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Phil Veivers slams RFL for creating ‘mentally damaging’ Super League Structure

Former Super League coach Phil Veivers has urged the RFL to change the structure of Super League in a bid to prevent players mental health from continuing to decline. The current format involves Super League and Championship sides splitting after...

Wigan fans backing boys to win it at Wembley

Wigan fans backing boys to win it at Wembley Despite currently holding the title of Super League Champions and World Champions, the Challenge Cup is one trophy which has somewhat evaded the Warriors in recent years, having not made it...

Rugby League Live 4 Review

Let me start off by saying, no one should ever compare this game to a 2K or EA Sports game. Melbourne based developer Big Ant, just don’t have that sort of funding to make a video game experience as...

#RLWC2017 scheduling disaster – where it has all gone wrong

If you build it, they will come. This might well be the case inside Papua New Guinea’s recently refurbished National Football Stadium, which has been bursting at the seams for the two group games played there so far, but...

Matt Lodge doesn’t deserve another chance

The National Rugby League need to hang their head in shame for allowing the registration of controversial twenty-two year old forward Matthew Lodge. http://gty.im/474456110 Lodge lost his right to play in our game following his most recent misdemeanour.  It landed the...
Super 8, 2017

Super 8s – The Teams

Super 8s – The teams Castleford Tigers (40 Pts) Castleford have been completely unstoppable in the Super League this year, they are a team who have grown and grown over the last few seasons and they are a real threat both...

OPINION: Why the NRL should embrace fantasy sports

There is something that I have to get off my chest. A confession, if you may. I used to be a casual rugby league fan; one that only watched football on free-to-air TV (i.e. Channel Nine) and one that thought...

Administrators must help in player rehabilitation

It was revealed this week that Castleford Tigers fullback Zak Hardaker had failed a drug test following his teams Super Eights match against Leeds on September 8. http://gty.im/804581050 Finally rugby league fans, especially those who follow the mighty Cas' had an...

Chronicling the incredible rise of Michael Morgan

http://gty.im/845170240 The North Queensland Cowboys were supposed to just be making up the numbers in the finals. They wouldn't even have made the Top 8 if the Bulldogs hadn't emerged victorious against the Dragons. Now they stand just one game...

How the Cowboys have adapted to life without JT and Matthew Scott

One’s a future immortal and the other is one of the best props to ever lace on the boots. So, just how on earth did the North Queensland Cowboys make it to the 2017 NRL grand final without their...

Wounded Cowboys keep the faith

North Queensland are in the midst of an injury crisis. With either 15 players in doubt or ruled out completely for next weekend’s do or die clash against Cronulla, Cowboys coach Paul Green will seek dispensation from the NRL...

Five Things we’ve learnt from this week’s Super League

Luke Gale is the main man for Tiger’s pursuit of Grand Final glory Ahead of the play-off semi-final between Castleford and St Helens, the major news was that Luke Gale had required surgery to remove his appendix, meaning that...

Stats Don’t Lie | Why Cameron Smith remains the best hooker in the league

Melbourne, Queensland, and Australian great Cameron Smith celebrated his 350th NRL appearance in the Storm's 40-6 victory over Manly this past Sunday, and he did it in style setting up four tries in a man of the match performance....

Can injury-plagued Cowboys be a finals footy threat?

http://gty.im/838812274 YOU have to feel sorry for the North Queensland Cowboys. Their roster was rattled throughout the 2017 season with injury upon injury, none more painful than the one suffered by Jonathan Thurston which sidelined him for much of the season...

What if I told you…. League is better than Union?

The hype machine is in full swing for the 2016 Six Nations, but union fans have a choice... There's a scene in the Matrix where Laurence Fishburne's enigmatic Morpheus offers Keanu Reeves a choice: "This is your last chance. After this,...
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