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There are great tries … and then there are great grand final tries. A great try is usually about the skill and strength demonstrated by the players involved. But a..
Australian Rugby League star, Jarryd Hayne, today made the shock announcement that he would be leaving the NRL to pursue a career in America’s National Football League. Initially, the phenomenal..
Sam Burgess’ incredible display of bravery in South Sydney’s 2014 grand final defeat of Canterbury – playing virtually the entire match with serious facial fractures – stirred up memories of..
Coaching is arguably the toughest job in rugby league. It takes countless hours, a great understanding of the game and the ability to extract the best from each player –..
Through most of rugby league history, it has been the halfback who has been not only the key playmaker, but the most important player in any side. The half has..
Johnathan Thurston is unequivocally one of the best rugby league footballers of his time. A dual Golden Boot winner, two-time Dally M medallist, and a permanent fixture in every representative..
For all the talk about refereeing issues in 2012, the single biggest problem in rugby league (the NRL, anyway) remains ever present. I am not talking about the obstruction rule,..
Back-ended contracts. The problem with the back-ended contract is that it creates an unevenness within the competition that the salary cap is designed to stamp out. By signing a few..
In recent years we have seen a number of rugby league players deflect to other sports. Whilst several players have made the (relatively minor) transition to rugby union, Anthony Mundine..