Chris Boulous It’s not often Michael Ennis doesn’t get the last laugh. The NRL’s No.1 niggler usually gets his target.
Steve Mascord Brisbane coach Anthony Griffin stopped well short of condemning referee Ben Cummins over a wrongful sin bin dismissal but admitted he was concerned a similar gaffe could decide a finals series match.
Michael Carayannis South Sydney's Chris McQueen has defended the referees after Canterbury coach Des Hasler criticised them for stopping play as the back-rower lay concussed during the Rabbitohs' 21-14 win on Thursday...
Michael Carayannis Canterbury coach Des Hasler has let fly on the NRL match officials, declaring some of the decisions "dumb, dumb, dumb" as he watched his side concede 10 penalties in their seven point loss to South...
Brad Walter Referees have been encouraged to send players off for any incident which jeopordises the safety of an opponent after NRL officials expressed concern over a number of dangerous tackles in last...
Michael Carayannis Jarryd Hayne has waved the yellow card at NRL referees, claiming his Eels are heavily scrutinised because they do not have as many big-name players as their rivals.
Michael Carayannis Des Hasler has called on the NRL to revisit its video referee “bunker” situation as the Bulldogs coach questioned the accountability of the game’s leading officials when they have...
Adrian Proszenko The NRL has floated the prospect of introducing a third on-field referee in 2016 as part of a sweeping series of mooted changes hailed as the biggest to the game since the introduction of the video...
Adrian Proszenko Coaches have hit out at a proposal to add a third whistleblower to the field from 2016, believing the move would lead to more mistakes and inconsistency.
Ben Horne Troubled rugby league star Blake Ferguson has taken a further step towards proving he's a fit person to return to the NRL, after completing his referees course.
Michael Carayannis Cronulla skipper Wade Graham hasn’t held back in his criticism of the on-field officials describing their performances as “on par” with his struggling team.
Darren Walton Cronulla captain Wade Graham branded NRL referees as poor as the hapless Sharks after his bottom-placed side handed North Queensland their first away win of the season on Friday night.
Phil Gould Please get the microphones and the television cameras off the referees. I haven’t raised this subject for a number of years, but in light of recent events, I would like to reaffirm my objection...
Ed Jackson Gold Coast co-captain Greg Bird says NRL referees are unapproachable and their lack of dialogue with players is resulting in increasing frustration.
Steve Mascord John Cartwright says referees only have themselves to blame for the surge in dissent.
Chris Barrett NRL referees boss Tony Archer is adamant Shayne Hayne and Ben Cummins did not lose control of last week's fiery second State of Origin clash and backed the whistleblowers who dismissed Parramatta's...
Michael Carayannis Geoff Toovey’s side may have walked away with a 32-10 win, but it was the referees who have again come under fire from the Manly coach.
Michael Chammas Under-fire referees Shayne Hayne and Ben Cummins have retained their spots and will control game two despite NSW officials being left furious with their game one performance.
Michael Carayannis Trent Robinson will not be fined by the NRL and Boyd Cordner has labelled the referees a "touchy subject" as the fallout from the Roosters' 8-0 loss to Manly continues.
Chris Barrett Steve Price is the latest NRL coach to take aim at referees, disappointed at a one-sided penalty count - as well as a disallowed try to his returning star fullback Josh Dugan - he felt cost the...