NATIONAL RUGBY LEAGUE

We Must Give Our Juniors Back Their “Lost 12 Months”

By SCOTT WOODWARD RUGBY League cannot afford to lose 12 months of the elite pathways competitions - are the ingredients that make up the NRL...

Discord: Is Australian rugby league headed for another rebellion?

By STEVE MASCORD “I KEEP thinking this is a very interesting crescendo to your Super League War book. Because maybe we’re about to have another...

John Quayle says pandemic will hit rugby league more than the Super League war

By STEVE MASCORD ICONIC rugby league administrator John Quayle says the global pandemic will have a bigger impact on the sport than the Super League...

Discord: What’s going to happen, then?

By STEVE MASCORD I SUSPECT that if we are able to stay healthy during the current crisis, there will be a certain zen state that...

NRL round two: The way I saw it…. by Jimmy Smith

By JIMMY SMITH THIS was the first round in NRL history where fans were ordered to stay away from the ground. Everyone complied. Some got...

Making the Nut with Nick Tedeschi

By NICK TEDESCHI All Laud The Warriors: Let the game never forget what the New Zealand Warriors have done for the great and glorious game...

How rugby league’s lockdown is affecting the sport’s media

By STEVE MASCORD WHEN former New Zealand international Dene Halatau arrived at ANZ Stadium in Sydney’s west on Thursday, His name was checkED off a...

The Roaring 2020s: How will history judge rugby league’s decisions during this crisis?

By STEVE MASCORD THE hardest time to look at history objectively is when you’re in the middle of it. One of the more twee and dismissive...

Archive: The unpredictable & bizarre hazards of an interrupted season (1996)

Arguably the last time the Australian premiership was interrupted by external forces was in round one 1996, when Super League players refused to play...

The Roaring 2020s: The best of times, the #?*& of times…..

By STEVE MASCORD IT was (simply) the best of times … it was the worst of times. Let’s have a look at the last four days...

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Archive: An airport, a hangover and Brad Fittler (2002)

By STEVE MASCORD GET on the plane NOW!" The worst nightmare of a Yorkshire schoolteacher has just occurred. Ferrying 20 children on a sporting tour...

The Roaring 2020s: One out of three proposed NRL gimmicks for a restarted season is a good idea

By STEVE MASCORD A BEST of three grand final series. A wildcard finals play-off. The “wooden bowl”. The NRL is considering some wild and whacky proposals...

European Federation boss quits

THE general manager of rugby league’s European Federation has stepped down, the organisation insisting his decision has nothing to do with the Covid-19 crisis. Chris...

We Must Give Our Juniors Back Their “Lost 12 Months”

By SCOTT WOODWARD RUGBY League cannot afford to lose 12 months of the elite pathways competitions - are the ingredients that make up the NRL...

Konrad Hurrell appointed to help find new administration in Tonga

By STEVE MASCORD LEEDS star Konrad Hurrell has been appointed the players representative in a group tasked with finding new leadership for rugby league in...

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