Brad Walter ARL Commission chief executive David Gallop has agreed to stand down from the position immediately after reaching agreement with the game's new bosses.
Rupert Guinness The NRL has admitted that it handled poorly the case involving former Newcastle player Ryan Stig and his controversial comments regarding homosexuality and has pledged to come down harder on anyone...
Brad Walter Shane Mattiske, a key figure in securing rugby league's $1.2 billion broadcast deal, has quit his job as the NRL's head of strategy.
Michael Chammas The biggest opening round of rugby league in Sydney in two decades will go head-to-head against the A-League's expected sell-out cross-town derby on Saturday night.
Michael Chammas, Sebastian Hassett The Parramatta Eels and Western Sydney Wanderers have conflicting views on how the $20 million upgrade to Parramatta Stadium should be spent and have both been left underwhelmed by the federal grant.
Phil Lutton Everybody loses when footballers are accused of behaving badly. It's a seasonal staple that has cropped up again this week with Ben Te'o facing allegations of assaulting a woman in a Brisbane home.
Phil Gould It would be easy to say Panthers fullback Matt Moylan is not playing first grade on Sunday because of the restrictive inadequacies of the NRL's salary cap structures.
Glenn Jackson An emotional Benji Marshall says he has no regrets about his decision to leave Wests Tigers at the end of this season, declaring: ''For myself, for my game, for my life, for my happiness, I had to do...
Newcastle Knights owner Nathan Tinkler has been cleared by the NRL over claims he placed a bet on his team in 2011.
Steve Mascord Canberra can regain the moral high ground over Anthony Milford.
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Adrian Proszenko NRL chief executive Dave Smith and ARU counterpart Bill Pulver have attended a secret briefing from the organisers pushing for a hybrid game between the codes.
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Phil Gould I don't think the Wests Ashfield club is being at all unreasonable regarding the conditions it requires to continue funding the club.
Steve Mascord Just under a decade ago, the National Rugby League made it known that a team which relocates could receive up to $11 million from the administration.
Andrew Webster Losing, according to Nick Politis, is bad for business. He often says that right before he sacks the coach.
David Sygall If there is one request Adrian Rainey would make of the people around Sandor Earl about now, it's that they regularly ask him how he's going and offer him support.
Steve Mascord YOU know how some rugby league columnists seem to have a go at the game’s administration every chance they get?
Roy Masters RUGBY league, historically aligned to the Labor Party, is set to benefit from a pre-election strategy to embrace the Coalition, while the AFL, wedded to the ALP for more than a decade, will lose...
Andrew Webster "There's a tendency in rugby league,” former NRL boss David Gallop would often say, “to think the sky is falling in.”
Andrew Webster For two years, Brett Stewart allowed David Gallop to live rent-free in his head, and on grand final day in 2011 it frothed to the surface.
Brad Walter It is one of the toughest jobs in Australian sport and, after 18 years, John Brady has resigned. Most fans would not know his name - and that's the way he has preferred it - but the NRL's...