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Time running out for Brisbane hooker

Brisbane backrower Matt Gillett admits he does not know when rake Andrew McCullough will return from a knee injury, with their final trial this weekend.

Oates keeps Gillett honest at NRL Broncos

COREY OATES of the Broncos looks on during the NRL Preliminary Final match between the Melbourne Storm and the Brisbane Broncos at AAMI

A bold gamble by Corey Oates to play as a back-rower is keeping Test forward Matt Gillett on his toes in Brisbane's NRL pre-season.

NRL puts clock on time wasters in restarts

NRL referees will call time off for 30 seconds after every conversion attempt this year in a move expected to save three minutes of game time per match.

Raiders toss Sezer into NRL hooker mix

Canberra five-eighth Blake Austin could start the NRL season with a new halves partner after Aidan Sezer spent some time at hooker in last week's trial.

Manly stars ready to help rookie NRL half

LACHLAN CROKER of the Raiders comes from the field injured during the NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Sydney Roosters at

The Manly Sea Eagles are ready to ease the load on rookie five-eighth Lachlan Croker as he prepares to form a halves pairing with captain Daly Cherry-Evans..

JT, Scott back for NQ, so is NRL pressure

	JOHNATHAN THURSTON of the Maroons runs the ball during the State Of Origin series at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.  Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

North Queensland welcome back Johnathan Thurston and Matt Scott from injury this NRL season but also shoulder a burden of expectation from their return.

Cotric plays down NSW Origin call-up talk

Young Canberra Raider star Nick Cotric is not buying into hype surrounding a potential Origin debut after NSW Blues coach Brad Fittler talked up his chances.

Titans name big guns for final NRL trial

Gold Coast Titans coach Garth Brennan has called on all available players for their final NRL trial, including Ash Taylor, Nathan Peats and Michael Gordon.

Cowboys ready to unleash wolf pack: Cooper

	GAVIN COOPER of the Cowboys is tackled during the NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the North Queensland Cowboys at ANZ   Photo by Matt King/Getty Images

Gavin Cooper says the arrival of Jordan McLean will strengthen North Queensland's forward pack further as the Cowboys chase a third grand final in four years.

Titans admit NRL culture became 'loose'

	GARTH BRENNAN speaks to the media after being announced as the new Gold Coast Titans NRL coach at Titans Centre of Excellence in Gold C  Photo by Jason O'Brien/Getty Images

Gold Coast halfback Ash Taylor admits the side's culture became too "loose" before new coach Garth Brennan took over for the 2018 NRL season.

Beattie to meet with clubs over reform

New ARL Commission chairman Peter Beattie will meet with Melbourne, Canterbury and the Gold Coast after they confirmed concerns over constitutional reform.

Kaufusi honoured to play testimonial

Felise Kaufusi is set to play his first Storm game alongside his brother Patrick with the pair named for Friday's testimonial match.

Slater out of NRL grand-final rematch

BILLY SLATER of Australia breaks away to score a try during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup Semi Final match at Suncorp Stadium in Bris

Billy Slater has been ruled out of Melbourne's NRL grand-final rematch with North Queensland in Brisbane.

Beattie can bring NRL together: Meninga

Australia coach MAL MENINGA conducts an interview at Darwin Stadium in Darwin, Australia

Peter Beattie is set to become the NRL's most powerful figure in what could be an historic shake-up at the NRL's annual general meeting on Wednesday.

Hodgson hopes for early Raiders NRL return

Star Canberra NRL hooker Josh Hodgson says being able to run earlier than expected in his recovery from knee surgery has provided him with a huge mental boost.

NRL fightback gives bush footy shot in arm

The NSW Country Rugby League this year will introduce two new competitions - the under-16s Andrew Johns Cup and under-18s Laurie Daley Cup.

Be patient, Roosters NRL fans: Johns

Coaching consultant Andrew Johns says the Sydney Roosters will be "dangerous" when star NRL recruit Cooper Cronk gels with his new teammates.

Play-ball crackdown shock for NQ: Cooper

GAVIN COOPER of the Cowboys is tackled during the round 10 NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the North Queensland Cowboys a

Backrower Gavin Cooper admits North Queensland received a rude shock from the NRL's pre-season play-the-ball crackdown.

Green denial but Cowboys to do it for JT

JOHNATHAN THURSTON of the Maroons runs the ball during the State Of Origin series at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Back-rower Gavin Cooper says North Queensland will be out to "do it for JT" in their NRL trial against Melbourne but admits coach Paul Green will deny it.

RLPA backs third-party transparency in NRL

The Rugby League Players Association is in favour of a proposal for the NRL to make public each club's third-party arrangements.

Last chance NRL saloon for Broncos' Lodge

	MATTHEW LODGE of the Tigers is tackled during the round 11 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the North Queensland Cowboys in Sydne  Photo by Matt King/Getty Images

The NRL says controversial Brisbane Broncos prop Matt Lodge is on his last chance after being thrown a career lifeline.

Cleary effect takes hold at NRL's Tigers

Panthers coach IVAN CLEARY speaks to the media during a NRL Finals series press conference at Rugby League Central in Sydney, Australia

Ivan Cleary wants the West Tigers to make news for their on-field performances only in 2018 as he gets to work on the type of NRL rebuild he's renowned for.

Relaxed Brennan demands tough NRL Titans

	GARTH BRENNAN speaks to the media after being announced as the new Gold Coast Titans NRL coach at Titans Centre of Excellence in Gold C  Photo by Jason O'Brien/Getty Images

Rookie Gold Coast Titans coach Garth Brennan has promised to entertain in his first NRL season, but it will be side's hard edge that he prides himself on most.

Thompson seeks career security at Manly

	JOEL THOMPSON of the Dragons looks dejected after a Bulldogs try during the round 26 NRL match between the St George Illawarra Dragons   Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

Joel Thompson says the security of a multi-year NRL contract was the catalyst behind his move from St George Illawarra to Manly.

Cordner signs long-term Roosters NRL deal

	BOYD CORDNER of the Blues runs the ball during the State Of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons   Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

Sydney Roosters fans will be clicking their heels with the news co-captain Boyd Cordner has recommitted to the NRL club until the end of the 2023 season.

Cherry-Evans dreams of succeeding Cronk

COOPER CRONK of the Maroons passes the ball during game two of the State Of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Que

Manly's Daly Cherry-Evans says he wants to succeed Cooper Cronk as the Queensland State of Origin halfback in 2018.

Slater set to miss Smith testimonial

BILLY SLATER of the Storm celebrates after winning the 2017 NRL Grand Final match at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Storm fullback Billy Slater is likely to miss the testimonial match for skipper Cameron Smith and Cowboys captain Johnathan Thurston after a shoulder knock.

Merrin refuses to give up Origin dream

TRENT MERRRIN of the Panthers in action during the NRL Semi Final match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Penrith Panthers in Brisba

Penrith could have at least seven players in contention for a NSW State of Origin spot if they get off to a good start this NRL season.

NRL elbow warning notice for Storm's Smith

CAMERON SMITH of the Storm kicks during the 2017 NRL Grand Final match between the Melbourne Storm and the North Queensland Cowboys at

Melbourne Storm captain Cameron Smith was given an NRL warning notice for elbowing Leeds hooker Matt Parcell in the head during the World Club Challenge.

Manly's Lussick to miss up to month of NRL

DARCY LUSSICK of the Sea Eagles is tackled during the round 15 NRL match between the Gold Coast Titans and the Manly Sea Eagles at Cbus

Manly NRL prop Darcy Lussick will miss four to six weeks with an ankle injury.

Genia fit for Super clash with Reds

WILL GENIA of the Wallabies looks on during The Rugby Championship Bledisloe Cup at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Will Genia has recovered from a back injury and will make his Melbourne Rebels debut against his old club Queensland in their opening Super Rugby clash.

Sharks ready to blood Gen Next in NRL

Cronulla are preparing to blood a number of exciting rookies heading into NRL season 2018.

New-look Knights can turn NRL corner

A recruitment frenzy sees the Newcastle Knights enter the NRL season with an unfamiliar optimism after three-straight wooden spoons.

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JT injury blessing in disguise: NQ's Scott

	JOHNATHAN THURSTON smiles during a Queensland Maroons training session at Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort in Brisbane, Australia  Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images

Matt Scott says North Queensland star Johnathan Thurston's 2017 season-ending injury was a blessing in disguise after Michael Morgan stood up in his absence.

Lodge hype grows after Brisbane debut

Brisbane assistant Kevin Walters is trying to play down the Matt Lodge hype but it may be easier said than done after the giant prop's impressive club debut.

Thurston rusty in NRL return for Cowboys

JOHNATHAN THURSTON is seen during a Queensland Maroons State of Origin training session at Sanctuary Cove Brisbane, Australia.

Johnathan Thurston admits he needs a dramatic improvement to his game after a rusty return in North Queensland's NRL trial loss to Wests Tigers in Cairns.

Cook stakes claim for Bunnies' No.9 role

DAMIEN COOK NRL trial match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and Wigan at ANZ Stadium Sydney, Australia.

South Sydney hooker Damien Cook is out to nail down a starting hooker spot for the first time in his NRL career.

Debut to forget for Titans NRL coach

GARTH BRENNAN speaks to the media after being announced as the new Gold Coast Titans NRL coach at Titans Centre of Excellence Gold Coas

Garth Brennan had a debut as Gold Coast Titans coach he would rather forget but tried to remain upbeat after their 38-10 NRL trial loss to Brisbane.

Big test awaits for back-row convert Oates

COREY OATES NRL Preliminary Final match between the Melbourne Storm and the Brisbane Broncos at AAMI Park Melbourne, Australia.

Corey Oates made his back-row debut for Brisbane in their 38-10 NRL trial win over Gold Coast but Kevin Walters believes the true test awaits next week.

Brisbane No.7 thrives on NRL critics

Kodi Nikorima says he is thriving on the critics writing him off ahead of the 2018 NRL season after inspiring Brisbane's 38-10 trial win over Gold Coast.

Roosters to unleash stars in final trial

Roosters coach Trent Robinson says it is still vital for him to see his team build chemistry ahead of next week's final trial against Manly.

Maloney eager to rip in for Panthers: Hook

Penrith signing James Maloney turned down an offer to be rested from their first NRL pre-season hitout against the Sydney Roosters.

Broncos thrash Titans 38-10 in NRL trial

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 15: James Roberts of the Broncos is congratulated by team mates after scoring a try during the NRL Semi  Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Image

Brisbane have thrashed Gold Coast 38-10 in their NRL trial in Toowoomba, with bad boy Matt Lodge making his debut and two tries from ex-Titan James Roberts.

Sharks win NRL trial win against Manly

MATTHEW MOYLAN of the Panthers passes the ball to a team mate during the NRL match between the Penrith Panthers and the Manly Sea Eagle  Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images

Matt Moylan has had his first genuine hitout for new NRL side Cronulla in a 16-point pre-season win over Manly.

Souths beat Wigan in league friendly

DAMIEN COOK NRL trial match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and Wigan at ANZ Stadium Sydney, Australia.

Hooker Damien Cook has led South Sydney to a pre-season friendly 18-8 win over English Super League side Wigan at ANZ Stadium.

Maloney solid in first Panthers outing

James Maloney and Nathan Cleary have both set up tries in Penrith's 30-18 NRL trial win over Sydney Roosters.

Foran quiet in Dogs' 16-12 NRL trial win

KIERAN FORAN speaks to the media during a New Zealand Warriors NRL media session at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.  Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images

Kieran Foran has had a quiet Canterbury debut but Michael Lichaa has stolen the show in Canterbury's 16-12 NRL trial win over Canberra on the Sunshine Coast.

Dufty shines, Dragons rusty against Hull

Fullback Matt Dufty starred in St George Illawarra's 24-18 win over Hull FC in a pre-season trial game at ANZ Stadium.

Warriors beat weakened Storm in NRL trial

The Warriors have scored two tries in each half to beat a second-string Melbourne 20-14 in a NRL pre-season trial.

Origin too big for Townsville: Thurston

Johnathan Thurston may have helped get Townsville's new stadium built but he doesn't think it is a good idea for it to host State of Origin games.

West Tigers give Cowboys 30-16 mauling

A rusty Johnathan Thurston and Matt Scott, both back from injury, failed to get the Cowboys across the line, going down 30-16 to West Tigers.

Croft makes top start Cronk's replacement

Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith says Brodie Croft has performed well in his first match as Cooper Cronk's replacement and has demanded more of the same.

Leeds take lessons from Storm WCC hiding

Leeds coach Brian McDermott says he has no regrets about playing the World Club Challenge in Australia believing his team will take a lot from the experience.

Slater shoulder injury not serious: Storm

BILLY SLATER of Australia breaks away to score a try during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup Semi Final match at Suncorp Stadium in Bris  Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

Melbourne say Billy Slater's failure to play out their World Club Challenge win over Leeds was a precautionary measure after he jarred his shoulder.

Storm crush Leeds to take World Club title

BRODIE CROFT of the Storm scores a try during the NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Melbourne Storm at McDonald Jones Sta  Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images

NRL premiers Melbourne have won the World Club Challenge with a 38-4 win over Super League champions Leeds, with halfback Brodie Croft the star.

NRL left without women's team out west

Western Sydney NRL powerhouses Parramatta, Penrith, Canterbury and Wests Tigers have opted not to apply for a licence for a women's team this year.

Roosters unsure of goal kicking duties

Sio Siua Taukeiaho and Latrell Mitchell are fighting it out to be the Sydney Roosters' goalkickers this NRL season.

Thurston nervous ahead of NRL comeback

JOHNATHAN THURSTON smiles during a Queensland Maroons training session at Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort in Brisbane, Australia

Johnathan Thurston has admitted to nerves ahead of his long awaited NRL comeback from a shoulder injury this weekend.

Crichton focused on Souths NRL campaign

Angus Crichton has opened up about an eventful off-season that included amputating a finger and signing a lucrative deal with a rival NRL club.

I finally have the squad I want: McGregor

	PAUL MCGREGOR watches over his players during a St George Illawarra Dragons NRL training session at WIN Stadium in Wollongong, Australi  Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images

St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor says his 2018 NRL squad is one he is finally completely happy with.

Penrith needed to make call, says Merrin

The major defections of Matt Moylan and Bryce Cartwright at Penrith has sparked rumours of disharmony at the NRL club.

Manly's Trbojevic certainty for round one

JAKE TRBOJEVIC of Australia is tackled during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup match between the Australian Kangaroos and England at AAM

Manly back-rower Jake Trbojevic says he's a certainty for the NRL season opener after recovering from a pectoral injury.

Blues under pressure to hold their spots

	JAKE TRBOJEVIC of Australia is tackled during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup match between the Australian Kangaroos and England at AAM  Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images

Jake Trbojevic admits he and his NSW Origin teammates are under pressure to hold their spots following last season's series loss to Queensland.

Marshall a true NRL club captain: Taylor

ELIJAH TAYLOR of the Kiwis looks on during the Rugby League World Cup match between the New Zealand Kiwis and Scotland at AMI Stadium,

Wests Tigers co-captain Elijah Taylor explains why recruits Benji Marshall and Russell Packer will prove to be worthy co-captains.

McFadden to leave Warriors at end of year

	Assistant coach ANDREW MCFADDEN looks on during the NRL Trial match between the Warriors and the Gold Coast Titans at Central Energy Tr  Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images

Warriors assistant and ex-head coach Andrew McFadden will bring his six-year stay in Auckland to a close at the end of 2018.

Suli sent home from Bulldogs' NRL training

Moses Suli has reportedly been sent home from NRL club Canterbury due to disciplinary issues, two weeks after arriving from Wests Tigers.

Storm, Leeds contest World Club Challenge

NRL champions Melbourne Storm take on Super League kings Leeds Rhinos in the World Club Challenge.

Moylan named to play in Sharks' NRL trial

MATTHEW MOYLAN of the Panthers passes the ball to a team mate during the NRL match between the Penrith Panthers and the Manly Sea Eagle

Prized recruit Matt Moylan will start in the halves alongside Chad Townsend in Cronulla's NRL trial against Manly.

Leeds anger over late switch in WWC rules

Leeds are upset by a decision by the NRL to play the World Club Challenge against Melbourne with two referees with just one expected under international rules.

Storm young guns to keep Hoffman honest

RYAN HOFFMAN of the warriors runs with the ball Gold Coast Titans and the New Zealand Warriors at Cbus Super Stadium, Australia.

Veteran Ryan Hoffman says he'll need to play at his best to keep his spot in the Melbourne Storm, starting with their World Club Challenge match against Leeds.

Sharks get ready for Moylan era

MATTHEW MOYLAN of the Panthers passes the ball to a team mate during the round 18 NRL match between the Penrith Panthers and the Manly   Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images

Wade Graham says it will take some time for new five-eighth Matt Moylan to find his combination with halfback Chad Townsend.

Sharks settle supplements saga: report

An apparent $1.2 million settlement has reportedly ended the seven-year Cronulla drug saga involving 13 players from the Sharks' 2011 NRL squad.

Rooster James Tedesco has mumps: report

JAMES TEDESCO during a New South Wales Blues State of Origin Training Session in Kingscliff, Australia.

Prized recruit James Tedesco has reportedly become the second Sydney Roosters NRL player to contract mumps.

Dragons debut Hunt, Graham in league trial

BEN HUNT passes the ball during a Brisbane Broncos NRL training session in Brisbane, Australia.

Ben Hunt and James Graham will make their St George Illawarra debuts against English Super League team Hull FC at ANZ Stadium.

Eels ban Williams for drink-driving

TONY WILLIAMS of the Bulldogs runs the ball during the round 23 NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Manly Sea Eagles at A  Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images

Tony Williams has been banned for the opening two rounds of the NRL season by Parramatta over a drink-driving offence.

Flanagan Jnr pushing Townsend at Sharks

CHAD TOWNSEND of the Sharks runs the ball during the round nine NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Cronulla Sharks at Leichhard

Chad Townsend admits he's being pushed by Kyle Flanagan for the Cronulla No.7 jersey.

Hunt, Graham named for Dragons debut

BEN HUNT of the Broncos runs with the ball during a NRL match at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia  Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images

Ben Hunt and James Graham will make their St George Illawarra debuts against English outfit Hull at ANZ Stadium on Saturday.

Five Wests Tigers captains named for 2018

	IVAN CLEARY speaks to the media during a NRL Finals series press conference at Rugby League Central in Sydney, Australia.

Coach Ivan Cleary has hand-picked five Wests Tigers captains for the 2018 NRL season.

ARL commission leaves door open for reform

JOHN GRANT speaks during a NRL media announcement at Rugby League Central in Sydney, Australia.

ARL Commission chairman John Grant says the reformed constitution does not have to be pushed through at next week's annual meeting.

Origin beyond team hosting two games: QRL

State of Origin has "gone beyond" the days of a team hosting two games every year according to the QRL with Adelaide unveiled as the latest venue.

Family driving Fonua on his NRL return

Wests Tigers recruit Mahe Fonua says he's ready to take his second chance at an NRL career after two years in the English Super League.

Nikorima out to silence critics: Thaiday

	BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 12: Kodi Nikorima runs with the ball during a Brisbane Broncos NRL training session on September 12, 20  Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images

Sam Thaiday reckons Kodi Nikorima will be out to step up as Brisbane halfback and silence his critics this NRL season.

Long wait over for ex-NRL bad boy Lodge

	SAM THAIDAY of the Broncos watches on during the 2017 NRL Finals Series Launch at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.  Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

Veteran Sam Thaiday says he can't wait to see former NRL bad boy Matt Lodge make up for lost time on Brisbane debut in Saturday's trial against Gold Coast.

Storm's Croft gets nod to replace Cronk

BRODIE CROFT of the Storm scores a try during the round 24 NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Melbourne Storm at McDonald   Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images

Brodie Croft will have the first chance to secure the vacant Melbourne Storm halfback jersey after being named for their World Club Challenge clash with Leeds.

Foran, Maloney named for NRL trials

KIERAN FORAN speaks to the media during a New Zealand Warriors NRL media session at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

Kieran Foran and James Maloney are among the big names that will make their debuts for their new NRL clubs this weekend - but there are some no-shows.

Warriors name young squad for Storm trial

ADAM BLAIR of the Kiwis speaks to the media in Christchurch, New Zealand

Six of the Warriors' new recruits will play in their NRL pre-season trial against Melbourne, but not Adam Blair, Tohu Harris or Blake Green.

Vunivalu ready to tackle Leeds winger Hall

	SULIASI VUNIVALU of the Storm runs with the ball during the round 18 NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the Parramatta Eels Mel

Melbourne winger Suliasi Vunivalu says he's looking forward to the challenge of stopping Leeds Rhinos' Ryan Hall in the World Club Challenge.

Thaiday hopeful of another NRL season

	SAM THAIDAY of the Broncos watches on during the 2017 NRL Finals Series Sydney, Australia

Veteran forward Sam Thaiday is hopeful of earning an NRL contract extension to prolong his glittering Brisbane career.

Brooks given keys to Tigers' NRL kingdom

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 24: Tigers players celebrate a try by Luke Brooks during the round 20 NRL match between the St George Illawarr

Halfback Luke Brooks says he's been given licence to run the Wests Tigers as his team during the 2018 NRL season.

James' move key to unlocking Titans' Elgey

JAMES RYAN of Ireland is tackled during the international rugby friendly match between Japan and Ireland at Ajinomoto Stadium in Tokyo,  Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images

Gold Coast's Ryan James says a return to the fringes of the pack will benefit not only his own game but the performance of five-eighth Kane Elgey.

Trbojevic calls for more ball at Manly

	TOM TRBOJEVIC of Australia celebrates scoring a try during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup match between Australia and Lebanon at Allia  Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

Star Manly fullback Tom Trbojevic says it's his aim to get his hands on the football more often this NRL season.

Vocal Holmes wants Sharks' No.1 spot

BILLY SLATER of Australia breaks away to score a try during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup Semi Final match at Suncorp Stadium in Bris  Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

He scored a stack of tries from the wing in last year's Rugby League World Cup. Now Cronulla's Valentine Holmes aspires to play fullback for Australia.

Leeds eyeing improvement to beat Storm

	KALLUM WATKINS of England looks on before the 2017 Rugby League World Cup Final between the Australian Kangaroos and England at Suncorp  Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images

Leeds captain Kallum Watkins says while his team is unbeaten this Super League season they will need to improve to beat Melbourne in the World Club Challenge.

Brisbane's Savelio out for NRL season

Andre Savelio of St Helens is tackled by Nick Scruton of Wakefield Trinity Wildcats during the First Utility Super League match.  Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Image

Brisbane have confirmed English recruit Andre Savelio requires a knee reconstruction and will miss the entire NRL season.

Smith leads Storm in World Club Challenge

CAMERON SMITH of Australia kicks during a 2017 Rugby League World Cup match at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia  Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images

Despite limited training, Cameron Smith says he will lead Melbourne as they attempt to win the World Club Challenge against Leeds.

I can play 80 minutes in NRL: Farah

ROBBIE FARAH passes during a South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL training session at Redfern Oval in Sydney, Australia.

South Sydney's Robbie Farah is ready to fight for his No.9 jumper after rookie coach Anthony Seibold declared his preference for an 80-minute hooker.

Full board review of NRL's Bulldogs: Dunn

Newly-elected Canterbury board member Paul Dunn admits the NRL club still has some salary cap issues it needs to fix up.

Non-New Zealanders eligible for Kiwi coach

The Kiwis head coaching role will be available for overseas candidates when it is next up for grabs under a key change announced by the NZRL.

Kahu chasing Broncos No.1 jumper in NRL

	JORDAN KAHU of the Broncos runs the ball during the 2015 NRL Grand Final match between the at ANZ Stadium Sydney, Australia.

Brisbane Broncos NRL winger Jordan Kahu says he has always seen himself as a fullback and wants the chance to prove himself in Darius Boyd's absence.

It's all about confidence now: Inglis

	GREG INGLIS of the Rabbitohs watches the ball before scoring a try during the NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the West  Other

South Sydney skipper Greg Inglis took a major step in his recovery from an ACL reconstruction when he completed a full week of training last week.

Smith getting his head around JT feat

OHNATHAN THURSTON of the Maroons runs the ball during the State Of Origin series at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.  Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

There will be no shortage of milestones to celebrate in their testimonial match but Cameron Smith admits he is impressed with Johnathan Thurston's latest feat.

McLean to make Cowboys debut against Storm

JOHNATHAN THURSTON smiles during a Queensland Maroons training session at Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort in Brisbane, Australia  Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images

Johnathan Thurston has confirmed Kangaroos prop Jordan McLean will make his North Queensland debut against his former NRL club Melbourne in a trial next week.

Croft to step up in Cronk's absence: Smith

	CAMERON SMITH of Australia kicks during a 2017 Rugby League World Cup match at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia  Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images

Melbourne captain Cameron Smith believes Brodie Croft has been the first to step up and show he can fill the Storm's No.7 jersey vacated by Cooper Cronk.

NRL to crack down on dodgy play-the-balls

The NRL is set to crack down on dodgy play-the-balls as referees tightly police the ruck in 2018.

Smith warns Storm mate Munster to behave    

Cameron Smith says Cameron Munster must get his off-field behaviour right if he wants to become a 'special' player.

D-Day on Thursday for Thurston's return    

Johnathan Thurston will know on Thursday when he visits a shoulder specialist whether he will play in North Queensland's NRL trial against Wests Tigers.

Anderson takes helm at NRL's Canterbury

Lynne Anderson is the chairwoman of a new-look board voted in by NRL club Canterbury.

New Brisbane signing downed by knee injury

New signing Andre Savelio has suffered a suspected season-ending knee injury in Brisbane's 16-6 NRL trial victory over Central Capras.

Wigan down Hull FC in lacklustre display

Wigan have scored a 24-10 win over Hull FC in their English Super League match at Wollongong's WIN Stadium on Saturday.

Tuivasa-Sheck wins Kiwis player award    

Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has been named Kiwis player of the year in a forgettable season for the national team.

No pre-season let-up for NRL's Warriors    

Warriors players have been flogged in the NRL pre-season, with the hard work to continue right through this month's trial-match schedule.

Titans give Cartwright licence to thrill    

Gold Coast coach Garth Brennan has new recruit Bryce Cartwright firmly in his plans to make the Titans the NRL's entertainers for season 2018.

Cartwright reveals upsetting Penrith exit    

Gold Coast recruit Bryce Cartwright says Penrith boss Phil Gould was upset but in the end agreed a move out of Sydney was for the best for both parties in 2018.

Oates puts best foot forward for NRL trial    

Brisbane winger Corey Oates says he wants to see if he has "still got it" as a forward in the Broncos' upcoming NRL pre-season trials.

NRL open to transfer window

The NRL says it is open to the idea of implementing a transfer window for player signings.

ARLC push ahead with secret reform vote

The ARL Commission will push ahead with a secret ballot on its constitutional reform vote later this month.

Manly deny salary cap rorting

Manly have lodged their reply to the NRL's breach notice over claims of salary cap rorting, denying the accusations.

NRL to consider TPA cap    

The NRL will consider putting a cap on third party agreements when all 16 club CEOs meet with the governing body later this month.

We want Ben Barba back, say Sharks    

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan says the club would welcome back former premiership hero Ben Barba if he sought an NRL return.

The noise is good, says Warriors' RTS    

Warriors skipper Roger Tuivasa-Sheck says speculation about his next career move isn't affecting his training and he'll make the right decision for his family.

Seibold conservative with Inglis, Reynolds

GREG INGLIS of the Rabbitohs watches the ball before scoring a try during the NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the West

South Sydney stars Greg Inglis and Adam Reynolds are unlikely to play in either of the team's two NRL pre-season trials over the next fortnight.

Wigan wants more Aussie Super League games

Wigan want to ensure Saturday's historic English Super League clash against Hull FC in Wollongong isn't the only time they travel to Australia to play.

Time to publish NRL salaries: Latimore    

It's time to consider publishing NRL player salaries, according to Rugby League Players Association director Jeremy Latimore.

Eels greatest halves see new era rising

Parramatta's last premiership-winning halves, Peter Sterling and Brett Kenny, believe Mitchell Moses and Corey Norman can put the Eels back in the title mix.

Aidan Guerra embraces Knights' NRL culture    

Aidan Guerra is one of four former Sydney Roosters players who will be playing for Newcastle in the 2018 NRL season.

RLPA eye post-retirement concussion set up

The Rugby League Players Association may monitor retired players after research said brain training could improve quality of life for those hurt by concussions.

Brennan call lit Titans move: Cartwright

His Gold Coast move was a shock but Bryce Cartwright says a phone call from Titans mentor Garth Brennan four months ago planted the seed.

Storm centre Scott eyeing NSW selection    

Young Melbourne centre Curtis Scott has re-signed with the NRL club until the end of the 2021 season and declared he's aiming for NSW selection.

Sharks size up bolter Katoa for round one    

Bolter Sione Katoa is expected to fill Cronulla's right wing spot when the Sharks line up for their NRL season season opener.

A look at the NRL's 2017 financial results

The facts and figures of the NRL $3.7 million loss for 2017.

Greenberg defends NRL's $3.7 million loss    

The NRL has posted a $3.7 million loss for 2017 but is expected to return a $40 million profit in 2018.

Munster must address alcohol: Bellamy    

Craig Bellamy has admitted Cameron Munster has an uneasy relationship with alcohol and must address his behavioural issues.

Thurston, Scott return for Cowboys' trial    

Johnathan Thurston and Matt Scott will make their long awaited return from injury in North Queensland's NRL pre-season trial against Wests Tigers in Cairns.

Kearney brushes off RTS exit talk    

Rumours of Roger Tuivasa-Sheck's exit from the Warriors at the end of the 2018 NRL season are unfounded, says coach Stephen Kearney.

McInnes ready to be part of Origin chat    

Cameron McInnes believes another year as an 80-minute player alongside two representative halves at St George Illawarra can put him back in the Origin debate.

Storm's Kasiano set to miss Leeds clash    

Melbourne Storm recruit Sam Kasiano is likely to be be sidelined for two weeks and will miss the World Club Challenge against Leeds.

Knights eye historic member waiting lists

Newcastle have set the ambitious goal of being the first NRL club to implement waiting lists for season ticketholders.

NRL club Sharks appoint Russell to top job

Former Cronulla star Barry Russell has been appointed the Sharks' new chief executive, beating former AFL club boss Steven Trigg for the job.

I've never had Munster exit talks: Bellamy    

Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy says he hasn't spoken to Cameron Munster about the five-eighth leaving the NRL club.

Study finds concussion risk for NRL stars

A study of 25 former NRL players has found that repeated concussions can have a significant effect on the brain decades later.

Logistical Aussie nightmares spur Wigan on

Travel won't be an excuse for Wigan during, or after, their historic 16-day mid-season trip to Australia that will include a Super League match against Hull FC.

Pearce fires in Knights win over Storm    

Star signing Mitchell Pearce has set up two tries in Newcastle's 22-16 NRL trial win over Melbourne.

Give us our RLWC prize money: Naiqama    

Fiji captain Kevin Naiqama has opened up on why the Bati playing group has opted to boycott future rugby league Tests.

Storm deny Munster on thin ice    

Melbourne have denied reports Cameron Munster is in danger of being cut by the NRL premiers.

Marshall return date for Tigers set

	BENJI MARSHALL of the Broncos runs the ball during the 2017 Auckland Nines match at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand

Benji Marshall will end a 1631-day absence when he runs out for the Wests Tigers in their pre-season trial against Cronulla on February 24.

Sea Eagles still hunting NRL for recruits    

Manly haven't given up on filling their 30-man NRL roster by the start of the NRL season, if salary cap findings fall in their favour.

Ankle sprain sidelines Panthers winger    

Penrith winger Dallin Watene-Zelezniak is likely to miss the start of the NRL season after spraining his ankle in a training drill.

Cowboys' Granville step closer to Origin    

North Queensland hooker Jake Granville is a step closer to State of Origin selection, despite missing the Emerging Maroons squad this year.

Taylor set to miss Broncos reunion

Central Queensland coach Kim Williams looks set to avoid the temptation to unleash signing Dave Taylor against his former NRL club Brisbane.

Blues keep door open for Cartwright    

NSW coach Brad Fittler says he will consider Bryce Carwright for 2018 State of Origin selection.

Dragons' Aitken keen to end injury curse    

St George Illawarra centre Euan Aitken is back to full NRL training after suffering yet another hamstring strain a fortnight ago.

Cowboys backline ready to fire: O'Neill    

Centre Justin O'Neill says North Queensland's backline is ready to fire with the return of Johnathan Thurston after a relatively quiet 2017 NRL season.

Fifita yet to declare allegiance to NSW    

NSW coach Brad Fittler says prop Andrew Fifita is yet to declare his allegiance to the Blues or whether he will play for Tonga in 2018.

Fittler asks Cleary to demand NSW spot    

NSW coach Brad Fittler says all bets are off and every NSW State of Origin spot is up for grabs including the halves.

Brennan insists Panthers raids above board    

Gold Coast Titans coach Garth Brennan says he hasn't pushed the friendship with Penrith general manager Phil Gould despite recruiting three Panthers players.

Inglis ready to make NRL comeback: Gagai

	GREG INGLIS of the Rabbitohs watches the ball before scoring a try during the NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the West

South Sydney recruit Dane Gagai said playing with Greg Inglis in a side competing for an NRL finals spot was part of his decision to join the Rabbitohs.

Canterbury find happiness again under Pay

MICHAEL LICHAA of Lebanon passes during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup match between France and Lebanon at Canberra Stadium in Austral  Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images

Canterbury hooker Michael Lichaa says new coach Dean Pay has brought happiness back to the club following Des Hasler's exit.

Wigan to scout NRL talent on Aussie trip    

Wigan admit they "would be stupid" not to use their two-week trip to Australia for an English Super League match as a chance to scout young NRL talent.

Attitude key in Cartwright move: Sattler

Scott Sattler says NRL talent Bryce Cartwright's attitude must be spot on for him to make the move from Penrith to the Gold Coast a success.

Hayne most dedicated I've seen him: Mannah    

Parramatta captain Tim Mannah has praised the NRL pre-season of Jarryd Hayne, saying he's never seen the returning Eels star this dedicated to training.

Manly get third extension on cap response

Manly have been given a third extension from the NRL to hand in their response to a breach notice from last year's salary cap investigation.

Sharks confirm Hodkinson signing    

Cronulla have confirmed they have signed former NSW State of Origin halfback Trent Hodkinson to a one-year NRL deal from Newcastle.

Board election won't hurt Bulldogs: Graham    

Former Canterbury captain James Graham believes off-field dramas won't impact on his old team as he prepares for his first season at St George Illawarra.

Board election won't bite Bulldogs: Graham    

Former Canterbury captain James Graham believes off-field dramas won't impact on his ex-NRL team as he prepares for his first season at St George Illawarra.

Fiji to boycott Tests over pay dispute

Fiji players claim they have yet to be paid for making last year's Rugby League World Cup semi-final.

Hunt and Munster clear air over RLWC saga    

Ben Hunt has spoken about the reported altercation with Australia teammate Cameron Munster during last year's Rugby League World Cup.

Slater a starter for World Club Challenge

BILLY SLATER of Australia breaks away to score a try during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup Semi Final match at Suncorp Stadium in Bris

Melbourne Storm fullback Billy Slater says he's a starter for the World Club Challenge against Leeds next Friday despite only recently returning to training.

Nikorima shapes up as Broncos' NRL No.7    

Brisbane Broncos' Kodi Nikorima says improvements to his kicking game and communication skills are necessary as he aims to lock down the NRL halfback role.

Hodkinson released by Knights    

Trent Hodkinson has been released by Newcastle with the halfback set to join NRL rivals Cronulla.

Cartwright's long deal no risk: Titans

Bryce Cartwright has left Penrith one season into a five-year NRL deal but Gold Coast insist they have nothing to worry about after signing him until 2021.

Lodge wants to repay Brisbane's faith    

Controversial forward Matt Lodge says he wants to repay Brisbane's faith and help them win a premiership this year after snapping up an NRL lifeline.

Bryce Cartwright quits Panthers for Titans    

Penrith NRL star Bryce Cartwright has quit the Panthers on the eve of the season to head to Gold Coast.

I was close to retirement: Greg Eastwood    

Canterbury forward Greg Eastwood says a heart scare threatened to end his rugby league career.

NRL finals drought motivation for Frizell    

Tyson Frizell says he's desperate to add to his single finals appearance so far in his NRL career.

Dragons' Doust to quit after NRL season    

St George Illawarra chief executive Peter Doust has decided to retire after 18 seasons in charge of the NRL club.

Capras hand Taylor rugby league lifeline    

The Central Queensland Capras have handed Dave Taylor a rugby league lifeline, two weeks after he was sacked by the Toronto Wolfpack.

Bulldogs confirm Suli NRL signing    

Moses Suli has signed with the Canterbury Bulldogs on a three-year deal.

Dufty shocked by swift Dragons extension

The Dragons have re-signed young fullback Matt Dufty until the end of the 2019 NRL season.

Tuivasa-Sheck linked to NZ rugby switch    

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck will reportedly leave the Warriors at the end of 2018 to chase his All Blacks dream.

Tuivasa-Sheck agent kills code-hop talk    

The agent of Warriors and Kiwis star Roger Tuivasa-Sheck insists his client is not on the verge of a switch to Super Rugby with the Blues.

Roosters half Keary breaks jaw at training    

Sydney Roosters five-eighth Luke Keary has suffered a broken jaw during NRL pre-season training.

Brisbane's Boyd cleared for NRL opener    

Brisbane captain Darius Boyd has bounced back from a hamstring injury and is fit to play their NRL season opener against St George Illawarra next month.