Roy Masters is a Rugby League Columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald
Roy Masters Mitchell Pearce's 120 seconds of drunken stupidity on Australia Day hit Rugby League Central like a perfect storm and the wreckage will endure, well after it has blown its last ruinous breath.
Roy Masters Has there ever been a former footballer with a fate so unfair as Brian Johnson, the blond haired St George fullback who died too young of a disease at odds with his lifestyle?
Roy Masters The NRL clubs may be getting a little something extra in their Christmas stockings.
Roy Masters This rich result for rugby league demonstrates that television - both free-to-air and pay - needs the game.
Roy Masters A $1.9 billion broadcasting deal, together with sponsorship -taking the NRL's rights fees to more than $2 billion - is expected to be revealed on Thursday afternoon.
Roy Masters Suspicions that the campaign to oust John Grant as ARLC chair is motivated by a clandestine plan to install a puppet replacement, as well as a chief executive who can be manipulated by powerful...
Roy Masters ARL Commission chairman John Grant, who has reached an impasse with a majority of NRL chairmen over broadcasting and budgetary matters, will have done his sums on how many votes are required to oust...
Roy Masters Channel Nine have become the effective holder of first and last rights of NRL's broadcast deal.
Roy Masters Will the most successful coach of all-time lose his position on the NRL Competition Committee?
Roy Masters Federal Opposition leader, Bill Shorten, has gone part of the way to delivering on Johnathan Thurston's grand final cry to "build us a stadium.
Brad Walter and Roy Masters Plans are afoot to revive the famous Bears name, logo and colours.
Roy Masters Dave Smith was a victim of the relentless grind of rugby league politics.
Roy Masters William Webb Ellis is known as the schoolboy who invented a game, rather than the other way round.
Why Brisbane Broncos coach Wayne Bennett is NRL's greatest politician ... and may end up running the game
Roy Masters Wayne Bennett's recent comments would endear him to those seeking a replacement for John Grant, whenever the Queenslander vacates the chair of the ARL Commission
Roy Masters The Cowboys threw off injustices of past years to grab a grand final berth.
Australian Olympic Commission boss John Coates calls for government action on prescription drugs in sport
Roy Masters The overdose of prescription drugs by two young Rabbitohs players has prompted Australian Olympic Committee boss John Coates to send a savage message to Canberra, challenging it to action.
Roy Masters If the late American social critic, Christopher Lasch, had wandered into the Storm's kitchen at AAMI stadium and witnessed 21-year-old fullback Cameron Munster eating Weet-Bix, he may have reviewed...
Roy Masters Wayne Bennett or Craig Bellamy will be lifting the trophy.
Roy Masters The numbers don't support claims the Storm wrestled the Roosters out of the game last weekend.
Roy Masters A $2 pass delivered the Storm news of their entry to the preferred path of past NRL premiership winners.