Rugby League

Sun 24 May 2020

Lockdown gives Titans chance to wipe slate clean

premium_icon Lockdown gives Titans chance to wipe slate clean

The day before the NRL was shut down, the Titans suffered a humiliating 46-6 loss to Parramatta. Two months later, coach Justin Holbrook has made changes he believes...

NRL players face strict testing to play in ‘clean zones’

premium_icon NRL players face strict testing to play in ‘clean zones’

NRL players will under scrutiny like never before with medical checks on game days.

NRL boss has cheeky dig at the AFL

NRL boss has cheeky dig at the AFL

Peter V’landys was widely scrutinised when he announced the NRL would return in late May, but the bold move has proved a masterstroke.

Fri 22 May 2020

Te’o breaks silence on NRL comeback bid

premium_icon Te’o breaks silence on NRL comeback bid

The potential NRL return of Ben Te’o is expected to gather pace this week – with the backrower revealing his desire as the first dominoes began to fall.

Gold Coast Titans will drop anti-vaxx duo

premium_icon Gold Coast Titans will drop anti-vaxx duo

Titans coach has revealed anti-vaxx duo Cartwright and Kelly are likely facing the axe after missing crucial preparation time for the NRL relaunch.

Holmes‘ lockdown homework for Titans clash

premium_icon Holmes‘ lockdown homework for Titans clash

After spending his isolation kicking bombs to himself, Valentine Holmes is raring to go.

NRL boss: ‘We should never have shut down’

NRL boss: ‘We should never have shut down’

Peter V’landys has made the stunning claim the NRL should never have shut down despite nearly losing six clubs during the COVID-19 crisis.

Broncos plan to keep young guns fit for NRL call-up

premium_icon Broncos plan to keep young guns fit for NRL call-up

Brisbane Broncos are looking at ways to keep reserve grade players fit and ready for the NRL after the Intrust Super Cup was cancelled for 2020 due to COVID-19.

How V’landys saved six NRL clubs from COVID extinction

premium_icon How V’landys saved six NRL clubs from COVID extinction

Part one of a revealing two-part interview with Phil Rothfield, ARLC boss Peter V’landys details how the NRL was rescued from the brink of financial ruin.

NRL won’t crash Everest party

premium_icon NRL won’t crash Everest party

Peter V’landys, the man who pulls the strings for both horse racing and rugby league, has dismissed the possibility of an NRL and The Everest double-header.

Ricky’s rant! ’Channel 9 doesn’t like rugby league’

premium_icon Ricky’s rant! ’Channel 9 doesn’t like rugby league’

Ricky Stuart has ripped into Channel 9 and the lack of support for his grand finalist Raiders. READ HIS EXPLOSIVE BLAST.

Thu 21 May 2020

League’s greatest ref ready for ‘Hollywood’ comeback

premium_icon League’s greatest ref ready for ‘Hollywood’ comeback

With the NRL facing a potential referee strike, the game’s greatest ever whistleblower has put up his hand to return to help get the footy back.

Roosters boss slams biased NRL draw

Roosters boss slams biased NRL draw

Sydney Roosters chairman Nick Politis was not impressed with the revised NRL 2020 schedule, claiming the updated draw in unfair.

NRL boss would force COVID vaccinations

NRL boss would force COVID vaccinations

ARLC chairman Peter V’landys has pre-emptively warned the NRL’s anti-vaxxers to prepare for a flu jab if a coronavirus vaccination is found.

Broncos offload veteran hooker to NRL rival

premium_icon Broncos offload veteran hooker to NRL rival

The Brisbane Broncos have released 260-game player Andrew McCullough for the remainder of the 2020 season after falling behind Jake Turpin at the club.

Reinforcements arrive for wounded Warriors

premium_icon Reinforcements arrive for wounded Warriors

The cavalry has begun to arrive for the injury-hit Warriors with the New Zealanders signing former Canberra forward Jack Murchie for the rest of 2020.

Roberts released, hopeful of Round 3 return

premium_icon Roberts released, hopeful of Round 3 return

Roberts has been released from a rehabilitation centre and is hoping to be cleared by the NRL for a return in the Round 3 blockbuster against the Roosters.

Full NRL draw revealed: Rivalry round to finish season

premium_icon Full NRL draw revealed: Rivalry round to finish season

The NRL is saving the best till last, planning a massive final round of blockbuster rivalry games to finish its revamped 2020 season.

Walters wants GI to do an Origin Alfie

premium_icon Walters wants GI to do an Origin Alfie

Remember when Queensland called up a 36-year-old Allan Langer from his English Super League stint to inspire a famous Origin victory.

Wed 20 May 2020

Revealed: Biggest winners and losers in the revised NRL draw

premium_icon Revealed: Biggest winners and losers in the revised NRL draw

The on-field action is back next week – and the full NRL draw is ready to drop. Get the inside scoop on what your team’s season is going to look like.

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