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Ryan Hall extended his record-breaking try haul for his country to help Wayne Bennett make a winning start as England head coach.

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Dragons add Raiders prop Paul Vaughan to 2017 squad

The Dragons have picked up NSW Origin hopeful Paul Vaughan for the 2017 NRL season after the Raiders agreed to release the prop.

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Bennett lures Benji to the Broncos

A heart-to-heart with master coach Wayne Bennett has delivered Benji Marshall his wish of an NRL lifeline, with the veteran playmaker signing a one-year NRL deal with Brisbane.

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England coach Wayne Bennett has named five uncapped players in a 19-man squad for his first match in charge against France in Avignon on Saturday.

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Fraud squad police raid NRL agents’ offices

Four NRL player agents have had their offices raided by police from the NSW fraud squad in relation to the salary cap scandal which has engulfed the Parramatta Eels.

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Farah still Daley’s choice for Blues if he can prove himself

NSW coach Laurie Daley has thrown his support behind Robbie Farah and insists the new South Sydney recruit is still his first-choice hooker.

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Four Nations: Loss of Mannering a big blow for the Kiwis

Senior Kiwis players have vowed to step up to the mark after stalwart back-rower Simon Mannering was ruled out of the Four Nations with injury.

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Eels chairman proposes radical reform

They are the extraordinary governance reforms Parramatta hope will finally usher in a new era.

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Boyd Cordner in the mix for Blues captaincy

The battle for the NSW State of Origin captaincy is far from a one-horse race, with Blues coach Laurie Daley declaring Boyd Cordner a serious option to replace the retired Paul Gallen.

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Gallen sees good things ahead for Sharks recruit T-Rex

Cronulla is the perfect place for out-of-sorts former representative star Tony Williams to re-discover the form and desire that made him one of the NRL’s most feared forwards, according to Sharks skipper Paul Gallen.

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Benji Marshall is reportedly set to be thrown a lifeline by Brisbane as the veteran playmaker seeks an NRL swan song.

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Dave Taylor to ‘try out’ for an NRL contract

Former NRL star Dave Taylor has the start of pre-season to impress the Canberra Raiders as he seeks a return to the Australian competition.

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New coach Wayne Bennett has capped Sam Burgess’ return to rugby league by handing him the England captaincy ahead of the Four Nations Series.

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No charge? Maybe I only dreamt Thurston got flattened

Jared Waerea-Hargreaves not charged for the high shot that laid out Johnathan Thurston in the Test match in Perth on Saturday night? Really?

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Be inspired by the Kangaroos jersey, Dugan tells Fifita

Josh Dugan has urged Andrew Fifita to find inspiration in the Kangaroos jersey as the Cronulla prop ponders his future in rugby league.

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Mal Meninga has always been a winner

When Mal Meninga took over from Tim Sheens as Kangaroos coach earlier in the year, he made it crystal clear he wanted to raise the culture and standing of the Australian jumper over Origin.

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Des Hasler. AAP Image/Dean Lewins

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Canterbury Bulldogs NRL coach, Des Hasler,

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Daniel Fitzhenry

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The Roar of the crowd

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Strange times for Tigers fans

By Billy Stevenson, Today
Strange times for Tigers fans

Benji Marshall’s announcement of his move to the Broncos has culminated a strange season for Wests Tigers fans.

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NRL Friday Flashbacks: Jason Bulgarelli

By James Preston, 21 Oct 2016
NRL Friday Flashbacks: Jason Bulgarelli

Each Friday I’m taking you on a trip down memory lane to relive the careers of some Australian rugby league’s lesser lights. We’ve had plenty of flyers so far who all seem to have a penchant for boneheaded acts, so with that in mind, this week’s selection comes from the Canberra Raiders.

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The myth of Cameron Smith

By Billy Stevenson, 21 Oct 2016
The myth of Cameron Smith

Few players are as untouchable as Cameron Smith in the eyes of the media.

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Fiji’s bid to play in NSW Cup gets support from the top

Former Fiji Bati and Australian Kangaroo Petero Civoniceva met with the Prime Minister of Fiji today, Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama, in a show of solidarity for Fiji’s NSW Cup bid.

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The blokes to watch during the Four Nations

By Andrew Mandadakis, 19 Oct 2016
The blokes to watch during the Four Nations

If you needed a reason to check out this year’s Four Nations, it’s to see some of these guys in action.

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Canberra should give Dave Taylor a miss

By Patrick Sills, 19 Oct 2016
Canberra should give Dave Taylor a miss

News is breaking that the Canberra Raiders may be set to throw former Queensland representative forward David Taylor a lifeline by letting him prove himself at training.

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A new NRL draw, for the year 2019

By The Gurgler, 18 Oct 2016 Popular article!
A new NRL draw, for the year 2019

Each year the NRL draw causes debate, usually for the Sunday afternoon Sydney bias, or saturation of Broncos on a Thursday or Friday.

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Valentine’s Day for new-look Kangaroos

By Billy Stevenson, 17 Oct 2016
Valentine’s Day for new-look Kangaroos

While the whole Australian side put in a good performance at last Saturday’s dress rehearsal for the Four Nations, it was the synergy between Greg Inglis and Valentine Holmes that really struck fear into the hearts of the New Zealand players.

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Why Shaun Johnson will win the Dally M medal in 2017

Transfers are being confirmed by the day as 2017 line-ups start to take shape. With each passing week we can be more confident in our predictions for next season.

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International rugby league: Russia, Wales one step closer to World Cup

There was plenty of international rugby league on offer over the weekend with round one of the European Rugby League World Cup qualifiers kicking off in style.

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NRL Expansion funding long overdue, but only the beginning

The NRL recently announced $3 million National Footy Facilities Funds to non-heartland areas is long overdue. This is something the administration should have focused on a long time ago.

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Stat’s enough! Manly will make the grand final in 2017

After doing some research for my countdown lists I have discovered one ultimate truth. Now I am not now nor will I ever be a fan of the Bulldogs or Manly and it pains me to say this.

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Fifita can learn plenty from Waerea-Hargreaves

Jared Waerea-Hargreaves and Andrew Fifita are both massive, intimidating and dominate props who were instrumental in guiding their clubs to premiership glory.

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The eighties. A time were Hulk Hogan was the wrestling champion of the world, Paul Hogan introduced as to the best and most iconic character this country has ever known and Michael Jackson was the king of pop.

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Australia Kangaroos vs New Zealand Kiwis highlights: Kangaroos by 20

Match result: The Kangaroos recorded a convincing win in the golden west, securing a 20-point victory over New Zealand.

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Turbo brothers are rugby league prototypes

By Andrew Mandadakis, 15 Oct 2016
Turbo brothers are rugby league prototypes

While Jake Trbojevic’s elevation into the Kangaroos squad may seem like a surprise for some, there are plenty of reasons why he and younger brother Tom are the prototypes for the perfect rugby league players.

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Union surges past the NRL in the Pacific

By Ben Slinger, 14 Oct 2016
Fiji sevens player Kitione Taliga Kitione Taliga

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Sydney Roosters player Mitchell Pearce (centre) watches his team warm up

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Des Hasler

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Justin Hodges

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Coach Mal Meninga of the Queensland State of Origin team speaks during a news conference ahead of the 2013 State of Origin series. (AAP Image/John Pryke)

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Andrew Johns while playing for the Newcastle Knights in 2006.

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Sam Tomkins of Wigan takes on Darryl Millard of the Catalan Dragons in the English Super League. Image: Wikicommons

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Terry Campese blows up

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