Gold Coast Titans

Matthew Johns says NRL must consider five-minute sin bin to end penalty farce

THE grand final rematch was accompanied by the almost constant sound of the referee’s whistle, with a whopping 19 penalties blown over the 80 minutes.<p>…

Sport (Australia)

Scott Sattler on the emotion-fuelled build-up to Mitchell Pearce’s Roosters return

WHATEVER you do, don’t turn left.<p>That’s the simple advice Scott Sattler has issued Mitchell Pearce as the Knights halfback prepares to meet the …

Sport (Australia)

NRL boss Todd Greenberg orders Matt Lodge to pay victims’ compensation or be kicked out

THE NRL has ordered Matt Lodge to pay back the victims of his New York rampage and threatened to sever his contract unless he comes up with a payment …

Sport (Australia)

NRL 2018: Round 3 injury ward

1 Brisbane Broncos<p><b>Player</b><p><b>Injury</b><p><b>Expected Return</b><p>Jack Bird<p>Shoulder<p>Rounds 3-4<p>Andre Savelio<p>ACL<p>Season<p>Jordan Kahu<p>Jaw<p>Round 9-12<p>Jack Bird is a possibility to …

Wests Tigers

NRL Power Rankings: Round 2

1. Wests Tigers<p><b>Previous: 9th</b><p>Yikes.<p>Read this twice: the Wests Tigers started the year off in last place in these power rankings, and are now in first. …

Wests Tigers

Canberra Raiders' Aidan Sezer happy to be in halves against New Zealand Warriors

The Canberra Raiders five-eighth has only come off the bench twice in his 121-game NRL career and he doesn't plan on getting used to it.

New Zealand Warriors

Muscle men: NRL’s strongest players at every club in 2018 revealed

BIG men lifting even bigger weight, what could be better?<p>It’s a necessity for pre-season training and sets the tone for the season ahead.<p>It’s no …

Sport (Australia)

NRL power rankings: Tigers surging, Eels hit rock bottom

The Tigers have shocked the rugby league world so far - can they keep this form going?

Cronulla Sharks

Benji Marshall reveals World Cup prank on Wayne Bennett and nature of their unique relationship

IF only we have the photo to prove it.<p>As he prepares to take on the man who resurrected his rugby league career Wests Tigers five-eighth Benji …

Sport (Australia)

Canberra’s Achilles heel: The mistakes that are really killing the Raiders

POOR choices, snap decisions and quick to jump to conclusions.<p>No, this isn’t a story about a wayward teen. This is about Canberra’s edge defence.<p>If …

Sport (Australia)

Panthers boss Phil Gould outlines club’s plan to deal with fan at centre of alleged Greg Inglis abuse

THE Panthers fan at the centre of the investigation into racial abuse directed at South Sydney captain Greg Inglis won’t be welcome back at Panthers …

Sport (Australia)

Who is this team and what have they done with the Warriors?

The first two rounds of this year’s NRL season have seen plenty of upsets, but there is one team that is making me look a right fool at the moment …

Sport (Australia)

Abuser behind Inglis and Peachey racial attack could face life ban

An NRL rugby fan who allegedly racially abused two Indigenous rugby players could be banned from attending all rugby games if the NRL is able to …

Penrith Panthers

Pressure Gauge: Aaron Woods ‘a shadow’ of James Graham, says Michael Ennis

HE’S the $800,000 per season marquee man who forced James Graham out of Canterbury, but he’s not living up to his price tag.<p>That’s the belief of …

Sport (Australia)

Women in sport: Still too much a field of dreams

Jo Cribb.<p><b>OPINION:</b> While they will receive only a fraction of what their male colleagues paid, the news last week that our top women rugby players …

Sport (Australia)

Michael Morgan exclusive column: Stepping in for the GOAT Johnathan Thurson

I WAS 15 years old and on a development camp with the Cowboys the first time I came into contact with Johnathan Thurston.<p>I didn’t get to meet him as …

Sport (Australia)

Changes to Immortals criteria open door for new contenders to be recognised

MAL Meninga, Darren Lockyer, Cameron Smith and Johnathan Thurston.<p>The modern masters will have their time but changes to the way the NRL inducts new …

Sport (Australia)

The NRL Lurker: Fallen star granted another rugby league lifeline

It's Monday, which is bad. There's no footy on Mondays anymore. But The Lurker is here, which is good.<p>With round two in the books, the little rumour …

Rugby League

NRL: 3-0 start? It would be a first for the New Zealand Warriors

It's only week three of the NRL season but the New Zealand Warriors already have a shot at history.Saturday's victory over the Gold Coast Titans …

New Zealand Warriors

New Zealand Warriors vs Gold Coast Titans: Five things we learned

1 The Warriors are making their critics look silly<p>The Warriors were the subject of a lot of criticism and doubt ahead of this new season. Critics …


Highs, Lows, Big Blows: 10 biggest talking points from Round 2 in the NRL

IT was another round full of upsets, surprises and top class individual performances.<p>From the Wests Tigers raining on Billy Slater’s parade for his …

Sport (Australia)

Manly skipper Daly Cherry-Evans the star as Sea Eagles thump Parramatta Eels

THE hotter it gets, the more Daly Cherry-Evans likes it and the 40 degree temperatures at Lottoland lit a fire in the Manly skipper as he put an …

Sport (Australia)

Geoff Toovey keen on NRL coaching return

Former Manly Sea Eagles coach Geoff Toovey says he would 'love' to make a return to coaching in the NRL but may set his sights a little lower with a …


Warriors turn on the style against Titans to go two from two

SKY SPORT<p>David Fusitu'a goes over twice as the Warriors make it two from two, beating the Gold Coast Titans 20-8.<p>The Warriors ensured there was no …


Craig Bellamy sprays Melbourne Storm for shock loss in Billy Slater’s 300th NRL game

MELBOURNE’S clash with West Tigers was supposed to be about Storm superstar Billy Slater’s 300th NRL game but other numbers proved to be more …

Sport (Australia)

Live NRL updates: New Zealand Warriors v Gold Coast Titans

Join us for live updates as the New Zealand Warriors host the Gold Coast Titans at Mt Smart Stadium. The Warriors have embraced the old adage of if …


Recap: NZ Warriors v Gold Coast Titans - NRL week two

Was it a fluke in Perth? The Warriors shoot for two-from-two as they return to Auckland's Mt Smart Stadium to face the Gold Coast Titans in week two …


Brilliant Roger Tuivasa-Sheck the difference as Warriors defeat Gold Coast Titans

THE NRL’s great entertainers are back, and they’re here to stay.<p>With almost every excursion into the Titans half on Saturday afternoon the Warriors …

Sport (Australia)

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart backs Aidan Sezer to return to halves soon

Aidan Sezer is doing a job as back-up hooker, but Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says it won't be long before he returns to start in the …


Gold Coast Titans halfback Ash Taylor ruled out of Warriors clash

Gold Coast have been dealt a massive blow ahead of Saturday's NRL clash with the Warriors, losing star halfback Ash Taylor to a hamstring injury.