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Thu 30 Apr 2020

Buzz: Why Latrell has been treated unfairly

premium_icon Buzz: Why Latrell has been treated unfairly

Latrell Mitchell has every right to be filthy at the NRL over the unjust punishment he received for his role in breaching strict COVID-19 protocols.

Wed 29 Apr 2020

Stats amazing: Why slow starters have real shot at top four

premium_icon Stats amazing: Why slow starters have real shot at top four

When the season resumes the six winless NRL sides — including back-to-back premiers Sydney Roosters — can say goodbye to any hopes of a top-four spot, right?

Kent: NRL on knife edge as players risk it all

premium_icon Kent: NRL on knife edge as players risk it all

The NRL needs Channel 9 to back its plan for a 20-round competition, all the while keeping its fingers crossed that no players do something stupid again.

Tue 21 Apr 2020

$500k a day and nothing to show for it

premium_icon $500k a day and nothing to show for it

The coronavirus crisis laid Todd Greenberg bare and key stakeholders’ trust evaporated, leaving him with no choice, Nick Walshaw writes.

Kent: Why Todd Greenberg’s time was up

premium_icon Kent: Why Todd Greenberg’s time was up

Following Todd Greenberg’s departure rugby league has the opportunity to thrive, writes PAUL KENT.

Wed 15 Apr 2020

The great Australian cricket quiz: part three

The great Australian cricket quiz: part three

Calling all cricket tragics. Test your knowledge on the game with our latest round of 25 tricky teasers.

Tue 14 Apr 2020

Kent: Ugly self-interest could blow up NRL return

premium_icon Kent: Ugly self-interest could blow up NRL return

As the NRL continues to press on with its May 28 revival plan, there’s one sure-fire way to stop a comeback in its tracks, writes PAUL KENT.

Sun 12 Apr 2020

Australia’s most polarising sportspeople

premium_icon Australia’s most polarising sportspeople

You love them, you hate them, you love to hate them. We count down the most polarising sportspeople in Australian history.

Monday Buzz: Channel 9 will pay for ‘disgraceful’ ploy

premium_icon Monday Buzz: Channel 9 will pay for ‘disgraceful’ ploy

Channel 9 faces the most severe public ­relations backlash for trying to kick rugby league while it’s down and ­facing its biggest crisis.

Fri 10 Apr 2020

Buzz: The return of a dear old friend

premium_icon Buzz: The return of a dear old friend

For most of us, nothing is worse than life without our rugby league except for what we are experiencing now with the coronavirus pandemic.

Wed 8 Apr 2020

NRL braces for grand final with no crowd

premium_icon NRL braces for grand final with no crowd

Amid the crazy ideas being offered to get the NRL season going again, a grand final with no crowd might be the craziest idea yet to get our heads around.

Sun 5 Apr 2020

Hurley: ‘I looked a bit ridiculous’ as a rookie

premium_icon Hurley: ‘I looked a bit ridiculous’ as a rookie

When he rocked up to Windy Hill at 18, Michael Hurley admits he used a hair-lightening spray that made him look “a bit ridiculous”.

Lifeline for Bulldog sacked over sex scandal

premium_icon Lifeline for Bulldog sacked over sex scandal

An NRL club is already making inquiries about the possibility of signing one of the Canterbury players involved in the schoolgirl sex scandal.

The 50 greatest sports movies of all time

premium_icon The 50 greatest sports movies of all time

As Australians search for entertainment at home, some of the greatest sporting tales of all time will fire up the resolve like nothing else.

Thu 2 Apr 2020

V’landys the man to cut through murky NRL politics

premium_icon V’landys the man to cut through murky NRL politics

I explain to people that if the NRL was a country it would be Afghanistan – we are a mass of warring tribes.

Wed 1 Apr 2020

Kent: NRL has no choice but to revive Gladstone plan

premium_icon Kent: NRL has no choice but to revive Gladstone plan

Trump promised to kickstart the economy again, saying “the cure is worse than the disease” - just as the NRL is finding.

Tue 31 Mar 2020

Joke is on players in NRL’s latest comedy routine

premium_icon Joke is on players in NRL’s latest comedy routine

NRL boss Todd Greenberg and chief financial officer Tony Crawford have evaporated any trust league’s key earners have left in the game’s ability to run itself.

Mon 30 Mar 2020

Robinson: Coronavirus crisis a double blow for rising Bombers

premium_icon Robinson: Coronavirus crisis a double blow for rising...

Just when Essendon was getting its head above water after the drugs ban debacle, it’s now counting the human cost of yet another crisis.

Mon 23 Mar 2020

Buzz: Rugby league will never be the same again

premium_icon Buzz: Rugby league will never be the same again

Whether the NRL resumes in two months or a year, it will likely be missing some clubs as the competition comes to terms with shutdown decision.

Sun 22 Mar 2020

Malthouse: Who is best suited to new footy climate?

premium_icon Malthouse: Who is best suited to new footy climate?

Malthouse: What it takes to succeed with no supporters and 17-round season.

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