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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...

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...

After a year of quitting rugby union how has Sam Burgess managed to adjust?

“I couldn’t do anything right. I was fighting a losing battle playing rugby union in England… my heart just isn’t in it” Those are the words from former Rugby Union player Sam Burgess. After leaving Bath after less than a...

Panthers to tap into rich resources for Mansour replacement

There's one position that will be hotly contested in the Penrith summer is the replacement for Josh Mansour as he continues rehabilitation from his ACL injury sustained during the Four Nations. Mansour was originally thought to miss half of 2017 after breaking...

OPINION | New Zealand can defy form and win Four Nations

Although the Kiwis have made it to the finals of the Four Nations and are set to battle it out against Australia on Sunday, their performance throughout the tournament so far has been underwhelming. A betting man would be sure...

How Universal Are The Rugby League Rules & When Will It Be as...

It is not easy for a newcomer to become invested in rugby as there are two distinctly different versions of the game. Referred to as codes, there is Rugby League and Rugby Union. The split between the two codes...
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