South Sydney Rabbitohs
The NRL has reportedly refused to register Sam Burgess' big money deal with South Sydney, with the club being ruled to be over the salary cap.
Sam Burgess' return to the NRL will kick off against arch-rivals the Sydney Roosters in front of a potential sell-out Sunday afternoon crowd at Allianz Stadium on March 6.
Brad Walter Luke Brooks and Mitchell Moses given until June to take up options for contract extensions.
Just over 12 months after his NRL career tinkered on collapse because of a domestic violence conviction, Kirisome Auva'a has signed a three-year contract extension with South Sydney.
Daniel Lane Former Australian forward Mark Carroll demanded to know what Sam Burgess needs to prove in his second NRL stint before blasting English rugby for its treatment of a "superstar".
Brad Walter Sam Burgess arrives "home" in Sydney insisting his stint in English rugby union was not a failure.
Brad Walter South Sydney are set to meet Sydney Roosters in the opening round of the 2016 season
Gavin Mairs Sam Burgess has claimed that he always felt he was "fighting a losing battle" during his spell in rugby union because of "agendas" held against him by powerful figures in the game.
Brad Walter Cowboys v Bulldogs and Eels v Dragons tipped for round one with Channel Nine and the NRL resisting the temptation of repeating this year's blockbuster premiership kick-off between South Sydney and Brisbane.
South Sydney star will arrive back in Australia several thousand dollars poorer after shares he and members of the England rugby team reportedly bought in an oil drilling firm nosedived.
Steve Zemek The finger-pointing is underway after Sam Burgess ended his ill-fated stint in rugby union and decided to return to the NRL.
James MacSmith Rugby league might move towards an A-League style system of paying certain players outside the salary cap.
Brad Walter Sam Burgess is set to be included in South Sydney's salary cap on the same value he was before leaving.