From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
Manly great Geoff Toovey has been officially appointed coach of the newly resuscitated Bradford Bulls club.
Manly will boast eight new names at next month’s NRL Auckland Nines after coach Trent Barrett elected to rest many of his biggest stars.
Injury-hit fullback Billy Slater will make his return from a year on the sidelines in Melbourne’s NRL pre-season trial matches.
The NRL’s probe into allegations of misbehaviour against James Roberts have been complicated by a Gold Coast nightclub refusing to hand over video footage.
Prominent businessmen Graeme Samuel and Jeremy Sutcliffe have reportedly resigned as Australian Rugby League commissioners.
James Graham has rubbished claims he is looking to stand down as Canterbury skipper, insisting he wants to lead the side in the 201 NRL season.
The Cronulla Sharks announced they have re-signed troubled fullback Ben Barba to a one-year deal on Wednesday, just months after he was let go by the club.
Johnathan Thurston has quashed speculation about his future, confirming he’ll play on with North Queensland into the 2018 NRL season.
Newcastle Knights five-eighth Jarrod Mullen has tested positive to an anabolic steroid and been provisionally suspended by the NRL, just weeks before the Auckland Nines pre-season tournament.
Newcastle playmaker Jarrod Mullen has been provisionally suspended by the NRL for breaching anti-doping rules after testing positive to an anabolic steroid.
NRL officials and Brisbane are investigating claims that troubled Broncos centre James Roberts forcefully pulled a young woman by her hair at a Gold Coast nightclub.
Ryan James has knocked back interest from a number of NRL clubs before opting to sign a three-year contract extension that will keep him at Gold Coast until at least the end of 2020.
Troubled NRL star James Roberts has been accused of forcefully pulling a young woman by her hair at a Gold Coast nightclub.
Warriors stars Kieran Foran and Roger Tuivasa-Sheck are nearing full fitness just over a month out from the start of the NRL season.
Semi Radradra? Of course he’s going to France. Why wouldn’t he? There’s money in France, heaps of it.
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Daly Cherry-Evans has been appointed Manly’s new NRL captain holding off young gun Jake Trbojevic who was named vice-captain.
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Wests Tigers released one of the best interviews in their Unfiltered series in the past day or two. Appropriately, it focused on fullback James Tedesco.
Jarrod Mullen’s reported positive test made me reflect on the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) code and whether it should prevent athletes from using drugs that are performance-enhancing but also therapeutic.
The Sharks’ decision to re-sign embattled fullback Ben Barba could do more harm than good for their squad in 2017.
Season 2017 of the National Rugby League comes at a time of great uncertainty around the game’s future direction and evolution.
Jarrod Mullen’s surprising positive test to steroids has rocked the Newcastle Knights and will likely put their rebuild under coach Nathan Brown at stake. Or will it?
Given there have been not many great rugby league stories to start 2017, one good news story unexpectedly comes from the Toronto Wolfpack.
Rugby League Week publish an annual (anonymous) poll asking players to name the most overrated player in the competition. I’m going the opposite way – I want to know who you think is the most underrated player.
I first met Turkey coach and administrator Julien Treu in October last year, at a rugby league weekend on the island of Rhodes in Greece.
As we enter 2017, let’s take a peek at the next batch of talent set to make their mark on the NRL.
Dave Taylor is going to make the Raiders the most dominant forward pack in the NRL.
The New Year is now well underway and rugby league tragics are eagerly looking forward to the new season.
To absolutely no one’s surprise, Semi Radradra is set to walk out on rugby league at the end of the season – the only question now is; why keep him around until then?
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After yet another fairytale year in the NRL, we look forward to 2017 expectantly, our hopes raised by off-season signings and articles about our clubs all over the internet.
2016 gave us Nathan Cleary, Suliasi Vunivalu, Ashley Taylor, Bevan French and Latrell Mitchell – but with 2017 looming it’s time to take a peek at the next batch of talent set to make their mark on the NRL.
Not long now until NRL season 2017 kicks off.
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With the New Year upon us, the 2017 NRL season is only a few months away and that means some readers will be starting to think about what the year might have in store for their NRL teams. Or, alternatively, they might be starting to think about fantasy land.
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