Rugby League

Canberra Raiders

Raiders' Kurt Baptiste has had surgery after rupturing his left Achilles.

Stuart shattered for injured Baptiste

Shuttle runs are part and parcel of an NRL pre-season training session, but the simple drill could end Canberra Raiders hooker Kurt Baptiste's season before it even begins.

Taylor fined but one step closer to NRL

Wrecking ball: Dave Taylor.

Dave Taylor is one step closer to returning to the NRL after escaping a conviction or community service order for his role in the Gold Coast drug controversy.