Rugby League

Impressive: Jacob Liddle scores a try during the round 18 NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Wests Tigers ...

Salary cap strain rules out logical Farah replacement

The teenager groomed to be Robbie Farah's long-term successor would arguably have been Jason Taylor's first option to replace the axed the State of Origin skipper. But the Tigers confirmed the salary cap strain means Jacob Liddle won't play NRL again this year.

Ruthless: Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan.

'Cranky' Flanagan targets Sharks defence

His team is leading the competition and most think a 15th straight win is just a formality. But Shane Flanagan confessed to being cranky at training during the week as he seeks to add a ruthless edge to the minor premiership favourites.

Free agent: Jarryd Hayne.

Eels administrator in the dark over Hayne return

The temporary administrator of the Parramatta Eels has hinted he will separate the boards of the leagues club and football clubs while conceding he has "no idea" if the embattled NRL outfit is in a position to roll out the red carpet for its former favourite son Jarryd Hayne.

Banned earlier this year: Mitchell Pearce.

RLPA backs legal action over extortion bids

The Rugby League Players' Association has not ruled out the possibility of its members pursuing legal action over extortion bids as the trend of NRL players being filmed in compromising positions continues to grow.

Josh Addo-Carr thinks of his uncles each time he scores a try.

The story behind Addo-Carr celebration

Josh Addo-Carr doesn't immediately recall how many uncles he has behind bars. But he knows they're watching, which is why he has no plans to ditch his try-scoring tribute.