The NRL has directed the Match Review Committee to take a hard line against players lifting opponents into a 'dangerous position' where they could injure their head or neck.
The NRL has released information relating its new concussion rules during the first five rounds of the Telstra Premiership.
The NRL announced yesterday that it has reached agreement with the Rugby League Players Association to test players for two classes of prescription drugs.
Melbourne captain Cameron Smith will become the most capped Storm player in history while team-mate Billy Slater will play his 250th NRL match in Saturday night’s Telstra Premiership clash against Penrith at AAMI Park.
The NRL has this morning reaffirmed its stance against racism following a comment that was posted on Brisbane player Ben Barba’s Instagram account by a player in a CRL competition.
Gold Coast forward Luke Douglas will break the record for most consecutive games played in the NRL in a round of milestone matches to launch the 2014 Telstra Premiership.
A record number of elite rugby league players will juggle study books and football boots this week as they return to or begin university ahead of the 2014 NRL season.
NRL Chief Executive, Mr Dave Smith, last night paid tribute to the game’s members and fans as the NRL launched a 2014 Telstra Premiership season.
The NRL will invest more than $200 million in the development of rugby league over four years after securing the broadcast rights deal plus delivering increases in sponsorship, major game revenue and merchandise sales.
Initiatives to protect player welfare, strengthen the integrity of the game and continue to improve club financial sustainability were supported by NRL, club and state executives in a strategy forum last week.
The Rugby League community is today paying tribute to Country Rugby League Chairman Mr Wayne ‘Jock’ Colley OAM, who has passed away aged 61.
Recently retired NRL stars Danny Buderus, Scott Prince, Ben Ross, Dallas Johnson, Joe Galuvao, Anthony Quinn and Matt King will join with fellow ambassadors and current stars from all 16 NRL clubs in a Rugby League initiative that aims to... Read More →
When the best is saved until the last, it’s even better. Am I right? My year in the bleachers had rewarded me with no moments of ecstasy, no triumphs of red-hot parochialism.
The National Rugby League has informed the Newcastle Knights that it has refused registration of a playing contract for Russell Packer.
The NRL’s reputation is suffering the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune this week as players appear to be running amok – the anti-violence message doesn’t seem to be getting through as members from three teams are under investigation.
NRL Ambassador Mario Fenech were among the rugby league identities at today’s annual Sydney White Ribbon Walk to support the national campaign to end violence against women.
Rugby League’s first ever Indigenous Youth Tour to Europe will depart Rugby League Central this Friday for a life changing experience which celebrates both the Indigenous culture and the opportunities the game can provide for young Indigenous Australians.
On Thursday, July 25, the South Sydney Rabbitohs were at the top of the NRL ladder. Those in the famous Cardinal and Myrtle jersey were a band of brothers – literally, their ranks included four Burgesses from West Yorkshire, two of whom were gigantic twins – and they’d been storming through the comp.
On Saturday night I went and watched the Titans play against the warriors. It was Mark Minichiello’s 150th game; he’s the first person to ever play that many for the Titans. I was going to interview him but it was a very tough game and Mini got knocked in the head and couldn’t come back on the field.
at last… John Campbell Of a winter weekend, I’m usually working as the sideline eye at Red Devil Park or Les Donnelly Field, reporting on the local teams’ progress in the NRRRL. Road-trips to venues such as Kyogle and Casino... Read More →
On Monday evening junior journo Zac Thomas made his way up to Skilled Park to report on The Legion, the Titans’ most passionate and diehard fans. Zac Thomas On a freezing Monday night I attended the Gold Coast Titans game... Read More →
Rugby league will pay tribute to the thousands of female volunteers, staff, members, players, referees and coaches of the game this month as part of celebrations for the 2013 Harvey Norman Women in League Round, which will play on the... Read More →
Though the iSelect Gold Coast Titans didn’t put their best foot forward during Sunday’s match against the Knights, the Titans’ cheerleaders didn’t put a foot out of place when Lachlan West, Echonetdaily junior journalist, went to interview them for today’s... Read More →
With the NRL season well underway, everything is coming up league at present and it’s no different for kids. School holidays across NSW have never been more healthy and fun for boys and girls this April with rugby league holiday... Read More →
His mission, and he did accept it, was to interview Ashley Harrison after his milestone 250th NRL game when he stepped off the field after last Saturday’s nail biter against Manly. Unfortunately the gods of football had other ideas... Read More →