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A-League wage cut 'very generous' compared to rival codes

A-League wage cut 'very generous' compared to rival codes

The A-League clubs' proposed wage cuts of up to 30% on some players' salaries are far more generous than its rival leagues, says Perth Glory owner Tony Sage. 11 Sep 2020
Asia the A-League's yardstick, not AFL or NRL: Hill

Asia the A-League's yardstick, not AFL or NRL: Hill

Former Fox Sports commentator Simon Hill says the A-League shouldn’t measure itself against other football codes, rather it should focus on Asia as it moves to a winter competition. 19 Jul 2020
Stajcic lauds NRL, pleads FFA to forget metrics

Stajcic lauds NRL, pleads FFA to forget metrics

Central Coast Mariners coach Alen Stajcic has praised the leadership of NRL Chief Peter V'Landys and has pleaded for James Johnson to take advantage of football's strengths that he believes have been neglected in favour of broadcast metrics. 17 Jul 2020
NRLW Season-a-Go

NRLW Season-a-Go

The third season of NRLW premiership will be held in 2020 after months of uncertainty about the competition. 10 Jun 2020
Suburban dream alive as NSW Premier cancels ANZ Stadium upgrade

Suburban dream alive as NSW Premier cancels ANZ Stadium upgrade

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has cancelled plans to refurbish Sydney's ANZ Stadium due to the costs of COVID-19, resulting in the NRL altering their suburban ground ambitions. 31 May 2020
Ricky Stuart accepts John Bateman's likely exit

Ricky Stuart accepts John Bateman's likely exit

The tumultuous future of Canberra Raiders backrower John Bateman has taken another turn after head coach Ricky Stuart accepted his prized jewel could be off at seasons end. 29 May 2020
NRL locks in its broadcast future

NRL locks in its broadcast future

After months of public stoushes between the NRL and broadcaster Nine, the rugby league's chief governing body has announced a new television deal between the network and Foxtel to secure the code's future. 29 May 2020
Sharks fuming at ASADA delay

Sharks fuming at ASADA delay

Cronulla Sharks boss Dino Mezzatesta has expressed his disappointment in ASADA over their handling of Bronson Xerri's positive drug test, stating if the club had known earlier they would not have granted Josh Morris a release to join Sydney Roosters. 27 May 2020
Bronson Xerri fails drug test

Bronson Xerri fails drug test

Cronulla Sharks young gun Bronson Xerri has been stood down by the NRL after failing an ASADA drugs. 26 May 2020
Kalyn Ponga set to re-sign with the Knights

Kalyn Ponga set to re-sign with the Knights

Newcastle Knights star Kalyn Ponga is set to secure his future with the club by committing to the Novocastrians until 2025. 26 May 2020
NRL hope crowds return

NRL hope crowds return

ARLC Chairman Peter V'landys remains hopeful that capped crowds could be introduced to NRL games from July 1 onwards, though clearance from the government will not be easy to obtain. 25 May 2020
Greg Inglis announces shock UK Super League return

Greg Inglis announces shock UK Super League return

Only a little over a year since announcing his retirement, English Super League side Warrington Wolves announced the capture of former NRL premiership-winning hero Greg Inglis on a one-year deal commencing in 2021. 20 May 2020
NRL confirms venues for rounds 3-9

NRL confirms venues for rounds 3-9

The NRL has confirmed the stadiums that will be used when the competition resumes on May 28 for the first six weeks of action. 19 May 2020
NRL and referees head to arbitration

NRL and referees head to arbitration

Mediation talks between the NRL and its referees completely broke down forcing all parties into arbitration, a crisis that could ultimately impact the code's resumption date of May 28. 19 May 2020
Injured Warriors denied loan request by NRL

Injured Warriors denied loan request by NRL

The New Zealand Warriors are seething over $1million worth of injured talent on the sidelines - and the NRL denying their player loan requests. 18 May 2020
V'landys not baulking to refs demands

V'landys not baulking to refs demands

ARLC chairman Peter V'landys has not shied away from NRL's referees' threats of a strike after the code axed two on-field officials for one, standing firm as the competition approaches its resumption on May 28. 18 May 2020
Titans give anti-vaxx duo deadline

Titans give anti-vaxx duo deadline

Gold Coast Titans have given anti-vaxx duo Bryce Cartwright and Brian Kelly until Thursday to decide on receiving the current flu vaccine after the Queensland government ruled unvaccinated players will not be allowed to train, play or enter the state. 12 May 2020
'Brave' Rabbitohs star James Roberts enters rehab

'Brave' Rabbitohs star James Roberts enters rehab

South Sydney Rabbitohs has confirmed centre James Roberts has checked into a rehab facility for the third time and is currently undergoing treatment. 12 May 2020
Titans anti-vaxx duo stood down

Titans anti-vaxx duo stood down

The Queensland government has announced that they will not grant medical exemptions to players who refuse vaccinations, leaving Gold Coast Titans duo Bryce Cartwright and Brian Kelly in limbo. 12 May 2020
NSW Government backpasses vaccine call to NRL

NSW Government backpasses vaccine call to NRL

New South Wales chief health officer Dr Kerry Chant says the NRL will ultimately decide whether its players need to be vaccinated before the competition resumes on May 28. 11 May 2020
NRL and players agree to pay deal

NRL and players agree to pay deal

The NRL players have accepted a 20 percent pay cut in the wake of the sport's COVID-19 financial crisis. 5 May 2020