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2020 January
  • Tue, Jan 28, 2020
    South Sydney fullback Latrell Mitchell will get his first taste at No.1 in 2020 after being named in the Indigenous All Stars team to play Maori All Stars.
  • Tue, Jan 28, 2020
    Canberra recruit Curtis Scott is the latest to add to the NRL's off-field summer of woe after being charged with allegedly assaulting a police officer.
  • Mon, Jan 27, 2020
    Canberra NRL recruit Curtis Scott is facing charges of assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest following an incident in Sydney.
  • Mon, Jan 27, 2020
    St Helens captain James Roby is on track to return from injury in next month's World Club Challenge against NRL champions Sydney Roosters.
  • Sat, Jan 25, 2020
    Brisbane coach Anthony Seibold predicts Darius Boyd will bounce back to his best after stripping him of the Broncos captaincy for the 2020 NRL season.
  • Fri, Jan 24, 2020
    Veteran Alex Glenn has been unveiled as Brisbane's new skipper but coach Anthony Seibold says ex-captain Darius Boyd will remain a leader at the NRL club.
  • Fri, Jan 24, 2020
    Months after standing at an NRL crossroads, Alex Glenn has vowed to step up as Brisbane captain and lead the glamour club back to greatness in 2020.
  • Thu, Jan 23, 2020
    Prized North Queensland recruit Valentine Holmes says he is confident of bouncing back to his best in his NRL return after a rewarding Cowboys pre-season.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    Gold Coast's players "knew they needed to pick up their game" to prove their NRL doubters wrong in 2020, according to the club's ex-fullback Michael Gordon.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    Ex-Kiwis hooker Danny Levi has been released from his contract with the Newcastle Knights and is believed to have signed with Manly for the 2020 NRL season.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    Brisbane winger Corey Oates admits he will have to impress in the NRL pre-season to hold out the Broncos young guns after recovering from a leg infection.
  • Fri, Jan 17, 2020
    Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson insists he has no ill-feeling towards Latrell Mitchell after he signed with NRL rivals South Sydney.
  • Thu, Jan 16, 2020
    Mark Harris, scorer of the match-winning try in 1974 to end Eastern Suburbs' rugby league premiership drought, has died aged 72 after a long battle with cancer.
  • Wed, Jan 15, 2020
    Newcastle fullback Kalyn Ponga is still unsure where the Knights went wrong in 2019, but has set new goals for himself under new coach Adam O'Brien in 2020.
  • Mon, Jan 13, 2020
    Talented utility Adam Doueihi might find his options drying up, with Latrell Mitchell eyeing off fullback and South Sydney's NRL halves roles already filled.
  • Tue, Jan 07, 2020
    Valentine Holmes has hit the ground running with the North Queensland Cowboys and the NRL side hope he can add stability to their spine in 2020.
  • Tue, Jan 07, 2020
    Off-contract North Queensland Cowboys forward John Asiata met with the Gold Coast over the off-season but says he remains unsure where his NRL future lies.
  • Tue, Jan 07, 2020
    Cronulla are on the search for what will be their third NRL chief executive in less than a year after parting ways with Richard Munro.
  • Tue, Jan 07, 2020
    Gold Coast coach Justin Holbrook has thought of releasing Jai Arrow to South Sydney early and says the forward is a vital part of his team in 2020.
  • Mon, Jan 06, 2020
    Latrell Mitchell has been offered wildly different contract sums this summer but the NRL's salary cap auditor will have the final say on a new contract.
  • Fri, Jan 03, 2020
    Parramatta's Maika Sivo legal team has been successful in amending his bail conditions to allow him to return to Australia as a legal drama in Fiji continues.
  • Thu, Jan 02, 2020
    As the new NRL season approaches, one thing is for certain - 2020 will be full of surprises. Here are 10 predictions for an unpredictable NRL season.
2019 December
  • Mon, Dec 30, 2019
    Parramatta star Maika Sivo is facing an indecent assault charge following an off-field incident in Fiji and has been banned from flying out of the country.
  • Tue, Dec 24, 2019
    Club-hopping halves Kyle Flanagan and Brodie Croft are among a handful of players looking to have a breakout NRL season in 2020.
  • Tue, Dec 24, 2019
    Canberra are already eyeing off the next batch of English players they want to lure to the NRL after enjoying stunning UK recruitment success in 2019.
  • Tue, Dec 24, 2019
    NZ-based rugby league team the Warriors have adopted the drought-affected rural NSW town of Tenterfield in a bid to assist them with their water problems.
  • Mon, Dec 23, 2019
    Dual international Wendell Sailor has praised the rise of empowered indigenous players in the NRL, despite admitting he is not offended by the national anthem.
  • Thu, Dec 19, 2019
    North Queensland coach Paul Green has brought in NRL referees to pre-season training to get a head start on learning the new rules for 2020.
  • Thu, Dec 19, 2019
    Brisbane youngster David Fifita will not face any disciplinary action from the NRL over an incident outside a Bali nightclub.
  • Wed, Dec 18, 2019
    Newcastle director of football Brian Canavan has resigned from the club, while Mitch Barnett has extended his deal until the end of the 2023 season.
  • Wed, Dec 18, 2019
    The NRL has concluded disciplinary proceedings against two player agents, while moving to discipline two others for alleged breaches of NRL rules.
  • Wed, Dec 18, 2019
    Wests Tigers chief executive Justin Pascoe has distanced the club from Sydney Roosters star Latrell Mitchell, saying there is no offer on the table.
  • Tue, Dec 17, 2019
    Rugby league legend Wally Lewis has blasted NRL player managers, saying there is no longer club loyalty as Latrell Mitchell eyes a move to South Sydney.
  • Fri, Dec 13, 2019
    The Sydney Roosters only had a 10th of what Melbourne enjoyed in private sector third-party deals in 2019, according to figures released by the NRL.
  • Thu, Dec 12, 2019
    NSW coach Brad Fittler has attempted to smooth things over with centre Latrell Mitchell who suggested there was a racial element to his State of Origin axing.
  • Thu, Dec 12, 2019
    Gold Coast front-rower Ryan James believes he can still break into NSW's State of Origin squad despite not being part of a two-day camp in Sydney this week.
  • Wed, Dec 11, 2019
    Premiership winning Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy admits he may walk away from the NRL when his current contract expires in two years.
  • Wed, Dec 11, 2019
    Gold Coast's Ryan James says indigenous players are united in their desire for Australia's national anthem not be played at next year's NRL All Stars match.
  • Wed, Dec 11, 2019
    NSW Blues will hold a two-day camp in Sydney on Thursday and Friday but Latrell Mitchell is not expected to attend as he deals with speculation over his future.
  • Tue, Dec 10, 2019
    Melbourne Storm have experienced a number of off-season departures but Dale Finucane is confident the NRL club can again find a way to replace key personnel.
  • Sat, Dec 07, 2019
    Embattled Sydney Roosters star Latrell Mitchell claims he had been surprised to find out the club had pulled their offer to extend his NRL contract.
  • Fri, Dec 06, 2019
    The NRL has denied it has considered introducing four quarters to boost potential broadcast revenue when the current TV deal expires in 2022.
  • Fri, Dec 06, 2019
    South Sydney Rabbitohs have been successful in having Sam Burgess' multi-million dollar contract made exempt from the salary cap in 2020 and beyond.
  • Fri, Dec 06, 2019
    Numerous NRL rule changes for 2020 include updating the mutual infringement law and introducing a 20/40 rule, while also recommending a "captain's challenge".
  • Wed, Dec 04, 2019
    Wests Tigers star Moses Mbye wants the club to chase the best available players, saying Matt Moylan or Latrell Mitchell would be a welcome addition to the team.
  • Wed, Dec 04, 2019
    Sydney Roosters five-eighth Luke Keary wants Latrell Mitchell to remain at the NRL club but encouraged the star centre to take time when deciding his future.
  • Wed, Dec 04, 2019
    Gold Coast may be about to make a play for Latrell Mitchell but are still hopeful of keeping in-demand forward Jai Arrow despite interest from South Sydney.
  • Tue, Dec 03, 2019
    While excited by the arrival of Valentine Holmes, North Queensland's Josh McGuire says the Cowboys will never be able to find someone quite like Matt Scott.
  • Mon, Dec 02, 2019
    Former Melbourne halfback Brodie Croft has been slotted straight into Brisbane's leadership group soon after arriving at the NRL club.
  • Mon, Dec 02, 2019
    Former Wests Tigers player Tim Simona has joined a French rugby league side with hopes of reviving his career after he was banned for gambling on NRL games.
  • Mon, Dec 02, 2019
    North Queensland's Josh McGuire has abandoned social media after copping vile on-line threats but has vowed not to change his aggressive NRL on-field approach.
2019 November
  • Fri, Nov 29, 2019
    Melbourne have confirmed Josh Addo-Carr is staying with the Storm after chief executive Dave Donaghy met with the Test flyer in Sydney.
  • Thu, Nov 28, 2019
    After almost 20 seasons playing and coaching at St George Illawarra, Ben Hornby will re-unite with Wayne Bennett at South Sydney next season.
  • Thu, Nov 28, 2019
    Dashing young fullback Ryan Papenhuyzen has extended his NRL contract with Melbourne until 2022, saying the Storm can help him play his best football.
  • Thu, Nov 28, 2019
    North Queensland football boss Peter Parr says Matt Scott has been frustrated by his slow recovery from a mild stroke but is assured a role at the NRL club.
  • Thu, Nov 28, 2019
    The Gold Coast Titans have emerged as serious contenders for Latrell Mitchell after Wests Tigers withdrew their lucrative offer to the NRL star.
  • Wed, Nov 27, 2019
    Queensland great Justin Hodges says the Maroons should keep Valentine Holmes on the wing despite the speedster's desire to play fullback this NRL season.
  • Wed, Nov 27, 2019
    North Queensland football boss Peter Parr has adopted a never say never attitude toward signing NRL star Latrell Mitchell but admits it will be difficult.
  • Wed, Nov 27, 2019
    South Sydney may not find out how much they'll have in next season's salary cap until next year, with the NRL yet to decide on Sam Burgess' medical retirement.
  • Tue, Nov 26, 2019
    Rugby league legend Brad Fittler has revealed why he decided to give back after feeling empty during a low point in his otherwise glittering career.
  • Mon, Nov 25, 2019
    Prized North Queensland recruit Valentine Holmes has rejected comparisons with Jarryd Hayne, vowing to recapture his best NRL form after a failed NFL stint.
  • Mon, Nov 25, 2019
    Sydney Roosters legend Anthony Minichiello admits the Latrell Mitchell experiment at fullback didn't work at the NRL club but thinks it can work elsewhere.
  • Mon, Nov 25, 2019
    The golden point system may receive a shake-up next season with a point given to the losing team, NRL boss Todd Greenberg says.
  • Mon, Nov 25, 2019
    NRL boss Todd Greenberg says women's State of Origin matches may be taken to Townsville if the concept outgrows its new home at the Sunshine Coast.
  • Sun, Nov 24, 2019
    North Queensland have signed Valentine Holmes on a six-season NRL deal after the former Cronulla flyer's release by NFL outfit the New York Jets.
  • Sun, Nov 24, 2019
    Valentine Holmes was faced with months of no income and the prospect of another year on the New York Jets' practice squad if he stayed in the NFL..
  • Thu, Nov 21, 2019
    St George Illawarra hooker Cameron McInnes is ready to take over the captaincy of the NRL club following the departure of former skipper Gareth Widdop.
  • Thu, Nov 21, 2019
    Officially confirming he will play on in 2020, Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith says he's excited to see his NRL team go to a new level in his final year.
  • Wed, Nov 20, 2019
    A number of changes were made to the St George Illawarra football department following their review, but Paul Vaughan reckons another change is needed.
  • Wed, Nov 20, 2019
    The North Queensland Cowboys could be set to land Valentine Holmes for the 2020 NRL season in a multimillion-dollar contract, according to reports.
  • Wed, Nov 20, 2019
    Australia have been displaced at the top of the rugby league world rankings with Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga keen for his revamped squad to learn from it.
  • Wed, Nov 20, 2019
    Injured Queensland State of Origin forward Christian Welch is among four forwards to commit to Melbourne Storm for the 2020 NRL season and beyond.
  • Tue, Nov 19, 2019
    Newcastle halfback Mitchell Pearce has opened up on the disappointing end to 2019 and how the Knights are striving to improve under new coach Adam O'Brien.
  • Tue, Nov 19, 2019
    Melbourne NRL skipper Cameron Smith says he hopes in-demand centre Curtis Scott sticks with the Storm given the departure of veteran Will Chambers.
  • Mon, Nov 18, 2019
    Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson believes Latrell Mitchell's desire to play fullback is a big factor in his decision to explore other NRL opportunities.
  • Sun, Nov 17, 2019
    A coffee with new Newcastle coach Adam O'Brien assured Jayden Brailey about his place in the NRL team after originally being lured by Nathan Brown.
  • Sat, Nov 16, 2019
    Manly Sea Eagles have a contingency plan to replace Manase Fainu for the 2020 NRL season while he is stood down facing charges related to an alleged stabbing.
  • Fri, Nov 15, 2019
    Manly premiership winner and former Newcastle utility Jamie Buhrer has retired from the NRL, ending a career that also included one State of Origin for NSW.
  • Fri, Nov 15, 2019
    Sonny Bill Williams is adamant he won't return to the NRL but he's keen to get his gloves on for a shot at the winner of the Paul Gallen-Barry Hall bout.
  • Thu, Nov 14, 2019
    Api Koroisau admits the addition of assistant coach Trent Barrett at Penrith led to him returning to the foot of the mountains on a three-year NRL deal.
  • Thu, Nov 14, 2019
    Hooker Slade Griffin has retired from rugby league, ending a career marred by injury but which included NRL grand final glory with Melbourne in 2017.
  • Thu, Nov 14, 2019
    The Warriors have made significant changes to their coaching staff, including the acquisition of former Newcastle head coach Nathan Brown in a specialist role.
  • Wed, Nov 13, 2019
    Former Manly coach Trent Barrett has been put in charge of reviving Penrith's attack in 2020 as the club move into a new era after James Maloney.
  • Wed, Nov 13, 2019
    Kieran Foran's NRL career has been hampered by a series of long-term injuries with another shoulder issue poised to rule him out of the Bulldogs' 2020 campaign.
  • Wed, Nov 13, 2019
    He's a premiership winner but Sam Verrills says he was simply filling in for Sydney Roosters veteran Jake Friend and doesn't expect to retain the No.9 jersey.
  • Tue, Nov 12, 2019
    Brisbane CEO Paul White believes NRL players might think twice about an off-season holiday to Bali's party zone after two incidents in the past month.
  • Tue, Nov 12, 2019
    It may or may not involve the captaincy but Penrith halfback Nathan Cleary says he's ready to take on leadership at the NRL club following James Maloney's exit.
  • Tue, Nov 12, 2019
    A grateful David Fifita says he's learnt from his ordeal in Bali after his release from a police station cell for allegedly assaulting a security guard.
  • Tue, Nov 12, 2019
    Manly young gun Reuben Garrick says the Sea Eagles are 100 per cent behind teammate Manase Fainu as the hooker prepares to return to training with the NRL club.
  • Tue, Nov 12, 2019
    Frustrated NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg has revealed his exasperation at repeated off-field drama involving players at a Magic Round launch in Brisbane.
  • Tue, Nov 12, 2019
    A big-money move to lure Latrell Mitchell to Wests Tigers has been welcomed by Corey Thompson but he's not giving up his No.1 jersey without a fight.
  • Mon, Nov 11, 2019
    Emerging star David Fifita has been released from a Bali police station and will face the NRL's integrity unit once he returns to Brisbane on Tuesday.
  • Sun, Nov 10, 2019
    David Fifita's Indonesian lawyer claims the teenage NRL star's alleged involvement in a Bali incident is "not really a big case" and can be quickly resolved.
  • Sun, Nov 10, 2019
    Kiwis coach Michael Maguire is set to have some positive selection headaches next year after his side swept the two-game series against the Great Britain Lions.
  • Sun, Nov 10, 2019
    Kiwis halves Benji Marshall and Shaun Johnson combined for one of their best performances together as New Zealand beat Great Britain 23-8 in Christchurch.
  • Fri, Nov 08, 2019
    NSW coach Brad Fittler says it is "ridiculous" that the prestigious Golden Boot award only acknowledges the best international of the season.
  • Fri, Nov 08, 2019
    Cronulla's NRL premiership winning coach Shane Flanagan is expected to fill the final vacancy on St George Illawarra's new-look support staff after a review.
  • Fri, Nov 08, 2019
    Anthony Mundine's son CJ has joined South Sydney on a two-year league deal after two seasons playing five-eighth and fullback as a St George Illawarra junior.
  • Fri, Nov 08, 2019
    Mal Meninga wants Australia to play Toronto Wolfpack at the end of next year, putting the Kangaroos on a collision course with Sonny Bill Williams.
  • Thu, Nov 07, 2019
    Ryan Matterson will play in the blue-and-gold of Parramatta in 2020 after signing a three-year NRL deal to join his junior club from Wests Tigers.
  • Thu, Nov 07, 2019
    Sonny Bill Williams hasn't played for New Zealand in rugby league since 2013 but they say he'd be welcomed back if he signs for Toronto in the Super League.
  • Thu, Nov 07, 2019
    Jamayne Isaako will be spurred to perform in front of his terminally ill father when the Kiwis face Great Britain in the second Test in Christchurch.
  • Thu, Nov 07, 2019
    Rugby league legend Laurie Daley has warned Sydney Roosters star Latrell Mitchell of moving out of a successful NRL club to be the star player in a rival team.
  • Thu, Nov 07, 2019
    Samoa officials will approach Sonny Bill Williams to gauge his interest in playing for the country in rugby league once his return to the code is confirmed.
  • Thu, Nov 07, 2019
    James Segeyaro's legal team are confident the NRL star will serve a far shorter ban than the maximum four years despite testing positive to a banned substance.
  • Wed, Nov 06, 2019
    Shaun Johnson is determined not to let down Kiwis coach Michael Maguire against Great Britain in his last game of a roller-coaster season.
  • Wed, Nov 06, 2019
    New Newcastle coach Adam O'Brien has started the pre-season with a bang, putting the players through some unexpected drills to test their mental resolve.
  • Wed, Nov 06, 2019
    Amid mounting speculation Latrell Mitchell will leave Sydney Roosters in 2020, Newcastle have not ruled out making a play for the NRL superstar.
  • Wed, Nov 06, 2019
    With Toronto set to confirm Sonny Bill Williams' signing, the newly promoted UK Super League outfit reportedly have more stars in their sights.
  • Tue, Nov 05, 2019
    Canterbury are expected to make enquiries about NRL salary cap dispensation after star half Kieran Foran was injured while representing New Zealand.
  • Tue, Nov 05, 2019
    The Sydney Roosters have confirmed they have pulled their offer of a contract to Latrell Mitchell for the 2021 NRL season and beyond.
  • Mon, Nov 04, 2019
    Gold Coast players have been told nothing is set in stone by new coach Justin Holbrook and the race is on to secure starting spots for next year's NRL season.
  • Mon, Nov 04, 2019
    Gold Coast captain Ryan James says he wasn't affected by a sponsor using his bungled Welcome to Country grand final speech to end their deal with the NRL club.
  • Sun, Nov 03, 2019
    NRL fan favourite Sam Tagataese and former England international Chris Heighington are working with ASADA on anti-doping awareness programs for athletes.
  • Sun, Nov 03, 2019
    A rise in professionalism and more games against tier-one nations has helped rugby league's minnows close the gap on Australia, says halfback Daly Cherry-Evans.
  • Sun, Nov 03, 2019
    Michael Maguire and Wayne Bennett believe the one-referee system played a major role in Saturday's dour Test between New Zealand and Great Britain.
  • Sat, Nov 02, 2019
    New Zealand have held on for a gritty 12-8 rugby league Test win over Great Britain in Auckland but have lost Kieran Foran to a suspected shoulder dislocation.
  • Fri, Nov 01, 2019
    Wayne Bennett believes shoulder injuries are the most common in rugby league at the moment and the issue needs to be looked at by the NRL.
  • Fri, Nov 01, 2019
    A Tongan invitational team will look to become the first tier-two nation to defeat Australia when they face off at Eden Park on Saturday.
  • Fri, Nov 01, 2019
    New ARL Commission chairman Peter V'landys is confident the NRL will be able to secure an increase in TV rights revenue in the next broadcast deal.
2019 October
  • Thu, Oct 31, 2019
    ASADA boss David Sharpe has taken former NRL player Paul Gallen's scathing assessment of drug testers as an endorsement of his organisation.
  • Thu, Oct 31, 2019
    He's desperate for him to stay with Gold Coast but new Titans coach Justin Holbrook isn't going to pressure Jai Arrow to finalise his NRL future.
  • Thu, Oct 31, 2019
    With the NRL pre-season around the corner, David Klemmer believes incoming Newcastle coach Adam O'Brien can make the team "mentally tough" after a horror 2018.
  • Thu, Oct 31, 2019
    Manly are set to secure the long-term futures of Jake and Tom Trbojevic after tabling offers that will keep them at the NRL club until the end of 2026.
  • Thu, Oct 31, 2019
    Kangaroos prop David Klemmer has pinpointed the moment he transformed from wild child to mature man ahead of Saturday's Test against a Tonga invitational team.
  • Thu, Oct 31, 2019
    Wetsts Tigers prop Ben Matulino has become the third NRL player to retire on medical grounds this week while Ryan Matterson has also been released by the club.
  • Thu, Oct 31, 2019
    Suliasi Vunivalu has left the door open for a move to rugby in 2021 once he completes the final year of his NRL deal with Melbourne next year.
  • Wed, Oct 30, 2019
    South Sydney have held casual talks with the NRL on how Sam Burgess' salary will be treated in the cap after injury left him with no choice but to retire.
  • Wed, Oct 30, 2019
    Some of the biggest names in the NRL are yet to re-sign with their clubs beyond the 2020 season and on Friday will be free to negotiate with rival teams.
  • Wed, Oct 30, 2019
    The NRL remains hopeful of one day utilising a transfer window as the game prepares for more than 150 players to consider entering negotiations.
  • Wed, Oct 30, 2019
    Canberra co-captain Josh Hodgson can't see a problem with Jordan Rapana going to Japanese rugby and returning to the NRL mid-season.
  • Wed, Oct 30, 2019
    Darren Lockyer is hopeful Matt Gillett will regain full fitness and avoid retirement, nominating the veteran NRL backrower as a possible Brisbane captain.
  • Wed, Oct 30, 2019
    Rugby league immortal Mal Meninga has rated Sam Burgess among the top two Englishmen to play in the NRL as the South Sydney captain's retirement looms.
  • Wed, Oct 30, 2019
    New ARLC chairman Peter V'landys will guide rugby league through an upcoming broadcast rights deal, starting with an expansion briefing by the NRL on Wednesday.