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Four years on, Earl is a changed man

Sandor Earl's ASADA ban is over. Tuesday, August 29 2017 brings to an end a four year exile from the sporting arena. At the time rugby league went in crisis when Earl rolled over to the governing drug agency, admitting to investigators...

NRL Team of the Week – Round 25

NRL Team of the Week Round 25 1 Billy Slater (Melbourne) Billy Slater put in his best performance of 2017 in Melbourne’s 60-point thrashing of South Sydney on Saturday night. Slater was at his attacking best, racking up three-line breaks,...

Bucking the Trend – 2006 triumph can inspire current Broncos side

Going in to Thursday nights clash with the Eels, the Brisbane Broncos were flying. They were sitting in second place having won three games consecutively. The game was an opportunity for the team to continue to build momentum working...

No free-to-air Hunters final a missed PR opportunity

With the Intrust Super Cup finals on the horizon, news emerged this week in the Courier Mail that minor premiers PNG Hunters were unlikely to have any home finals shown on free-to-air television in Australia over the next month. The first thought...

The rise and rise of Panthers’ young gun Nathan Cleary

When a team goes on a seven game winning streak it is usually the spine that deserves the lion’s share of the praise. This is certainly the case at Penrith, where Nathan Cleary – tipped to take the reigns from...

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...

Challenge Cup Final 2017: The Writers’ Opinion

Challenge Cup Final 2017. Opinion: The Writers’ Here at Nothing But RL, we love everything Rugby League. This week it’s the prestigious Challenge Cup Final at Wembley Stadium, and we’ve taken some time out to look ahead to the occasion,...

STATS DON’T LIE | Cronulla v Roosters: Three key battles

Cronulla and the Roosters go head-to-head this Saturday as the race to a top four finish heats up with only two rounds remaining. When it comes to big matches you need your side's big players to win the key...

NRL Team of the Week – Round 24

NRL Team of the Week Round 24 1 Alex Johnston (South Sydney) Two months ago, many doubted whether Alex Johnston would be able to handle a full-time positional change to Fullback after some questionable performances across the past 18 months of...

Titanic Problem-Cutting Hayne now, saves pain later

Hayne's dream of NRL return has been nothing but a nightmare for the Titans! http://gty.im/828011518 Jaryd Hayne's time at the Gold Coast could soon be coming to an end with constant speculation surrounding the future of the star player and his...

Wests give Knights Direction

http://gty.im/824124672 When the ill-fated Nathan Tinkler reign of the Newcastle Knights ended in May 2014 the search for a new owner began and although it took over three years to officially end the search there was only ever one logical...

Stats Don’t Lie | Are Newcastle and Melbourne that different?

Newcastle have won three consecutive matches as they aim to avoid their third consecutive wooden spoon, but face a huge challenge this week in the form of table toppers Melbourne Storm. Now first against last always looks like a...

Henry’s impending demise shows players hold all the aces

There is one man who can relate to the backstabbing and bloodletting Neil Henry is currently experiencing at the Gold Coast - former Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor. In March, Taylor was given his marching orders by Tigers CEO Justin...

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...

Brown Eye-Knights coach sticking it to his critics

Avoiding the Wooden Spoon will be worthy of a celebration in Newcastle! They will be lining Beaumont Street with red and blue streamers as far as the eyes can see. The motorcade will pass through the Darby street precint carrying...
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