From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
South Sydney icon John Sattler says NRL officials must stand down Ben Te’o immediately for the good of the game.
After introducing blood passports to bolster the NRL’s anti-doping measures, chief executive Dave Smith says he will now consider a more transparent approach to stamping out illicit drug use.
Parramatta legend Luke Burt says Eels captain Jarryd Hayne has emerged as capable of leading the NRL club to a new era of success.
North Queensland coach Neil Henry was left “bitter and twisted” after a series of overturned video referee decisions cruelled his side in the Wests Tigers’ last-gasp 22-20 NRL win on Friday night.
A 78th-minute David Nofoaluma try sealed a controversial 22-20 NRL win for the Wests Tigers over North Queensland on Friday night and ended a seven-game losing streak.
Canterbury bounced back from their last-start thrashing to Newcastle with a solid 24-14 NRL win over Brisbane at ANZ Stadium on Friday night.
The knowledgable rugby league minds of The Roar have spoken and if the results are anything to go by, NSW selectors have some difficult decisions to make before naming their side at 5.00pm AEST on Sunday.
The problem with golden point extra time (GPET) isn’t the concept itself – it’s the attitude of the teams and the coaches.
I was lucky enough to get an exclusive chat with Blues coach Laurie Daley this week and I’ve got some interesting stuff to deliver after our fascinating talk.
Rugby league clubs are constantly accused of massaging crowd figures to suit their own purpose.
Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter won’t back down from his decision to bench No.1 playmaker Benji Marshall – but says he hopes he never has to do it again and wants the under-pressure star to be a Tiger for life.
The NRL is adamant rugby league does not have an attitude problem towards women and that a thorough and transparent investigation of the Ben Te’o incident will go a way to eliminating those perceptions.
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The Wests Tigers will be hoping that Leichardt oval can work its magic tonight as they take on the North QLD Cowboys in Round 11 NRL action. Join us for Live Scores from 7:30pm.
The Canterbury Bulldogs came crashing back to earth against Newcastle last week and need to be ready for a tough arm wrestle against the Brisbane Broncos tonight. Join us for live scores and commentary from 7.30pm AEDT.
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Sitting peacefully atop the NRL management pyramid, connected to his apprentice CEOs with a mixture of dotted and solid reporting lines, the ‘real’ CEO David Smith today unveiled a step-up in the war on drugs.
State of Origin is almost here. Mate against mate, state against state.
It’s hard to believe, but ten rounds of the NRL season are already gone. This is the time of the year when clubs start to feel the effects of State of Origin, with the first match two weeks away from now.
They are the reigning and defending National Rugby League champions. They’re the Melbourne Storm and they deserve our respect.
The poor start for the Brisbane Broncos this year was for many quite unexpected.
On his entertaining Monday Night Football show, Matthew Johns called out the New Zealand Warriors players for their apparent lack of ‘care factor’ following their record 62-6 loss to the Penrith Panthers on the weekend.
There is no doubting Benji Marshall’s contributions to the Wests Tigers franchise since debuting as a fresh-faced 18-year-old way back in 2004.
It’s that time of year again, State Of Origin. Or should it be called State Of Choice in the modern era?
If you were to look at the blockbuster games of the last few rounds, you would find one common theme: they weren’t on Channel 9.
Recently on The Roar, Ryan O’Connell interviewed Roosters COO, Ted Helliar, who shockingly revealed what the NRL already knows: ticket prices are not the most important factor when it comes to attendances.