will make the dash to Canberra to watch brother Tom make his Australian debut.

Hayne denies report he wants out at Titans    

Jarryd Hayne denies he wants out at the Gold Coast Titans despite a report linking him with a return to Sydney next year.

Broncos hope Bird fit for NRL 2018 Rd 1    

Star signing Jack Bird is hopeful of a NRL round one Brisbane debut next year despite undergoing shoulder surgery.

Inglis to remain as Rabbitohs captain    

Greg Inglis will remain as South Sydney captain and has been pencilled in for a Charity Shield return, new Rabbitohs coach Anthony Seibold says.

Taylor 'humbled' to be back in Kiwis squad    

Elijah Taylor is itching to hit the field against Scotland in this weekend's Rugby League World Cup pool match, having received a late Kiwis call-up.

I don't want to end Smith streak: Meninga

Kangaroos skipper Cameron Smith is set to break Clive Churchill's record of 35 consecutive Tests for Australia.

Hayne exit would let Titans down: Meninga    

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga has spoken about Jarryd Hayne's reported desire to leave Gold Coast and move to Sydney.

Jarryd Hayne wants out of Titans: report    

Jarryd Hayne reportedly wants to leave the Gold Coast Titans and return to Sydney.

Croker welcomes Raiders' early NRL start    

Canberra were among the first three teams to begin preparations for the 2018 NRL season on Wednesday.

Sharks not commenting on Pearce NRL talk    

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has declined to confirm or deny the club's reported interest in making a play for disgruntled Sydney Roosters ace Mitchell Pearce.

Cronk won't unsettle Roosters: Cordner    

Sydney Roosters co-captain Boyd Cordner has spoken about Cooper Cronk's signing and the impact it could have on the playing group.

Roos rookie to press for RLWC finals spot    

Reagan Campbell-Gillard is one of four rookies set to make their debut in Australia's Rugby League World Cup clash against France.

Cronk embraces Roosters' title pressure    

The Sydney Roosters' signing of Cooper Cronk has put pressure on the veteran halfback to deliver the club a premiership trophy in the next two years.