An aspiring NRL player who took legal action against Manly for allegedly reneging on a contract extension has reached a settlement with the Sea Eagles out of court.
Trouble? Bruce Johnson had been there – and didn't need it again – let alone a horse named after it. But the comeback trainer is glad he's got him.
The mother of a former rugby league player who unsuccessfully tried to sue a governing body after a scrum collapsed and left him in a wheelchair for the rest of his life warned Alex McKinnon has every right to pursue a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the NRL.
Just for a few days over Christmas, Robbie Farah didn't care about his torn biceps and the countdown clock to the grudge match to kick-off the NRL season. And thought about what it would be like to drive a hygiene van his charity is planning to use to shower Sydney's homeless.
If you're old enough, you're good enough. At least in Brad Fittler's mind. And he wants the halfback who emerged from the same school as he did, as well as a pair of Wests Tigers young guns, to become potential solutions to NSW's never-ending playmaking dilemma.
There is a near $1 million gulf between the salaries of the NRL's highest paid coaches including Craig Bellamy and Wayne Bennett to those at the bottom of the pay scale. But that is about to change.
Allegedly, rugby league never sleeps. It might have just developed a cure for its own insomnia.
Australian Rugby League Commission chairman John Grant's future will hinge on whether the beleaguered administrator can conjure a Christmas miracle on the morning disgruntled clubs plan to take his scalp over the bitter funding feud.
The NRL has long resisted pressure to ban lifting tackles even in the wake of the Alex McKinnon incident, instead promising harsher penalties for illegal versions of it. There might have been a reason why.
One of the Cronulla Sharks' longest-serving players in the modern era has added to the legal drama surrounding the club after joining ex-teammates in suing the premiers over the supplements scandal.