Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:00:00 +0100MARKET WATCH: Benji Marshall’s offer, Cronulla young gun extends stay, Panthers prop hits the exit, four clubs fight over workhorse and a bad boy return?
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:00:00 +0100VALENTINE Holmes and Jack Bird are precocious talents. But they also have personality traits that can be dangerous in grand final week — a fact Ben Barba has already identified.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:00:00 +0100BLAKE Green was just 21 when he was shown the door by Cronulla with his NRL dream in tatters. Now he looms as one of the key figures in the way of a Sharks fairy tale.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:00:00 +0100COREY Parker’s explosive blow up with David Klemmer became the talk of the 2015 State of Origin series. In his autobiography Iron Man, Parker reveals the full story behind the beef.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:45:00 +0100BEN Barba has heaped special praise on Sharks coach Shane Flanagan, who convinced him to move back to Sydney after a forgettable season in Brisbane in which he considered giving the game away.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:36:00 +0100THOUGHT Tony Liberatore was the most excited dad of a Western Bulldogs player last Saturday? Stephen Wallis might have had him covered. His son Mitch opened up On The Couch.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:19:00 +0100INJURED Western Bulldogs midfielder Mitch Wallis isn’t letting his time on the sidelines derail his excitement for Grand Final week.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:50:00 +0100KEY forward James Stewart has informed the GWS Giants that he wants to be traded back to a Melbourne-based club, with several teams in the mix.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:04:00 +0100BOB Murphy has announced his rascal of the year — and he wants the winner to come forward. See Bob’s top five rascals of 2016.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:03:00 +0100IT’S the first commandment of coaching: do not pick injured players for grand finals. So what will the Swans do with Aliir Aliir?
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:33:00 +0100MEDIA WATCH: Jamal Idris is reportedly set to end his NRL exile and return to the game in 2017, having agreed to a one-year deal with the Wests Tigers.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:32:00 +0100LUKE Beveridge’s dream 2016 campaign has been recognised, with the Western Bulldogs coach crowned the AFLCA coach of the year.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:21:00 +0100KURT Tippett says the 2014 Grand Final loss to Hawthorn was an embarrassment that is driving the Swans to redemption against the Western Bulldogs.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:45:00 +0100Nick Davis has declared this to be Lance Franklin’s best ever season of AFL football and says the superstar forward agrees.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:26:00 +0100BROWNLOW Medallist Patrick Dangerfield has no doubt he can take his game to even greater heights after crusing to a record-breaking win on Monday night.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:20:00 +0100SEVEN years after his famous description of the Hawthorn superstar, Bruce McAvaney and Cyril Rioli have finally caught up and posed for a photo.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:02:00 +0100MELBOURNE have made a pact to brush aside the Sydney smear campaign before Sunday’s NRL grand final and are prepared for any onslaught from Sharks fans.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0100VOTE: We want your help in naming the best NRL player of 2016 as Hodgson, Cronk, Smith, Taumalolo and Rapana battle it out for the honour.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:43:00 +0100THE playing styles of the Sharks and Melbourne can draw direct comparisons according to grand final specialist Cooper Cronk.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:23:00 +0100MELBOURNE ended his NRL premiership dream — now the Storm threaten to rob Josh Hodgson of a Dally M Medal.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:22:00 +0100NEW Zealand rugby officials on Tuesday terminated the contract of a teenage star who viciously assaulted four people including two women, following a public outcry after he escaped conviction.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:13:00 +0100ARGENTINA may just have stumbled upon the blueprint for success against the All Blacks two weeks ago, according to assistant coach Ian Foster.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 06:28:00 +0100WALLABY veteran Adam Ashley-Cooper has lit up the French Top 14 scoring an impressive hat-trick, while former Test captain James Horwill was once again in the referee’s bad books.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:35:00 +0100WALLABIES superstar Israel Folau is only one game away from igniting back into top form, according to playmaker Bernard Foley.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:28:00 +0100SPRINGBOKS No 10 Pat Lambie, who woke up with a headache every day for three months after being knocked out against Ireland in June, says he’s ready to return against the Wallabies.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 04:54:00 +0100SEKOPE Kepu is nervously looking over his shoulder as a new generation of multiskilled Wallabies props comes through the ranks.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:42:00 +0100SAMU Kerevi has defended rugby-bound Marika Koroibete from accusations he is money hungry for describing his move away from the NRL as a “business decision”.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:52:00 +0100ALL BLACKS winger Nehe Milner-Skudder will miss the world champions’ northern tour due to his long-term shoulder injury.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:44:00 +0100SUPER Rugby “is not broken” and the game’s bosses believe the future lies in expansion despite major concerns about the competition’s structure and crowd numbers.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:27:00 +0100HERE are the top five players from the fifth round of the National Rugby Championship, which saw the competition’s most dominant individual display in its three-year history.