Rugby League

Wed 26 Sep 2018

‘Balwyn Brawlers’: Craig Bellamy's most prized possessions

‘Balwyn Brawlers’: Craig Bellamy's most prized possessions

There’s a flat in Melbourne’s east where some of Craig Bellamy’s most precious and valuable possessions are kept.

COREY PARKER: RTS LOOKS BEST BET FOR DALLY M MEDAL

COREY PARKER: RTS LOOKS BEST BET FOR DALLY M MEDAL

IT'S no surprise that after the most unpredictable season in NRL history, trying to pick a Dally M team of the year and Dally M Medal winner is a nightmare.

Cordner slams Slater verdict

Cordner slams Slater verdict

Roosters skipper Boyd Cordner did not hold back when asked about Billy Slater escaping a grand final suspension for a shoulder charge

Kent: Grand final two decades in the making

premium_icon Kent: Grand final two decades in the making

THE Billy Slater charge and ongoing doubt over Cooper Cronk have contributed to take the gloss off what should be the biggest grand final in NRL history

How Knights brought the best out of Ponga

premium_icon How Knights brought the best out of Ponga

Dally M hopeful Kalyn Ponga looks back on this year it is what has happened off the field that has surprised him the most.

Cowboys confirm Barba one-year deal

premium_icon Cowboys confirm Barba one-year deal

THE North Queensland Cowboys have confirmed the signing of Dally M winning fullback Ben Barba to a one-year deal.

Why Billy Slater decision is a joke

Why Billy Slater decision is a joke

SO the shoulder charge is legal as long as you meant to tackle. Or Billy Slater got special treatment — which is another horrible precedent.

Slater & Ghabar: How Billy outsmarted NRL’s legal eagles

Slater & Ghabar: How Billy outsmarted NRL’s legal eagles

AFTER marathon judiciary hearing that went for almost three hours, Billy Slater is free to play in the grand final. Here’s how the retiring Storm star and his team...

Slater call ‘insulted’ dead player, says brother

Slater call ‘insulted’ dead player, says brother

The brother of the James Ackerman, who was tragically killed while playing rugby league for the Sunshine Coast, has labelled the Slater decision an insult.

Billy Slater to play in the NRL grand final

Billy Slater to play in the NRL grand final

BILLY Slater will play for the Melbourne Storm in this week’s NRL grand final after a tense wait before an NRL judiciary hearing.

Tue 25 Sep 2018

Buzz: Slater cleared in NRL’s no-win scenario

premium_icon Buzz: Slater cleared in NRL’s no-win scenario

BILLY Slater saved the best sidestep of his career for the NRL judiciary on Tuesday night to get his clearance to play in Sunday’s grand final.

A win for Slater, Storm and rugby league

premium_icon A win for Slater, Storm and rugby league

WHAT a mess the Slater circus has been. But at least we can now prepare for the most anticipated NRL grand final in 20 years

Not guilty: Slater free to play in grand final

Not guilty: Slater free to play in grand final

THE NRL judiciary has taken more than 50 minutes to deliberate clear Billy Slater to play a fairytale NRL grand final in his final game.

Broncos make decision on Bennett future

premium_icon Broncos make decision on Bennett future

WAYNE Bennett’s 25-year reign as Brisbane Broncos coach is over after next season.

No sympathy for Slater says Mitchell

No sympathy for Slater says Mitchell

LATRELL Mitchell sat on the sidelines during the preliminary final hoping for a chance to play in a decider. However, he said he feels no sympathy for Storm...

Storm divided on Smith’s retirement hint

Storm divided on Smith’s retirement hint

STORM players Cameron Munster and Ryan Hoffman have differing views on whether their skipper Cameron Smith will call it quits after the grand final.

Eels sack NRL veteran over failed drugs test

premium_icon Eels sack NRL veteran over failed drugs test

Parramatta sacked enigmatic back-rower Tony Williams on Tuesday after the former Test and Origin player failed a second drugs test

‘The pain never leaves’ for suspended seven

premium_icon ‘The pain never leaves’ for suspended seven

AS Billy Slater prepares to face the judiciary, we take a look at seven other rugby league legends who were denied a chance at grand final glory.

Roosters pull halfback shock

Roosters pull halfback shock

TEAMS are in for Sunday’s grand final clashes at ANZ Stadium. The Roosters have named Mitch Aubusson at halfback to face the Storm in the NRL decider.

NRL backflips on huge Mad Monday fine

NRL backflips on huge Mad Monday fine

THE Canterbury Bulldogs have had their NRL fine for their lewd Mad Monday celebrations reduced significantly.

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