Rugby League

Roy Masters

Roy Masters is a Sports Columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald

Australian Rugby League Commission chair John Grant and NRL CEO Todd Greenberg.

Why John Grant's leadership is set to derail the NRL

Rugby league is perceived to be hurtling towards a humiliating train wreck, with an engine piloted by a conflicted ARLC chairman, supported by five compliant commissioners and driven by 16 NRL clubs with competing agendas.

Suspended Kiwis captain Jesse Bromwich.

The NRL's dangerous legal drug habit

If the NRL believes the scourge of cocaine is a society-wide issue, the code has its own peculiar challenges with painkillers and sleeping tablets, with the use of these medications being disproportionate to the rest of the population.

Wanted man: Cooper Cronk goes home to an empty house in Melbourne.

Hasler's offer to get Cronk to the Dogs

Fifteen months ago, Canterbury coach Des Hasler put a bizarre proposal to the Storm: an immediate swap of Melbourne halfback Cooper Cronk for two promising Bulldogs players.