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NRL 2016 season draw

The full fixture list for the 2016 NRL season.


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Matt Bungard   With just a few weeks until the NRL season gets under way, it's time to get serious about your fantasy team for 2016.

NRL coaches in the firing line

Brad Walter   Fewer new NRL coaches in 2016 means the pressure will be even greater. But who should be feeling the heat most?

Souths boss firms for Roosters role

Adrian Proszenko   Rabbitoh's CEO John Lee has emerged as the frontrunner to take over as the new chief executive officer at the Sydney Roosters.


Bird stunned by clouded All Stars future

Phil Lutton   The Titans backrower can't believe the future of the All Stars concept is once again at stake.

NRL slumps to $18m loss

John Stensholt 12:44 AM   National Rugby League chairman John Grant says the league is financially viable despite a $18.7 million loss.

Segeyaro labels his 2015 'unprofessional'

Michael Carayannis 2:03 AM   By James Segeyaro's admission he was unprofessional at times last year and his form dipped.

Hodkinson expected for trial

Michael Carayannis   Newcastle recruit Trent Hodkinson is on track to make his return from a badly broken thumb in the Knights final trial against Canberra.

Scrapping All Stars 'insulting': Grant

Brad Walter   Stan Grant and Linda Burney say the NRL All Stars game is about more than football.


NRL to use bunker trials

Michael Carayannis   The NRL will trial 'live' match review charges while the bunker will be used for the first time.

Souths eyeing Bulldogs forward Josh Jackson

Adrian Proszenko   South Sydney have emerged as a suitor for the NSW and Australian forward if he's unable to come to terms with Canterbury.


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Tensions run deep at Rabbitohs

Adrian Proszenko   Much has been made of Luke Keary's stoush with Russell Crowe, but the South Sydney halfback had a bigger issue with teammate Sam Burgess during that infamous bonding session.


How can the inmates take charge of the asylum?

Roy Masters   Mitchell Pearce's 120 seconds of drunken stupidity on Australia Day hit Rugby League Central like a perfect storm and the wreckage will endure, well after it has blown its last ruinous breath.


The Roosters must sack Pearce

Andrew Webster   Rehab is being considered for the troubled halfback, but the club must let him go.


Australia must handicap itself 

Steve Mascord   Rugby league needs the NRL to make decisions, over and over again, that may well result in Australia losing Test matches.


Eels, Souths sound out Richo

Andrew Webster    Parramatta have targeted NRL powerbroker Shane Richardson to come on board as chief executive – but they could have competition from South Sydney.


NRL 2016 season draw

The full fixture list for the 2016 NRL season.


Blackout NRL red tape at its worst

Steve Mascord   In the world of sports rights, warehousing is never a good sign. Warehousing, in this sense, is where a broadcaster owns the rights to something and does not show it – but prevents others from showing it instead.


2015 in review

Adrian Proszenko   Chief rugby league reporter Adrian Proszenko looks back at a dramatic season for the greatest game of all.


League is missing a trick with Nines

Steve Mascord   ​The increasing success of abbreviated versions of cricket and colleague Phil Gould's criticism of the NRL Nines would appear to be quite disparate subjects.