Adrian Proszenko Leading video referee Steve Folkes is against the mooted bunker system, believing the crowd atmosphere at games is an attraction of, rather than a distraction from, the job.
The NRL has moved a step closer to introducing a video referee bunker after head of football Todd Greenberg launched a blueprint for the future on officiating matches.
Adrian Proszenko The video referee at the centre of the Keiran Foran obstruction clanger has been dropped after NRL officials admitted the match-changing decision was incorrect.
Brett Keeble Wayne Bennett supports the concept of a centralised ‘‘war room’’ to replace NRL video referees adjudicating on contentious tries, and believes it is only a matter of time before that idea becomes...
Adrian Proszenko The father of video referee Sean Hampstead claims officials will have ''given in to the whingers'' if his son isn't retained for State of Origin II.
Michael Chammas For the third consecutive year, the North Queensland Cowboys have been bundled out of the finals in scenes of disbelief after a controversial refereeing decision denied them of the match-winning try.
Steve Mascord Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy spoke of shame and embarrassment after the heavy elimination final loss to Canterbury.
Steve Mascord Canterbury coach Des Hasler said there was more evidence the NRL's video refereeing system would need a complete summer overhaul after a stoppage-strewn second elimination final at AAMI Park.
Phil Gould Why the Bulldogs and Roosters are the favourites for this week's final matches.
Brad Walter Players feigning injury in the hope of drawing a penalty after the video referee has studied replays of a tackle are being forced to explain their actions and could cost their clubs a $10,000 fine if...
Phil Gould There is no doubt the Roosters are the form team in the competition as we head into week one of the finals.
Phil Gould The NRL has announced the blueprint for the future of refereeing. Fair enough.
Chris Barrett They say a week is a long time in football. For Jamie Soward and Penrith on Sunday a minute wasn't nearly as long as it should have been.
Andrew Webster Rugby league, you have a problem. You need to abolish the video referee.
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...
Robert Dillon Teenage tyro Sione Mata'utia scored a sensational hat-trick as the Newcastle Knights ambushed the Warriors 28-22 at Hunter Stadium on Sunday.
Michael Chammas PARRAMATTA EELS v MANLY SEA EAGLES at Pirtek Stadium, Friday 7.45pm
Chris Boulous Parramatta's season is on the line in their blockbuster clash with Manly.
Michael Chammas Eels coach Brad Arthur has labelled his side's inspirational second half effort to topple Manly as the team's best 40 minutes of the season.
Michael Chammas Parramatta have stunned competition front-runners Manly to keep their finals hopes alive with a remarkable come-from-behind victory on Friday night.