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NRL Set of Six: Can the Warriors be relevant without Johnson?

Michael Carayannis 1:55 PM   The six big talking points heading into round 21.

Queensland icon Billy Moore apologises for 'coconut' remark

Sorry: Billy Moore' has apologised for his choice of words.

Michael Carayannis 12:39 PM   Billy Moore has apologised for branding the Warriors style of play as "coconut style".

Pearce and Hodkinson square off in blockbuster

Teammates: Mitchell Pearce and Trent Hodkinson on Origin duty for  NSW this year.

Adrian Proszenko 11:36 PM   Laurie Daley knows the importance of a good halfback. Which is why he had two of them in his NSW team.

FOG's 'coconut' remark under scrutiny

'Coconut style': Billy Moore's choice of words is being questioned.

Neil Ratley and Shane de Barra 10:50 PM   Billy Moore said the New Zealand Warriors were playing 'coconut style' rugby league - was the remark racist?

Junior match officials set to quit following alleged Fifita brothers abuse

David and Andrew Fifita take a break on the sideline.

Michael Carayannis 9:00 PM   Junior officials set to quit as Andrew Fifita meets with NRL.

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Eagles Angels supporters group considers parting with Manly

Moving on? Sarah Murdoch and Wendy Harmer are two of the founding members of the the Eagles Angels.

Adrian Proszenko 10:00 PM   The Eagles Angels, Manly's pioneering female league supporters group, is considering breaking away from the club after being neglected by its new management regime.

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Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy says judiciary right to clear prop Bromwich

Melbourne Storm's Jesse Bromwich leaves the NRL tribunal on Wednesday night.

Roy Ward 5:40 PM   Bellamy says NRL judiciary "deadset right" in clearing star prop of biting.

Bulldogs set to lose Pritchard and Rona

In doubt: Canterbury forward Frank Pritchard.

Michael Carayannis 5:39 PM   All the NRL team changes for round 21 - the Bulldogs are likely to be hit with a double blow for their clash with the Roosters.

NRL stars to begin Indigenous round celebrations early in support of Goodes

The Penrith Panthers'  Jamal Idris with Dean Widders in Darwin.

Brad Walter 5:34 PM   Greg Inglis' Goanna Crawl and Adam Goodes' war dance are both expressions of Aboriginal culture.

Rabbitohs forward Turner will add a big body to title defence

Kyle Turner

Daniel Lane 5:07 PM    South Sydney forward John Sutton described the return of Kyle Turner from a serious neck operation as a huge boost for the club as they brace for the serious stage of their premiership title defence.

Brown praises Barrett appointment as coach

NRL. Round 12. Sporting Bet stadium, Penrith.
Penrith Panthers vs Parramatta Eels. 
Lewis Brown in action
Friday 30th May, 2014
Photos: Anthony Johnson

Michael Carayannis 4:09 PM   Lewis Brown explains why he is excited to reunite with Trent Barrett at Manly next year.

NRL previews: Round 21 - Can anyone stop Broncos?

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Chris Boulous   All the informations, odds and tips you'll need for round 21 of the NRL as the competition hurtles toward the finals.

Newcastle district rugby league player sent to judiciary after sickening tackle

The tackle: Cessnock's Jared Edwards tackles Macquarie's Teason Fa'avae-Eli on Saturday.

Josh Leeson   Cessnock centre Jared Edwards has been cited by the Newcastle Rugby League match review committee after an horrific tackle left Macquarie counterpart Teason Fa'avae-Eli with a torn medial ligament.

Soliola expects Cowboys to use salary cap speculation as motivation

Paul Vaughan and Sia Soliola celebrate a try during the 34-24 win over the Panthers in round 20.

Lee Gaskin   Raiders forward Sia Soliola says public scrutiny of the Cowboys will only bring the team closer together.

Melbourne Storm forward Jesse Bromwich cleared of biting Josh Dugan at NRL judiciary

Cleared:  Melbourne Storm NRL forward Jesse Bromwich at the NRL judiciary on Wednesday night.

Sebastian Hassett   Melbourne prop Jesse Bromwich has been cleared of biting St George Illawarra fullback Josh Dugan at Wednesday night's NRL judiciary - who took just three minutes to dismiss the claim.

Time to publish all NRL player salaries: Gurr

Thinking outside the box: Former Roosters boss Bernie Gurr.

Adrian Proszenko   Former Roosters CEO Bernie Gurr has called for the NRL to publish all player salaries and pay them out of head office to ensure the salary cap isn't being rorted.

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Toovey pays price for Stewart's exit, even though 'Gifty' wanted to go

On the way out: Manly coach Geoff Toovey.

Adrian Proszenko   Geoff Toovey has paid the price for Glenn Stewart's departure from Manly despite the fact the veteran backrower had previously asked the coach for a release from the club.

Tupou believes in turning the other cheek

Back in action: Sharks forward Anthony Tupou.

Daniel Lane    While Anthony Tupou's friends still hold a grudge against New Zealand Warriors centre Konrad Hurrell for breaking his jaw last May the Sharks forward said his "being a footballer" meant he'd let the matter go.

Gallen available for Origin after re-signing with Sharks

29.07.15.Remondis Stadium. Cronulla Captain Paul Gallen re-signs with Cronulla.Picture Chris Lane

Darren Walton   NSW captain Paul Gallen is officially available for State of Origin selection next year after finally reaching an agreement with Cronulla.

Sione and Chanel Mata'utia take on brother when Dragons meet Knights

Sibling rivalry: Peter Mata'utia takes on two of his brothers on Sunday.

Mitch Jennings   The Mata'utia clan are as close as brothers can be, but oldest brother Peter has given his siblings a wide berth this week ahead of the Dragons' must-win clash with the Knights at Jubilee Oval.