NATIONAL RUGBY LEAGUE

All Blacks captain called in to toughen up Warriors’ mentality

NEW Zealand rugby union captain Kieran Read has crossed the code demarkation line to address the Warriors on mental toughness. Read, who has played 109...

Titans Import Stacks On The Muscle For New Season

By STEVE MASCORD GOLD Coast’s English import Joe Greenwood has piled on eight kilos for the new NRL season. Speaking to rugby-league.com, the official website of...

Storm teenager saves woman’s life on Port Macquarie beach

LAST year's RLPA Under 20s player of the season, hooker Harry Grant, has been credited with rushing into torrid surf on a northern NSW...

Would you miss your sister’s wedding to make your first grade debut in a trial? Here’s what Jarrod Croker did…

CANBERRA captain Jarrod Croker has revealed he snubbed his own sister's wedding in 2009 for a shot at an NRL career. Speaking on the Locker...

Melbourne Storm Posts Amazing Photos Of ‘Slimmin’ Sam’ Kasiano

HE was best known as someone who could eat seven kebabs in a single sitting but Sam 'Dogzilla' Kasiano seems to be half the...

Michael Maguire Appointed NRL Referees Coach

FORMER South Sydney coach Michael Maguire has been appointed head of the National Rugby League match officials, according to Greg McCallum. The retired international ref...

We Got Issues: World Club Challenge

By STEVE MASCORD BRITISH readers, I am willing to bet, are completely unaware of this. What’s more, I am guessing most of those who are...

Bondi Beat: June 2017

By STEVE MASCORD AS this month dawned, a couple of unrelated events really reinforced to me how behind-the-times our thinking as a sport can...

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Discord: The gentle socialism that’s been nurturing English rugby league

By STEVE MASCORD I AM betting what dominated my thinking as I watched Hull KR bravely battle Castleford before succumbing by 20 is not what...

New IRL eligibility rules crack down on players switching nations

By STEVE MASCORD JACKSON Hastings and Ronaldo Mulitalo are among the players most affected by changes to the International Rugby League eligibility rules announced today. The...

IRL leaning towards nations co-hosting 2025 World Cup

By STEVE MASCORD INTERNATIONAL Rugby League officials are leaning towards several countries co-hosting the 2025 World Cup. The tournament was to be held in the United...

Premium: Ottawa in for 2020 – but what of New York?

By JOHN DAVIDSON IT's the news nobody is particularly surprised by. Ottawa will join the League 1 competition in 2021, the third tier of English rugby...

The Roaring 2020s: Are we ready for a wave of code-breakers?

By STEVE MASCORD IN 2008, then-Penrith chief executive Mick Leary received a letter from the Maltese Rugby League. It was a request for utility star Jarrod...

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