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Sports - Rugby League

Bulldogs eye Western Sydney Stadium game

LACHLAN LEWIS of the Bulldogs kicks the match winning field goal during the NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the New Zealand Warriors at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Canterbury could host an NRL game at Western Sydney Stadium next year as they begin to plan for life outside of Sydney Olympic Park.

Titans' Hurrell heading to England's Leeds

KONRAD HURRELL of the Titans runs the ball during the NRL match between the Gold Coast Titans and the Canberra Raiders at Cbus Super Stadium in Gold Coast, Australia.

Konrad Hurrell will be granted an early release from his NRL contract with Gold Coast to join English Super League club Leeds on a marquee deal.

Key match-ups for Kangaroos-Tonga clash

JAMES TEDESCO of the Blues is tackled by Felipe Kaufusi of the Maroons during the State Of Origin series between the Queensland Maroons and the New South Wales Blues at the MCG in Melbourne, Australia.

A look at the key match-ups which will decide Saturday's landmark rugby league Test between Australia and Tonga.

Broncos' Tonga pair Origin ready: McGuire

JOSH MCGUIRE passes the ball during the Brisbane Broncos NRL training session in Brisbane, Australia.

Kangaroos forward Josh McGuire will face off against Brisbane teammates Tevita Pangai Junior and Joe Ofahengaue in Saturday's Test against Tonga.

Dragons eye Hayne amid Eels contract hitch

JARRYD HAYNE takes part in a Parramatta Eels NRL pre-season training session at Old Saleyards Reserve in Sydney, Australia.

Parramatta's inability to seal the re-signing of Jarryd Hayne could open the door for NRL rivals St George Illawarra to pounce for his services.

Wareham eyes Aussie women's ODI debut

Teenage Victorian legspinner Georgia Wareham is closing in on a one-day international debut for Australia against Pakistan in Kuala Lumpur.

Test hype inspiring Tonga's Taumalolo

JASON TAUMALOLO of the Cowboys is tackled during the NRL match between the Manly Sea Eagles and the North Queensland Cowboys at Lottoland in Sydney, Australia.

Tongan star Jason Taumalolo is tempering expectations despite the hype surrounding his side ahead of Saturday's maiden rugby league Test against Australia.

Gallen confirms Cronulla deal for 2019

PAUL GALLEN of the Sharks warms up during the NRL match between the Cronulla Sharks and the St George Illawarra Dragons at Southern Cross Group Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Paul Gallen has taken to social media to confirm he has put pen to paper on a new deal with Cronulla for the 2019 NRL season.

Eight coaches await NRL fate

The NRL's coaching merry-go-round is expected to kick off again in the next week, with eight prospective coaches' futures in the air.

NSW Govt confident Eels deal will be done

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says she is unconcerned by the stall in negotiations between NRL club Parramatta and the new Western Sydney Stadium operators.

Marshall won't go one NRL season too many

BENJI MARSHALL of the Broncos runs the ball during the 2017 Auckland Nines match at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand.

Benji Marshall has revealed he watched footage of himself before deciding he was still capable of playing another season in the NRL and reaching 300 games.

Proud Kangaroo Kaufusi ready for Tongans

FELISE KAUFUSI of the Storm runs the ball during the NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Melbourne Storm at Optus Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Felise Kaufusi played three Tests for Tonga and respects their rugby league revolution, but is a proud Kangaroo for Saturday's historic clash.

McGuire backs Demetriou to be NRL coach

JOSH MCGUIRE passes the ball during the Brisbane Broncos NRL training session in Brisbane, Australia.

Josh McGuire has worked with Jason Demetriou, Anthony Seibold and Kevin Walters and says all of the three are capable of replacing Wayne Bennett at Brisbane.

Kangaroos-Tonga Test already sold out

SIKA MANU of Tonga takes on the defence during the International Rugby League Test match between Tonga and Samoa at Pirtek Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Australia's rugby league Test with Tonga at the 30,000-seat Mt Smart Stadium has officially been sold out.

Campbell-Gillard's battle came after jaw

REAGAN CAMPBELL-GILLARD of Australia pushes away AKUILA UATE of Fiji as he is tackled during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup Semi Final match between the Australian Kangaroos and Fiji at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Reagan Campbell-Gillard beat a jaw injury to return to the NRL for Penrith's run to the finals, but it was the mental side of things he found far tougher.

Devastated Peachey ready to provide spark

TYRONE PEACHEY of the Panthers offloads the ball during the NRL match between the Penrith Panthers and the Gold Coast Titans in Penrith, Australia.

Tyrone Peachey admits he was "devastated" to miss out on the team to play New Zealand, but says he can provide the x-factor if used against Tonga.

Thurston backs Bowen-like Ben Barba

BEN BARBA passes the ball during a Cronulla Sharks NRL training session at Remondis Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Former Dally M winner Ben Barba will add something different, and necessary, at the Cowboys next season according to retired club great Johnathan Thurston.

Marshall could understand Ivan Cleary move

BENJI MARSHALL of the Broncos in action during the NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Brisbane Broncos at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Benji Marshall says he'll understand if Wests Tigers NRL coach Ivan Cleary wants to join his son Nathan at Penrith.

Thurston revisits 'horrific' past in book

JOHNATHAN THURSTON is seen during a Queensland Maroons State of Origin training session at Sanctuary Cove in Brisbane, Australia.

Johnathan Thurston says he was initially scared by the prospect of revisiting certain parts of his life and career while writing his autobiography.

Kangaroos unchanged to face Tonga

FRANK PAUL NUUAUSALA of the Raiders is tackled by Tinirau Arona, Andrew Fifita and Wade Graham of the Sharks during the NRL match between the Cronulla Sharks and the Canberra Raiders at Remondis Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

The Kangaroos know a similar error-ridden performance to what they produced against New Zealand will leave them open to a shock rugby league Test loss to Tonga.

Peachey vows to honour Titans deal

TYRONE PEACHEY of the Panthers offloads the ball during the NRL match between the Penrith Panthers and the Gold Coast Titans in Penrith, Australia.

Tyrone Peachey has given assured the Gold Coast he will play there next season following months of conjecture over his NRL future since.

Thurston backs Inglis as Roos captain

Johnathan Thurston has backed his former teammate Greg Inglis to assume the Kangaroos captaincy once he serves his suspension for speeding and drink driving.

New stadium offer 'unacceptable': Eels

Parramatta are yet to lock in a deal to play at the $300 million Western Sydney Stadium just days before next year's NRL fixtures are announced.

NRL contract on Moses's mind at Eels

MITCHELL MOSES of the Eels in action during the NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Parramatta Eels at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Parramatta half Mitchell Moses knows he is playing for an NRL contract in 2019.

Hasler confirms interest in Manly return

Sea Eagles coach TRENT BARRETT during the NRL match between the Gold Coast Titans and the Manly Sea Eagles at Cbus Super Stadium in Gold Coast, Australia.

Des Hasler has confirmed a possible reunion with Manly, the NRL club he coached to two premierships.

Sharks' Tongan indifference riles Fifita

ANDREW FIFITA warms up during the Tonga Rugby League World Cup Semi Final Captain's Run at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

Andrew Fifita claims his Cronulla Sharks club are proud of their Kangaroos contingent but won't recognise his achievements with Tonga.

Woods' Origin demotion made him hungrier

AARON WOODS of the Kangaroos looks on during the Rugby League World Cup Semi Final match between the Australian Kangaroos and Fiji at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Aaron Woods saw his NSW State of Origin jumper slip from his grasp this year, but he wasn't going to let the same thing happen with Kangaroos jersey.

Fifita defends podcast rant against journo

ANDREW FIFITA of the Blues is tackled during the State Of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Cronulla prop Andrew Fifita doesn't feel the need to apologise for his expletive-laden podcast rant, despite receiving a warning letter from the NRL club.

Kangaroos vow to match Tonga's passion

AARON WOODS of the Kangaroos runs with the ball during an Australian Kangaroos training session in Melbourne, Australia.

Matching Tonga's passion in Saturday's historic rugby league Test won't be an issue for the Kangaroos, according to Australia's prop Aaron Woods.

Second-rower Lowe to remain a Cowboy

Ethan Lowe will remain in North Queensland in 2019 after the club confirmed he had taken up an option to remain a Cowboy.

Eels want Hayne for back for 2019 NRL

JARRYD HAYNE of the Titans takes on the defence during the NRL match between the Gold Coast Titans and the New Zealand Warriors at Cbus Super Stadium in Gold Coast, Australia.

Jarryd Hayne has been told by Parramatta he's still wanted by the NRL club, despite social media posts from the star saying he was yet to receive an offer.

Maguire wants more from Kiwis in England

Rabbitohs coach MICHAEL MAGUIRE looks on during a South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL training session at Redfern Oval in Sydney, Australia.

Coach Michael Maguire hopes his Kiwis have gone up another level by the time they've finished their three-Test tour of England.

Cherry-Evans backs possible Hasler return

DALY CHERRY-EVANS of the Eagles in action during the 20 NRL match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Manly Sea Eagles at WIN Stadium in Wollongong, Australia.

Manly skipper Daly Cherry-Evans says he shares a close bond with Des Hasler and would support his possible return to Brookvake.

I let Australia down says new hooker Cook

DAMIEN COOK of the Rabbitohs makes a break during the NRL trial match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and Wigan at ANZ Stadium Sydney in Sydney, Australia.

Australian hooker Damien Cook says he feels like he let down the Australian Kangaroos during his Test debut loss to New Zealand.

Manu will be best in the world: Mitchell

LATRELL MITCHELL of the Roosters scores a try during the NRL Preliminary Final match between the Sydney Roosters and the North Queensland Cowboys at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Latrell Mitchell says Sydney Roosters teammate Joseph Manu is destined to become the best centre in rugby league.

Johnson hails Maguire's impact on Kiwis

SHAUN JOHNSON of the Kiwis in action during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup match between the New Zealand Kiwis and Tonga at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton, New Zealand.

Michael Maguire's professionalism and belief in his players is held up as the reason for New Zealand's rejuvenated display in toppling the Kangaroos.

Kiwis out to restore New Zealand's faith

JESSE BROMWICH of the Storm is tackled during the NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Melbourne Storm at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

New Zealand say it's up to them to restore the public's faith in the Kiwis jersey after 18 months of soul searching.

Kangaroos wary of Tonga after Kiwis loss

REAGAN CAMPBELL-GILLARD poses before a New South Wales State of Origin training session at Coogee Oval in Sydney, Australia.

Australian coach Mal Meninga says Tonga will consider his side beatable following the Kangaroos' shock Test loss to New Zealand.

Kangaroos' new era marred by shock NZ loss

COOPER CRONK of the Roosters catches the ball during the NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Canterbury Bulldogs at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

New Zealand have scored a shock 26-24 win over Australia in their rugby league Test at Auckland's Mt Smart Stadium.

Kelly stars in Jillaroos' thriller over NZ

Isabelle Kelly has scored two key second-half tries to get the Australian Jillaroos home 26-24 against New Zealand in the women's rugby league Test in Auckland.

Clifford stars in Junior Kangaroos victory

North Queensland playmaker Jake Clifford has starred in the Australian under-20s 40-24 defeat of New Zealand at Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday.

Hasler on verge of Manly return

Des Hasler is reportedly on the verge of making a shock NRL comeback to Manly to replace coach Trent Barrett.

Meninga's Kangaroos seek place in history

Australia coach MAL MENINGA looks on during an Australian Kangaroos training session at SS in Brisbane, Australia.

Australia are searching for their 14th-straight Test win when the Kangaroos face New Zealand at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland.

Holmes declares Latrell the new Inglis

LATRELL MITCHELL of the Roosters scores a try during the NRL Preliminary Final match between the Sydney Roosters and the North Queensland Cowboys at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Valentine Holmes has compared Australian backline partner Latrell Mitchell to Queensland and South Sydney NRL superstar Greg Inglis.

Maguire denies bad blood with Keary

LUKE KEARY of the Roosters takes the ball during the NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Brisbane Broncos at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Kiwis and former Rabbitohs coach Michael Maguire has denied there is any ill feeling between him and former South Sydney playmaker Luke Keary.

We have win back the NZ public: Kiwis

JASON TAUMALOLO of the Cowboys is tackled during a NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the North Queensland Cowboys at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

New Zealand say it's up to them to win back the support of the rugby league community amid the prospect of them being overshadowed by Tonga.

Barba's UK legacy hampered: Saints coach

BEN BARBA passes the ball during a Cronulla Sharks NRL training session at Remondis Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

St Helens coach Justin Holbrook believes Ben Barba's UK legacy was hampered by their failure to win the Super League.

Women's league Test to cap milestone year

The introduction of the women's NRL premiership will catapult the quality of Saturday's Jillaroos-Kiwi Ferns Test to a new level, say both sides.

High expectations for new Roos: Meninga

Australia coach MAL MENINGA looks on during an Australian Kangaroos training session at SS in Brisbane, Australia.

Despite losing some of the all-time greats of the green and gold jersey, Australian coach Mal Meninga refuses to say his side is going through a rebuild.

Price nears redemption in Super League

Coach WAYNE BENNETT of the Broncos answers questions at a press conference after the NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Melbourne Storm at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Former St George Illawarra head coach Steve Price will this Sunday aim to become the first man to lead Warrington to an English Super League premiership.

Bash Brothers back together for Kangaroos

DAVID KLEMMER of the Bulldogs in action during the NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Canterbury Bulldogs at MJS in Newcastle, Australia.

Good mates David Klemmer and Aaron Woods have been reunited in Australian camp for Saturday's Test against New Zealand.

Key match ups for Kangaroos v Kiwis

LATRELL MITCHELL of the Roosters scores a try during the NRL Preliminary Final match between the Sydney Roosters and the North Queensland Cowboys at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

A look at the key match ups which will decide Saturday's Australia v New Zealand rugby league Test.

Rebuilding Cowboys nab Opacic and Baptiste

North Queensland have announced the signings of Tom Opacic, Kurt Baptiste, Dan Russell and the re-signing of Javid Bowen.

Meninga gives Ben Hunt a licence to roam

Utility Ben Hunt is expected to play a floating forward role for Australia during the rugby league Test against New Zealand.

Embarrassing ticket sales loom for Kiwis

Rabbitohs coach MICHAEL MAGUIRE looks on during a South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL training session at Redfern Oval in Sydney, Australia.

Tonga is proving a far more attractive proposition for rugby league fans than New Zealand judging by ticket sales for Australia's two Tests in Auckland.

Maguire won't give up Kiwis for NRL gig

Rabbitohs coach MICHAEL MAGUIRE looks on during a South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL training session at Redfern Oval in Sydney, Australia.

New Zealand coach Michael Maguire says he will continue in the role even if he gets an NRL coaching gig.

Jake Trbojevic savouring Kangaroos call-up

Australian forward Jake Trbojevic is savouring his time in the green and gold jumper after his Kangaroos World Cup heartbreak.

Bromwich part of Kiwis leadership team

Almost 18 months after being axed as New Zealand captain, Jesse Bromwich has been made a part of the Kiwis' leadership group.

Roosters pair out to cement Test berths

JAMES TEDESCO of the Roosters runs the ball during the NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Gold Coast Titans at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford, Australia.

James Tedesco and Latrell Mitchell want their Test debuts against the Kiwis to showcase why they should be long-term fixtures in the Australian backline.

Ciraldo influence huge: Watene-Zelezniak

New Kiwis captain Dallin Watene-Zelezniak says he has blossomed under the leadership and belief of Penrith coach Cameron Ciraldo.

Tedesco seeks improved attacking game

JAMES TEDESCO of the Roosters runs the ball during the NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Gold Coast Titans at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford, Australia.

James Tedesco has issued a stark warning to rugby league rivals in 2019, proclaiming his attacking game can improve.

Kangaroos look to Cherry-Evans' guidance

DALY CHERRY-EVANS of the Sea Eagles passes during the NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Manly Sea Eagles at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

The Kangaroos have heaped praise on Daly Cherry-Evans before the polarising playmaker plays his first rugby league Test in four years.

Robinson caps rise with Jillaroos debut

Brisbane winger Julia Robinson has capped a stellar rise by earning a Jillaroos debut just four months after playing her first game of rugby league.

In-form Kiwi Ferns stars to test Jillaroos

Four members of NRLW champions Brisbane will feature in New Zealand's women's rugby league team to face Australia in Auckland.

Panthers re-sign Leota until end of 2022

MOSES LEOTA of the Panthers is tackled during the NRL match between the Penrith Panthers and the Cronulla Sharks at Pepper Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Penrith have re-signed prop Moses Leota until the end of the 2022 NRL season.

DWZ a long-term Kiwis leader: Maguire

Rabbitohs coach MICHAEL MAGUIRE looks on during a South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL training session at Redfern Oval in Sydney, Australia.

Michael Maguire belives Dallin Watene-Zelezniak has all the characteristics of a great New Zealand rugby league captain and could hold the job long term.

Mitchell ready to rip into Manu in Test

LATRELL MITCHELL of the Roosters scores a try during the NRL Preliminary Final match between the Sydney Roosters and the North Queensland Cowboys at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Friendship will be cast aside for 80 minutes when Roosters club mates Latrell Mitchell and Joseph Manu clash in the centres on debut in the trans-Tasman Test.

Parramatta back coach Arthur after review

Eels head coach BRAD ARTHUR talks to Corey Norman during a Parramatta Eels NRL training session in Sydney, Australia.

Parramatta have vowed to support coach Brad Arthur following the club's three-month review in the wake of their disastrous 2018 NRL season.

Kangaroos feel for suspended Inglis

GREG INGLIS of the Rabbitohs watches the ball before scoring a try during the NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Wests Tigers at ANZ Stadium in Australia.

The Kangaroos say they feel for Greg Inglis as they look to start a new era without their suspended skipper in Saturday's Test against New Zealand.

Murphy my inspiration: Jillaroos skipper

Ali Brigginshaw says she will follow the example set by her idol Karyn Murphy when she steps up as Jillaroos captain in Saturday's Test against New Zealand.

Roos hopeful Mabil keen to repay country

GRAHAM ARNOLD speaks to the media during a press conference announcing the succession plan for long term appointment of head Socceroos coach, at FFA Headquarters in Sydney, Australia.

Awer Mabil is one of the two South Sudanese refugees in the Socceroos' 25-man squad currently preparing for a friendly against Kuwait.

Eels won't put deadline on Hayne signing

JARRYD HAYNE takes part in a Parramatta Eels NRL pre-season training session at Old Saleyards Reserve in Sydney, Australia.

Parramatta say they won't put a deadline on NRL contract negotiations with Jarryd Hayne.

Jacks joins Titans on one-year NRL deal

RYLEY JACKS of the Storm is tackled by Coen Hess and Te Maire Martin of the Cowboys during the NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Melbourne Storm at 1300SMILES Stadium in Townsville, Australia.

Ryley Jacks has joined the Gold Coast from Melbourne on a one-year NRL deal designed to add depth to the Titans' play-making stocks.

Dragons release Macdonald to join Cowboys

NENE MACDONALD of the Titans is tackled by Blake Ferguson of the Roosters during the NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Gold Coast Titans at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford, Australia.

Winger Nene MacDonald has been granted a release by St George Illawarra so he can join North Queensland on a three-year NRL deal.

Trbojevic brothers to play Test together

TOM TRBOJEVIC of Australia celebrates scoring a try during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup match between Australia and Lebanon at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Tom Trbojevic has overcome a fractured cheekbone to play alongside his brother Jake for the Kangaroos for the first time in Saturday's Test against New Zealand.

Watene-Zelezniak to captain Kiwis in Test

DALLIN WATENE-ZELEZNIAK of the Panthers in action during the NRL match between the Penrith Panthers and the Manly Sea Eagles at PS in Penrith, Australia.

Dallin Watene-Zelezniak is the shock selection as captain of New Zealand's Test team to face Australia.

Trbojevic boys to see out Manly NRL deals

TOM TRBOJEVIC of Australia celebrates scoring a try during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup match between Australia and Lebanon at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Tom Trbojevic says he and brother Jake will see out the final two years of their Manly contracts despite the saga involving wantaway coach Trent Barrett.

Bennett to be 2019 Broncos coach: McGuire

JOSH MCGUIRE passes the ball during the Brisbane Broncos NRL training session in Brisbane, Australia.

Josh McGuire says Wayne Bennett has assured Brisbane's players he will return as Broncos coach next NRL season.

Barba wins Super League's Man of Steel

BEN BARBA of the Sharks runs the ball during the NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Cronulla Sharks at Hunter Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Former NRL bad boy Ben Barba has been named the 2018 Man of Steel at England's Super League awards in Manchester.

DCE fan Keary to click with Cherry-Evans

LUKE KEARY of the Roosters takes the ball during the NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Brisbane Broncos at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Luke Keary is confident of clicking with Daly Cherry-Evans in the Kangaroos halves after admitting to be a long-time admirer of the Manly playmaker.

Brigginshaw announced as Jillaroos captain

Brisbane's NRLW premiership-winning skipper Ali Brigginshaw will replace an injured Sam Bremner as Jillaroos captain for Saturday's Test against New Zealand.

How your NRL team has recruited for 2019

A look at what your NRL team needs and how they have recruited for the 2019 NRL season.

Jillaroos rookies out for more highlights

Together they provided the NRLW's iconic moment, now Jess Sergis and Julia Robinson hope to create more highlights on Jillaroos debut against New Zealand.

Sutton camp eye new Rabbitohs deal soon

JOHN SUTTON of the Rabbitohs is tackled during the NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

South Sydney stalwart John Sutton's manager is confident of securing a deal for him to play on in 2019 within the next month.

Former NRL star McKinnon now a proud dad

Alex McKinnon and wife Teigan have announced the birth of their first child.

Keary relishes Kangaroos opportunity

LUKE KEARY of the Roosters takes the ball during the NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Brisbane Broncos at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

NRL premiership winner Luke Keary is not expecting to nail down the Kangaroos five-eighth spot after being called up as Cameron Munster's replacement.

Bulldogs' Jackson to miss most of summer

JOSH JACKSON of the Blues arrives during the New South Wales Blues State of Origin training session in Coffs Harbour, Australia.

Canterbury skipper Josh Jackson is one of a number of Canterbury players who required off-season surgery before their NRL pre-season return on November 1.

McLean backs Barba to spark Cowboys in NRL

JORDAN MCLEAN of the Melbourne Storm runs with the ball during the NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the Brisbane Broncos at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Jordan McLean tips new North Queensland teammate Ben Barba to spark the Cowboys next NRL season after the fullback's UK Super League stint ended in heartbreak.

McCrone gutted by Toronto Wolfpack loss

TYRONE MAY of the Panthers is tackled by Josh McCrone of the Dragons during the NRL match between the Penrith Panthers and the St George Illawarra Dragons at Pepper Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Skipper Josh McCrone was emotional after his Toronto Wolfpack were denied a Super League berth following their loss in the Million Pound Game to London Broncos.

Sammut kicks Broncos into Super League

Australian halfback Jarrod Sammut has booted the London Broncos into the Super League with a 4-2 win over the Toronto Wolfpack in the Million Pound Game.

Jillaroos skipper ruled out of Ferns Test

KARINA BROWN of Queensland poses during a Women's State of Origin media opportunity at North Sydney Oval in Sydney, Australia.

The Jillaroos may be on song after going through 2017 undefeated but they are wary of a rival dubbed "The Jukebox" in Saturday's Test against New Zealand.

Scott sets example for Roos prop McLean

JORDAN MCLEAN of the Melbourne Storm runs with the ball during the NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the Brisbane Broncos at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Jordan McLean says the example set by North Queensland teammate Matt Scott has steeled him ahead of his Kangaroos call-up.

Munster withdraws from Kangaroos squad

CAMERON MUNSTER of the Storm is tackled during the NRL Qualifying Final match between the Melbourne Storm and the Parramatta Eels at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Cameron Munster won't be a part of the Australian squad for upcoming rugby league Tests against New Zealand and Tonga.

Jillaroos brace for NRLW hardened Kiwis

The Australian women's rugby league team are wary of a backlash from Brisbane's NRLW success in Saturday's Auckland Test against New Zealand.

Maguire hopeful Bromwich will play for NZ

JESSE BROMWICH of the Storm is tackled during the 2018 NRL Grand Final match between the Melbourne Storm and the Sydney Roosters at ANZ in Sydney, Australia.

Michael Maguire is confident Jesse Bromwich join the Kiwis ahead of their Test against Australia after spending time with his expanded family.

Cook postpones wedding for Test debut

DAMIEN COOK of the Rabbitohs makes a break during the NRL trial match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and Wigan at ANZ Stadium Sydney in Sydney, Australia.

Hooker Damien Cook has postponed his wedding plans in order to make his international debut in the Kangaroos' end-of-season Tests against New Zealand and Tonga.

Meninga undecided on Aust bench utility

Australia coach MAL MENINGA conducts an interview at Darwin Stadium in Darwin, Australia

Australian coach Mal Meninga is considering playing with a four-forward bench rotations for the Kangaroos' upcoming Tests against New Zealand and Tonga.

Cherry-Evans stars in PM's 13 win over PNG

DALY CHERRY-EVANS of the Sea Eagles passes during the NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Manly Sea Eagles at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Skipper Daly Cherry-Evans starred in the Prime Minister's XIII win over Papua New Guinea at National Football Stadium in Port Moresby on Saturday.

Tigers the NRL's laughing stock: Elias

Coach WAYNE BENNETT talks to his players during the Brisbane Broncos NRL training session in Brisbane, Australia.

The Wests Tigers have become the NRL's laughing stock according to Ben Elias after reports coach Ivan Cleary is set to leave for rivals Penrith next year.

Injured Sam Burgess out of England Tests

SAM BURGESS of the Rabbitohs looks to the replay screen during the round one NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the New Zealand Warriors at Optus Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Off-season surgery has ruled captain Sam Burgess out of England's upcoming Tests against France and New Zealand in the UK.

Storm lock in three NRL young guns

CAMERON SMITH of the Storm charges forward during the NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Melbourne Storm at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

Melbourne have re-signed rising NRL stars Nelson Asofa-Solomona, Jahrome Hughes and Scott Drinkwater.

Manu cleared for Tonga against Kangaroos

Sika Manu has overcome a knee injury scare and has been named to skipper Tonga in their historic October 20 Test against Australia in Auckland.

Maguire knocks back Manly coaching job

Rabbitohs coach MICHAEL MAGUIRE watches on during a South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL training session at Redfern Oval in Sydney, Australia.

Manly have confirmed Michael Maguire has knocked back an offer to coach the Sea Eagles next NRL season.

Mark O'Neill named Eels football manager

Eels head coach BRAD ARTHUR talks to Corey Norman during a Parramatta Eels NRL training session in Sydney, Australia.

Parramatta have confirmed they have appointed former Wests Tigers premiership winner Mark O'Neill as the NRL club's football manager.

Warrington into Super League grand final

BEN BARBA passes the ball during a Cronulla Sharks NRL training session at Remondis Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Former NRL coach Steve Price's Warrington have upset St Helens 18-13 in a gripping Super League semi-final.

The top NRL players unsigned for 2019

CAMERON SMITH of the Storm kicks during the 2017 NRL Grand Final match between the Melbourne Storm and the North Queensland Cowboys at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

A look at the biggest names still not on contract for the 2019 NRL season.

Ivan Cleary set to coach Panthers: report

Tigers coach IVAN CLEARY looks on before the start of the NRL trial match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Wests Tigers at Barlow Park in Cairns, Australia.

Ivan Cleary has reportedly agreed to a deal coaching Penrith, starting from 2021.

Keary will be NSW halfback in 2019

LUKE KEARY of the Roosters makes a break during the NRL match between the Manly Sea Eagles and the Sydney Roosters at Lottoland in Sydney, Australia.

NSW great Andrew Johns says Sydney Roosters playmaker Luke Keary should be the Blues' No.7 for next year's State of Origin series.

Storm confident Cameron Smith will play on

CAMERON SMITH of the Storm passes the ball during a Melbourne Storm NRL training session at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne say they are confident skipper Cameron Smith will play on next season as he continues negotiations with the club.

Dragons' Sims takes slow approach on knee

TARIQ SIMS of the Dragons looks dejected after a Bulldogs try during the NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the St George Illawarra Dragons at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Tariq Sims will miss the start of St George Illawarra's NRL pre-season after knee surgery but the slower approach will help him in the long run.

Code hopper Southwell earns Jillaroos nod

Code hopper Hannah Southwell has made a habit of exceeding her expectations but is surprised by her Jillaroos rugby league selection this year.

Toronto's Aussies eye Super League berth

Josh McCrone, Darcy Lussick and Ashton Sims are among the Australians aiming to help the Toronto Wolfpack gain promotion to England's Super League.

Clifford to step up in Thurston's absence

Jake Clifford says he has much to learn before stepping up for North Queensland in 2019 but hopes to fast track his education with the Prime Minister's XIII.

Munster named Storm's player of the year

CAMERON MUNSTER of the Storm runs with the ball during the NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Melbourne Storm at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Cameron Munster's NRL grand final disappointment has been eased by winning Melbourne Storm's player of the year

Meninga welcomes back Munster to Roos

Australia coach MAL MENINGA looks on during an Australian Kangaroos training session at SS in Brisbane, Australia.

Mal Meninga has welcomed Cameron Munster back into the Kangaroos fold after sending the Melbourne playmaker home during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.

First player without NRL game gets PM call

Corey Allan will become the first player without NRL experience to play for the Prime Minister's XIII in Saturday's clash with PNG in Port Moresby.

What to watch out for in NRL off-season

The NRL season is over, but there's sill plenty to play out over the summer at every NRL club.

Storm to investigate fan ownership of club

Melbourne Storm are investigating a fan-owner model for the grand final-winning NRL club.

Dogs lose another sponsor over Mad Monday

Sponsor Wicked Sister Desserts has dropped NRL club Canterbury over the Mad Monday scandal.

Ben Hunt up for move to NRL hooking role

BEN HUNT of the Broncos runs with the ball during a NRL match at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia

Maligned St George Illawarra halfback Ben Hunt has contemplated making a permanent switch to hooker at NRL level.

The NRL coaching merry-go-round

Tigers coach IVAN CLEARY looks on before the start of the NRL trial match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Wests Tigers at Barlow Park in Cairns, Australia.

A look at the NRL coaches merry-go-round and how the cards could fall this off-season.

Issac Luke re-signs with Warriors for 2019

ISSAC LUKE of the Warriors passes the ball out during the NRL match between the New Zealand Warriors and the Wests Tigers at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

Warriors veteran Issac Luke will return for another season with the New Zealand NRL club after sealing a one-year deal.

GI no certainty to regain Roos captaincy

Australia coach MAL MENINGA looks on during an Australian Kangaroos training session at SS in Brisbane, Australia.

Mal Meninga says Greg Inglis is not guaranteed the Kangaroos captaincy after his return from a two-match suspension.

Tigers eye Bennett as Cleary cover: Report

Coach WAYNE BENNETT of the Broncos answers questions at a press conference after the NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Melbourne Storm at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Wests Tigers are considering a move for Wayne Bennett after reportedly being asked about their interest in signing the NRL coach when his Brisbane deal expires.

No restrictions of future Inglis captaincy

GREG INGLIS of the Rabbitohs watches the ball before scoring a try during the NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Wests Tigers at ANZ Stadium in Australia.

Greg Inglis will be eligible for the Kangaroos captaincy if coach Mal Meninga sees fit in 2019.

James Tedesco named Roosters' best player

JAMES TEDESCO of the Roosters runs the ball during the NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Gold Coast Titans at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford, Australia.

James Tedesco has won the Jack Gibson Medal as the player of the year for NRL premiers Sydney Roosters.

Cordner eyes more history as Roos captain

Blues Captain BOYD CORDNER takes the stage during the 2018 State of Origin launch at Arbory Afloat in Melbourne, Australia.

Boyd Cordner will have the opportunity to cap off a remarkable year as captain when he leads the Kangaroos in New Zealand next month.

Nine axe NRL Footy Show after 25 years

The Nine Network has cancelled the NRL Footy Show after a quarter of a century of rugby league chat, interviews and banter on Australian television.

Inglis suspended as Cordner made captain

GREG INGLIS of the Rabbitohs watches the ball before scoring a try during the NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Wests Tigers at ANZ Stadium in Australia.

Greg Inglis will miss Australia's two-Tests tour of New Zealand with the NRL deciding to stand him down after he was charged with drink driving.

Roosters' Manu exceeds his NRL dreams

The Sydney Roosters centre Joseph Manu has fulfilled a rugby league dream by winning an NRL premiership ring.

Tedesco's dream year complete at Roosters

JAMES TEDESCO of the Roosters runs the ball during the NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Gold Coast Titans at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford, Australia.

James Tedesco's move from Wests Tigers to Sydney Roosters has paid off in spades, as he claimed an NRL title and Kangaroos jersey to go with his Origin success.

Cronk composure proves vital for Roosters

COOPER CRONK of the Maroons passes the ball during the State Of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Cooper Cronk was brought to the Sydney Roosters to deliver an NRL premiershi, and it was his composure in April that helped put them on the path.

Croft in awe of Cronk's grand final show

BRODIE CROFT of the Storm scores a try during the NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Melbourne Storm at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Storm rookie Brodie Croft already held Cooper Cronk in high regard but was in awe of the injured halfback steering the Sydney Roosters to the NRL premiership.

Greg Inglis charged with drink driving

GREG INGLIS of the Rabbitohs watches the ball before scoring a try during the NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Wests Tigers at ANZ Stadium in Australia.

New Kangaroos captain Greg Inglis has been charged with drink driving and speeding hours after being named as Cameron Smith's successor.

Statues planned for Storm duo

CAMERON SMITH of the Storm passes the ball during a Melbourne Storm NRL training session at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne NRL legends Cameron Smith and Billy Slater are set to be immortalised at AAMI Park with statues to be erected in their honour.

Six newcomers in Jillaroos squad

St George Illawarra have seven players in the 18-woman Jillaroos squad named to play New Zealand.

Roosters' Keary next in line for Kangaroos

LUKE KEARY of the Roosters makes a break during the NRL match between the Manly Sea Eagles and the Sydney Roosters at Lottoland in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney Roosters' Clive Churchill Medal-winner Luke Keary is on the verge of breaking into the Australian rugby league team.

Inglis to captain new-look Kangaroos

GREG INGLIS of the Rabbitohs watches the ball before scoring a try during the NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Wests Tigers at ANZ Stadium in Australia.

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga has named four debutants in a 19-man squad for Tests against New Zealand and Tonga with Greg Inglis installed as captain.

Ferguson's toughness adds to Cronk heroics

BLAKE FERGUSON of the Roosters in action during the round seven NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Sydney Roosters at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Sydney Roosters winger Blake Ferguson suffered a suspected broken leg in the Sydney Roosters' NRL grand-final win over Melbourne but played on.

Munster apologises for GF brain explosion

CAMERON MUNSTER of the Storm runs with the ball during the NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Melbourne Storm at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Cameron Munster apologised to Joseph Manu before he escaped suspension for putting the boot into Sydney Roosters centre in Melbourne's NRL grand-final loss.

Slater baulks at naming Test successor

BILLY SLATER of Australia breaks away to score a try during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup Semi Final match at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia

Retiring Melbourne great Billy Slater has bulked at naming a Test successor despite Sydney Roosters No.1 James Tedesco's heroics in the NRL grand final.

Boos a sign of respect: Slater

CAMERON SMITH of the Storm kicks during the 2017 NRL Grand Final match between the Melbourne Storm and the North Queensland Cowboys at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Retiring Melbourne great Billy Slater says he takes the boos that he copped from the ANZ Stadium crowd at the NRL grand final as a sign of respect.

Roosters stronger for NRL title defence

MITCHELL AUBUSSON of the Roosters runs the ball during the NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Brisbane Broncos at AS in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney Roosters will have the roster to go back-to-back in 2019, but defending an NRL title has proven far harder than winning one for the past 25 years.

2018 NRL grand final stats

COOPER CRONK of the Roosters passes the ball during the NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Newcastle Knights at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

The key stats in the Sydney Roosters' 21-6 grand final win over Melbourne to win the 2018 NRL premiership.

How Keary overcame late Cronk doubts

Roosters coach TRENT ROBINSON watches on during the Sydney Roosters NRL training session at Kippax Lake in Sydney, Australia.

Luke Keary still believed in the Sydney Roosters' warm up before kick off for Sunday night's NRL grand final that he would be without halfback Cooper Cronk.

Roosters doctor's lost sleep over Cronk

COOPER CRONK of the Melbourne Storm thanks the crowd after the NRL Second Preliminary Final match at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

The Sydney Roosters doctor admits he feared painkilling injections on Cooper Cronk wouldn't work at the NRL grand final after considering many measures.

Cameron Smith weighs up NRL retirement

CAMERON SMITH of the Storm charges forward during the NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Melbourne Storm at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith is weighing up retiring from the NRL following the Storm's grand final loss to the Sydney Roosters.

Proctor, Bromwich back in Kiwis squad

Jesse Bromwich of the Storm tackles COEN HESS of the Cowboys during the NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the North Queensland Cowboys at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Jesse Bromwich and Kevin Proctor have been named to return to the New Zealand rugby league squad for the first time since being blacklisted last year.

Storm have faith more NRL success ahead

Dylan Napa of the Roosters looks dejected as he watches on during the NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Brisbane Broncos at Allianz Stadium.

Melbourne believe they will bounce straight back from their heavy grand final loss to the Sydney Roosters and again be NRL title contenders.