Glenn Jackson RUGBY LEAGUE'S shift into a bad or bold new era - depending on whether you are a fan of the shoulder charge or not - was accelerated on Wednesday as some of the astute minds in the game met to...
Glenn Jackson FAR from being poles apart on the collective bargaining agreement, ARL Commission officials and the players are now closing in on a new deal - and may even have it signed off by the new year.
Glenn Jackson LESS than a fortnight after Israel Folau turned his back on Parramatta, the Eels have been dealt another blow after North Queensland's Test and Origin prop James Tamou chose loyalty over salary to...
Glenn Jackson ARL COMMISSION chairman John Grant has hinted he may be prepared to compromise over his desire for a $225 million future fund, but maintained it was always his hope that the administration would have...
Glenn Jackson OFFICIALS are set to put an offer to a heavy-hitting group of players including Jarryd Hayne, Cameron Smith and Johnathan Thurston at a critical and potentially explosive collective bargaining...
Glenn Jackson NRL clubs have thrown their support behind the ARL Commission's decision to ban the shoulder charge, despite the players' outrage over the crackdown.
Glenn Jackson FROM a distance, it is said you can see the resemblance between Keeden Kelly and his uncle, Greg Inglis.
Glenn Jackson REACTION to Parramatta's bold plan to circumvent the $5 million salary cap next season to accommodate Israel Folau was predictable but emphatic: the Eels' rivals would only welcome such a move if...
Glenn Jackson WHILE he hasn't played rugby league, and perhaps only knows rugby league with the intimacy of one party in an arranged marriage, Dave Smith proved he can still find a strong fend.
Glenn Jackson WHILE he hasn't played rugby league, Dave Smith proved he still has a strong fend, even though, as someone who is not a rugby league man, that might not be enough to stop criticism.
Glenn Jackson NRL officials have agreed to meet disgruntled players over the banning of the shoulder charge, even though they are adamant there will be no backflip over the issue.
Glenn Jackson THE benefit-of-the-doubt rule, grounding and obstruction are the priorities of the new referees boss Daniel Anderson, judging by a survey put together by him and bound for NRL coaches.
Glenn Jackson, Madeleine Wedesweiler DEAN YOUNG, the player whose sickening collision with Greg Inglis appeared to accelerate the demise of the shoulder charge, has been left ''disappointed'' by the decision to ban the tackle.
Glenn Jackson THEY rose almost as one to vent their anger about the outlawing of the shoulder charge, while some expressed their frustration that they were not asked first.
Glenn Jackson PARRAMATTA have torpedoed any prospect of Will Hopoate preparing for his return to the NRL with the Eels via a stint in Japanese rugby – before it has even been officially put to the club.
Glenn Jackson AS WITH Danny Buderus's ill-fated attempts to flit to rugby union, Benji Marshall's brief flirtation with the rival code was just that - brief.
Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers chief executive Stephen Humphreys has attempted to slam the door on any attempt by star playmaker Benji Marshall to seek a release to play in Japan, saying: "Let me put your minds at...
Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers chief executive Stephen Humphreys has slammed the door on any attempt by star playmaker Benji Marshall to seek a release to play in Japan, saying: "Let me put your minds at rest.
Glenn Jackson RICKY STUART'S jitters about the prospect of the Israel Folau deal being scuppered by the NRL have been somewhat allayed by Parramatta officials, who were meeting with NRL boss Shane Mattiske about...
Glenn Jackson LIKE many, Willie Tonga will be hoping to watch Sonny Bill Williams's first game, intrigued about how he will take to the task.