From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
It was largely business as usual on Saturday night as the NRL’s new video referee bunker made a howler-free debut in the All Stars extravaganza.
A war dance may be adopted by the Kangaroos sooner rather than later after captain Cameron Smith threw his weight behind the “lost” pre-match ritual’s return.
A harrowing one-time-only video review of last year’s heartbreaking NRL grand final loss has helped Brisbane’s shattered players move on and ready themselves to go one better in 2016.
Greg Inglis has taken a thinly veiled swipe at Todd Greenberg, wondering why the NRL head of football had questioned the All Stars game’s future ahead of the showcase event.
The future of the All Stars concept was guaranteed before a ball was kicked in anger at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday night.
Canterbury recruit Will Hopoate limped off with an ankle injury in his side’s 24-20 defeat by Penrith in a trial at Pepper Stadium.
New faces Damien Cook, Paul Carter and Cody Walker have given South Sydney coach Michael Maguire food for thought after their 18-14 victory over St George Illawarra in the Charity Shield.
Second-rower Raymond Faitala-Mariner grabbed a hat-trick of tries as the Warriors cruised to a 40-18 win over the Gold Coast Titans in an NRL trial in Whangarei.
New Penrith captain Matt Moylan will get his first taste in the halves as part of a strong 32-man squad for Saturday’s NRL trial against Canterbury.
North Queensland hooker Ray Thompson will undergo surgery on Friday night after suffering a fractured ankle at Indigenous All Stars training in Brisbane.
On Saturday 13 February we’ll see the latest edition of the NRL’s annual All Stars match, beginning at 7:30pm AEDT.
On Saturday 13 February the St George Illawarra Dragons and the South Sydney Rabbitohs will meet for their annual pre-season Charity Shield match, beginning at 5:30pm AEDT.
Sydney Roosters chairman Nick Politis has warned he’ll move the NRL club to ANZ Stadium permanently if an $800 million plan to rebuild Allianz Stadium goes ahead.
All Stars no show Robbie Farah will run out for the Wests Tigers in Saturday night’s NRL trial against Melbourne on the Sunshine Coast.
It’s hard to believe but the 2016 season is less than a month away. Soon we’ll be seeing footballers on TV doing what they’re meant to do: playing football.
NSW State of Origin legend Brad Fittler says Blues fans will get a glimpse of the future when Sydney Roosters prodigy Jackson Hastings steps up for shamed captain Mitchell Pearce.
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Match result: The World All Stars have defeated the Indigenous All Stars with a 12-8 victory after a slow start to the annual fixture.
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Match result: The South Sydney Rabbitohs have retained the Charity Shield for the fourth straight year with a hard fought 18-14 win over the St George Illawarra Dragons.
A large Panthers squad will take the park in their NRL trial against the Bulldogs tonight.
The Wests Tigers have been one of the most inconsistent teams in the NRL since their inception.
The annual NRL All-Star game is purportedly facing the axe. Should the game be preserved? Or is it a tired, American-style concept that’s too complex to implement successfully?
Today we come to one of the biggest clubs in the competition, the Parramatta Eels, who will be looking for big improvements in 2016 after an offseason recruitment drive.
The recent fallout from Bondi resembled a mushroom cloud. It was so big, it almost blocked out the colossal frame of Pauli Pauli thundering up the M1 towards Newcastle.
One of the oldest sayings in sport is “No individual is bigger than the club”. That saying no longer rings true at Manly.
St George Illawarra’s incumbent fullback Josh Dugan is in line for a permanent move to the centres.
Our first three teams in The Roar‘s 2016 NRL preview series were all teams that finished towards the bottom of the table in 2015.
Pre-season is a magical time of year in the land of rugby league. The boys are training the house down and everyone is looking fitter, faster and stronger.
The Auckland Nines has sparked debate again in 2016, with numerous first grade regulars sustaining injuries during this year’s tournament.
Super League is back, having kicked off over the weekend. So what were the talking points out of the first week back?
Already this week we’ve looked at the Knights and Tigers, today we look at the Gold Coast Titans.
While the Auckland Nines was a great way to start the season, Penrith’s match against the Papua New Guinea Hunters was just as important for the game of rugby league.
Yesterday we covered last year’s wooden spooners the Newcastle Knights, and today we’re looking at the Wests Tigers’ hopes in 2016.
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