Rugby League

Cronulla Sharks

Hand of fate earns Mortimer WCS challenge

Eventful month: Daniel Mortimer.

Had things worked out differently for Daniel Mortimer he'd have spent last Sunday playing in front of a thousand-strong crowd instead of preparing for Cronulla's World Club Series decider against Wigan,

Flanagan warns Wigan not to turn on the biff

Sharks coach Shane Flanagan had a video of Wigan's 26-16 win over Salford emailed to him while in transit at Abu Dhabi.

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan says he has the players to handle Wigan if the Super League champions' emotional build-up gets the better of them in Sunday's World Club Challenge.

Wane calls in the class of '87 to motivate Wigan

Big week: Having been part of the team that defeated Manly 30 years ago, Wigan coach Shaun Wane knows the importance of ...

The World Club Challenge concept was revived after 11 years in mothballs when current Wigan coach Shaun Wane played in a tumultuous, tryless 8-2 win over Manly at a packed Central Park in 1987.

ARU blocks Ben Barba from Brisbane Tens

Bidding farewell - for now: Ben Barba.

Ben Barba has left the door ajar on a possible NRL comeback in the future but claimed the lack of a "clear pathway" on a 2017 return ultimately resulted in his defection to rugby union.