Semi Radradra has denied he is moving to French rugby and will line up next season again for the Parramatta Eels.
He's only been back in the country for a matter of weeks, but the man masterminding the rejuvenation of the battered Eels said the Australian Rugby League Commission's independence won't be compromised with the election of representatives from NRL clubs.
Sydney Morning Herald chief rugby league reporter Adrian Proszenko has been recognised for Excellence in Journalism at the annual Walkley Awards, held in Brisbane tonight.
It was hardly conceivable a few months ago, but a brand dragged through the mud is now trumpeting themselves as a "magnificent proposition" as they go on the hunt for a new major sponsor.
Parramatta chief executive Bernie Gurr insists Semi Radradra is in the NRL to stay, but admits it's not ideal the star winger will face court over domestic violence charges weeks before the 2017 season starts.
After failing to appear in court on Monday while visiting his sick father in Fiji, the Parramatta player has had his arrest warrant revoked, but the magistrate has forbidden him from travelling overseas.
A warrant will be released for the arrest of rugby league star Semi Radradra unless his legal team provides better evidence for why he did not appear in court to face domestic violence allegations.
The Parramatta boardroom, for so long the source of the club's woes, is now calling for a new set of directors to lead the club into the future.
Parramatta have employed premiership-winning halfback Brett Kimmorley to work with the side in a boost to the club's 2017 campaign.
Parramatta forward Danny Wicks has reportedly retired from the NRL only months after extending his contract.
Parramatta have stopped paying Anthony Watmough, despite their obligations under the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Frank Pritchard could make a shock NRL return at Parramatta.
Parramatta is set to make a play for North Queensland superstar Kalyn Ponga, believing the rising rookie is the last missing piece in their quest for a drought-breaking premiership.
Parramatta have won a cross-code battle for the signature of Blaise Barnes, nabbing the schoolboy rugby sensation on a two-year deal.
Parramatta have moved to end factionalism by barring former directors – including the so-called "gang of five" – from ever becoming a part of future Eels boardrooms.
Incoming Parramatta CEO Bernie Gurr has described the club's 70th season in the top flight as a "new era" and vowed to reunify the Eels to ensure they reached their full potential.
Parramatta have added Gold Coast back Josh Hoffman to their squad for the 2017 NRL season on a three-year deal.
A century ago, Australian sporting teams left players out of tours to England because they were not the right type of chap. They might be a risk of passing the port the wrong way, blowing their noses too loudly, or otherwise embarrassing the colonials in front of their hosts. Or they might be Irish Catholics. Or they might not "fit in". No official explanation was given, thanks to the convenient cloak of selection-room confidentiality, but everyone heard the rumours and held a theory. Lines in the sand were drawn about off-field behaviour. Omissions were never purely on the basis of form or ability. You were either in or out of the clique.
Fairfax Media was given exclusive access to grand final week's best function. It was an emotional one for all involved.
Kirisome Auva'a is poised to make a shock NRL return at Parramatta next season.