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Having already made their State of Origin debuts, Cronulla duo Wade Graham and Jack Bird are in line for Australian call-ups should the Sharks prevail in Sunday’s NRL Grand Final. But veteran Luke Lewis believes it is prolific winger Valentine Holmes who will shine brightest against the Storm to move past his Queensland suspension – […]

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So the NRL season all comes down to this: Cronulla vs Melbourne.

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With the game’s glittering prize in reach, the Sharks are fresh, fit and firing. They’ve enjoyed a ridgey-didge preparation, and they really couldn’t be in better shape.

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The jewel in rugby league’s crown is under threat of mediocrity.

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Full Dally M results: For the second time in the history of the Dally M Medal, a tie has decided the top honour in the game with Jason Taumalolo (North Queensland Cowboys) and Cooper Cronk (Melbourne Storm) both finishing the season on 26 points.

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South Sydney started the trend in 2014, ending the club’s 44-year NRL premiership drought with a comprehensive 30-6 win over the Bulldogs.

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The 2016 Dally M Medal is here. The NRL’s night of nights, where the best player as decided by judges after each game is decided, as well as a team, coach and rookie of the year among other things.

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Sportswriters Brett McKay and Ryan O’Connell have made a surprise return to the studio this month, for the grand final special edition of the Cheap Seats podcast.

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Ninety-four years ago the North Sydney Bears, one of the foundation clubs of the league, won their last premiership. In fact it was their second consecutive title and the last and only glorious period in their history.

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If every workplace has its internal politics, then being an NRL referee must be like a non-stop election campaign – stuff up and miss refereeing Origin or a grand final.

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The off-season is fast approaching and it’s nearly time for us die hard league fans to crawl back into our caves and hibernate for the next four or so months.

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Cooper Cronk’s historic week could continue on Wednesday night with the Melbourne star headlining a strong contingent of players for the Dally M medal.

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Hull KR fullback Ben Cockayne has labelled the Million-Pound Game a “disgrace”, insisting he will not be celebrating if his side beat Salford in their crunch Super League relegation decider. The Million-Pound Game was introduced last year as part of the Super 8s concept designed to re-introduce promotion and relegation in a controlled manner and […]

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Michael Ennis is holding out hope of finishing his career with an Australian Test swansong by earning his first green and gold jumper at 32.

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Controversial Cronulla Sharks front rower Andrew Fifita has been slapped with a media ban by the club in the lead-up to the NRL Grand Final, with fears anything he says or does could overrun the club’s chance at history on Sunday.

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There are two teams left on the field, and it’s time for the NRL’s biggest awards night as the Dally M Medal is decided. Wondering how to stream or watch the event? You have come to the right place with The Roar‘s comprehensive guide.

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The 2016 Dally M Medal ceremon, to crown the best player in the NRL this season will be hosted at The Star Casino in Sydney, with the event scheduled to start 8:30pm (AEST) on Wednesday, September 28.

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As the combatants for next Sunday’s NRL grand final were confirmed on the weekend, a popular narrative surfaced that it was the season finale that no one wanted.

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Matt Cecchin and Ben Cummins have been cast into the hot seat this weekend, with the pair announced as the referees for the 2016 NRL grand final between the Melbourne Storm and Cronulla Sharks. NRL general manager officiating Tony Archer said Cecchin and Cummins had been the competition’s premier whistleblowers during the 2016 finals, and […]

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When the Melbourne Storm hung on in their own grinding, methodical boring way to edge past the Canberra Raiders last Saturday night, my worst fears were realised.

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