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2020 September
  • Fri, Sep 25, 2020
    Boyd Cordner has been his usual focused self ahead of his NRL return from a third concussion in three months, according to Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson.
  • Fri, Sep 25, 2020
    North Queensland interim coach Josh Hannay has confirmed winger Kyle Feldt will opt for surgery rather than vie for a Queensland State of Origin 2020 debut.
  • Fri, Sep 25, 2020
    Darius Boyd is convinced Brisbane will bounce back from collecting their first NRL wooden spoon next year - and believes Kevin Walters is the man to inspire it.
  • Fri, Sep 25, 2020
    Valentine Holmes is facing the prospect of missing Queensland's State of Origin opener after being hit with a shoulder charge by the match review committee.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Sending veteran fullback Darius Boyd into NRL retirement on a high will be Brisbane's primary motivation for Thursday's derby against North Queensland.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Australia rugby sevens champion Charlotte Caslick has made the code switch to play NRLW for the Sydney Roosters and she admits to nerves.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Corey Allan has the biggest games of his NRL career ahead in the finals for South Sydney at No.1 but advice from Latrell Mitchell and Greg Inglis will help.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Brisbane will collect the NRL wooden spoon for the first time in their 33-season history after suffering a 32-16 loss to North Queensland on Thursday night.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Wayne Bennett has declared Redcliffe are the only logical option to be added to the NRL if the competition expands to a 17th team in coming years.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Canberra's Ricky Stuart considered the likelihood of his team having any realistic shot at the NRL's top four before resting nine players for the last round.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Gold Coast coach Justin Holbrook believes big-money recruit David Fifita may yet be fit for this year's State of Origin series despite looming ankle surgery.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    Cronulla's veteran prop Andrew Fifita says he's driven by criticism the Sharks aren't good enough to play NRL finals after failing to beat a top eight side.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    Sydney Roosters co-captain Jake Friend will stay at the club in 2021, with the hooker revealing a new deal is all but sorted ahead of the finals.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    Josh Morris says he has no interest in playing State of Origin this year and won't be tempted into a second comeback if the call comes from Brad Fittler.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    Brisbane interim coach Peter Gentle admits it is frustrating for Thursday's NRL derby against North Queensland to be subject to experimental rule changes.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    Two NRLW matches will be played before a men's game in each week of the finals, with significant breaks between fixtures to ensure they are COVID-19 compliant.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    Penrith have engaged lawyers and cyber investigators after what they claimed were false allegations being spread on social media about the NRL club.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    Sia Soliola hasn't played NRL for Canberra since badly fracturing his face in July, but insists being hit hard by reserves at training has him ready to return.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    NRL boss Andrew Abdo has warned Ricky Stuart about his behaviour, while Craig Bellamy says he has escaped with a warning for giving Cameron Smith the finger.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Veteran Warriors recruiter Peter O'Sullivan claims Addin Fonua-Blake's signature on a three-year deal can be one of the most vital in the NRL club's history.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Players' player in Queensland's State of Origin series last year, Ben Hunt will be fit to suit up in November in some welcome news for coach Kevin Walters.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Danny Levi will not be re-signed by Manly for next season but the former Kiwi Test hooker wants to stay in the NRL and insists he still has plenty to offer.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Several rules surrounding the scrum, offside penalties and the use of the bunker will be trialled in two dead rubbers during the final round of the NRL.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    South Sydney have won just two games all year against fellow top-eight teams but know their final-round shot at the Sydney Roosters is a big one before finals.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Almost 30 players from the NRL's top-eight clubs will be rested from the final round of the season, with Melbourne accounting for 12 of those and Canberra nine.
  • Mon, Sep 21, 2020
    Graham Annesley has provided some support for his officials after Canberra coach Ricky Stuart added more fuel to the flame after their win over the Warriors.
  • Mon, Sep 21, 2020
    Gold Coast-bound backrower David Fifita will have surgery to repair his injured ankle in a move that could rule him out of Queensland's State of Origin series.
  • Sun, Sep 20, 2020
    The NRL season of Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has ended a week early after he suffered a hamstring injury in Sunday's loss to Canberra.
  • Sun, Sep 20, 2020
    Canberra have stayed within striking distance of the top four with a 12-point win over the Warriors, but coach Ricky Stuart was furious with the refereeing.
  • Sun, Sep 20, 2020
    Tom Trbojevic says he'll definitely be fit to play for NSW in this year's State of Origin series despite being ruled out of Manly's final-round NRL clash.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    NRL minor premiers Penrith are likely to rest more players from next week's final regular-season clash against Canterbury as they prepare for the finals.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    The NRL has issued Canberra's Curtis Scott with a breach notice for bringing the game into disrepute and breaking the league's alcohol consumption policies.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    Parramatta prop Junior Paulo will be free to play in the final round of the NRL if he accepts a dangerous contact charge for a hip-drop tackle on David Fifita.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    The NRL has fined Melbourne prop Christian Welch $20,000 for breaking the Storm's biosecurity bubble by having an unregistered guest at the team's hub.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    Gold Coast shape as the most exciting team to watch from outside this year's finals in 2021 after they chalked up their fourth straight NRL win on Saturday.
  • Sat, Sep 19, 2020
    The Warriors are just over a week away from returning to New Zealand but CEO Cameron George believes 2020 can be a turning point in the club's history.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    Cronulla Sharks coach John Morris believes its highly unlikely Matt Moylan will play again for the NRL club in 2020 after yet another hamstring injury.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    North Queensland caretaker coach Josh Hannay has cast doubt over Michael Morgan's chances of recovering from injury in time for State of Origin in November.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    As two more of their 2015 NRL grand final heroes prepare to leave the club, North Queensland could do worse than replicating Penrith's pathway to success.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    Penrith have extended their winning streak to 14 and claimed the NRL minor premiership with a 32-12 rout of North Queensland in Townsville.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    While Melbourne were rocked to lose Origin prop Christian Welch for a COVID-19 breach, coach Craig Bellamy says they're excited to take on Harry Grant's Tigers.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    James Tamou will provide some much needed experience at Wests Tigers next season, signing a two-year deal to move to the club from Penrith.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    Manly coach Des Hasler has confirmed Tom Trbojevic will play his first NRL game since June when he returns at fullback for the Sea Eagles against Gold Coast.
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2020
    Mitchell Aubusson will become the most-capped Sydney Rooster in their 112-year history but his club-first character has been there from his days as a teenager.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    Canterbury NRL captain Josh Jackson has led the Bulldogs through one of their toughest on-field patches but will make history of his own on Thursday night.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    The NRL will host crowds of up to 50 per cent capacity in major stadiums for the finals, meaning up to 40,000 fans will be able to attend the grand final.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    Gold Coast captain Kevin Proctor is eager to repay the Titans' faith in him after agreeing a contract to stay at the club for the 2021 NRL season.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    While the Raiders are gunning for a top four spot, Canberra halfback George Williams says with nothing on the line the Warriors are a danger in their NRL clash.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    NSW and Queensland are still trying to decide how to best pick their State of Origin squads, about a week out from the end of the NRL's regular season.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    Manly forward Addin Fonua-Blake has been granted permission to talk to rival NRL clubs about an exit from Sydney, with the Warriors a possible new home.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    Canberra centre Curtis Scott's NRL season could be over due to a leg injury, although a metal plate is blocking scans from showing if it is fractured.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    Wayne Bennett says a decision not to allow teenage sensation Joseph Suaalii a get-out clause in an extended South Sydney NRL contract is not negotiable.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    Canberra have made Josh Papalii a Raider for life with the star prop signing a deal that could see him at the NRL club until the end of 2025.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    North Queensland's Gavin Cooper insists his departure from the NRL club isn't a retirement decision but his plans to play on are being hampered by COVID-19.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    Brisbane skipper Alex Glenn says young half Brodie Croft suffered a nasty blow when his head hit a teammate's hip and he was knocked out at Broncos training.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    North Queensland premiership-winning veteran Gavin Cooper has announced he'll be leaving the NRL club at the end of season.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    North Queensland are set to lose forward pair Josh McGuire and John Asiata for Friday's NRL match against Penrith, with both facing bans.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    Parramatta's Ryan Matterson was told by a teacher he wouldn't make it as a rugby league player but on Friday he will play game 100 in the NRL.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    NRL head of football Graham Annesley has hinted at changes to the bunker's process after a wrong call was made against the Sydney Roosters on Saturday night.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    South Sydney young gun Campbell Graham says they are behind Dane Gagai, who will miss their NRL clash with Canterbury after only just returning from injury.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    James Tamou hopes to have his NRL future resolved shortly, but is resigned to the fact it won't be at Penrith after agreeing their youth should be the priority.
  • Sun, Sep 13, 2020
    After a record ninth straight NRL loss, interim coach Peter Gentle says Brisbane needs a veteran playmaker amid speculation linking Kieran Foran to the club.
  • Sun, Sep 13, 2020
    Melbourne have run in six tries to beat North Queensland 36-20, setting up the Sunshine Coast Stadium win with a dominant first half in their NRL clash.
  • Sun, Sep 13, 2020
    Gold Coast coach Justin Holbrook is unfazed by Titans-bound David Fifita's misfiring display in Brisbane's 18-6 NRL loss.
  • Sun, Sep 13, 2020
    Hudson Young missed last year's run to the NRL grand final through suspension but the Canberra lock is in career-best form on the eve of this year's finals.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    Parramatta have scored just two points combined in their past two NRL matches against top-eight teams, but Brad Arthur insists there is no cause for concern.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    Manly coach Des Hasler is clinging to the hope that the Sea Eagles can scrape into the NRL finals after keeping their season alive with victory over Canterbury.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    Penrith will start turning their attention to next month's NRL's finals after securing their first top-two spot in a decade with two rounds still to play.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    Canberra have kept pace with the race for the NRL's top four as Jack Wighton starred and their middles dominated St George Illawarra with a 37-8 flogging.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    Nathan Cleary has detailed how a session with AFL club Richmond improved his kicking game, booting four 40-20s this year after barely kicking one previously.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    Melbourne forward Tui Kamikamica is set to play his first NRL game in almost six months against North Queensland, with winger Suliasi Vunivalu also returning.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    Luke Brooks and Dane Gagai will both miss one NRL game if they take early guilty pleas for their roles in a fiery brawl in Wests Tigers' loss to South Sydney.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    Penrith coach Ivan Cleary says the side learned tough lessons in their loss to Parramatta earlier this year, which has helped them on a 12-match winning streak.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    Manly coach Des Hasler will resist handing an NRL debut to a third Trbojevic brother at the club this weekend when the Sea Eagles play Canterbury.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    Returning Brisbane captain Alex Glenn says the NRL side's new coach must be able to reinstate "what the club is all about" after a season of distraction.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    Manly have kept their mathematical finals hopes alive and left Canterbury anchored to the bottom of the NRL ladder with a 32-20 comeback win over the Bulldogs.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    Sia Soliola will have to wait another week for his NRL return after Josh Papalii was cleared to take his place in the Canberra pack against St George Illawarra.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    Cody Walker is back playing the football that made him NSW's first choice five-eighth last season, helping South Sydney's attack fire before the NRL's finals.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Canterbury interim coach Steve Georgallis feels his NRL team deserve better than the wooden spoon, and have three games to try to move off the bottom.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Wests Tigers coach Michael Maguire says he has spoken to Josh Addo-Carr about joining the NRL club but won't be releasing a fan favourite.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Penrith coach Ivan Cleary has praised James Tamou's leadership as the former Test prop looks set to join Wests Tigers next season.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Melbourne flyer Suliasi Vunivalu is looking to make up for lost time on the NRL field and at the buffet after a fractured jaw kept him out for four weeks.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Penrith will go after a record-extending 13th NRL win in a row when they face Parramatta but for a third of their squad such a winning streak is nothing new.
  • Wed, Sep 09, 2020
    Sydney Roosters second-rower Angus Crichton hopes time spent in the middle on his return from a knee injury can fast-track his match fitness before NRL finals.
  • Wed, Sep 09, 2020
    Incoming St George Illawarra coach Anthony Griffin believes Ben Hunt can star in the halves again after spending the majority of this year at hooker.
  • Wed, Sep 09, 2020
    Wests Tigers coach Michael Maguire has defended the culture of his playing group following the half-time walk out of Josh Reynolds and Russell Packer.
  • Wed, Sep 09, 2020
    Melbourne playmaker Cameron Munster says another bubble or a big pay cut won't stop him from turning out for Queensland in this year's State of Origin series.
  • Wed, Sep 09, 2020
    Canberra skipper Jarrod Croker says there will be no let-up against St George Illawarra as the Raiders continue to push for a top-four place in the NRL.
  • Wed, Sep 09, 2020
    Warriors coach Todd Payten is expecting a finals-like feel to their NRL showdown with Cronulla with both teams scrapping for a place in the playoffs.
  • Wed, Sep 09, 2020
    Warriors skipper Roger Tuivasa-Sheck hasn't seen his family in four months so he's turned to studying on the side to get through the NRL season.
  • Tue, Sep 08, 2020
    St George Illawarra captain Cameron McInnes says new head coach Anthony Griffin can only make a difference if the players stand up and are accountable.
  • Tue, Sep 08, 2020
    In a COVID-free world the NRL's finals would begin this weekend, but Parramatta claim they can gain an early advantage if they beat Penrith on Friday night.
  • Tue, Sep 08, 2020
    The need for an outside voice was crucial to Anthony Griffin being given the job as St George Illawarra's next NRL coach, as well as a track record in defence.
  • Tue, Sep 08, 2020
    Cronulla centre Bronson Xerri has been given another day to respond to an NRL breach notice as he contemplates his response to a positive drug test.
  • Mon, Sep 07, 2020
    Instrumental in North Queensland's win over St George Illawarra, Valentine Holmes gave a glimpse of what made him one of the NRL's hottest properties.
  • Mon, Sep 07, 2020
    Penrith's Josh Mansour says their clash with Parramatta is a finals tune-up and a chance to get even after the Eels handed them their only loss of the season.
  • Mon, Sep 07, 2020
    Kalyn Ponga will likely be rested from Newcastle's clash with Sydney Roosters, and several other Knights could be given the same luxury before the NRL's finals.
  • Mon, Sep 07, 2020
    Wests Tigers halfback Luke Brooks insists teammates have no issue with Josh Reynolds and Russell Packer leaving their game against Manly at halftime.
  • Sun, Sep 06, 2020
    St George Illawarra have apologised to former player Nathan Blacklock after he revealed racism played a role in his departure from the NRL club in 2001.
  • Sun, Sep 06, 2020
    Kieran Foran could face an uphill battle to find a new NRL home after suffering a suspected pectoral tear in Canterbury's loss to Gold Coast.
  • Sun, Sep 06, 2020
    Wests Tigers coach Michael Maguire believes top try-scorer David Nofoaluma should be considered for State of Origin selection this season.
  • Sun, Sep 06, 2020
    Canberra's middle could need to step up again with Josh Papalii suffering a shoulder injury in the Raiders' loss to the Sydney Roosters.
  • Sun, Sep 06, 2020
    Sonny Bill Williams expects it will take him a couple of weeks to return to match fitness, coinciding with the Sydney Roosters' run into the NRL's finals.
  • Sat, Sep 05, 2020
    Parramatta five-eighth Dylan Brown is unlikely to play again this NRL regular season but the Eels are hopeful of him returning in the finals.
  • Sat, Sep 05, 2020
    Unwanted playmaker Kieran Foran may have played his last NRL game for the Bulldogs after suffered a suspected torn pec in their 18-14 loss to Gold Coast.
  • Sat, Sep 05, 2020
    Cronulla's Chad Townsend could miss the remainder of the NRL season after he was hit with a grade three shoulder charge which means five weeks out if guilty.
  • Sat, Sep 05, 2020
    Sonny Bill Williams returned for the Sydney Roosters but it was James Tedesco that propelled them toward a top-four finish with an 18-6 NRL win over Canberra.
  • Sat, Sep 05, 2020
    Interim St George Illawarra coach Dean Young has been interviewed for the fulltime gig and hopes a competitive finish to the season helps his cause.
  • Fri, Sep 04, 2020
    Penrith coach Ivan Cleary admits his side will have a question mark over them coming into the NRL finals despite extending their winning run to 12 games.
  • Fri, Sep 04, 2020
    Tom Trbojevic's NRL return for Manly this year is still conditional on him ticking numerous boxes, while Des Hasler says Kieran Foran won't be signed for 2021.
  • Fri, Sep 04, 2020
    Brisbane have had three players charged after their loss to Penrith, making for 14 players sanctioned in total by the NRL match review committee this year.
  • Fri, Sep 04, 2020
    Interim Brisbane coach Peter Gentle is confident Jordan Riki can fill Gold Coast-bound David Fifita's shoes next year after impressing against Penrith.
  • Fri, Sep 04, 2020
    Trent Robinson has confirmed Sonny Bill Williams will definitely make his comeback against Canberra on Saturday night, welcoming the spotlight on his returnee.
  • Fri, Sep 04, 2020
    Melbourne have consolidated their spot in the NRL's top two and dealt South Sydney's top-four prospects a blow with a bruising 22-16 comeback win.
  • Fri, Sep 04, 2020
    Gold Coast coach Justin Holbrook wants to end his first season as an NRL head coach on a roll, starting with Saturday's match against last-placed Canterbury.
  • Fri, Sep 04, 2020
    Canberra have lost centre Curtis Scott for Saturday's NRL grand final rematch with the Sydney Roosters, where one hand on a top-four spot will await the winner.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    Rabbitohs coach Wayne Bennett says Adam Reynolds, who will play his 200th NRL game against Melbourne on Friday night, is the best goalkicker he's seen.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    South Sydney coach Wayne Bennett says he would sign unwanted Wests Tigers veteran Benji Marshall if there was an opportunity with his NRL club.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    Cronulla know they must fix their top-eight record and keep turning their defence around, starting with Friday's crunch clash with Newcastle.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    St George Illawarra's youth players want Dean Young to be given his chance as the NRL club's coach, after interviews for the role began late Thursday afternoon.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy says his NRL club have a plan for whatever playing decision Cameron Smith makes and urged people to just enjoy him while they can.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    Newcastle coach Adam O'Brien insists his team are not thinking about the pressure of ending a seven-year NRL finals absence as the last rounds approach.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    Penrith have taken another step toward the NRL minor premiership with their 12th straight victory, overcoming Brisbane 25-12 at Suncorp Stadium.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    ARL Commission chairman Peter V'landys says there is no timeline on the introduction of a second Brisbane team, with an NRL case study set for the summer.
  • Wed, Sep 02, 2020
    Brisbane interim coach Peter Gentle says the role of a head coach has become too managerial and unappealing due to the lack of pure coaching opportunities.
  • Wed, Sep 02, 2020
    Cronulla's Chad Townsend says Matt Moylan's NRL struggles aren't just due to poor form with the ex-Origin representative playing while injured for the Sharks.
  • Wed, Sep 02, 2020
    John Bateman admits he was a Sonny Bill Williams fan growing up but the Canberra ace says he won't be treated any differently for his NRL return.
  • Wed, Sep 02, 2020
    Todd Payten is still waiting for the formal announcement he is the new North Queensland coach but says he's committed to the Warriors for this NRL season.
  • Wed, Sep 02, 2020
    Penrith coach Ivan Cleary won't consider resting his NRL stars yet, preferring to keep momentum at the top of the ladder going with four weeks until finals.
  • Wed, Sep 02, 2020
    Boyd Cordner believes the Sydney Roosters could feel the benefits of an injury-ravaged season come finals with so few players having played 18 games straight.
  • Wed, Sep 02, 2020
    The Warriors haven't been able to train properly for weeks and staff members have even been injured filling in at practice as they struggle for NRL numbers.
  • Tue, Sep 01, 2020
    They'll be sad to see him go but Warriors players are happy Todd Payten's NRL coaching career looks set to continue at North Queensland.
  • Tue, Sep 01, 2020
    Cronulla half Chad Townsend has declared himself fit to return from a calf injury as the Sharks prepare for a season-defining fortnight in the NRL.
2020 August
  • Mon, Aug 31, 2020
    Josh and Brett Morris have been competitive since childhood and it's that nature that has taken the former to 300 NRL games. Now he hopes a premiership awaits.
  • Mon, Aug 31, 2020
    Robbie Farah knew Todd Payten would succeed as a coach from his early days as an assistant, with the former prop expected to be North Queensland's next mentor.
  • Mon, Aug 31, 2020
    Five-eighth Cody Walker is certain South Sydney's can continue being the form attacking team of the competition even without injured superstar Latrell Mitchell.
  • Mon, Aug 31, 2020
    Canberra coach Ricky Stuart says Canterbury deserved credit for their early lead, denying his team were complacent and looking toward the grand final rematch.
  • Mon, Aug 31, 2020
    Brisbane will honour Tevita Pangai Jr's NRL contract for 12 months under strict new conditions that if he breaches will see him sacked from the club.
  • Sun, Aug 30, 2020
    Michael Maguire will take an eye to next year's Wests Tigers when picking teams for the last month of this year's competition, with the club to miss the finals.
  • Sun, Aug 30, 2020
    Tyrone May had little choice but to study his own game while stood down from playing NRL for Penrith, and now he's benefiting in the Panthers' finals charge.
  • Sat, Aug 29, 2020
    Craig Bellamy can't picture Cameron Smith playing for any NRL side but Melbourne but knows his views are shaped by a time when one-club players were the norm.
  • Sat, Aug 29, 2020
    Canterbury captain Josh Jackson says they have identified crafty Canberra second-rower John Bateman as a player they need to stop to cause an NRL upset.
  • Sat, Aug 29, 2020
    Brisbane's Joe Ofahengaue faces a one-game NRL ban for dropping a knee onto Jake Friend's head during Friday night's loss to the Sydney Roosters.
  • Sat, Aug 29, 2020
    Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson will decide early this week if Sonny Bill Williams will make his NRL return against Canberra, but the early signs are good.
  • Sat, Aug 29, 2020
    The Warriors have returned to Australia's country music capital, Tamworth, and shocked Newcastle with a 36-6 victory to keep their top-eight hopes alive.
  • Sat, Aug 29, 2020
    St George Illawarra coach Dean Young was bitterly disappointed after his side surrendered two points in Friday night's NRL loss to Gold Coast.
  • Fri, Aug 28, 2020
    Brisbane skipper Patrick Carrigan says Sean O'Sullivan will rise to the challenge of taking the Sydney Roosters, which is his first NRL game in almost a year.
  • Fri, Aug 28, 2020
    Penrith coach Ivan Cleary will be hoping Saturday night is the last time this year his NRL competition leaders have to play his old Wests Tigers side.
  • Fri, Aug 28, 2020
    Jack de Belin's sexual assault case will coincide with the start of this year's State of Origin series, providing an unwanted distraction for the NRL.
  • Fri, Aug 28, 2020
    Cronulla will go with rookies Connor Tracey and Braydon Trindall in the halves against North Queensland, with Matt Moylan dropped and Shaun Johnson injured.
  • Fri, Aug 28, 2020
    Sydney Roosters flogged Brisbane 58-12 on Friday night, taking their overall score to 117-12 against the Broncos in just two games in 2020.
  • Thu, Aug 27, 2020
    Brisbane skipper Pat Carrigan says his team is trying to focus on the task of playing the Sydney Roosters but is hoping for a strong head as new coach.
  • Thu, Aug 27, 2020
    Canterbury captain Josh Jackson says English recruit Luke Thompson has the support of his NRL teammates, who are impressed with his work ethic.
  • Thu, Aug 27, 2020
    About half of Queensland's State of Origin squad could enter this year's series in November after weeks without football, a problem NSW can largely avoid.
  • Thu, Aug 27, 2020
    South Sydney have flogged Parramatta 38-0 in a performance that will put the NRL's title contenders on notice, but lost Latrell Mitchell to a hamstring injury.
  • Thu, Aug 27, 2020
    His Brisbane dream turned into a nightmare but Anthony Seibold has defended his coaching record and says he still wants to lead an NRL club in the future.
  • Wed, Aug 26, 2020
    After a tumultuous 18 months, Anthony Seibold's brief reign as Brisbane's NRL coach has ended but the man who hired him has defended the appointment.
  • Wed, Aug 26, 2020
    Mal Meninga wants clubs held to account in his role as NRL coaches association chairman after the worst year for clipboard holders in the game's history.
  • Wed, Aug 26, 2020
    Cronulla captain Wade Graham says Matt Moylan being dropped shows the Sharks know things have to change for them to make an impact in the NRL's finals.
  • Wed, Aug 26, 2020
    Brisbane part-owner Phil Murphy has clarified his controversial "cancer" remarks but says departed NRL coach Anthony Seibold "was not the man for the job".
  • Wed, Aug 26, 2020
    On the same day Anthony Seibold left Brisbane, Justin Holbrook re-signed at the Gold Coast in a possible sign of shifting NRL power in south-east Queensland.
  • Tue, Aug 25, 2020
    Brisbane will part ways with mentor Anthony Seibold less than two years into the coach's five-year NRL contract after a disastrous 2020 campaign.
  • Tue, Aug 25, 2020
    Josh Hannay has named him on the wing for the NRL match against Cronulla but the North Queensland coach says Valentine Holmes will end the season at fullback.
  • Mon, Aug 24, 2020
    Brisbane veteran Darius Boyd says the Broncos playing group are ready to welcome coach Anthony Seibold back from a COVID isolation period this week.
  • Mon, Aug 24, 2020
    Next in line to play as Melbourne's five-eighth, Nicho Hynes says the Storm will feel the loss of injured utility Brandon Smith, who has a fractured jaw.
  • Mon, Aug 24, 2020
    Currently sidelined with injury, Sydney Roosters veteran Mitchell Aubusson will retire at the end of 2020 after 13 NRL seasons with the club.
  • Mon, Aug 24, 2020
    Melbourne players aren't sure what the future holds for their NRL skipper Cameron Smith, with Nicho Hynes saying he hopes he plays on rather than retire.
  • Sun, Aug 23, 2020
    Manly could lose two more members of their backline for their NRL clash with Melbourne but Albert Hopoate may not be recalled from his Warriors loan.
  • Sun, Aug 23, 2020
    South Sydney rookie Steven Marsters scored on his NRL debut but just months earlier it looked like Wayne Bennett was going to cut his time at the club short.
  • Sun, Aug 23, 2020
    Tryscoring marvels Brett and Josh Morris are set to re-sign for the Sydney Roosters after bagging doubles in the premiers' emphatic win over Wests Tigers.
  • Sun, Aug 23, 2020
    After 853 games in charge in the NRL and two weeks in isolation, even Wayne Bennett couldn't help but gush over South Sydney's 56-16 flogging of Manly.
  • Sat, Aug 22, 2020
    Originally known for his pace, Matt Dufty has relished the chance to create for St George Illawarra since being reinstated at fullback this NRL season.
  • Sat, Aug 22, 2020
    Teenage halfback Tom Dearden did his reputation no harm but Brisbane were forced to cop another loss as they hunt to stave off the NRL's wooden spoon.
  • Sat, Aug 22, 2020
    Canberra prop Josh Papalii's effort to run down Gold Coast halfback Jamal Fogarty is just part of why Ricky Stuart says he'll go down as a Raiders legend.
  • Sat, Aug 22, 2020
    A 36-16 NRL win over Gold Coast was Canberra's fifth from their past six matches but coach Ricky Stuart says his team is nowhere near being a finals threat yet.
  • Sat, Aug 22, 2020
    Superstar fullback James Tedesco has made a triumphant return to Leichhardt Oval, leading the Sydney Roosters to a 38-16 NRL win over his old West Tigers team.
  • Sat, Aug 22, 2020
    Interim Warriors coach Todd Payten says Paul Turner is ready to take his chance in the NRL after Chanel Tevita-Harris was a late scratching to face Canterbury.
  • Sat, Aug 22, 2020
    St George Illawarra's Paul Vaughan has become the second player to fall foul of the NRL's crusher crackdown, while Penrith Viliame Kikau faces a two-game ban.
  • Sat, Aug 22, 2020
    Kurt Mann only needed to be given one position to focus on to thrive but his versatility and NRL form could make him the perfect option as Queensland's No.14.
  • Fri, Aug 21, 2020
    Manly hooker Manase Fainu won't be able to return to the NRL field for at least another 11 months after his trial date for an alleged stabbing was set for July.
  • Fri, Aug 21, 2020
    Rookie Melbourne half Cooper Johns has had a whirlwind NRL debut but the attention is nothing new for the son of a Newcastle legend.
  • Fri, Aug 21, 2020
    Manly are taking the approach that they must win all of their last six games to make the NRL finals, with Tom Trbojevic still another two weeks away.
  • Fri, Aug 21, 2020
    Marata Niukore faces a possible two-match NRL ban after the Parramatta forward was charged for a crusher tackle during the Eels' win over Melbourne.
  • Fri, Aug 21, 2020
    Ricky Stuart claims players staying down is rife in the NRL but master coach Wayne Bennett says offenders only have themselves to blame if tackles are suspect.
  • Fri, Aug 21, 2020
    Brisbane's Tevita Pangai Jnr will fight to keep his contract at the club despite being stood down indefinitely by the NRL for breaching biosecurity protocols.
  • Fri, Aug 21, 2020
    Penrith coach Ivan Cleary isn't concerned his team is peaking too early as they gun for 10 straight wins for the first time in the NRL club's history.
  • Fri, Aug 21, 2020
    Hard-running Melbourne hooker Brandon Smith will have surgery on his broken jaw, with the Storm hopeful he can return for their NRL finals campaign.
  • Fri, Aug 21, 2020
    His team might be favourites to extend a recent good NRL record against Gold Coast but Canberra coach Ricky Stuart sees a lot to like about the Titans in 2020.
  • Thu, Aug 20, 2020
    Highly touted as the game manager Brisbane needed, Brodie Croft has been overlooked for the role with Tom Dearden preferred against St George Illawarra.
  • Thu, Aug 20, 2020
    Penrith want to prove to teenage try-scoring sensation Charlie Staines that they will be able to best manage his career if he rejects interest from NRL rivals.
  • Thu, Aug 20, 2020
    Kangaroos five-eighth Luke Keary will stay with the Sydney Roosters until at least the end of 2024 after signing a three-year extension with the NRL club.
  • Thu, Aug 20, 2020
    More than 800 NRL games have been missed through injury this year, with a leading sports scientist believing stress in the bubble may be one of the reasons.
  • Wed, Aug 19, 2020
    Kevin Proctor and Shaun Johnson could face sanctions from the NRL for making public comment before the Gold Coast captain's judiciary hearing for biting.
  • Wed, Aug 19, 2020
    He hardly left Redfern on the best of terms but embattled coach Anthony Seibold has received support from South Sydney stars as he contends with online trolls.
  • Wed, Aug 19, 2020
    Gold Coast prop Jarrod Wallace says the NRL club needs the experience and leadership of banned backrower Kevin Proctor and they should re-sign him.
  • Tue, Aug 18, 2020
    St George Illawarra star Ben Hunt says he feels for his former teammates at Brisbane but hopes they don't turn around their NRL form this week.
  • Tue, Aug 18, 2020
    Veteran hooker Issac Luke would love to continue his NRL career into 2021 at Brisbane but admits he's prepared to retire if no new deal can be arranged.
  • Tue, Aug 18, 2020
    Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith is still out with a shoulder injury but the Sydney Roosters will welcome back some NRL reinforcements to take on Wests Tigers.
  • Tue, Aug 18, 2020
    The NRL will hand down tougher penalties to players found guilty of crusher tackles after a concerning rise in the number of offences in 2020.
  • Tue, Aug 18, 2020
    Gold Coast forward Jai Arrow's NRL stint at the Titans appears over, with the South Sydney-bound star to miss at least a month with a shoulder injury.
  • Mon, Aug 17, 2020
    He's facing the possibility of a lengthy NRL ban but Gold Coast captain Kevin Proctor deserves a new deal at the Titans, ex-football manager Scott Sattler says.
  • Mon, Aug 17, 2020
    Canterbury's inability to close out a victory against Wests Tigers has left the Bulldogs' frustrated interim coach Steve Georgallis thirsty for a beer.
  • Mon, Aug 17, 2020
    Parramatta are preparing to take on the might of Melbourne in the middle of a NRL form slump, but forward Shaun Lane believes the Eels needed last week's loss.
  • Mon, Aug 17, 2020
    Newcastle are confident Daniel Saifiti hasn't re-injured his knee in their win over Manly, hopeful he will be able to face North Queensland on Sunday.
  • Mon, Aug 17, 2020
    Wests Tigers coach Michael Maguire maintains his side can still make the NRL finals despite a horror draw and an unconvincing win over last-placed Canterbury.
  • Mon, Aug 17, 2020
    Dale Finucane has been added to Melbourne's mounting injury list with the star forward not expected back until the NRL finals.
  • Sun, Aug 16, 2020
    Stand-in Brisbane coach Peter Gentle says a second-half collapse has become a bad habit the struggling NRL outfit need to break if they are to win again.
  • Sun, Aug 16, 2020
    South Sydney caretaker coach Jason Demetriou says he would've "bitten my hands off" to land the North Queensland job if it was available a year ago.
  • Sun, Aug 16, 2020
    Newcastle look certain to play their first NRL finals in seven years and are now a real chance of reaching the top four for the first time since 2006.
  • Sun, Aug 16, 2020
    St George Illawarra half Corey Norman says he wants to see out the final year of his deal at the Dragons and has no interest in going to play in England.
  • Sun, Aug 16, 2020
    Payne Haas has become the 10th Brisbane player charged by the NRL judiciary in 2020 in a significant blow in their battle to avoid their first wooden spoon.
  • Sun, Aug 16, 2020
    Cronulla are confident they will Shaun Johnson and Josh Dugan against Penrith on Friday night despite both finishing Saturday's win over the Gold Coast injured.
  • Sat, Aug 15, 2020
    Parramatta were the early pace setters in the NRL but they now face a tough race to secure a home ground advantage in the first week of the finals.
  • Sat, Aug 15, 2020
    Dragons' Tyrell Fuimaono and Warriors' Eliesa Katoa are both facing one-match bans after being hit with dangerous-tackle charges from Friday's NRL action.
  • Sat, Aug 15, 2020
    Paul McGregor insists the right people will be at St George Illawarra to turn them into a success once they get a healthy and available NRL roster again.
  • Sat, Aug 15, 2020
    Cameron McInnes will miss Dean Young's first day in charge of St George Illawarra for the birth of his child but believes in the interim coach long term.
  • Sat, Aug 15, 2020
    NRL officials have spoken with Brent Naden and spectators from Friday night's NRL game in Gosford as they probe claims the Penrith winger was racially abused.
  • Sat, Aug 15, 2020
    Kevin Proctor was sent off for biting Shaun Johnson in Gold Coast's loss to Cronulla but the Sharks half says he won't support the case at the NRL judiciary.
  • Sat, Aug 15, 2020
    Sonny Bill Williams expects teams will try and target him on his NRL return for the Sydney Roosters given his absence from the league for six years.
  • Sat, Aug 15, 2020
    Sonny Bill Williams wishes he could play in the NRL straight away to help the injury-depleted Sydney Roosters, but says he must regain his own fitness first.
  • Fri, Aug 14, 2020
    Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy could look to a rookie to play halfback next week after losing two more players in Thursday's NRL win over the Sydney Roosters.
  • Fri, Aug 14, 2020
    Paul McGregor will finally be able to visit his father in hospital after coaching his last game for St George Illawarra and being released from the NRL bubble.
  • Fri, Aug 14, 2020
    The Sydney Roosters are sweating on an injury update on star playmaker Luke Keary as superstar signing Sonny Bill Williams makes his first training appearance.
  • Fri, Aug 14, 2020
    Cronulla coach John Morris is careful not to underestimate Gold Coast in Saturday's NRL match at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium.
  • Thu, Aug 13, 2020
    They are free to train and play this weekend but an NRL investigation into the Brisbane players' pub lunch and possible COVID-19 health breach continues.
  • Thu, Aug 13, 2020
    Canterbury star Dallin Watene-Zelezniak says the last-placed Bulldogs mustn't be distracted by talk of a coaching cleanout at the end of the 2020 NRL season.
  • Thu, Aug 13, 2020
    Brisbane flyer Xavier Coates will join Matt Lodge on the sidelines after a suspected foot injury on Thursday marked the latest setback at the NRL club.
  • Thu, Aug 13, 2020
    Gold Coast coach Justin Holbrook is hopeful of signing a contract extension after making progress in his first year as an NRL coach.
  • Thu, Aug 13, 2020
    Penrith's rising crop of NRL stars are performing well beyond their value but that could soon create a salary cap challenge for the Panthers.
  • Thu, Aug 13, 2020
    Sydney Roosters star Luke Keary was taken from the field with a suspected ruptured spleen in Thursday's heavy NRL loss to Melbourne.
  • Thu, Aug 13, 2020
    Sonny Bill Williams has ended his two weeks in quarantine but despite an injury crisis at the Sydney Roosters he won't be rushed back into the NRL fray.
  • Thu, Aug 13, 2020
    Melbourne are hoping to reap the rewards of giving NRL fullback Ryan Papenhuyzen and lock Dale Finucane a week off when they take on the Roosters at the SCG.
  • Thu, Aug 13, 2020
    New Zealand Test forward Tohu Harris says homesick Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has denied speculation that he won't be with the NRL club in 2021.
  • Wed, Aug 12, 2020
    Manly say its their leaky defence - and not injuries - that must change with the Sea Eagles leaking more points than any Des Hasler coached side in a decade.
  • Wed, Aug 12, 2020
    Brisbane's Tevita Pangai Jr has been fined and indefinitely booted from the NRL's bubble for "multiple breaches and a disregard for the rules".
  • Wed, Aug 12, 2020
    Josh Mansour was there the last time Penrith threatened for the NRL premiership in 2014 and he's got no doubt his 2020 team are a more dangerous prospect.
  • Wed, Aug 12, 2020
    Sydney Roosters NRL coach Trent Robinson says the halfback role is Lachlan Lam's and he won't pull a surprise Kyle Flanagan switch against the Storm at the SCG.
  • Wed, Aug 12, 2020
    Kane Evans and Euan Aitken have signed with the Warriors from 2021 while Jack Hetherington will switch between them and Penrith until his NRL loan deal ends.


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