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New NRL LogoBoasting the best attendance figures for a domestic competition of either Rugby code the National Rugby League competition, based in Australasia, is the premier rugby league competition in the world. The NRL features 15 Australian teams and one side New Zealand-based side. The NRL is 26 rounds long, starting its season in March and culminating in October with the NRL Grand Final. The NRL year runs in tandem with its representative season, which boasts one Anzac Test match, a City – Country fixture and the three game State Of Origin series.

Currently the South Sydney Rabbitohs are reigning premiers, having beaten the Canterbury Bulldogs in the NRL Grand Final, a fiercely-contested battle that saw the strong defensive rugby league, while NSW have snapped Queensland’s eight-year dominance over NSW in the State of Origin arena, after winning the 2014 State of Origin series 2-1.

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BREAKING: NRL announce crackdown on “bogan tattoos”

BREAKING: NRL announce crackdown on “bogan tattoos”

by , 1 Apr 2015 Popular article!

The NRL has today announced it will crack down on visible tattoos in an effort to improve the image of the game, after recent surveys showed the code was suffering in its off-field perception.

How Netflix can give traditional TV sport the flick

How Netflix can give traditional TV sport the flick

by , 1 Apr 2015

The most important thing about sports journalism is that is has to be current. Well, I’m an idiot – I’ve downright failed in that regard.

NRL Power Rankings: Round 4

NRL Power Rankings: Round 4

by , 1 Apr 2015

After four rounds of the NRL season for 2015, here’s how the clubs sit on The Roar‘s NRL power rankings.

Grand final rematch to highlight Round 5 of the NRL

Grand final rematch to highlight Round 5 of the NRL

by , 1 Apr 2015 Video

Round 5 kicks off this Good Friday with the grand final rematch between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and Canterbury Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium.

NRL Round 4 review: Upsets, Knights on top and Thurston’s back

NRL Round 4 review: Upsets, Knights on top and Thurston’s back

by , 1 Apr 2015

Welcome back to our weekly NRL review series. This week was all about upsets, the surprising Newcastle Knights, the magic of Johnathan Thurston and some curious decision making from the Sharks

Milford criticism off the mark: Maranta

by , 1 Apr 2015

Anyone talking down Anthony Milford’s first month at the Brisbane Broncos will soon be gorging on their own words.

Titan Bird speaks about cocaine saga

by , 1 Apr 2015

Gold Coast forward Greg Bird says he’s been disappointed with people making snap judgments about him after he was caught up in the NRL club’s cocaine scandal.

Is Thurston the greatest half of the modern era?

Is Thurston the greatest half of the modern era?

by , 1 Apr 2015

When I was watching Johnathan Thurston on Monday night against the Melbourne Storm, I couldn’t help but think I was watching the greatest half of the modern era.

MASCORD: League’s new boss ready to stand up to Rah-Rah bullies

MASCORD: League’s new boss ready to stand up to Rah-Rah bullies

by , 1 Apr 2015 Video

David Collier, our new global leader (rugby league fans finally have someone to take the aliens to meet when they ask), has made his first bold statement, warning we won’t be pushed around by other sports anymore.

NRL Round 4: what tickled my fancy

by , 1 Apr 2015

We all love rugby league and every week there multiple things that catch my eye and get my juices flowing. Here are the 16 things that tickled my fancy in Round 4 of the NRL.


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