Rugby League

Not removed from field: Dale Finucane is attended to by a Storm trainer during the 2016 grand final against Cronulla ...

Leading brain expert questions concussion protocols

One of the country's leading authorities on brain injuries has warned the NRL missed an opportunity to show how serious it is about tackling concussion when Melbourne lock Dale Finucane's removal from the field was delayed late in the grand final.

Andrew Fifita is on the outer.

Fifita offered chance to meet NRL over Kangaroos snub

Andrew Fifita has been tabled an offer to meet with the NRL's top brass to seek an explanation over his Kangaroos ineligibility as his Cronulla Sharks teammates hoped the selection row wouldn't force him to walk away from the game.

From green, to green and gold: Raiders Shannon Boyd.

'Don't put on too much weight': Boyd's bizarre Kangaroos call

One of the first of many phone calls which lit up Shannon Boyd's phone came from Raiders coach Ricky Stuart. In between the congratulations being peddled from the other end of the line came a message the Kangaroos rookie has heard all too often before.

Will to win: Paul Gallen meets Sharks fans at Shark Park after Cronulla's grand final win.

Gallen's dad slams ASADA pursuit 'a joke'

The father of Sharks skipper Paul Gallen has slammed the Australian Sports Anti Doping Agency's pursuit of Cronulla players over the 2011 supplements program as "a joke" as coach Shane Flanagan said he would go through the whole ordeal again to savour an NRL title.