Sport in Crisis
Roy Masters Cronulla players suspected of drug violations likely to be still playing all season.
Jon Tuxworth CANBERRA are disappointed with the transparency from All Stars medical staff after young gun Jack Wighton played in Saturday night's match with a sprained wrist.
Paul Wood took one for the team when he suffered a ruptured testicle playing in the grand final for UK club Warrington Wolves last season,
Mark Shales Defending champions Leeds won a record sixth Super League Grand Final on Saturday, beating Warrington 26-18 at Old Trafford.
Jon Tuxworth Belconnen coach John Hawke believes the Canberra Raiders Cup judiciary system is in need of review, describing the decision to suspend prop Tsai Tui from this Sunday's grand final as ''harsh''.
Stathi Paxinos Craig Bellamy insists that there is no place this week for any reference to Storm's recent history.
Stathi Paxinos Cooper Cronk reckons grand final week is an atmosphere to be taken in and enjoyed. But he hasn't always looked on it that way.
Dominic Bossi WHEN Bulldogs member Heba Raad queued for NRL grand final tickets yesterday, she was able to secure 20 passes to league's biggest match for $1600.
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Storm winger Sisa Waqa believes that he will be fit for Sunday’s NRL grand final against Canterbury, which if correct, would leave Storm’s first Victorian born-and-bred talent Mahe Fonua on...
Michael Chammas IF YOU believe in omens, Krisnan Inu and Sam Perrett are Canterbury's unlucky lucky charms.
Joe Barton Referees boss Bill Harrigan bristled at questions over the quality of officiating in the NRL finals series today, while announcing Ben Cummins and Tony Archer as the two whistle-blowers in charge of...
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy has no doubt what Bulldogs mentor Des Hasler is capable of.
Grand final teams
AAP Teams named for the NRL grand final (all times local):
Glenn Jackson THE saying goes you've got to lose a grand final to win one. But for some involved in today's decider, it's a case of: you've got to miss a grand final to win one.
Adrian Proszenko Sam Kasiano won't be the only member of his family playing in a grand final at ANZ Stadium today. Sin Bin can reveal the Canterbury forward's first cousin, Cassiano 'Gus' Aiga, is the winger for...
Jon Tuxworth JEFF LYNCH has worked hard to make the Toyota Cup decider.
Jon Tuxworth The irony certainly wasn't lost on Todd Payten.
All three grades
Edited by Stephen Samuelson, Ben Coady, Paul Suttor and Chris Dutton Welcome to Fairfax Media's coverage of today's NRL grand final.
Brad Walter Bon Jovi's association with the NRL may have ended with the grand final as Sin Bin understands officials are considering heading in a new direction next year.
Adrian Proszenko American pop-punk band Good Charlotte have been locked in to headline the NRL grand final entertainment.