Channel 9 threatens to walk away from NRL
Nine chief executive Hugh Marks has demanded that the NRL reduce its broadcast rights fee, stating that it could force the network to end the long-standing relationship between themselves and the code.
Mitchell and Addo-Carr out until 2am before loss to Tonga
Australia Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga has revealed that pair Latrell Mitchell and Josh Addo-Carr were out late into the eve of their historic loss to Tonga last season. This is compounded by their highly publicised social distancing breach which has put their representative careers on thin ice.
Anti-vaxxers jeopardise NRL's return
NRL's May 28 restart continues to run into roadblocks. As rugby league aims to be the first major code to return to action after COVID-19 grounded the sporting world, vaccination concerns amongst a minority of players threaten to halt the progress of league officials.
'If any of you f*** this up...': Bellamy blasts players' social media use
In light of recent player misbehaviours that have plagued the NRL during the COVID-19 epidemic, Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy reportedly went on a tirade during a video meeting with his players, effectively banning footy related social media posts.
NRLW: the future of a day at the footy
The first-ever standalone National Rugby League Women’s game in Australia was a great day out at the footy, but not as we’ve come to know it.
Josh Jackson! Are you kidding?
Most post-match criticism is usually aimed at the referees these days, and while there some iffy calls in Origin Two on Wednesday night, surely the biggest oversight was giving Blues forward Josh Jackson Man of the Match honors in one of the greatest games in the series’ 37-year history.
John Grant exit mirrors Arko's departure 20 years ago
Interestingly – or not, depending on how much of a rugby league nerd you are – John Grant’s decision to stand down comes roughly 20 years after rugby league had learned of the resignation of its long-time chair, former Manly player and long-time rugby league administrator Ken Arthurson.
Australia's most heated rivalries
Everyone loves a good rivalry. The fan fare, the passion, the love and the hatred is what makes sport for what it is. Luckily enough for sporting fans in Australia, living in a multi code dominated sporting sphere allows us to experience many derbies across the sporting calendar. Here are 10 of our favourite derbies in Aussie sport.
The 15 eeriest coronavirus sport photos from around the world
As the deadly COVID19 pandemic creates global havoc, we've collated 15 of the strangest - and eeriest - photos from the resulting impact on sport around the world
WATCH! The journey of the PNG Orchids
Power Meri is a powerful documentary which follows Papua New Guinea’s first national women’s rugby league team on their journey to the 2017 World Cup.
Fly over the new Western Sydney Stadium!
It's now just weeks away from opening - and the latest flyby footage from a drone reveals the majesty awaiting inside the new Bankwest Western Sydney Stadium.