Former rugby league player Ian Roberts has predicted the ‘‘end of contact sport’’ after being diagnosed with brain damage he believes is the result of being knocked out up to a dozen times in his playing career.
This was meant to be a yarn about William Hopoate. Or Brad Arthur. Or that penalty try or Sam Tomkins' first NRL game.
Gareth Widdop demonstrated why St George Illawarra had paid big money to sign him.
Follow live coverage as the St George Illawarra Dragons take on the Wests Tigers.
An injury-ravaged Newcastle were forced to use three fullbacks in the opening 40 minutes as they blew a first-half lead to lose 30-8 to Penrith on Saturday.
Jarryd Hayne predicts Sam Tomkins will be a hit in the NRL before the Englishman's much-anticipated debut for New Zealand.
Ben Creagh found his form slipping with that of his team last season, writes Michael Carayannis.
When Manu Ma'u makes his debut for Parramatta, he will complete a dramatic turnaround
Loss to North Queensland in Townsville will sting the Canberra Raiders.
When Brett Stewart walked to the sideline complaining of hamstring soreness 10 minutes before half-time at Brookvale Oval on Saturday night Manly were crushing Melbourne 20-0.