Rugby League

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Munster: ‘We don’t deserve to be on top’

premium_icon Munster: ‘We don’t deserve to be on top’

Queensland superstar Cameron Munster has issued an ominous warning to rivals, signalling Melbourne Storm is only going to get better.

Turbo charged Sea Eagles towel terrible Dragons

premium_icon Turbo charged Sea Eagles towel terrible Dragons

A fit and firing Tom Trbojevic has torn apart the Dragons, with the Sea Eagles turning on a stunning performance in front of the Manly faithful.

Napa sick of being a loser

premium_icon Napa sick of being a loser

Before he joined the Bulldogs in 2019, Dylan Napa was accustomed to success. There hasn’t been much of that at Belmore and the big man has had enough.

Broken Arrow forces Queensland changes

premium_icon Broken Arrow forces Queensland changes

Queensland coach Kevin Walters will make two changes to the team that won Origin I with neither Jai Arrow or Joe Ofahengaue available for selection.

Blues suffer huge Origin blows

Blues suffer huge Origin blows

The chances of the NSW Blues levelling the State of Origin series have taken more hits with two massive stars ruled out of Origin II in Perth.

Fittler’s blues: Haas ruled out of Game II

premium_icon Fittler’s blues: Haas ruled out of Game II

Brisbane’s loss will be Queensland’s gain after 19-year-old Payne Haas was ruled out of Game II in Perth.

Crawley: How can NRL act victim in Ponga saga?

premium_icon Crawley: How can NRL act victim in Ponga saga?

Australian rugby culpable over the ‘disappointing’ approach to superstar fullback Kalyn Ponga to switch codes? You have to be kidding, says Paul Crawley.

Origin exile to end among Blues shocks

Origin exile to end among Blues shocks

The wait for the State of Origin game II selections is almost over but two stars have reportedly jumped the gun in a selection shock.

Sat 15 Jun 2019

Rampant Eels destroy sorry Broncos

premium_icon Rampant Eels destroy sorry Broncos

Parramatta left Brisbane with a bloodied nose and put a rocket up their own top-eight charge, with a dizzying 38-10 victory over the struggling Broncos.

WATCH: 3 Langer Cup match highlights

premium_icon WATCH: 3 Langer Cup match highlights

It was a cracking round of Allan Langer Cup matches. Watch the highlights videos of the three games: Keebra Park v Marsden, PBC v Wavell and Ipswich v St Mary’s.

Fri 14 Jun 2019

‘I can’t have kids naturally’: low blow forces Eel to retire

‘I can’t have kids naturally’: low blow forces Eel to retire

Kaysa Pritchard endured a terrible run of injuries throughout his six seasons of NRL. One serious low blow in 2018 has forced him to pull the plug on his career

Cleary and Pearce to form Origin II Blues partnership

Cleary and Pearce to form Origin II Blues partnership

The NSW Blues brains trust have devised a new halves pairing where Mitchell Pearce will be given the keys to the side with Nathan Cleary at five-eighth

Ponga bombshell: Wallabies plan to poach NRL star

premium_icon Ponga bombshell: Wallabies plan to poach NRL star

A battle has erupted for Kalyn Ponga’s signature, with Wallabies coach Michael Cheika confirming he has spoken to the NRL star about a defection to rugby union.

Taking soft option seldom solves the problem

premium_icon Taking soft option seldom solves the problem

Tony Durkin is convinced a small component of NRL players are as soft as a feather-down pillow when a little pressure is applied.

Thu 13 Jun 2019

‘Heard a crack’: Origin star’s disaster

‘Heard a crack’: Origin star’s disaster

Blues State of Origin rookie Nick Cotric will face a nervous wait after going down with an ankle injury which could see him on the sidelines for some time.

Raiders hold off epic Sharks fightback

premium_icon Raiders hold off epic Sharks fightback

Canberra shot out to a big early lead against Cronulla and the Sharks nearly pulled it back before a late rally got the Raiders home 22-20.

Why Queensland didn’t get the grand final

premium_icon Why Queensland didn’t get the grand final

The grand final will not grace Suncorp Stadium in the near future, robbing the Queensland public of rugby league’s greatest day. Here’s the justification.

Folau’s secret NRL meeting revealed

Folau’s secret NRL meeting revealed

Israel Folau’s options may be on the rise after reports of a secret meeting potentially opening the door for a shock return to the NRL.

Lodge moving closer to Broncos captaincy

premium_icon Lodge moving closer to Broncos captaincy

Anthony Seibold has shown his confidence in Origin hopeful Matt Lodge by elevating the hardworking prop to Brisbane’s leadership group

Beattie puts second Brisbane NRL side on the cards

premium_icon Beattie puts second Brisbane NRL side on the cards

ARL Commission chairman Peter Beattie has his eye on introducing a second Brisbane team to the NRL for the new TV rights deal in 2023.

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