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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula wouldn’t confirm it, but it appears Jarryd Hayne has played his way on to the NFL team.
Overture, curtains, lights! Roll out the red carpet, let down your top-knot and precariously apply the double-sided tape, because the NRL’s awards season is fast approaching.
Sport can be so exhilarating and so devastating, as Anthony Milford and Geoff Toovey found out to kick-off the NRL’s penultimate round.
Mercurial forward Dave Taylor has given a glimpse of what could have been in his final NRL home match for Gold Coast.
Robbie Farah has left Wests Tigers management red-faced after leading his side to a 50-16 NRL win over the Warriors at Campbelltown Stadium.
Melbourne showed they were serious NRL finals contenders by knocking over competition heavyweights North Queensland 14-6 on Saturday night at AAMI Park.
Canterbury are the latest team to suffer a major injury on the eve of the NRL finals, with halfback Trent Hodkinson hurting his wrist in a thrilling 20-18 win over Newcastle.
A late try to Cronulla hooker Michael Ennis has sealed a 35-28 victory over Parramatta, moving the Sharks into the NRL top four for the first time this season.
Cronulla captain Paul Gallen has angrily denied swearing at a 10-year-old after an NRL game three weeks ago and has welcomed his club’s promise to investigate the incident.
Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan says major injuries and suspensions to the competition heavyweights have kicked open the NRL premiership race for the rest of the top eight.
Recalled utility Ray Thompson has been instructed to resist attempting to copy injured five eighth Michael Morgan in North Queensland’s key NRL clash with Melbourne on Saturday.
Bad news keeps coming for South Sydney’s shaky NRL title defence with X-rays showing John Sutton has a broken leg and hooker Issac Luke accepting a two-match ban.
The Sydney Roosters killed off Manly’s top eight hopes and soured Geoff Toovey’s Brookvale Oval farewell with a 46-10 NRL win on Friday night.
Sportswriters Brett McKay and Ryan O’Connell have been given permission to negotiate with other clubs in Episode 85 of the Cheap Seats podcast.
Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor describes back-loaded NRL contracts as scary, Sydney Roosters counterpart Trent Robinson agrees they are risky.
Robbie Farah may go down as the Wests Tigers’ greatest player but coach Jason Taylor fears they don’t have an immediate future with him on their roster.
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The Gold Coast Titans need a win to keep the wooden spoon at bay when they host the St George Illawarra Dragons, who are hungry for their first finals berth since Wayne Bennett left in 2011. Join The Roar from 3:50pm (AEST) for live coverage.
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The Wests Tigers will be hoping to take the attention away from Robbie Farah’s controversial departure with a victory over the depleted New Zealand Warriors at Campbelltown Stadium. Join The Roar from 1.50pm (AEST) for live scores and coverage.
English rugby league’s most important game comes to Wembley for the Challenge Cup final where Leeds Rhinos take on Hull KR. Will the Rhinos defend the Cup they won last year or can the Robins upset the odds after a 30-year wait? Join The Roar from 11:30pm (AEST) to find out.
Match result: FULL TIME – Storm 14 Cowboys 6 In a match that showed extraordinary defence by both sides and the superb kicking skills of both teams halves, the Storm slugged out a 14-6 win in wet weather conditions.
Match Results: Newcastle Knights 18 Canterbury Bulldogs 20
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Match Result: Cronulla have moved into the top 4 with a 35-28 win over the Parramatta Eels at Pirtek Stadium.
Today I continue my series by naming the Parramatta Eels’ all-time greatest team.
The Challenge Cup comes to a close this weekend with yet another David and Goliath battle, as Leeds Rhinos aim for a second straight Cup, taking on Hull KR.
The last time Hull Kingston Rovers and Leeds (before they became the Rhinos) met in a major Challenge Cup tie was 1986, and the rugby league world was a very different beast to the one that we now take for granted.
After a fairytale grand final and premiership last year that sent off Sam Burgess and Ben Teo in style, the Rabbitohs resemble but a shadow of their former selves in the run into September.
With seven teams well and truly out of it for this year, and a couple in the eight living on borrowed time, who can really look forward to next year? And who is dreading it?
Match Results: Manly Sea Eagles 10 Sydney Roosters 46
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There have been rumblings for a few months about a possible return to the NRL for career bad boy Todd Carney.
This Saturday, August 29, will mark 120 years since the Northern Union rugby clubs broke away from the Rugby Football Union to form a new game, which would become known as rugby league.
Match Results: South Sydney Rabbitohs 12 Brisbane Broncos 47
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In a an age of rugby league where there are consistent ‘worst kept secrets in the game’ the announcement that Wests Tigers have optioned to show their club captain Robbie Farah the door is a bombshell.