Rugby League

Mon 7 Oct 2019

NRL Grand Final 2019: Robinson’s icy response to Thurston

NRL Grand Final 2019: Robinson’s icy response to Thurston

“What are my thoughts on that? I thought that we were under the pump for a lot of that game and we fought hard and we won the game."

Roosters star avoids $10k embarrassment

Roosters star avoids $10k embarrassment

The moments after winning a Grand Final are supposed to be filled with joy, but for one star it was filled with panic before relief hit.

‘Astonishing’: Cronk’s Immortal moment

‘Astonishing’: Cronk’s Immortal moment

The curtain came down on Cooper Cronk’s career with another premiership as the superstar is set to be remember as one of the all-time greats.

Sat 5 Oct 2019

Raiders star’s nine-year wait for Grand Final redemption

Raiders star’s nine-year wait for Grand Final redemption

Canberra centre Joey Leilua has not played in a grand final since the Roosters lost to the Dragons in 2010, he is desperate to make the most of his second shot

Thu 3 Oct 2019

'Hard not to just laugh at this if you’re the opposition'

'Hard not to just laugh at this if you’re the opposition'

An English star is under fire after making an “extraordinary” and “ignorant” remark about the All Blacks’ haka at the World Cup.

Roosters set to pull selection shock

Roosters set to pull selection shock

A former NRL star has delivered the late mail that the Sydney Roosters are set to swing a major shock ahead of the grand final.

Tue 1 Oct 2019

Stellar season ends on high for footy superstar

Stellar season ends on high for footy superstar

He joined the Central Crows Queensland Rugby League team earlier this year, and at the weekend was named Hawks' player of the year

Sat 28 Sep 2019

Jack Wighton ‘all good’ to overcome injury in time for GF

Jack Wighton ‘all good’ to overcome injury in time for GF

Canberra five-eighth Jack Wighton is confident he will be fit to play in the NRL grand final despite suffering a shoulder injury late against the Rabbitohs

Bennett: the reason Rabbitohs’ season wasn’t a success

Bennett: the reason Rabbitohs’ season wasn’t a success

South Sydney coach Wayne Bennett believes his side underachieved in 2019 because of a failure to take their chances against the Raiders

Gus: the worrying trend the Rabbitohs and Bennett can’t deny

Gus: the worrying trend the Rabbitohs and Bennett can’t deny

Phil Gould is concerned about a lack of success from the Rabbitohs and Wayne Bennett in big finals games, after their loss to the Raiders on Friday night

Fri 27 Sep 2019

Smith could walk away from NRL: Bellamy

Smith could walk away from NRL: Bellamy

Cameron Smith could walk into retirement this week, with Craig Bellamy unsure about the Storm legend’s future beyond their Roosters showdown

Bennett's cruel, last-gasp axing

Bennett's cruel, last-gasp axing

South Sydney coach Wayne Bennett has reportedly dumped a Rabbitohs star George Burgess in secret, potentially ending the Englishman's NRL career

‘Not tonight’: Fittler brutally snubbed by Bennett

‘Not tonight’: Fittler brutally snubbed by Bennett

NSW Blues State of Origin coach Brad Fittler has once again been snubbed by one of the most decorated Queenslanders in the game

Thu 26 Sep 2019

Secret meeting as Broncos hunt Storm gun

Secret meeting as Broncos hunt Storm gun

The Brisbane Broncos have been taken through the ringer after their horrific end to the season but tongues are wagging after a secret meeting.

Raiders to scrap Papalii ploy to combat Burgess brothers

Raiders to scrap Papalii ploy to combat Burgess brothers

The Raiders are set to abandon a plan to start Josh Papalii on the bench for their preliminary final clash with the Rabbitohs in a bid to counter their big men

Wed 25 Sep 2019

All Blacks haka ‘an unfair advantage and needs to stop’

All Blacks haka ‘an unfair advantage and needs to stop’

A war of words has broken out between two sports columnists after a call was made for the All Blacks’ haka to be banned.

Tue 24 Sep 2019

NRL teams named: full preliminary final squads

NRL teams named: full preliminary final squads

South Sydney’s James Roberts is only a “50/50” chance of taking on Canberra, while star forward Cameron Murray is also in doubt. FULL TEAM NEWS AND CHANGES

Jimmy Roberts fails to train with South Sydney

Jimmy Roberts fails to train with South Sydney

James "The Jet" Roberts failed to train with the Rabbitohs' main playing squad on Tuesday, which could lead coach Wayne Bennett to reshuffle his backline

Gallen says Lodge can’t captain Broncos or any NRL side

Gallen says Lodge can’t captain Broncos or any NRL side

Paul Gallen believes Matt Lodge should be ineligible to captain any NRL side, after reports he is in the running to skipper the Broncos next season

Israel Folau set for shock rugby return

Israel Folau set for shock rugby return

Israel Folau is set to lace up the boots and return to the rugby field despite an ongoing legal fight with Rugby Australia over torn up contract.

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