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Union

Brumbies keen to retain Wallabies star Christian Lealiifano

Christian Lealiifano is one of several leading Brumbies players off-contract at the end of this season.

Lee Gaskin Wallabies star Christian Lealiifano is weighing up his options for next season and that could include becoming the latest Australian to join the exodus to France.

St George Illawarra Dragons v New Zealand Warriors

Brett Morris

Will the Dragons put sirengate behind them when they host Sam Tomkins and the Warriors?

League

Famous surnames no burden for junior Raiders

Junior Raiders, (L-R) Lachlan Croker (nephew of Jason Croker), Lachlan Lewis (nephew of Wally Lewis) and Zac Woolford (son of Simon. Woolford).

Jon Tuxworth Their uncles are rugby league royalty, but Canberra Raiders SG Ball coach Peter Marrapodi has backed his halves pairing Lachlan Croker and Lachlan Lewis to avoid being burdened by their famous...

League

Tigers and Eels bosses raise the steaks ahead of blockbuster

Parramatta CEO Scott Seward.

Adrian Proszenko At some point in the near future, Scott Seward and Grant Mayer will slip into the Hillside Tavern for a quiet meal and a drink, with the loser of Monday night's clash between Parramatta and Wests...

League

Hitting fast forward on NRL video refereeing gives pause for thought

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Phil Gould Let’s take a sneak peek at the future of rugby league.

League

NRL wrestle is back and it's ugly: Raiders coach Ricky Stuart

Ricky Stuart

David Barbeler Canberra coach Ricky Stuart says the NRL's off-season edict about cleaning up the ruck have been ignored, leaving him no choice but to join in on trying to win ugly.

League

Obstruction rule a mystery to South Sydney's Adam Reynolds

Adam Reynolds

Ian McCullough South Sydney's Adam Reynolds believes players and coaches across the NRL are bewildered at interpretations of the obstruction rule from referees.

League

Anthony Watmough in doubt for Anzac Test

Anthony Watmough

James MacSmith Manly back-rower Anthony Watmough is in doubt for next month's Anzac Test after badly injuring his elbow in the Sea Eagles' controversial win over North Queensland on Friday night.

League

Canberra Raiders desperate to end home NRL drought

Raiders star Brett White, right, is determined not to lose another home game.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders may be forced into a late change for Sunday's crucial home clash against Melbourne. 

Rugby League

Creative winger Sisa Waqa lights up Melbourne Storm

Big hearted: Sisa Waqa is important to the Storm both on and off the field.

Roy Ward Sisa Waqa’s value to the Melbourne Storm goes beyond his ability to score tries.

League

Craig Catterick, rugby league's new hot property

Experienced rugby league trainer Craig Catterick during his time with Cronulla last year.

Daniel Lane He's 50, played his last game of football in 1993 but Craig Catterick has skills that NSW Origin captain Paul Gallen acknowledged made him a hot property in the modern game.

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League

St George Illawarra Dragons continue NZ Warriors' season of woe

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Michael Carayannis The Dragons couldn’t end their hoodoo Melbourne Storm hoodoo on Monday night but they managed to extend their unbeaten streak against the Warriors to 10 with a 20-10 win at WIN Jubilee Oval on...

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League

After missing out on Peta Hiku, the Warriors' search for a centre continues

Sarah Harvey New Zealand are on the hunt for a quality centre after concerns about defensive weaknesses in their current duo and losing out on a bid to lure Kiwi Peta Hiku from Manly.

League

Brisbane Broncos tear Newcastle Knights apart

Brisbane's Alex Glenn celebrates after scoring against Newcastle.

Brett Keeble Former Dally M Medallist Ben Barba emerged from an early-season slump to inspire Brisbane to a comprehensive 32-6 victory over a flat and frustrated Newcastle Knights at Hunter Stadium on Friday...

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League

Newcastle Knights captain Kurt Gidley urges teammates to stay positive despite drubbing

Newcastle Knights skipper Kurt Gidley on the run against the Broncos.

Brett Keeble Knights captain Kurt Gidley urged his teammates to keep their heads up and stay positive despite a frustrating 32-6 loss to a Ben Barba-inspired Brisbane Broncos at Hunter Stadium last night.

League

'I'll walk nude through Pitt Street if that was a try:' North Queensland Cowboys coach Paul Green fuming after defeat

Johnathan Thurston

Michael Chammas North Queensland captain Johnathan Thurston has again raised concerns over a Cowboys conspiracy as his coach pledged to ‘‘walk nude through Pitt Street’’ if Kieran...

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Manly Sea Eagles v North Queensland Cowboys

Jamie Lyon

Andrew Sonter The high flying Sea Eagles head to Gosford to take on the under performing Cowboys.

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League

Canberra Raiders and Melbourne Storm recent history

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Lee Gaskin The Raiders and the Storm have had some memorable encounters in the past three years. Here's a quick look at the past six meetings between the two sides.

League

Canberra Raiders urge Anthony Milford to stand down from Samoa

Anthony Milford has been told by the Raiders to miss Samoa's clash with Fiji next month.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have told Anthony Milford he won't be playing for Samoa on May 3, with coach Ricky Stuart advising him to bypass the match to nurse a niggling medial ligament injury.