Rugby League

Eel high: Mitchel Moses and Parramatta teammates celebrate.

Holy Moses: New Eel stars as Rabbitohs caught on the hop

Brad Arthur said Mitchell Moses needed time - which the Eels didn't have - to settle into his new club. But a week can be a very long time in rugby league and the ex-Tiger used every day of it to help Parramatta subdue South Sydney.

Different answer: Bulldogs coach Des Hasler got a 'yes' from Francis Tualau second-time around.

A father at 16 and saying no to Des once, Dog finally gets his day

A teenage Francis Tualau didn't know Des Hasler all those years ago. Didn't know who he was bringing with him, or who was going in lieu of him. How long he would still be away from home, trying to earn a junior contract somewhere. Anywhere. So he said no to the Bulldogs. He wouldn't do the same again.

James Maloney.

Origin stars 'don’t want to be warring'

The game's highest profile players have warned they don't want to be "warring with the NRL" over collective bargaining agreement differences during the State of Origin series as Sharks veteran James Maloney reinforced strike action was a long way off.

NSW captain-in-waiting: Boyd Cordner is likely to be named the Blues captain.

Cordner deserves to be NSW captain, says Jackson

He was once touted as a potential replacement for Paul Gallen himself, but Josh Jackson has endorsed Boyd Cordner – the man he will eyeball all afternoon on Sunday in a final State of Origin audition – to lead the next generation of Blues.