The clubs are supposedly united about getting rid of John Grant. But are they united in the reasons for getting rid of him, or are their motivations completely contradictory?
Kangaroo Tours are back.
Australia's current 'spine' has been labelled by Mal Meninga the greatest in the 119 year history of international rugby league – but one of its members is predicting Billy Slater will fight hard to get back into it.
Australia put in a dominant display to beat New Zealand 34-8 in the Four Nations final at Anfield on Sunday.
Australian Bob Cutmore is part of the Papua New Guinea delegation in Liverpool working on the game's international calendar between 2018 and 2025 .
Mark Geyer would be able to tell you what it's like to play rugby league at Anfield – had he not lost his passport in 1991.
Dally M medallist Jason Taumalolo believes his decision to shun Queensland and Australia is still an issue for the Kangaroos, who he predicts will mention it among themselves before the Four Nations final.
The diplomatic aplomb with which Australia skipper Smith speaks to whistlers again came to prominence last weekend when England's Sam Burgess revealed he told Robert Hicks about the penalty count, which soon evened up.
Five months after he was slammed as one of rugby league's "dirtiest" while playing in a trans-Tasman Test, New Zealand forward Adam Blair says he remains an "easy target" for criticism.
Yes, I know enough people who would ponder such an obscure and esoteric concept that I can run into two of them on the same day by sheer co-incidence.