Rugby League

Thu 2 Apr 2020

$9m of Queensland talent left in lockout limbo

premium_icon $9m of Queensland talent left in lockout limbo

It’s not just off-contract Brisbane Broncos superstar David Fifita who is wondering what 2021 will bring.

Wed 1 Apr 2020

$20m in 10 days: brutal cost for NRL’s off-contract stars

premium_icon $20m in 10 days: brutal cost for NRL’s off-contract stars

NRL’s off-contract superstars will be the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic with the game’s most in-demand player set to lose a whopping $1.25m.

Dogs gone: Schoolgirl sex scandal verdict is in

premium_icon Dogs gone: Schoolgirl sex scandal verdict is in

The NRL have come down hard on Canterbury players Corey Harawira-Naera and Jayden Okunbor for their involvement in the Port Macquarie schoolgirl sex scandal.

Calls for NRL Grand Final series to be played in a week

Calls for NRL Grand Final series to be played in a week

Rugby league legend Mark Geyer is in favour of a three-game Grand Final series as part of a three-part plan to maximise profits and interest in a shortened season.

Careers in the balance as NRL stars head back to work

premium_icon Careers in the balance as NRL stars head back to work

With some of rugby league’s biggest names forced to re-enter the workforce, a host of players are facing an uncertain future due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Bush workout: A day in isolation with James Tamou

premium_icon Bush workout: A day in isolation with James Tamou

With all Australian sport now effectively in lockdown, The Daily Telegraph looks into how the NRL’s biggest names are training while in isolation.

Kent: NRL has no choice but to revive Gladstone plan

premium_icon Kent: NRL has no choice but to revive Gladstone plan

Trump promised to kickstart the economy again, saying “the cure is worse than the disease” - just as the NRL is finding.

NRL in dogfight to protect players’ golden egg

premium_icon NRL in dogfight to protect players’ golden egg

Peter V’landys says the code’s greatest assets – the players – have suffered enough

Tue 31 Mar 2020

Arrow will take a pay cut to move to Souths

premium_icon Arrow will take a pay cut to move to Souths

Titans star Jai Arrow has confirmed he will honour his contract with South Sydney in 2021, even if he needs to take a pay cut to do so.

Slater backs calls to return to one NRL referee to cut costs

Slater backs calls to return to one NRL referee to cut costs

Slater is in favour of returning to the one referee model as the game tries to cut costs amid the financial crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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