Rugby League

Gold Coast Titans

Dragons snare Titans' flyer for 2017

Rising star: Nene MacDonald.

St George Illawarra have announced their first major signing for next season, with improved winger Nene Macdonald agreeing to a three-year deal to join the club.

Titans boss unfazed by Stuart's rest threat

Resting easy: Graham Annesley is looking forward to the final round of the regular season.

Titans boss Graham Annesley has shied away from any calls for the NRL to introduce an AFL-style bye round before the finals despite the prospect of Raiders coach Ricky Stuart resting stars in the last round which could cruel Gold Coast's top-eight hopes.

Hayne off with a head knock as Titans win

Rough handling: Jarryd Hayne is taken down.

A week after breaking James Tedesco's jaw with a swinging arm, Gold Coast prop Ryan James scored two first-half tries to help sink the Knights 26-6 at Hunter Stadium on Saturday.

NRL unhappy with judiciary member

Cruel blow: James Tedesco leaves the field with a broken jaw in round 23.

The NRL has been left disappointed by a judiciary member who inadvertently advised Ryan James' legal team seek a downgrade in the Gold Coast forward's high tackle case.

No malice in Ryan tackle, Titans claim

Charged:  Ryan James.

Gold Coast have defended Ryan James as the Titans forward prepares to front the NRL judiciary and risk a one-match ban over the tackle that broke James Tedesco's jaw.

Hayne started boasting early

His house: Jarryd Hayne celebrates after the Titans defeated Wests Tigers.

Jarryd Hayne didn't wait until he kicked the winning field goal against Wests Tigers on Saturday to boast "this is my house".

Hayne will be an even better NRL player: Thompson

''He will only get better'': Jarryd Hayne was quickly into the thick of things during his comeback match with the Titans.

The father of Jarryd Hayne says he shouldn't be blamed for not re-joining the "dog's breakfast" that is Parramatta and predicted 'The Plane' would soar to even greater heights in his return to the NRL.