Rugby League

Sun 5 Apr 2020

Project Apollo’ reveals what is needed for season return

Project Apollo’ reveals what is needed for season return

The NRL’s Project Apollo team led by Wayne Pearce has identified the first step the game needs to take in order to return to the playing field by June 1.

Heavy-hitters turn up heat on NRL for grand final series

premium_icon Heavy-hitters turn up heat on NRL for grand final series

The newly-formed innovation committee will meet this Thursday to sift through a number of proposals to help the NRL season recover in the wake of the COVID-19...

Back by popular demand: Ultimate Quiz Part 2

premium_icon Back by popular demand: Ultimate Quiz Part 2

The response to our first ultimate quiz was huge, so we return with more rugby league brain-benders. TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE HERE.

Knights skipper’s online tutorials for footy fans

Knights skipper’s online tutorials for footy fans

Knights star Mitchell Pearce has put on a rugby league masterclass for fans missing the game as much as him during the coronavirus shutdown.

Graham Lowe wants Origin to include NZ and Pacific Nations

Graham Lowe wants Origin to include NZ and Pacific Nations

Brad Fittler’s calls for relaxed eligibility rules for the 2020 State of Origin have been met with opposition by Graham Lowe.

NRL reveals blueprint for return of footy

premium_icon NRL reveals blueprint for return of footy

The NRL is confident they are just two weeks away from declaring the return of the footy season and this is how they intend to make it happen.

Fifita shuns Titans’ millions: ‘Dave won’t leave Broncos’

premium_icon Fifita shuns Titans’ millions: ‘Dave won’t leave Broncos’

‘Dave won’t leave the Broncos’: Fifita to snub Titans, sign long-term Brisbane contract

Lifeline for Bulldog sacked over sex scandal

premium_icon Lifeline for Bulldog sacked over sex scandal

An NRL club is already making inquiries about the possibility of signing one of the Canterbury players involved in the schoolgirl sex scandal.

Greenberg: Why I will not quit as NRL boss

premium_icon Greenberg: Why I will not quit as NRL boss

In an exclusive interview with Phil Rothfield, battling NRL CEO Todd Greenberg has given his explanation as to why the game is broke.

COVID-19 concerns very close to home for Munster

premium_icon COVID-19 concerns very close to home for Munster

Cameron Munster has returned to Rockhampton to be with his parents, who are at a high risk of serious health complications if they contract coronavirus.

Commentator’s bizarre change to save NRL

Commentator’s bizarre change to save NRL

NRL fans can rejoice — it looks like the season won’t be too far away but when it does come back, it could look very different.

Sat 4 Apr 2020

De Belin calls meeting with Greenberg over court case

premium_icon De Belin calls meeting with Greenberg over court case

St George-Illawarra forward Jack de Belin is worried his sexual assault case, in which he’s pleaded not guilty, won’t be resolved this year.

RA coup: Wallabies great poised to replace Castle

premium_icon RA coup: Wallabies great poised to replace Castle

Heavy hitters in the Australian rugby landscape have moved to roll Raelene Castle, with a World Cup winner and former Wallabies captain poised to take over.

Fri 3 Apr 2020

Start with a bang! How NRL and AFL can ‘re-engage fans’

premium_icon Start with a bang! How NRL and AFL can ‘re-engage fans’

With little to no TV rights money without games being played, the AFL and NRL ‘should not expect mega broadcast deals in the future’.

NRL fans’ extraordinary $37m gesture

premium_icon NRL fans’ extraordinary $37m gesture

NRL fans have given their embattled clubs a vitally important boost in the current cash-strapped nightmare – declaring ‘we won’t be deserting you’ while pouring in...

Fox League Classic: Locky proves his greatness

premium_icon Fox League Classic: Locky proves his greatness

Former Broncos star and Fox League analyst Corey Parker takes a look back at a classic Brisbane game of the past.

Revealed! NRL sets date for early relaunch

premium_icon Revealed! NRL sets date for early relaunch

While the NRL have declared July 1 as their intended start date to resume the competition, rugby league will return much earlier if Project Apollo is completed.

NBA joins NRL in proposing radical idea to get season moving

premium_icon NBA joins NRL in proposing radical idea to get season moving

The NRL isn’t the only sport with the forward-thinking concepts.

Thu 2 Apr 2020

Total lockdown: NRL players facing ultimate sacrifice

premium_icon Total lockdown: NRL players facing ultimate sacrifice

In order to get the much-vaunted ‘Project Apollo’ off the ground, players could have to make the tough call to go into lockdown – away from their families.

V’landys the man to cut through murky NRL politics

premium_icon V’landys the man to cut through murky NRL politics

I explain to people that if the NRL was a country it would be Afghanistan – we are a mass of warring tribes.

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