The night rugby league lost a superstar

Michael Chammas 6:00 PM   It was dubbed the greatest performance in Origin history, but it might also be remembered as the night league lost Hayne.

Editor's picks

Hayne shows off transformation

Michael Chammas 6:09 PM   It was the photo that convinced most of Australia that Jarryd Hayne would be out of his depth in his quest to conquer the NFL.

The day icon finally jumped shark

Adrian Proszenko 7:13 PM   For many years 'Jack the Lemon Shark', as he was affectionately known, was one of the most famous inhabitants of The Great Barrier Reef.

World's greatest rugby league quiz

Here's our latest brain-bending quiz on rugby league, from the sublime to the ridiculous.

Kenny-Dowall brings buzz

Daniel Lane 4:59 PM   Shaun Kenny-Dowall, hailed by teammate Jake Friend for bringing a "buzz" to the outfit that wrapped up the NRL's minor premiership.

Bromwich taking nothing granted

Phil Lutton   Jesse Bromwich feels like he's still earning his stripes despite being hailed as the best prop in the business.

Persistence pays off for  hooker

Adrian Proszenko 7:42 PM   Damien Cook always thought he'd figure prominently in Canterbury's playoff campaign.

Rookie pilots Sharks to finals

Adrian Proszenko   He is a previously unheralded rookie, whose game sense and battle with arthritis belies his years.


It's not time to think about Foran

Daniel Lane 1:52 PM   Mannah warns supporters it would be a mistake to think Foran would single-handedly turn Eels' around.

Schedule criminal says Bellamy

Phil Lutton   The Melbourne coach said he had never seen a team as exhausted as his after their win over Brisbane on Thursday.


Saga a 'first-world problem': Farah

Michael Carayannis   Any anger Robbie Farah was feeling after his Tigers axing took a backseat on Thursday.


Stats show how Souths miss Sam

Brad Walter   No Rabbitohs forward has filled the void left by Sam Burgess this year.


Join the debate

Sin Bin

Adrian Proszenko 8:00 PM   The secret sessions that propelled Hayne.

Which NRL team are you? 

Which NRL team should you really support? Take our all-encompassing personality quiz to find your true rugby league soul mate once and for all. The answer may shock you.


South Sydney's players knackered

Andrew Webster 9:55 PM   For South Sydney, this match wasn't about the win. It was about limiting the damage of the loss.


There is life beyond the NRL

Malcolm Knox   Rugby league is the greatest game of all - but it's under threat from within and without.


NRL players are the best athletes

Andrew Webster 3:40 AM   The former Eels fullback is living proof the NRL creates players who can make it in other codes.


Steve Mascord   As a rugby league person, I try to introduce as many new people to the game as I can. 


Third party deals could damage TV

Roy Masters   A rapid escalation in third party payments, concentrated in a small number of NRL clubs, threatens the competitive balance of the game, leading to blow-outs in matches, a turn off to TV viewers and a devaluing of future media rights.


World's greatest rugby league quiz

Here's our latest brain-bending quiz on rugby league, from the sublime to the ridiculous.

Jones should be last to criticise

Peter FitzSimons   It didn't take Alan Jones long to run the Tigers into the ground when he was coach.


Maguire to Newcastle?

Andrew Webster   It's time for the Souths coach to start somewhere new.

Why Farah is on the outer 

Brad Walter   Hooker's brooding negativity after defeats has put him offside with coach Jason Taylor.


Set of six

Steve Mascord    The NRL must pay tribute to the rugby league players who have died playing the game this year in a meaningful, central way at the grand final.