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Dragons slam Kogarah as 'not up to standard' after trial shift

Dragons slam Kogarah as 'not up to standard' after trial shift

St George Illawarra have labelled the playing surface at Kogarah as "not up to the necessary standard" after being forced to move their trial to Wollongong.

  • by Adam Pengilly

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Eels up ante over Brown as NRL confirms probe into Warriors offer
Warriors

Eels up ante over Brown as NRL confirms probe into Warriors offer

The highly rated rookie playmaker is only on a meagre development player contract, but Parramatta are already planning to extend his stay.

  • by Adam Pengilly and Adrian Proszenko
Edwards firming for fullback nod over Watene-Zelezniak
Australia

Edwards firming for fullback nod over Watene-Zelezniak

Ivan Cleary is on the cusp of making one of his first big decisions since returning to Penrith.

  • by Adam Pengilly
Why can't we all just hum along? No need for hysterics in anthem debate
Opinion
Opinion

Why can't we all just hum along? No need for hysterics in anthem debate

The NRL is a good forum for rational, reasoned debate about the relevance of our anthem. But for an interim solution, we only have to look to the Spaniards.

  • by Phil Lutton
Summer from hell has cost the NRL millions: Peter Beattie

Summer from hell has cost the NRL millions: Peter Beattie

As the ARLC weighs up whether to change the game's disciplinary policy and stand down Jack de Belin, chairman Peter Beattie is counting the cost.

  • by Sam Phillips
ARLC chairman Peter Beattie threatens life bans for NRL bad boys
Dragons

ARLC chairman Peter Beattie threatens life bans for NRL bad boys

The Australian Rugby League Commission will conduct a full review of the code's player behaviour policy later this month.

  • by Adam Pengilly
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Junior revolution: If under-6s don't tackle, will it make kids soft?

Junior revolution: If under-6s don't tackle, will it make kids soft?

For the first time, juniors playing rugby league at the under-6s level won't tackle. A grassroots backlash against this 'softly, softly crap' has been fierce.

  • by Phil Lutton
Club bosses want leadership on behaviour and to know if game 'stands for anything'

Club bosses want leadership on behaviour and to know if game 'stands for anything'

The pressure on the NRL to take a firmer stance on player misbehaviour has increased with club powerbrokers warning of the ongoing damage to an embattled code.

  • by Adrian Proszenko, Christian Nicolussi and Phil Lutton
Game may have lost 'north of $10 million' as sponsors go cold on NRL

Game may have lost 'north of $10 million' as sponsors go cold on NRL

Player behaviour issues are spooking sponsors as league's rating heads south after an off-season from hell.

  • by Phil Lutton, Christian Nicolussi and Adrian Proszenko
'It doesn't represent me or my family': Indigenous captain takes aim at anthem
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Rabbitohs

'It doesn't represent me or my family': Indigenous captain takes aim at anthem

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga welcomes discussion about merits of the anthem, but expects any player in the green and gold to sing it.

  • by Christian Nicolussi and Sam Phillips
Indigenous All Stars shine brighter on glittering night for game
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Indigenous All Stars shine brighter on glittering night for game

The Indigenous All Stars claimed a big win over the Maori All Stars on a night that celebrated two proud cultures and showcased all that is good in rugby league.

  • by Sam Phillips