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2021 September
  • Sat, Sep 18, 2021
    Manly hooker Lachlan Croker is backing Des Hasler's meticulous preparation to make sure the Sea Eagles are able to deliver in Friday's NRL preliminary final.
  • Sat, Sep 18, 2021
    Parramatta's right edge combination of Will Penisi and Blake Ferguson must hold their own for the Eels to prosper in the NRL semi-final against Penrith.
  • Sat, Sep 18, 2021
    His "craziest" NRL season as a head coach has come to an end but Sydney Roosters mentor Trent Robinson is adamant the club will be better for their 2021 ordeal.
  • Fri, Sep 17, 2021
    Penrith coach Ivan Cleary has batted away questions about his war of words with Wayne Bennett, as well as Peter V'landys' claims it is good for the NRL.
  • Fri, Sep 17, 2021
    Parramatta coach Brad Arthur has urged his NRL team to stay in the fight for as long as possible as they aim to clear the semi-final hurdle at a fourth attempt.
  • Fri, Sep 17, 2021
    Penrith coach Ivan Cleary rejects the idea that his young side is feeling the fatigue of a long NRL season ahead of their semi-final clash with Parramatta.
  • Fri, Sep 17, 2021
    Manly centre Brad Parker joked he needs teammate Tom Trbojevic to soften up Sydney Roosters veteran Josh Morris, who is one of the NRL's best defenders.
  • Fri, Sep 17, 2021
    A Tom Trbojevic-inspired Manly have run riot in Mackay to thrash the Sydney Roosters 42-6 and move into their first NRL preliminary final in eight years.
  • Thu, Sep 16, 2021
    Will Penisini was coached by Brad Arthur when he played for Rouse Hill and years later is set to play the biggest game of his league career for Parramatta.
  • Thu, Sep 16, 2021
    Queensland back-rower Felise Kaufusi has thrown his support behind Billy Slater becoming the next Maroons coach, saying the legendary No.1 will be a "good fit".
  • Thu, Sep 16, 2021
    Manly enforcer Marty Taupau is hoping his milestone 200th NRL game on Saturday against the Sydney Roosters coincides with his elusive first-ever finals win.
  • Wed, Sep 15, 2021
    Parramatta prop Reagan Campbell-Gillard has made a return from a groin injury just in time to face former club Penrith in a sudden-death NRL semi-final.
  • Wed, Sep 15, 2021
    Nine years after turning James Graham into the NRL's biggest ball player, Des Hasler is now running with five small men as playmakers at Manly in 2021.
  • Tue, Sep 14, 2021
    Canterbury have sacked Lachlan Lewis, tearing up the final month-and-a-half of his NRL contract after he allegedly placed a club speaker for sale online.
  • Tue, Sep 14, 2021
    Penrith star Nathan Cleary is not fussed by the extra attention he cops, saying tough kick pressure is to be expected against the best NRL teams.
  • Tue, Sep 14, 2021
    Once both considered central to Gold Coast's NRL rebuild, Ashley Taylor and Tyrone Peachey have been released by the club.
  • Mon, Sep 13, 2021
    Parramatta coach Brad Arthur is in no doubt his team has to improve on their win over Newcastle if they're to avoid another NRL finals second-week exit.
  • Mon, Sep 13, 2021
    Sydney's COVID-19 crisis has cost the city from hosting its most number of finals matches in seven years, with five of the six teams coming from NSW's capital.
  • Mon, Sep 13, 2021
    NRL head of football Graham Annesley has defended the decision not to penalise the Sydney Roosters for a controversial 'wall' in their win over Gold Coast.
  • Mon, Sep 13, 2021
    Sydney Roosters will contest a high contact charge for Sam Verrills at the NRL judiciary with hopes he'll be free to play the NRL semi-final against Manly.
  • Mon, Sep 13, 2021
    Sydney Roosters fullback James Tedesco expects Manly star Tom Trbojevic will be fired up for their NRL semi-final after the Sea Eagles' loss to Melbourne.
  • Sun, Sep 12, 2021
    Parramatta's round-24 win over Melbourne has given Brad Arthur the belief the Eels can stand up to the pressure of overturning their horror NRL finals record.
  • Sun, Sep 12, 2021
    They played a vital role getting Newcastle to the NRL finals but Knights' trio Kalyn Ponga, Mitchell Pearce and Bradman Best failed to fire against Parramatta.
  • Sun, Sep 12, 2021
    The NRL's desire to let Melbourne play on the Sunshine Coast in week one of the finals has set them a tall order to win TV ratings against the AFL grand final.
  • Sun, Sep 12, 2021
    South Sydney have claimed a massive advantage heading into their fourth straight NRL preliminary final, having fallen at the hurdle for the past three years.
  • Sun, Sep 12, 2021
    Daly Cherry-Evans says Manly will learn a lot from their big loss to Melbourne as they prepare for a sudden-death semi-final against the Sydney Roosters.
  • Sat, Sep 11, 2021
    A season hinged on a glistening attack, Gold Coast's defensive lapses have cost them an upset win over the Sydney Roosters in their first final since 2016.
  • Sat, Sep 11, 2021
    Newcastle coach Adam O'Brien says scars from last year's finals exit are still burning the Knights, who will face Parramatta in Sunday's NRL elimination final.
  • Sat, Sep 11, 2021
    Star Manly rookie Josh Schuster has avoided a ban for his dangerous throw on Jahrome Hughes in the Sea Eagles' finals loss to Melbourne.
  • Sat, Sep 11, 2021
    Brad Arthur has confirmed that Ryan Matterson will not come back into Parramatta's NRL team for their elimination final against Newcastle, making him 18th man.
  • Sat, Sep 11, 2021
    South Sydney captain Adam Reynolds is daring to dream of a glorious NRL exit from Redfern, confident the Rabbitohs have the talent to secure the premiership.
  • Sat, Sep 11, 2021
    Sydney Roosters captain James Tedesco has indicated he wants "controlled" fire from returning lock Victor Radley in their NRL final against Gold Coast.
  • Sat, Sep 11, 2021
    Queensland legend Billy Slater has confirmed he's weighing up the opportunity to coach the State of Origin side next season following Paul Green's exit.
  • Sat, Sep 11, 2021
    South Sydney have been able to bring Taane Milne into their squad for the qualifying final against Penrith, despite not naming him in their 21 on Tuesday.
  • Sat, Sep 11, 2021
    South Sydney have qualified for their fourth preliminary final in as many years after shocking Penrith 16-10 in the first week of the finals.
  • Sat, Sep 11, 2021
    Melbourne have been handed some welcome news with Brandon Smith confirming he has avoided a facial fracture after his head clash to start the NRL finals.
  • Fri, Sep 10, 2021
    South Sydney coach Wayne Bennett has lit the fuse for a fiery NRL qualifying final, accusing Penrith of training for illegal block plays to protect kickers.
  • Fri, Sep 10, 2021
    Gold Coast coach Justin Holbrook learned a lot under Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson, but that friendship is on hold heading into Saturday's NRL final.
  • Fri, Sep 10, 2021
    Canterbury have torn up the contract of embattled forward Adam Elliott after his latest indiscretion added to a growing rap sheet of off-field troubles.
  • Fri, Sep 10, 2021
    Having been an unused interchange player in last year's NRL grand-final triumph, Melbourne's Nicho Hynes is determined to erase that hurt in 2021.
  • Fri, Sep 10, 2021
    NRLW players have landed a big win in their battle for more financial support from the NRL following the postponement of the 2021 season to early next year.
  • Fri, Sep 10, 2021
    The Sydney Roosters have overcome a nightmare year to reach their eighth NRL finals series in nine seasons, but they have no interest in an underdogs tag.
  • Thu, Sep 09, 2021
    Billy Slater has the backing of his long-time Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy, who says the Maroons great has the right attributes to succeed as Queensland coach.
  • Thu, Sep 09, 2021
    Penrith's Paul Momirovski has played for four clubs in as many years but lessons from the game's biggest stars helped him finally nail down a starting spot.
  • Thu, Sep 09, 2021
    The Warriors finally have some stability and will spend a third-straight year in Australia with Redcliffe to be their base for the 2022 NRL season.
  • Thu, Sep 09, 2021
    Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy has trusted Cameron Munster to make the right call on whether to play in Friday's NRL final against Manly with a busted knee.
  • Thu, Sep 09, 2021
    Ten years have passed since the Battle of Brookvale, and while tensions have cooled between Melbourne and Manly the NRL rivalry has not been forgotten.
  • Wed, Sep 08, 2021
    Stung by their recent NRL finals exits, Parramatta are ready to prove a point but won't be taking unheralded Newcastle lightly in a sudden-death play-off.
  • Wed, Sep 08, 2021
    Cameron Smith has poured cold water on his Queensland Origin coaching ambitions, instead suggesting good mate Billy Slater is the man for the job.
  • Wed, Sep 08, 2021
    Rookie South Sydney No.1 Blake Taaffe has told Nathan Cleary to bring on the bombs, adamant he is more than ready to defuse them in their NRL qualifying final.
  • Wed, Sep 08, 2021
    Sydney Roosters star James Tedesco is in no doubt impressive Gold Coast youngster Jayden Campbell is a threat to his team in Saturday's NRL elimination final.
  • Tue, Sep 07, 2021
    Parramatta's Junior Paulo says the Eels backed the call to rest in the last round and focus on their NRL finals campaign which opens against Newcastle.
  • Tue, Sep 07, 2021
    Coach Paul Green has paid the price for Queensland's 2021 State of Origin series loss, with the Maroons confirming they will not renew his contract.
  • Tue, Sep 07, 2021
    Prolific tryscorer Josh Addo-Carr has been ruled out of Melbourne's NRL qualifying final against Manly as uncertainty surrounds Cameron Munster's fitness.
  • Tue, Sep 07, 2021
    Josh Morris' NRL career began with Preston Campbell as his opposite number and he is determined to ensure it's not ended by the former Gold Coast star's son.
  • Tue, Sep 07, 2021
    Brandon Smith admits a long-term friendship has helped nurture a unique on-field combination with Harry Grant that could prove a huge NRL finals advantage.
  • Mon, Sep 06, 2021
    Melbourne might be the front-runners but Sydney Roosters captain James Tedesco is not writing off any of the teams in the hunt for the NRL premiership.
  • Mon, Sep 06, 2021
    The NRL will revise a complicated 'downtown' rule at the end of the season after being forced to admit officials got a call wrong against Newcastle.
  • Mon, Sep 06, 2021
    A long-time campaigner for Suncorp Stadium, ARL Commission member Kate Jones says a call on the NRL grand final venue will be made this week.
  • Mon, Sep 06, 2021
    A decision could be made on Michael Maguire's coaching future within a week with Wests Tigers' chairman admitting a disconnect in funding, roster and results.
  • Mon, Sep 06, 2021
    Gold Coast needed a final-round win to make the NRL top eight but having reached the finals they are keen on upsetting some more highly-fancied opponents.
  • Mon, Sep 06, 2021
    Daly Cherry-Evans has endorsed Tom Trbojevic's season as one of greatest in the NRL as Manly prepare for a finals showdown with minor premiers Melbourne.
  • Sun, Sep 05, 2021
    South Sydney must find the best answer to Nathan Cleary's torpedo bombs in the NRL qualifying final as they decide who will replace Latrell Mitchell at No.1.
  • Sun, Sep 05, 2021
    St George Illawarra coach Anthony Griffin has confirmed that NRL and NSW State of Origin star Tariq Sims has been told he can look elsewhere.
  • Sun, Sep 05, 2021
    Melbourne star Cameron Munster admits he's unsure if he'll be fit for the Storm's NRL finals opener against Manly on Friday after surgery on an infected knee.
  • Sun, Sep 05, 2021
    Gold Coast coach Justin Holbrook says the Sydney Roosters are beatable but has praised their phenomenal season ahead of Saturday's NRL final.
  • Sun, Sep 05, 2021
    Manly coach Des Hasler believes the dominoes have fallen perfectly for a blockbuster showdown between his side and Melbourne in game one of the NRL finals.
  • Sun, Sep 05, 2021
    Wests Tigers coach Michael Maguire is under more pressure to keep his job after an embarrassing 38-0 loss to Canterbury in the last game of the NRL season.
  • Sun, Sep 05, 2021
    Melbourne wrapped up the minor premiership while Manly secured a top four finish as Gold Coast stormed into the top eight for the NRL finals opening week.
  • Sat, Sep 04, 2021
    Despite a loss to Penrith, Parramatta coach Brad Arthur insists it was the right call to rest most of his NRL side to have the Eels refreshed for the finals.
  • Sat, Sep 04, 2021
    Three seemingly-meaningless consolation tries early in the season have Gold Coast chasing for-and-against points to make the NRL top eight against the Warriors.
  • Sat, Sep 04, 2021
    Coach Kevin Walters has predicted a bright NRL future for Brisbane after their upset 35-22 season-ending win over finals-bound Newcastle at Suncorp Stadium.
  • Sat, Sep 04, 2021
    Despite a 35-22 loss to Brisbane, Newcastle coach Adam O'Brien is surprisingly upbeat ahead of their NRL elimination finals clash with Parramatta.
  • Sat, Sep 04, 2021
    Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy has revealed Cameron Munster is battling a knee complaint while Josh Addo-Carr is "touch and go" for next week's NRL finals clash.
  • Sat, Sep 04, 2021
    Cronulla will wait anxiously on the result of the regular season's penultimate game to see if they play in the NRL finals in what's been a tumultuous campaign.
  • Sat, Sep 04, 2021
    South Sydney's likely next No.7 Lachlan Ilias has made an impression on debut, but Wayne Bennett is still weighing up the No.1 jersey for the 2021 NRL finals.
  • Fri, Sep 03, 2021
    Wayne Bennett and Des Hasler claim the defence's 10- metre retreat has got skinnier headed into the NRL's finals, with set restarts hitting an all-time low.
  • Fri, Sep 03, 2021
    Manly winger Reuben Garrick has the chance to become the first player to score 300 points in a regular season, with 14 more needed against North Queensland.
  • Fri, Sep 03, 2021
    The NRL will take at least two games to regional venues in the first week of the finals with Townsville poised to host a double-header in week one.
  • Fri, Sep 03, 2021
    Sam Walker is expected to return to the Sydney Roosters halves for the NRL finals, but coach Trent Robinson has kept his cards close to his chest on selection.
  • Fri, Sep 03, 2021
    Melbourne stretched out in the second half to beat Cronulla 28-16 and secure the NRL minor premiership in a result that leaves the Sharks' hopes vulnerable.
  • Thu, Sep 02, 2021
    Melbourne's Craig Bellamy feels he has room in his NRL finals line-up for all of his stars, with the versatility of Brandon Smith the key to their selection.
  • Thu, Sep 02, 2021
    Having led Cronulla to the verge of the NRL finals, interim coach Josh Hannay says the Sharks have shown enough resilience in 2021 to deserve a top-eight berth.
  • Thu, Sep 02, 2021
    Penrith coach Ivan Cleary isn't worried about cohesion within his NRL team come the finals despite a rusty performance against the Wests Tigers last weekend.
  • Wed, Sep 01, 2021
    Penrith halfback Nathan Cleary could hit historic levels of individual success this NRL season, but says he has his teammates to thank for it.
  • Wed, Sep 01, 2021
    Canterbury centre Will Hopoate will play his final match in the blue and white before heading to England's Super League to join St Helens.
  • Wed, Sep 01, 2021
    NRL players with two prior offences this season will still face finals bans for minor offences this round, despite a rule designed to give them another chance.
  • Wed, Sep 01, 2021
    Sydney Roosters chairman Nick Politis has taken a direct shot at the NRL, warning fans will leave in droves if set restart rules aren't revoked.
  • Wed, Sep 01, 2021
    Trent Robinson has accepted NRL fines but the Sydney Roosters coach insists he wouldn't change his views of the bunker's failure to send off Latrell Mitchell.
2021 August
  • Tue, Aug 31, 2021
    Stephen Crichton wants to roam in the same way Tom Trbojevic does for NSW in State of Origin while playing on the wing for Penrith in the NRL finals.
  • Tue, Aug 31, 2021
    More than 25 fit players will miss the final round of the season after Melbourne, Parramatta, South Sydney and Newcastle opted to rest some of their big names.
  • Tue, Aug 31, 2021
    Jarome Luai's numbers with and without Nathan Cleary have shown just how crucial it is for Penrith that they enter the NRL's finals at close to full strength.
  • Tue, Aug 31, 2021
    Henry Perenara has been axed from the bunker for the final round of the NRL season after he failed to send of Latrell Mitchell in Friday night's grudge match.
  • Mon, Aug 30, 2021
    Canberra enforcer Josh Papalii expects to play in Thursday's crucial NRL clash against the Sydney Roosters despite the pending arrival of his third child.
  • Mon, Aug 30, 2021
    Gold Coast forward Jarrod Wallace says the Titans can have no complaints if they don't reach the NRL finals, after a season of missed opportunities.
  • Mon, Aug 30, 2021
    Gold Coast prop Jarrod Wallace expects the NRL bunker process to reviewed, admitting players are confused about punishments for infringements.
  • Mon, Aug 30, 2021
    South Sydney players Adam Reynolds and Campbell Graham have come to the defence of Latrell Mitchell, who has been suspended for the rest of the NRL season.
  • Mon, Aug 30, 2021
    Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson has been whacked with a fine for his epic post-match blow up at NRL bunker officials after the loss to South Sydney.
  • Sun, Aug 29, 2021
    Parramatta will still rest Clint Gutherson from their last-round NRL clash with Penrith, even with a top-four spot up for grabs for the Eels.
  • Sun, Aug 29, 2021
    Penrith coach Ivan Cleary has been left ruing 17 errors made in a win against the Wests Tigers after getting close to his full-strength side back on the park.
  • Sun, Aug 29, 2021
    Sydney Roosters captain James Tedesco has urged Latrell Mitchell to find balance in his game with the South Sydney star banned for the rest of the NRL season.
  • Sun, Aug 29, 2021
    A Tom Trbojevic hat-trick has lifted Manly into the NRL top four with a hard-fought 36-18 win over last-placed Canterbury at Redcliffe.
  • Sun, Aug 29, 2021
    NRL CEO Andrew Abdo has confirmed no new rules will be trialled during the last round of the season, wanting consistency for teams after 18 months of changes.
  • Sun, Aug 29, 2021
    Tevita Pangai Junior starred in just his second game in almost two months as Penrith moved into equal first on the NRL ladder in a 30-16 win over Wests Tigers.
  • Sun, Aug 29, 2021
    Craig Bellamy says Melbourne's shock loss to Parramatta won't stop him resting players in the final round, even if it costs them the NRL minor premiership.
  • Sat, Aug 28, 2021
    Parramatta have stunned Melbourne to return to the NRL's top four and deny the Storm's shot at becoming the first team in history to win 20 straight games.
  • Sat, Aug 28, 2021
    Latrell Mitchell has been handed up to nine games on the sidelines for his hit on Joey Manu, meaning he needs a win at the NRL judiciary to play again in 2021.
  • Sat, Aug 28, 2021
    The NRL has removed Henry Perenara out of the bunker for the rest of round 24 after he failed to have Latrell Mitchell sent off for hitting Joey Manu high.
  • Sat, Aug 28, 2021
    Coach Ricky Stuart has heaped praise on Jordan Rapana after helping Canberra stay in the NRL finals hunt with a 28-16 win over New Zealand Warriors in Mackay.
  • Fri, Aug 27, 2021
    Craig Bellamy has declared his current Melbourne side the most dominant he's coached, but won't say whether they're better than his team comprising past greats.
  • Fri, Aug 27, 2021
    Anthony Griffin has led a charge against further NRL rule changes, with the St George Illawarra coach opposed to trying seven-tackle sets for kicks into touch.
  • Fri, Aug 27, 2021
    West Tigers five-eighth Adam Doueihi will miss the start of the 2022 NRL season after confirming he needs reconstructive surgery on his left knee.
  • Fri, Aug 27, 2021
    They're still a slim chance of making the NRL top eight but St George Illawarra clearly have an eye on the future for Saturday's clash with North Queensland.
  • Fri, Aug 27, 2021
    Parramatta have felt the boost of finally claiming a win, but Brad Arthur needs their execution to improve after their worst fortnight of completions all year.
  • Fri, Aug 27, 2021
    Newcastle coach Adam O'Brien has laughed off suggestions that sides down the bottom of the NRL's lopsided top-eight will be making up the numbers in the finals.
  • Fri, Aug 27, 2021
    South Sydney fullback Latrell Mitchell was sin-binned on Friday for a high shot on Joey Manu that could see him suspended for a bulk of the NRL finals.
  • Fri, Aug 27, 2021
    Gold Coast have a tough road to recover and make the NRL finals, after missing their chance to beat Newcastle and going down 15-14 at the death.
  • Thu, Aug 26, 2021
    Canberra coach Ricky Stuart isn't worried that Canberra's latest off-field drama will distract his players from Friday's crucial NRL clash with the Warriors.
  • Thu, Aug 26, 2021
    Cronulla centre Josh Dugan has been fined $50,000 by the NRL for his second COVID-19 bubble breach in two months, putting his career in jeopardy.
  • Thu, Aug 26, 2021
    Canterbury backrower Adam Elliott's future at the Bulldogs is in the balance after he was fined following an incident at a Gold Coast restaurant on the weekend.
  • Thu, Aug 26, 2021
    Newcastle coach Adam O'Brien has admitted his team were "red-lining" coming into the 2020 NRL finals, but is adamant they are better placed in this campaign.
  • Thu, Aug 26, 2021
    Australia have been dealt a short turnaround into the 2022 Rugby League World Cup, with the tournament opener in the UK to be 13 days after the NRL grand final.
  • Wed, Aug 25, 2021
    Incoming St George Illawarra forward George Burgess is under investigation by NSW Police and the NRL after he was involved in a road incident earlier this week.
  • Wed, Aug 25, 2021
    James Fisher-Harris has revealed how he struggled with the thought of missing his son's birth, but now feels mentally fresh on his return to Penrith.
  • Wed, Aug 25, 2021
    More injuries have forced the Roosters to get crafty for Friday's clash with the Rabbitohs, but Trent Robinson is confident they can manufacture a result.
  • Wed, Aug 25, 2021
    Gold Coast coach Justin Holbrook has defended his selections, confident he's picked his best available side for Thursday's crunch NRL clash with Newcastle.
  • Tue, Aug 24, 2021
    Parramatta winger Maika Sivo is likely to miss the start of the next NRL season after scans confirmed a ruptured ACL as well as MCL damage to his right knee.
  • Tue, Aug 24, 2021
    Albert Kelly has revived his NRL career in Brisbane and is entertaining the prospect of playing alongside high-profile recruit Adam Reynolds next season.
  • Tue, Aug 24, 2021
    Canterbury boss Phil Gould has labelled Adam Elliott's expulsion from a Gold Coast restaurant as "grade-five stupidity", putting his NRL contract at risk.
  • Tue, Aug 24, 2021
    Curtis Scott has taken aim at Canberra for failing to adequately support his mental health after details of past indiscretions were aired in the media.
  • Tue, Aug 24, 2021
    Melbourne are treating their NRL clash with Parramatta at Suncorp Stadium as a finals dress rehearsal in preparation for the playoffs at the same venue.
  • Mon, Aug 23, 2021
    Canterbury forward Adam Elliott has been stood down while the Bulldogs and NRL Integrity Unit investigate an alleged incident on the Gold Coast.
  • Mon, Aug 23, 2021
    After putting forward their expansion bid to the ARL Commission, Brisbane Jets CEO Nick Livermore says the club would be ready to go in 2023 if given the nod.
  • Mon, Aug 23, 2021
    Manly centre Brad Parker has been the victim of five incidents of foul play in 2021, but he insists it won't stop him taking the hard runs out of trouble.
  • Mon, Aug 23, 2021
    Sydney Roosters skipper James Tedesco says his team want a top-four scalp when they take on Souths as they look to build some momentum going into the finals.
  • Mon, Aug 23, 2021
    A knee injury has likely ended Josh Mansour's NRL season early but South Sydney players insist they proved against Penrith that they are legitimate contenders.
  • Sun, Aug 22, 2021
    North Queensland have two weeks to avoid being the first team since 1942 to go from a finals-paying spot halfway through the year to not winning another game.
  • Sun, Aug 22, 2021
    Playing his first NRL match since May, Anthony Milford has steered Brisbane to a 24-22 victory at Suncorp Stadium to end the Warriors' finals hopes.
  • Sun, Aug 22, 2021
    Reece Walsh's first NRL match against ex-club Brisbane ended in defeat but Warriors coach Nathan Brown knows there's more to come from his young star.
  • Sat, Aug 21, 2021
    Wayne Bennett has been left dumbfounded after South Sydney prop Mark Nicholls was penalised for a downtown offence in the Rabbitohs' 25-12 loss to Penrith.
  • Sat, Aug 21, 2021
    Cronulla veteran Josh Dugan could find himself in more trouble with the NRL after allegedly being pulled over by NSW Police after leaving Greater Sydney.
  • Sat, Aug 21, 2021
    Parramatta have snapped their four-game losing streak with a 32-16 win over North Queensland, but it came at the expense of a knee injury to Maika Sivo.
  • Sat, Aug 21, 2021
    Newcastle are on the cusp of reaching the NRL finals for the second straight year after a scrappy 22-16 win over last-placed Canterbury on the Gold Coast.
  • Sat, Aug 21, 2021
    Coach Michael Maguire is refusing to believe that Wests Tigers' NRL finals dream is over but has taken aim at the club's leaders after a loss to Cronulla.
  • Sat, Aug 21, 2021
    Brisbane coach Kevin Walters says committing to just being himself as an NRL coach has played a part in the Broncos' on-field improvement in recent weeks.
  • Sat, Aug 21, 2021
    Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson has built his 2021 assault around youngsters stepping up, as his players ignore nay-sayers who point to their injury toll.
  • Sat, Aug 21, 2021
    After Luke Metcalf's stunning NRL starting debut, interim Cronulla coach Josh Hannay faces a halves selection headache for next round's clash with Brisbane.
  • Sat, Aug 21, 2021
    Ronaldo Mulitalo has suffered a suspected broken jaw in Cronulla's 50-20 thrashing of Wests Tigers at Rockhampton that has kept their NRL finals dream alive.
  • Sat, Aug 21, 2021
    South Sydney second-rower Keaon Koloamatangi has been charged with a crusher tackle and is likely to be suspended until the start of the NRL's finals.
  • Sat, Aug 21, 2021
    Moses Suli provided the spark Manly needed with Tom Trbojevic out, enhancing his credentials and keeping the Sea Eagles in the hunt for a top-four NRL finish.
  • Fri, Aug 20, 2021
    Brad Arthur is grappling to find answers to Parramatta's shocking run of NRL form, giving players an extra day off to sweat on the humiliating loss to Manly.
  • Fri, Aug 20, 2021
    Watching clips of their season and where it went wrong has helped inspire the Wests Tigers to revive their NRL finals hopes with three rounds to play.
  • Fri, Aug 20, 2021
    Cronulla coach Josh Hannay is confident his players have processed the shock of Andrew Fifita's injury and are focused on the key match against Wests Tigers.
  • Fri, Aug 20, 2021
    The NRL has again been forced to postpone its women's competition amid Sydney's lockdown, with officials still determined for it to go ahead in 2021.
  • Fri, Aug 20, 2021
    Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson has joined calls for change in the NRL's judiciary system, wanting a shift in the way loading is applied to lengthen bans.
  • Fri, Aug 20, 2021
    Having come through his first NRL start since a serious head knock earlier in the year, Melbourne fullback Ryan Papenhuyzen is eyeing off a big finals series.
  • Fri, Aug 20, 2021
    Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy trusts Cameron Munster's inspiring second half against Gold Coast will be the first of many leading NRL performances by his star.
  • Thu, Aug 19, 2021
    Tevita Pangai will line up in Penrith colours for the first time against South Sydney on Friday night after missing the last fortnight due to a tragedy.
  • Thu, Aug 19, 2021
    History has shown the bumper clash between South Sydney and Penrith will mean nothing come finals, but Wayne Bennett won't tell his team to hold back set plays.
  • Wed, Aug 18, 2021
    Star back-rower Viliame Kikau insists he isn't seeking an exit from Penrith and that speculation isn't distracting him from the Panther's NRL premiership tilt.
  • Wed, Aug 18, 2021
    The NRL has been bemoaned for being lopsided all season but the flow-on effect has been the tightest race for some of the top-eight spots in almost a decade.
  • Wed, Aug 18, 2021
    Mitch Moses insists Parramatta's worst defensive fortnight in 25 years and slide down the NRL ladder are not the result of reported player discontent.
  • Tue, Aug 17, 2021
    Moses Mbye has revealed he is leaving Wests Tigers for St George Illawarra to clear salary cap space, claiming he didn't want to be a burden on the NRL club.
  • Tue, Aug 17, 2021
    Gold Coast have suffered a major setback ahead of Thursday's NRL match against Melbourne with fullback AJ Brimson undergoing surgery on a jaw injury.
  • Mon, Aug 16, 2021
    Cronulla forward Andrew Fifita has been placed in an induced coma in a Brisbane hospital after suffering a blow to the throat in the Sharks' loss to Newcastle.
  • Mon, Aug 16, 2021
    Manly players are viewing a cheekbone injury to star fullback Tom Trbojevic as an opportunity to show the NRL the Sea Eagles aren't just a one-man team.
  • Mon, Aug 16, 2021
    Parramatta's Ryan Matterson and Sydney Roosters lock Victor Radley won't play again until the NRL finals after taking early guilty pleas on judiciary charges.
  • Mon, Aug 16, 2021
    Melbourne co-captain Jesse Bromwich says equalling the Sydney Roosters' 46-year-old win-streak record will be an achievement but playing well is more important.
  • Mon, Aug 16, 2021
    Former Melbourne player Tino Fa'asuamaleaui won't be doing his old team any favours when the Storm chase a record-equalling 19th straight NRL win on Thursday.
  • Mon, Aug 16, 2021
    Brisbane rookie Xavier Willison's NRL season is over, with the 19-year-old suffering an ACL injury in the Bronco's 21-20 loss to the Sydney Roosters.
  • Sun, Aug 15, 2021
    Parramatta back-rower Ryan Matterson is set to miss the final three rounds of the NRL season after being charged with a grade three high tackle.
  • Sun, Aug 15, 2021
    The remaining three regular rounds of the NRL will be played in Queensland, with regional towns to host some games, due to the continuing NSW outbreak.
  • Sat, Aug 14, 2021
    Penrith halfback Nathan Cleary has avoided any penalty for an alleged shoulder charge that helped turn their NRL clash against St George Illawarra.
  • Sat, Aug 14, 2021
    Canterbury have four games to avoid a number of lows for the NRL club after Phil Gould made his pitch to members on how he plans to turn around the Bulldogs.
  • Sat, Aug 14, 2021
    A fifth-straight loss has all but ended St George Illawarra's NRL finals hopes but coach Anthony Griffin has called on his players to remain resilient.
  • Sat, Aug 14, 2021
    The pressure has increased on Brad Arthur after his Parramatta side were flogged 56-10 by Manly and Ryan Matterson was sent off for knocking out Brad Parker.
  • Sat, Aug 14, 2021
    South Sydney have become the first team in rugby league history to crack 30 points in eight straight matches, thrashing Gold Coast 36-6 at CBUS Super Stadium.
  • Fri, Aug 13, 2021
    Craig Bellamy has fond memories of watching the dominant 1975 Roosters team, now his Melbourne side is just one victory away from matching their winning record.
  • Fri, Aug 13, 2021
    Wayne Bennett is adamant the NRL needs to go to 17 teams and claims he would be able to stop concerns over player talent as coach of a new expansion club.
  • Fri, Aug 13, 2021
    Anthony Griffin isn't sure how Penrith's Nathan Cleary avoided censure for what the St George Illawarra coach viewed as a shoulder charge in Friday's NRL game.
  • Fri, Aug 13, 2021
    St George Illawarra are clinging onto their NRL finals hopes by a mathematical chance only and a loss to Penrith on Friday will further cruel their ambitions.
  • Fri, Aug 13, 2021
    Corey Harawira-Naera's finals hopes have been spared by the NRL's match review committee, with the Canberra forward admitting he was disgusted in himself.
  • Fri, Aug 13, 2021
    Three months after an emotion-charged Manly did a job on Parramatta, coach Des Hasler told his Sea Eagles to expect the same passion from the under-fire Eels.
  • Fri, Aug 13, 2021
    The Sydney Roosters have jumped into the NRL top four with a one-point win over Brisbane after a frenzied finish to the game at Suncorp Stadium.
  • Fri, Aug 13, 2021
    Josh Hannay has told Will Chambers sledging is not needed at Cronulla if he makes an NRL return, after his on-field remarks also drew the ire of Peter V'landys.
  • Fri, Aug 13, 2021
    Wests Tigers coach Michael Maguire says his players are growing in the back end of the NRL season and their late finals push is solely in their hands
  • Fri, Aug 13, 2021
    Gold Coast coach Justin Holbrook says the Titans have learned a lesson from earlier in the year as they aim to keep their NRL finals push on track.
  • Thu, Aug 12, 2021
    Nathan Cleary is set to make his NRL return for Penrith against St George Illawarra if he recovers well from a final training session on match eve.
  • Thu, Aug 12, 2021
    Brisbane coach Kevin Walters says Brodie Croft can one day return to the NRL a far better halfback after the out-of-favour Broncos No.7 signed with Salford.
  • Thu, Aug 12, 2021
    St George Illawarra coach Anthony Griffin will face Penrith for the first time on Friday night, three years after he was sensationally sacked by the NRL club.
  • Thu, Aug 12, 2021
    Former skipper Cameron Smith says the Storm no longer chase the minor premiership, with their eye firmly on being at their best through the NRL finals.
  • Thu, Aug 12, 2021
    Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy says he sees improvement with Ryan Papenhuyzen in each game he's played and just needs time to regain his full confidence.
  • Thu, Aug 12, 2021
    Brisbane have needed to find a new man to target the Sydney Roosters' Sam Walker after Tevita Pangai manhandled the young half in their previous NRL clash.
  • Wed, Aug 11, 2021
    It's a strange situation but Canterbury's Adam Elliott is confident Corey Horsburgh and Ryan James will make a mark in a two-week NRL loan from Canberra.
  • Wed, Aug 11, 2021
    Tom Burgess is proud of his twin brother George who will fight through a painful hip problem to resurrect his NRL career with St George Illawarra in 2022.
  • Wed, Aug 11, 2021
    Clint Gutherson says he wants to avoid the contract circus that surrounded his re-signing with Parramatta, as the Eels bid to remain in the NRL top four.
  • Tue, Aug 10, 2021
    The NRL has been given the green light to move games away from Brisbane and the Gold Coast for round 22 as COVID-19 restrictions ease across Queensland.
  • Mon, Aug 09, 2021
    Gold Coast captain Jamal Fogarty will have to wait to return to the Titans' team after Justin Holbrook confirmed he would stick with Toby Sexton in the halves.
  • Mon, Aug 09, 2021
    Manly skipper Daly Cherry-Evans is wary of a desperate Parramatta but says he's confident the Sea Eagles could beat Melbourne if they had to in the NRL finals.
  • Mon, Aug 09, 2021
    Tepai Moeroa is making the most of his mid-year code switch from the Waratahs, who didn't win a Super Rugby game, to the Storm who have hardly lost.
  • Mon, Aug 09, 2021
    Canberra hooker Josh Hodgson says if the Raiders want to be serious contenders for an NRL finals berth they cannot be daunted by a clash with Melbourne.
  • Sun, Aug 08, 2021
    Sydney Roosters second- rower Angus Crichton has been charged with a crusher tackle, with his potential ban ballooning out to up to four NRL matches.
  • Sun, Aug 08, 2021
    The NRL will be able to return to half-full stadiums in Queensland with players also able to head back to cafes and restaurants with the end of the lockdown.
  • Sun, Aug 08, 2021
    North Queensland coach Todd Payten has confirmed he will stick with Jason Taumalolo on an edge for a number of weeks as he tries to change the Cowboys' form.
  • Sun, Aug 08, 2021
    Cronulla have dropped out of the top eight for the first time in six weeks but are hoping to get Matt Moylan back in their bid to make the finals.
  • Sun, Aug 08, 2021
    Parramatta have been handed a massive blow with hooker Reed Mahoney ruled out for the rest of the season as he requires shoulder surgery.
  • Sun, Aug 08, 2021
    Melbourne's hard-fought 28-18 win over Manly has made it 17 straight NRL wins for the Storm, putting them just three games shy of breaking the all-time record.
  • Sun, Aug 08, 2021
    Gold Coast have moved to seventh on the NRL ladder and given themselves a shot at their second finals in 12 years with a win over North Queensland.
  • Sat, Aug 07, 2021
    South Sydney coach Wayne Bennett won't heap any more premiership pressure onto the team after they leapt into second place on the NRL ladder with Friday's win.
  • Sat, Aug 07, 2021
    They've put their NRL finals destiny in their own hands but the hard work is just beginning for Gold Coast, in the opinion of coach Justin Holbrook.
  • Sat, Aug 07, 2021
    Wests Tigers coach Michael Maguire has rubbished any suggestion their NRL season is over and is clinging onto finals hopes with five games to play.
  • Sat, Aug 07, 2021
    Melbourne have made it 17 straight NRL wins by overcoming Manly 28-18 in a game that lived up to its billing as one of the blockbuster clashes of the season.
  • Fri, Aug 06, 2021
    St George Illawarra coach Anthony Griffin says his team's NRL season is still alive despite their 20-12 defeat to Canberra making it four straight losses.
  • Fri, Aug 06, 2021
    Newcastle coach Adam O'Brien wants the Knights to improve their defence if they're to make the NRL finals after they moved into the top-eight on Thursday night.
  • Fri, Aug 06, 2021
    Canberra centre Curtis Scott has been charged with assault for an alleged altercation in a bar, which prompted a three-game suspension from the NRL.
  • Fri, Aug 06, 2021
    Adam Reynolds has broken a 46-year-old club record in South Sydney's 40-12 NRL win over Parramatta, surpassing Eric Simms as the club's leading points scorer.
  • Fri, Aug 06, 2021
    Matt Moylan has been ruled out for another week after Cronulla coach Josh Hannay opted to play it safe with the five-eighth's injured calf against the Warriors.
  • Fri, Aug 06, 2021
    Melbourne have made their NRL dynasty out of stopping in-form rivals but Manly fullback Tom Trbojevic presents a new challenge for Craig Bellamy.
  • Fri, Aug 06, 2021
    Gold Coast have locked in Jamal Fogarty until the end of the 2023 NRL season, with the halfback signing a one-year contract extension.
  • Thu, Aug 05, 2021
    St George five-eighth Corey Norman has five rounds to save his NRL future as his club battles to stay in contention for the competition finals.
  • Thu, Aug 05, 2021
    The brutal reality of a four-day turnaround between NRL matches is a challenge Newcastle's players and coach are facing head-on for their clash with Brisbane.
  • Thu, Aug 05, 2021
    Jayden Okunbor has become the latest player to call out racial abuse, after the Canterbury winger was subjected to it by a social media user.
  • Thu, Aug 05, 2021