Issues

South Sydney Rabbitohs v Canterbury Bulldogs

Paul Zalunardo Big forwards set to collide as the traditonal Good Friday match hits Sydney Olympic Park.

League

Cronulla Sharks skipper Paul Gallen could be back to take on SBW

Back for the Sharks ... Paul Gallen may play against the Roosters on Saturday.

Adrian Proszenko Cronulla captain Paul Gallen could make a shock early return against the Sydney Roosters on Saturday.

League

Souths-Bulldogs update

Michael Carayannis The Bulldogs became the first club in history to win three consecutive one point games after a dramatic come-from-behind 15-14 win over South Sydney on Friday at ANZ Stadium.

League

Canterbury Bulldogs snatch one-point win over South Sydney Rabbitohs

Canterbury prop James Graham passes the ball wide as the South Sydney defence closes in.

Michael Carayannis The Bulldogs became the first club in history to win three consecutive one-point games after a dramatic come-from-behind 15-14 win over South Sydney on Friday at ANZ Stadium.

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Court issues warrant for Maurice Blair's arrest

Gold Coast Titans recruit  Maurice Blair.

Gold Coast NRL recruit Maurice Blair will hand himself in to police on Tuesday afternoon after a warrant was issued for his arrest, his lawyer says.

LEAGUE

Time to talk about league's real issues

Phil Gould dinkus

Phil Gould OK footy fans, it's feedback time again.

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Boyd not fighting off-field issues, says Bennett

Darius Boyd

Brett Keeble KNIGHTS coach Wayne Bennett said Darius Boyd had done nothing wrong on the night South Sydney forward Ben Te'o allegedly punched a 22-year-old Brisbane woman in the face.

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League

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says slow ruck ruining rugby league

Unimpressed: Ricky Stuart on the sideline during a recent Raiders match against the Knights.

Chris Wilson Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart claims NRL officials have shifted their interpretation of ruck speed and says wrestling tactics are creeping back into the game and contributing to lower crowd...

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League

What now for Folau? The big issues ...

Israel Folau

Brad Walter We take a look at some of the potential issues facing Israel Folau after his move back to the NRL.

NRL star suspended to face his 'issues'

Barba

Glenn Jackson THE curse of the face of the NRL continues. But Ben Barba's sudden spiral from the player anointed to launch the new season on Wednesday night to being suspended indefinitely by the Bulldogs, due to...

Mixed-faction Sharks board likely as eligibility issues continue

Cronulla Sharks logo

Adrian Proszenko, Daniel Lane Glenn Coleman will remain Cronulla chairman unopposed at the upcoming board election, although Sydney Kings star Damian Keogh still has a chance of joining him as a director.

Richard Hinds

It's League TV – tackling today's big issues

Richard Hinds dinkus

Richard Hinds FOX Sports will launch this week a 24-hour channel devoted exclusively to AFL. Which begs an obvious question: why not a channel for those NRL fans who are so socially inept that they, too, would...

Bellamy issues Storm with a warning to halt rampaging Burgess

South Sydney Rabbitos vs The Eastern suburbs Roosters at ANZ Stadium in Monday night football.Sam Burgess on the burst for the rabbitosPhotography Brendan Espositosmh,sport,5th march,2012

Melissa Woods WHILE the spotlight has been on former Melbourne players lining up against their old team, the Storm see Souths powerhouse Sam Burgess as the man to stop.

League

Horo finds NRL tackling has become "confusing"

Manly forward Justin Horo ropes in Parramatta centre Will Hopoate.

Michael Carayannis Manly back-rower Justin Horo believes tackling has become “confusing” as the NRL looks to make its second major defensive change this season.

Raiders not only club targeting Anthony Milford

Man in demand ... Canberra dynamo Anthony Milford.

Chris Wilson Canberra Raiders remain hopeful of retaining star Anthony Milford, but coach Ricky Stuart says the young fullback is now being physically targeted by every NRL club too.

League

Sam Burgess and James Graham are the best of mates and the fiercest of rivals

Hard man: Sam Burgess is the centre of the Dragons attention at the SCG.

Brad Walter With Sam Burgess having been granted a release from South Sydney at the end of the season to play rugby union, last year's World Cup semi-final at Wembley was almost certainly the last time he and...

League

Wests Tigers test dodgy Leichhardt siren

Wests Tigers hooker Robbie Farah spreads the ball wide during the recent match at Leichhardt Oval.

Chris Barrett Wests Tigers received a "please explain" from the NRL over their own siren debacle at Leichhardt Oval and spent Thursday testing the device and establishing a contingency plan at the historic ground.

League

Mick Potter set to remain at Wests Tigers after strong start to NRL season

Potter weaves his spell: Tigers coach Mick Potter.

Adrian Proszenko Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter could earn a contract extension as soon as next month following the club's strong start to the season.

League

Bulldogs get six-star approval for $100 million redevelopment

Canterbury Bulldogs.

Daniel Lane Canterbury League Club has received the government's go-ahead for a $100 million project to transform its premises at Belmore into a six-star hotel and create new revenue streams that should...

League, Boxing

Josh Papalii gives cousin Alex Leapai a fighting chance

Canberra Raiders enforcer Josh Papalii is in his cousin's corner, Alex Leapai fighting for the world heavyweight boxing title next week.XXXXX

Chris Wilson Raiders hitman Josh Papalii says his cousin and heavyweight boxing contender Alex Leapai is an inspiration.