national rugby league

Brutal schedule looms for Bankwest Stadium

Brutal schedule looms for Bankwest Stadium

NRL pacesetters Parramatta must share Bankwest Stadium with at least a dozen football clubs over the next month after the release of the revised A-League draw. 15 Jul 2020
A-League set to join Victoria sport exodus

A-League set to join Victoria sport exodus

With the NSW border closure imminent, Victoria's three A-League teams are set to join AFL, NRL and Super Rugby teams in departing the state. 6 Jul 2020
Fox confirms TV deal under review

Fox confirms TV deal under review

Fox Sports has confirmed for the first time it is reviewing its coverage of Australian football as discussions over the broadcasting of the A-League continue. 18 Jun 2020
Phoenix made to wait on Australia return

Phoenix made to wait on Australia return

Wellington Phoenix boss David Dome is frustrated by how long it's taking his side to earn clearance into Australia ahead of next month's A-League restart. 15 Jun 2020
Phoenix commit to A-League resumption

Phoenix commit to A-League resumption

The Wellington Phoenix plan on having a full-strength squad to see out the A-League season in Australia, if the competition can go ahead. 29 May 2020
A-League plans to resume in July

A-League plans to resume in July

The FFA, A-League clubs and the PFA have reached an agreement to restart the A-League season in July, pending the approval of broadcaster Fox Sports. 28 May 2020
Frustration grows among players

Frustration grows among players

Adelaide United's football director Bruce Djite says there's growing frustration among players about the lack of clarity surrounding their suspended season. 19 May 2020
A-League aims for June training return

A-League aims for June training return

FFA chief executive James Johnson hopes A-League teams can return to training in June, with the season to be completed by the end of August. 17 May 2020
A-League prepares for August return: clubs

A-League prepares for August return: clubs

Wellington Phoenix are among A-League clubs preparing for the competition to resume in August. 4 May 2020
A-League contracts could be stretched beyond end dates

A-League contracts could be stretched beyond end dates

More than 100 A-League players are out of contract after May 31 but FFA CEO James Johnson says there could be room to extend deals to help complete the season. 24 Apr 2020
Players want clarity: Reddy

Players want clarity: Reddy

A-League players remain in the dark as to whether the competition will resume and Perth Glory veteran Liam Reddy says they need clarity. 22 Apr 2020
Players eager to finish season

Players eager to finish season

With the FFA's update on the status of the suspended A-League season looming, players remain eager to play out the campaign despite multiple challenges. 20 Apr 2020
A-League's final whistle as Jets beat City

A-League's final whistle as Jets beat City

A spectacular A-League strike from Newcastle's Steve Ugarkovic may have brought down the curtain on Australia's pro sport as the Jets beat Melbourne City. 23 Mar 2020
AFL delay season decision while football plays on

AFL delay season decision while football plays on

The AFL will decide within 24 hours when to start its condensed season, while Football Federation Australia says play will go on in the A-League. 16 Mar 2020
A-League gets first female referee

A-League gets first female referee

The A-League will get its first female referee on Saturday, with Kate Jacewicz to take the whistle in the Melbourne City v Newcastle Jets match. 16 Jan 2020
Last-gasp A-League promotion OK with PFA

Last-gasp A-League promotion OK with PFA

The A-League's decision to hold off on promoting the upcoming season until after the NRL and AFL grand finals has qualified support from the players' union - so long as organisers go big when they do get going. 26 Sep 2019
A-League appoints first female referee

A-League appoints first female referee

A woman will referee A-League matches for the first time this season after Kate Jacewicz was appointed to the league's match officials panel. 31 Aug 2019
Code-hopper Hayne set for soccer

Code-hopper Hayne set for soccer

Code-hopping troubled former NRL star Jarryd Hayne is reportedly set to play soccer with a local club on the NSW Central Coast. 2 Jun 2019
Thurston: "It's a big decision to make"

Thurston: "It's a big decision to make"

Johnathan Thurston says he will not risk further injury by taking to the field in Game One if his shoulder is not 100 per cent. 24 May 2017
Boyd: "I thought they would pick Billy"

Boyd: "I thought they would pick Billy"

Darius Boyd has revealed he thought Billy Slater would get the nod as Maroons fullback before the Broncos ace retained his position. 24 May 2017
Maloney: "Enough is enough"

Maloney: "Enough is enough"

With just one series win in the past 12 years Blues pivot James Maloney has declared “enough is enough”. 24 May 2017