Rugby League

Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas is a sports reporter with The Sydney Morning Herald

Borrowed time: Jack Bird endured a childhood battle with rheumatoid arthritis.

Bird breaks silence on defection from Cronulla to Brisbane

Jack Bird doesn't know when his body will give up on him, but he knows it's a possibility. His childhood battle with rheumatoid arthritis has been well documented, which is why he knows he needs to make the most out of his career before it is taken away from him.

Under fire: NRL chief Todd Greenberg, left, was the subject of an early morning email from ARLC chairman John Grant, right.

Greenberg in firing line over club talks

NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg is set to come under fire with the ARL Commission launching an internal enquiry into last week's botched funding negotiations with the clubs.