Steve Mascord From all accounts, referees Shayne Hayne and Matt Cecchin and their touch judges Steve Carrall and Nick Beashall were the subject of intense and sustained abuse as the left AAMI Park at halftime in...
Steve Mascord Melbourne Storm and Australian captain Cameron Smith has denied 'playing' referees, but says some rivals do themselves no favours with their overly aggressive approach to match officials.
Steve Mascord Matthew Elliott became the latest coach to blast referees before admitting the Warriors would have to win 11 of their remaining 17 games to make the finals.
Steve Mascord There were allegations of a bungled tackle count as both sides questioned match officials after an epic Queensland derby.
Phil Lutton had a ringside seat for Ricky Stuart’s press conference as he machine-gunned referees Jason Robinson and Adam Gee following Parramatta’s 28-22 loss to the Titans
Steve Mascord Eels coach Ricky Stuart claims rugby league is "going backwards" as a result of "unfair" and "bullshit" refereeing.
Jon Tuxworth Canberra chief executive Don Furner has launched a stinging attack on the refereeing in Sunday's loss to Newcastle, after whistle-blowers Brett Suttor and Gerard Sutton were dumped from officiating...
Glenn Jackson Referees' boss Daniel Anderson has no intention of backing down from the ''black and white'' policing of obstruction in the face of increasing hostility, but says the NRL competition committee will...
Michael Chammas REFEREES boss Daniel Anderson said NRL coaches were ''comfortable'' with the way the pre-season trials were officiated after the final coaches meeting before round one.
Daniel Lane The NRL's squad of referees needed to be exposed to stress and pressure at training on a daily basis if the number of errors was to be dramatically reduced, one of Australia's leading sports...
Adrian Proszenko Bill Harrigan and Stuart Raper have been sacked as the NRL referees’ co-coaches.
Michael Chammas Video referees Steve Clark and Paul Simpkins, the pair responsible for wrongly awarding Manly a try against the Cowboys last Friday night, have been dropped.
Roy Masters It's a truth acknowledged by most rugby league fans that referees keep the whistle in their pockets at semi-final time.
Weekend talking points
Greg Prichard The ARL Commission has got to blow up the refereeing department at the end of the season and start again.
Russell Jackson Confusion over the NRL obstruction rule continued yesterday with referees' co-coach Stuart Raper admitting officials missed a shepherd by Brisbane's Corey Parker against Manly.
Stathi Paxinos CRAIG Bellamy has added his voice to the chorus of concern about refereeing in the NRL with the Melbourne Storm coach saying the consistency of decisions must be improved.
David Shillington REFEREES have a tough enough job as it is without players and coaches having another crack at them.
Josh Rakic IT WASN'T just Des Hasler's players who made a statement last night in their dominant 26-10 win over the Knights but the Bulldogs coach himself, launching a scathing attack on the NRL's refereeing...
Chris Barrett A FURIOUS NSW captain Paul Gallen blasted State of Origin referees Matt Cecchin and Ben Cummins, telling them ''this is out of control'' as Queensland took a 1-0 series lead on the back of three...
Brad Walter Referees' boss Bill Harrigan has denied telling NSW coach Ricky Stuart that Greg Inglis's match-winning try for Queensland in last night's State of Origin should not have been awarded.