Steve Mascord David Gallop was originally a fan of an external player draft.
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.
Andrew Webster "We built this club." I've heard of this remark, from a senior Manly player to a club official, a few times throughout the season.
Steve Mascord The reluctance of Australian players to play post-season Tests next year could leave poor France stranded at the altar.
Michael Chammas Does the phenomenon that is Greg Inglis belong in the company of those legends if he wins a storied premiership? And if he does, will that be enough to convince Inglis to walk away from South Sydney...
Steve Mascord Many of the comments on the bottom of stories about the proposed NRL external draft indicate most fans have not got their heads around how profoundly it would change the face of the game in this...
Winning Starts Monday
Brad Walter If Newcastle coach Wayne Bennett returns to St George Illawarra next season, some will question whether the NRL has been outbid by their own money.
Andrew Webster Don’t break out the Penfolds wine just yet, Dragons fans, but the second coming of Saint Benny is almost complete.
Danny Weidler Mitchell Pearce has plenty of private regrets about his behaviour last Saturday night – but he is really angry with himself for placing Boyd Cordner in a position where his Blues spot has been...
Michael Chammas He didn't know it at the time, but during a meeting in 2010, Laurie Daley helped sow the seeds for what would eventually become his finest hour in rugby league.
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...
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...
Roy Masters NOW there is one. The resignation of the NRL's long-term media manager John Brady leaves the code's administration with only one executive employed since the pre-Super League era with any meaningful...
Brad Walter NRL chief executive Dave Smith sets out his vision for the future in an one-on-one interview with Brad Walter.
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.
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.
Danny Weidler Radio host Alan Jones has come out swinging in support of besieged Sharks and Blues skipper Paul Gallen, saying that without him Cronulla would have disintegrated.
Set of Six
Steve Mascord Having circled the wagons in recent weeks, the NRL is now going to be expected to work for the Indians.
Roy Masters Cronulla players are likely to be still arguing with the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority this time next year, when Essendon players will have already served their suspensions.