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Mon 6 Apr 2020

Let’s get wacky: How NRL can sell itself to world

premium_icon Let’s get wacky: How NRL can sell itself to world

Roosters coach is confident the NRL can restart this year but, to do so, the game needs to ‘experiment with stuff that we would never do.

D-Day coming for AFL’s May restart plans

premium_icon D-Day coming for AFL’s May restart plans

Mark Robinson puts the key questions to league football boss Steve Hocking.

Shock at golf course ban

premium_icon Shock at golf course ban

Golfers are calling on the government to reconsider a decision to close down all courses due to the coronavirus crisis.

AFLW here to stay despite AFL cost cutting

premium_icon AFLW here to stay despite AFL cost cutting

The AFL has confirmed the competition is here to stay. But will 14 teams compete again in 2021?

Rugby Australia collapse could cost Folau millions

premium_icon Rugby Australia collapse could cost Folau millions

Israel Folau’s multimillion-dollar Rugby Australia payout could take a major hit if the governing body is forced into insolvency

EPL star breaks lockdown by hosting ‘sex party’

premium_icon EPL star breaks lockdown by hosting ‘sex party’

An English football star reportedly broke British coronavirus lockdown conditions by hosting two escorts.

Monday Buzz: How NRL clubs squandered millions

premium_icon Monday Buzz: How NRL clubs squandered millions

Forget about NRL management’s financial record for a moment, the stories of some clubs and officials recklessly butchering money are frightening.

Devastated Warriors fear NRL call could kill off season

premium_icon Devastated Warriors fear NRL call could kill off season

Concern is growing across the Tasman that they may have to soldier on as a 15-team league for 2020.

Bubble blow: 14-day curveball to test NRL clubs’ depth

premium_icon Bubble blow: 14-day curveball to test NRL clubs’ depth

The development comes as the NRL seeks advice from an infectious disease specialist who plans infection control protocols around sporting sides.

Waller to climb racing’s highest peak with Nature Strip

premium_icon Waller to climb racing’s highest peak with Nature Strip

Heavyweight trainer Chris Waller has already turned his attention to the richest race on turf.

Sun 5 Apr 2020

Kent fires back at stars over Greenberg pay cut

Kent fires back at stars over Greenberg pay cut

Paul Kent believes Todd Greenberg shouldn’t have had to take the same pay cut as the players, but NRL’s mixed messages saw them shoot themselves in the foot.

Project Apollo’ reveals what is needed for season return

Project Apollo’ reveals what is needed for season return

The NRL’s Project Apollo team led by Wayne Pearce has identified the first step the game needs to take in order to return to the playing field by June 1.

Heavy-hitters turn up heat on NRL for grand final series

premium_icon Heavy-hitters turn up heat on NRL for grand final series

The newly-formed innovation committee will meet this Thursday to sift through a number of proposals to help the NRL season recover in the wake of the COVID-19...

Boxer slammed for dangerous virus theory

Boxer slammed for dangerous virus theory

Some bizarre conspiracy theories about the coronavirus have been thrown around recently, but British boxer Amir Khan may have bettered them all.

Back by popular demand: Ultimate Quiz Part 2

premium_icon Back by popular demand: Ultimate Quiz Part 2

The response to our first ultimate quiz was huge, so we return with more rugby league brain-benders. TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE HERE.

Shock contract loss for Australian spinner

Shock contract loss for Australian spinner

He claimed the most scalps of any tweaker in last year’s Sheffield Shield and yet Stephen O’Keefe is suddenly out of a job.

Knights skipper’s online tutorials for footy fans

Knights skipper’s online tutorials for footy fans

Knights star Mitchell Pearce has put on a rugby league masterclass for fans missing the game as much as him during the coronavirus shutdown.

Graham Lowe wants Origin to include NZ and Pacific Nations

Graham Lowe wants Origin to include NZ and Pacific Nations

Brad Fittler’s calls for relaxed eligibility rules for the 2020 State of Origin have been met with opposition by Graham Lowe.

Athlete reveals haunting airport experience

premium_icon Athlete reveals haunting airport experience

Triple-Olympian Benn Harradine was desperate to head the other way, and hulking track star’s airport experience left him stunned.

McLaughlin a virtual Indycar champion

McLaughlin a virtual Indycar champion

Aussie V8 Supercars champ Scott McLaughlin took the honours in front of a huge audience.

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