Max Mason and Dominic White 10:46 PM The National Rugby League is poised to announce a historic rights agreement with Fox Sports, with the News Corp-owned pay-television broadcaster believed to have acquired the rights to the crucial Saturday night game from the free-to-air rights holder Nine Entertainment Co for around $175 million as part of the five-year deal.
Adrian Proszenko 6:21 PM Parramatta won't have to wait for Pirtek Stadium to be refurbished to be playing out of a brand new home ground.
Sam Burgess' return to the NRL will kick off against arch-rivals the Sydney Roosters in front of a potential sell-out Sunday afternoon crowd at Allianz Stadium on March 6.
North Queensland halfback Johnathan Thurston has won rugby league's Golden Boot award for world player of the year for a record third time. The 32-year-old beat competition from New Zealand international Roger Tuivasa-Sheck and Leeds fullback Zak Hardaker.
James MacSmith NSW fullback Josh Dugan is backing Blake Ferguson to make a successful transition to the custodian role for Sydney Roosters next season.
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Steve Mascord 9:06 PM Willie Mason is to join Glenn Stewart, Todd Carney and Frank Pritchard in Super League next year. Is it time the European competition tried to get a slice of the Australian market?
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