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An emotional Alex McKinnon is wheeled onto Hunter Stadium in 2014.

Mother of quadriplegic former player backs legal action

The mother of a former rugby league player who unsuccessfully tried to sue a governing body after a scrum collapsed and left him in a wheelchair for the rest of his life warned Alex McKinnon has every right to pursue a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the NRL.

Hayne off with a head knock as Titans win

Rough handling: Jarryd Hayne is taken down.

A week after breaking James Tedesco's jaw with a swinging arm, Gold Coast prop Ryan James scored two first-half tries to help sink the Knights 26-6 at Hunter Stadium on Saturday.

Bulldogs take aim at former teammate

Tough year: Trent Hodkinson.

Canterbury players have wasted no time throwing shade at former teammate Trent Hodkinson, with prop Sam Kasiano saying he can't wait to make a beeline for the Newcastle halfback.