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Brad Walter is sports reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald
Female touch judge Kasey Badger appointed to NRL match between Gold Coast Titans and Penrith Panthers
Brad Walter Kasey Badger believes players are more likely to apologise to her for swearing than to male match officials but insists their main concern is whether she makes the right decision.
Brad Walter NRL players would need to be convinced that the benefits of having their contracts publicly listed would outweigh privacy concerns.
Brad Walter NRL players and their counterparts in other codes would benefit from having the details of their contracts publicly listed, according to Australian Athletes Alliance general secretary Brendan Schwab.
Brad Walter Are NRL crowds down or is the reporting of them just more accurate than in the past? The reality is probably both.
Brad Walter Australian Olympic Team medical director Dr David Hughes has cautioned the NRL against rushing to appoint independent doctors to oversee concussion assessments at games.
Brad Walter The men at the back have a much more important role than the custodians from bygone eras, writes Brad Walter.
Brad Walter The enforcement of tougher concussion guidelines has increased the possibility of an 18th man being introduced next season as part of the NRL's review of the interchange.
Brad Walter The Warriors are set to receive a re-imbursement of up to $400,000 on their world record $1.2 million transfer fee for Sam Tomkins and still have money another marquee signing to join Roger...
NRL referees boss Tony Archer says match officials won't have problems dealing with Canterbury Bulldogs captain James Graham
Brad Walter NRL referees boss Tony Archer expects match officials to continue to take a hard line over dissent by players but insists they will have no problems dealing with Canterbury captain James Graham after...
Brad Walter Jason Taylor helped Pat Richards to develop what is arguably the best all-round kicking game in the NRL when the pair played together at Parramatta and on Monday the veteran winger repaid the new...
Brad Walter The lack of concern James Graham holds for his own welfare has been evident since the Canterbury prop phoned NRL head of football Todd Greenberg last year demanding that players who wanted to remain...
Brad Walter The NRL's Head of Media and Communications, Sandy Olsen is leaving the role next month.
Brad Walter Sydney Roosters backrower Aiden Guerra will be sidelined until next month after suffering a broken cheekbone in Sunday's 20-12 loss to Cronulla at Allianz Stadium.
Brad Walter Jack Bird, the star of the Sharks' upset win over the Roosters, had to overcome significant adversity to make his NRL starting debut at five-eighth.
Brad Walter To move forward from the Nathan Tinkler era, the Knights have turned to their past and produced a mission statement that outlines the culture of the club and the way the team is expected to play.
Brad Walter St George Illawarra have received interest from private investors wanting to buy into the famous club but Dragons officials will not consider any offers until they finalise a review of the joint...
Brad Walter Frustrated Cronulla players are questioning why they didn’t receive the same support and advice from the Sharks to fight doping allegations as their Essendon AFL counterparts after 34 current...
Brad Walter Canterbury players believe their ability to win close matches is evidence of the close bond within the team.
Brad Walter The memory of defeat in last year's grand final is being used by Bulldogs players as motivation to go one better this season but most say they have never watched a replay of the 30-6 loss to South...
Brad Walter Former Test winger David Williams may be recalled to the Manly line-up for the first time since his suspension last year for betting on NRL matches as the Sea Eagles battle an increasing injury toll.