New coach handed Hayne his launching pad

Michael Chammas 8:19 PM   Jarryd Hayne's relationship with new 49ers coach Jim Tomsula helped lure him to the golden state.

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NRL 2015 preview

As round one of the NRL 2015 season nears, League HQ brings you an interactive lowdown on each of the 16 teams.

Magic Johnson's star shines 

Andrew Webster   Johnson knows he's not the best player in the game. But right now, he could be rugby league's most important.

#NRLrating The top 200 players

LeagueHQ has been counting down the top 200 players as judged by our team of experts. We're down to the final group of players.

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Cornish beats Williams to 7

Raiders' youngster has beaten Sam Williams for the No.7 jersey in Sunday night's season-opener against Sharks.

Merrin fits the bill for Panthers 

Penrith believe they have put in place the final piece of premiership puzzle.

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Rabbitohs fined $20,000 by NRL

Michael Chammas   South Sydney have been fined  by the NRL integrity unit for its handling of the Arizona incident.

Bird's in a lonely place, says Gallen

Michael Carayannis 10:49 PM   Greg Bird "wasn't the best" when news of his drug charges broke, according to close friend Paul Gallen.

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Waiting game for Titans players

Immediate future of players embroiled in cocaine scandal is still up in the air.

Stone undecided on Knights

Newcastle coach Rick Stone remains unsettled on his first choice line-up.

Lean Stewart lifts South Sydney

Brad Walter   Former Test back-rower has helped lift the premiers to new heights during the pre-season.

Hopoate not burdened by role

Michael Chammas   Will Hopoate insists the weight of expectation coming from replacing Jarryd Hayne isn't a problem.

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Andrew Webster   Fearless predictions for the NRL season ahead.

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Brad Walter   Off-field incident wipes gloss of Rabbitohs' title glory.

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Phil Gould   Bunnies head the pack of title contenders.

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Danny Weidler   Inglis worthy of special fund's cash. 

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