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Forgetting Benji Marshall: What the hell does he do now?

Is Benji Marshall’s career approaching a tragic finale? And is this the death knell for the game’s ‘we’ll fit you in somewhere’ attitude towards off-contract blokes in their 40s?

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Gold Coast star recruit Jarryd Hayne has put injury concerns aside and will play for the Titans in Saturday’s crucial home NRL clash with Penrith.

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Souths are out to avoid the embarrassment of notching the club’s worst NRL season in over a decade.

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South Sydney have bolstered their stocks for next season by signing highly sought after forward Robbie Rochow.

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Newcastle forward Kade Snowden has retired from the NRL due to a neck injury.

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Gold Coast are sweating on the fitness of superstar Jarryd Hayne ahead of their crucial NRL clash with Penrith on Saturday. Named to play in his preferred fullback position for the first time since joining the Titans, Hayne is in doubt due to a corked calf suffered in last weekend’s win over Newcastle. A win […]

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Parramatta have extended back-rower Kenny Edwards’ contract to the end of 2019 as they lock in key players after re-signing playmaker Corey Norman.

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James Roberts’ $20k fine isn’t fair, it’s relative

If I was fined $20,000 for every stupid thing I’d done on the drink, I would be $4.76 million worse off.

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Insurer QBE has reportedly declined a $1.2 payout over Anthony Watmough’s career-ending knee injury, leaving Parramatta to pay out the remainder of his NRL contract.

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North Queensland have leapfrogged Canterbury into the NRL’s top four, with Jason Taumalolo and Johnathan Thurston leading them to a 24-16 defeat of the Bulldogs.

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Adam Reynolds has rubbished speculation he is set to follow halves partner Luke Keary out the door at South Sydney.

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Canberra Raiders playmaker Blake Austin could miss the rest of the NRL season with a hand injury.

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Write the Sharks off at your peril

When it comes to great Australian movie scenes, few are as iconic than the opening of Mad Max.

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Is Wayne Bennett about to fleece us all again?

Forgive me for publicly denouncing the integrity of a legend, but I don’t trust Wayne Bennett as far as you could boot the frail old fellow at altitude.

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Hayne surprised by NRL success as he returns to fullback

He may have waltzed into the NFL with barely any experience, but even Jarryd Hayne is shocked with how well he’s returned to the NRL.

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James Roberts cleared to play but cops $20,000 fine over drunken incident

Broncos star James Roberts has been fined $20,000 but escaped suspension over a drunken incident.

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Canberra Raiders player Blake Austin

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Cowboys Jonathan Thurston celebrates winning the 2015 NRL Grand Final

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Bryce Cartwright of the Panthers, (centre), celebrates with team mates

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Akulia Uate of the Knights

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Kieran Foran passes the ball.

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Manly Sea Eagles vs Canberra Raiders: NRL live scores, blog

The Canberra Raiders are looking to secure a home final when they clash against the Manly Sea Eagles at Brookvale Oval. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 3pm (AEST).

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Chopping block rant: A fortnight in Rio on the Richard Simmons tour!

Like that annoying wart or boil that never goes away, I’m back with my sidekick Ray for the weekly Chopping Block.

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Melbourne Storm vs Brisbane Broncos: NRL live scores, blog

The Melbourne Storm have a chance to wrap up the minor premiership with a round to go, but standing in their path are the resurgent Brisbane Broncos. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 7:50pm (AEST).

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Put a big, black line through the Bulldogs

By Matthew Russell, 26 Aug 2016
Put a big, black line through the Bulldogs

I am finding the biggest black texta I can and putting a long line through the Canterbury Bulldogs in 2016.

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Why NSW Cup is better than the NRL

Rugby league is a game that’s been loved throughout the ages, by all ages, and so it should be.

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Canterbury Bulldogs vs North Queensland Cowboys highlights: NRL scores, blog

The Canterbury Bulldogs will be looking for a crucial win when they face the defending premiers the North Queensland Cowboys. To follow all of the action, be sure to join us on The Roar from 7:50pm (AEST) on Thursday night.

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NRL Thursday Night Forecast: Bulldogs vs Cowboys

By Lachlan Bickley, 25 Aug 2016
NRL Thursday Night Forecast: Bulldogs vs Cowboys

We have a genuine high stakes battle on Thursday as the Canterbury Bulldogs host the North Queensland Cowboys in a game which could seal the Bulldogs a top four position and a coveted double chance.

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NRL Round 25 preview (Part 2)

By Riley Pettigrew, 25 Aug 2016
NRL Round 25 preview (Part 2)

A home final is on the line in the penultimate round of the regular season, with the Sharks hoping to hold on to second position when they take on the Roosters.

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Preston’s previews: NRL Round 25

By James Preston, 25 Aug 2016
Preston’s previews: NRL Round 25

So close yet so far in Round 24, the Bunnies denying a perfect round of tipping with their upset victory over the Sharks.

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Five of the NRL’s worst career moves

By Patrick Sills, 24 Aug 2016 Popular article!
Five of the NRL’s worst career moves

There’s nothing more painful as a rugby league supporter than watching one of your team’s best players set sail for fresh waters. But sometimes in life, changing colours doesn’t work out, and fans are left saying, “I’m glad we let him go.”

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NRL Round 25 preview (Part 1)

By Riley Pettigrew, 24 Aug 2016
NRL Round 25 preview (Part 1)

The top eight is set as the competition continues to build toward its climax.

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Johnathan Thurston set for emotional homecoming this Thursday night

Tomorrow night’s clash between the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and North Queensland Cowboys in Belmore will be significant in more ways than just one, with Johnathan Thurston to make an emotional return to the ground where his professional rugby league career started.

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The Roar’s NRL MVP: Round 23 and Round 24

By Scott Pryde, 23 Aug 2016
The Roar’s NRL MVP: Round 23 and Round 24

The bad news? We missed last week. The good news? A double episode in one. Yep, that’s right – in this edition of The Roar‘s NRL MVP we get 16 games in one article as the regular season winds to a close.

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Can suburban footy be saved from a slow death?

By Jarrod McGrouther, 23 Aug 2016
Can suburban footy be saved from a slow death?

The suburban rugby league ground: a luscious green hill, cold beer from even colder tins, the ability to watch from the halfway line with a general admission ticket and of course, the ceremonial cardboard hill slide.

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South Sydney Rabbitohs vs Cronulla Sharks highlights: NRL scores, blog

The South Sydney Rabbitohs are looking to cause an upset when they host the Cronulla Sharks at ANZ Stadium. Join us on The Roar from 7pm (AEST) for all the action.

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Culture Club: How the Canberra Raiders got it right

By Taking it one week at a time, 22 Aug 2016
Culture Club: How the Canberra Raiders got it right

Culture is such a hollow, overused term in rugby league these days. Listening to a coach trying to explain team culture is like overhearing a colleague drop the word ‘synergy’ in a business meeting.

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James Roberts

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Aidan Guerra celebrates a try against the Dragons

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Isaac De Gois celebrates a try

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Cowboys' James Tamou makes a run at Warriors' Shaun Johnson

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Daly Cherry-Evans starred for Manly Sea Eagles against Melbourne Storm on Monday night. (AAP Image/Action Photographics, Ian Knight)

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Jarryd Hayne Gold Coast Titans Rugby League NRL 2016

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Tigers player Mitchell Moses

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Sam Thaiday of the Brisbane Broncos

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Josh Reynolds sin binned

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