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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...

Ben Hunt worth a million dollars? Surely not!

Ben Hunt is off contract with the Brisbane Broncos at the end of 2017. It's been reported the Brisbane halfback has been formally offered one million dollars a year by Sydney club St George-Illawarra Dragons, but was potentially heading out...

Should Semi go now?

It was announced overnight that Semi Radradra would leave the Parramatta Eels and effectively the National Rugby League for a new venture into rugby. He's not the first, nor will be the last to make switch codes. From a pure rugby...

Ballin or McIlwrick for the Tigers prized number 9?

Last year's battle for Wests Tigers hooker should have been between Robbie Farah, Matt Ballin and boom rookie Manaia Cherrington. Off-field it was the bust up between Farah and coach Jason Taylor that got the headlines while Matt Ballin struggled...

GAME OVER: Chris Sandow has gone one step too far yet…again

Another off-field incident for decorated halfback Chris Sandow will ensure no National Rugby League club will take him on. Going blow-for-blow in a fight with a local from his home town in Cherbourg, 250km north west of Brisbane on New...

2017 Fearless NRL Premiership Predictions

We've asked our writers to predict who they predict will win the 2017 NRL Premiership. Here's what they think. WRITER'S SAY DAN WHITE (Writer since 2016) Headline: Cowboys to ride high "The loss of Tamou is overstated and the core of the team is still...

FANS CHOICE | Who will take out the major titles in 2017?

2016 has come to an end with Cronulla Sharks and Wigan Warriors winning the NRL and Super League competitions respectively. Who will win in 2017? Will it be the emergence of Canberra and Penrith in the NRL, or can Hull...

VALE | A tribute to rugby league greats lost in 2016

Rugby League lost some greats during 2016.  May we never forget their contribution to our game. TOMMY SALE, MBE (21/7/1918-3/1/2016) Leigh Legend Tommy Sale passed away in January at age 97. He played for Warrington and Leigh in a career that started...

2016 REVIEW: Diagnosing Red V fever to the entry of the Wolfpack

It was a big year for rugby league with Cronulla Sharks winning their maiden premiership before Wigan Warriors took the Super League crown with victory over Warrington Wolves. NothingButLeague had some great stories in 2016 from opinions to interviews and notable...
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