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Bennett’s gamble pays off, Eels’ 2016 salary cap rort comes back to haunt them

When it was announced in December last year that Benji Marshall would be joining the Broncos on a one-year deal, many fans were left dumbfounded, wondering how exactly Bennett planned on fitting him into a seasoned outfit. The halves...

The Queensland Origin bombshells set to turn the series on its head

Kevin Walters approached today's Origin team announcement with a hint of trepidation. Perhaps this was him coming to the sudden realisation that, for the first time in a long time, he would be without two of the finest players...

Why Michael Maguire is on borrowed time at South Sydney

After yet another humiliating loss on Friday night, Michael Maguire’s days at South Sydney are numbered. Or at least they should be, given the way many clubs within the NRL have chosen to deal with coaches when they hit hard...

Time for the NRL to ‘fix’ Origin period scheduling

The greatest problem with the State of Origin series isn't the game being played on a Wednesday night. Each year, for three rounds, we see teams that would normally be favourites to win a match, be reduced to a B Grade...

Possible Storylines after Origin I

Every Origin game is as important as the last and the possible consequences of winning or losing could shape the future of some players at Origin level.  We take a look at some of the stories that could come...

On the brink: Former Rugby League star Danny Sculthorpe on his battle with depression

“I ended up on a car park in Wigan with a litre bottle of gin and a box full of pills, and I nearly did take my own life.” As Danny Sculthorpe tells his story on how depression drove him...

Who Should Replace the Injured Origin Stars?

As the list of injured Origin players seems to grow by the week, so does the list of their potential replacements. Queensland were dealt a blow this week with Johnathan Thurston succumbing to a rotator cuff injury; while the...

NSW Blues weigh up candidates for State of Origin captaincy

The New South Wales Blues currently find themselves in a period of transition at the Sydney Olympic Park as speculation on who will take over team captaincy mounts. While there is promising news of a new training center of excellence...

Cronulla’s shot at Premiership glory

A couple of years ago South Sydney tasted Premiership glory for the first time in 43 years beating the Canterbury Bulldogs to claim the NRL Grand Final. It was a feel good story for Rugby League breaking a long...

The NSW candidates no one is talking about

State of Origin is right around the corner, and plenty of names are being thrown around as potential bolters for the Blues side. The in-form Dragons forward Paul Vaughan, and electrifying Trbojevic brothers, headline a list of stars waiting...

Looking ahead to Super League 2017

Rugby League is always an exciting sport and there's always plenty going down. From the latest matches and results, to signings, changes and more, the sport will always deliver on action. Every year though you can reach that sad...

Dacia World Club Series set for bleak future

Cronulla Sharks and Brisbane Broncos will travel to the UK next February to take on England's best at the Dacia World Club Series. The 2017 series has been dogged with controversy as the Melbourne Storm was joined by five of the...

Diagnosing Red V Fever

Friedrich Durrenmatt once wrote ‘Resistance at all cost is the most senseless act there is’. His words would resonate with supporters of the St George-Illawarra Dragons as they watch their club continue to resist change or influence from fans...

How do you bounce back from Challenge Cup Final defeat?

By Adam Leah Winning is everything in sport. The reason athletes train, work and push themselves so hard is to be the best, to fulfil their potential and to reap the rewards that success brings. Another big component of sport however is...

6 Teams On The Rise for 2017

The NRL is quickly approaching the most exciting part of rugby league calendar, the off-season. All jokes aside, I am personally looking forward to the months of player movements and other chaos which help us speculate which teams will...
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