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What we learnt from NRL Round 4

Our writers have a look at some of the talking points out of round 4 of this year's National Rugby League Premiership. ANYONE WANTING TO AXE DES HASLER IS "FULL OF IT" James Morgan: "anyone who says that Des Hasler should...

When will Warrington Wolves turn their season around?

What a difference a year makes. Warrington Wolves headed into round seven 12 months ago with an unbeaten start to the season, playing an entertaining and expansive brand of rugby league and their confidence sky high. The Wire went on to...

Have The Bulldogs Lost Their Bite?

It’s no secret among NRL fans that the Bulldogs have had a far from ideal start to the season, just one win from their first 4 has many Dogs fans looking for heads to roll. This past weekend’s game against...

Roosters push for premiership favoritism, Tigers impress momentarily at Leichardt

Picking a premiership winning side at this time of the season is fraught with uncertainties. There's injuries to consider, the unpredictable Origin period which often throws up the odd contrary result, and suspensions for misbehaving players. But the Sydney Roosters are...

NRL lands knockout blow with concussion fines

The 18th man debate has resurfaced this weekend following a round which saw a number of clubs receive fines for breaching the NRL’s concussion rule. Five players from three separate clubs sustained head knocks at the weekend but none were...

NRL must set a precedent for gambling within the game

Todd Greenberg has done much in his time as NRL CEO to confirm that he is the right man for the job. But with just one statement in last week’s press conference to announce the fate of troubled West...

What we learnt from NRL Round 2

Our writers have a look at some of the talking points out of round 2 of this year's National Rugby League Premiership. WHAT WILL HAPPEN WITH TAUMALOLO Dan White questions whether Jason Taumalolo should have been in hot water for the...

GI Injury a Great Opportunity for Johnston

Embed from Getty Images They say when one door closes, another one opens, and this is exactly case for the South Sydney Rabbitohs’ Alex Johnston. With fullback and captain Greg Inglis out for the season, the huge responsibility now lies on...

What we learnt from NRL Round 1

Our writers have a look at some of the talking points out of round 1 of this year's National Rugby League Premiership. DOGS HALVES CRISIS? Brandon Lee suggests that Moses Mbye and Josh Reynolds as a Bulldogs halves pairing just isn't...

Moments that made round 1 of the Super League season

Here's what we thought defined round 1 of this year's Super League season. THAT TACKLE BY TOMMY MAKINSON! It was almost unanimous this week that Tommy Makinson's tackle on Leeds Rhinos Liam Sutcliffe was the best moment of the weekend. Dan Fowler:...

2017 Fearless Super League Predictions

We've asked our writers to predict who they predict will win the 2017 Super League title, Challenge Cup and Man of Steel. Here's what they think. WRITER'S SAY JONNY WHITFELD Super League: Warrington - Narrowly missed out on a league and cup double last...

Want to be part of the NothingButLeague team in 2017?

NothingButLeague are in the process of looking for writers and people to join our social media team in 2017. The roles are completely voluntary with a number of our team going on to complete internships or find paid work within the...

Top Ten Most Influential NRL Signings of 2017

One thing we all look forward to each season is seeing how players adapt to their new club. Some sink, some swim, and some even lead their team to a premiership just like James Maloney did with the Sharks...

The Proof Is In The Spine to be Premiership Contenders

For a long time last year I thought that the Sharks had the most balanced team in the NRL. While I didn’t initially think they’d take out the premiership, which they eventually did, made me realise something. To win the NRL...

Five Unforgettable NRL Moments of 2016

2016 was an enormous year for the NRL. The ever present scandals were drowned out by the fairy-tale success of Cronulla, the return of the Hayne Plane and moments of individual brilliance on and off the field. I have selected...
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