Chris Barrett If it were up to Jake Friend he would not be making his comeback from a life-threatening lung condition against the Cowboys on Fright night. He would have played last week.
Phil Lutton Brent Tate says the Cowboys will take an 'us versus them' mentality into their elimination final against the Roosters but Maroons coach Mal Meninga has warned North Queensland not to let a week of...
Michael Chammas Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson has launched a withering attack on North Queensland's attempts to create a siege mentality before Friday's NRL semi-final clash with the premiers at Allianz...
Penrith have been fined $20,000 by the NRL over an incident involving centre Jamal Idris against the Warriors.
Chris Wilson The Canberra Raiders have bolstered their halves depth and got one of their juniors back, signing prodigal son Sam Williams for the next two seasons.
Chris Wilson Blake Austin will renew his push to join the Raiders in 2015 after the Tigers sacked coach Mick Potter.
Steve Mascord The NRL should encourage, not supress, free speech.
Chris Barrett Three former Cronulla players targeted by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority's probe have not been offered the backdated ban "deal" accepted by a dozen of their ex-teammates last month and...
Phil Lutton That escalated quickly. The Phoney War between the Cowboys and the NRL has officially come to an end. Now, how to get the bayonets and mortars through airport security on the way to Sydney.
Adrian Proszenko Parramatta has publicly declared their interest in disgruntled Sea Eagle Anthony Watmough for the first time amid growing speculation his next game could be in blue and gold.
Adrian Proszenko David Klemmer seemed destined to be involved in finals footy this weekend, although at one point it was more likely to be with a Sherrin in hand rather than a Steeden.
Sharks coach Shane Flanagan cannot return to coaching at Cronulla.
Ian Laybourn Axed NRL star Todd Carney has been given a lifeline by English Super League outfit Catalan Dragons, who landed the former Dally M medal winner on a three-year deal.
James MacSmith Only once in the NRL era has a minor premier been dumped out of the finals in successive losses – an ignominy the Sydney Roosters are desperate to avoid.
Laine Clark NRL CEO Dave Smith says it is a "ridiculous notion" to think the North Queensland Cowboys are being unfairly treated.
Michael Carayannis, Adrian Proszenko St George Illawarra have accused a rival NRL club of tapping up Brett Morris, claiming the club has offered their Test winger a contract for next season despite Morris being contracted to the Dragons.
Michael Chammas Man of the moment Jamie Soward has revealed he almost gave the game away at the end of 2012 to play rugby union in Japan.
Roy Ward Melbourne Storm looks to 2015 focused on playing better defence and challenging for the NRL premiership.
Phil Lutton An explosive afternoon has seen the NRL slap down North Queensland with a $10,000 fine, only hours after Cowboys coach Paul Green declared he had "no faith" in rugby league officialdom.
Phil Gould Why the Bulldogs and Roosters are the favourites for this week's final matches.