Tommy Trbojevic, or James Tedesco? If you had to take your pick for the NRL’s best fullback right now it would be a split hair between these two.
Paul Crawley and Dean Ritchie
NRL premiers Sydney Roosters were among the teams best-suited to adapt to rule changes in round three, with a fit and mobile pack proving a valuable asset.
With the ANZ Stadium rebuild scrapped, Peter V’landys is pushing for up to four new Sydney boutique stadiums — and he has a powerful bargaining chip and league legends have backed the call as PHIL ROTHFIELD and JAMES O’DOHERTY reveal.
Phil Rothfield & James O'Doherty
Rugby Australia is one giant step closer to being able to continue operating after it was ruled a going concern by its accountants KPMG but there could be a heavy cost for survival.
Paul McGregor is the easy target and has to accept responsibility for St George Illawarra’s slow start to the season — but as PHIL ROTHFIELD reveals there’s more to the story.
Essendon forward Orazio Fantasia is likely to miss Essendon’s Round 2 clash against Sydney after suffering an injury at training on the weekend.
Officials can wax lyrical as much as they want about integrity in Queensland racing, but until they fix the current appeal system, the words won’t make an ounce of difference, writes NATHAN EXELBY.
The AFL’s uncertainty about how to return West Coast and Fremantle to Perth to play the second half of the season will likely push back a decision on when to play the Grand Final – and in what timeslot – for months.
Rugby league is back and there’s finally on-field action to discuss — PHIL ROTHFIELD analyses the talking points from the NRL weekend that was.
An 18-year-old excitement machine – rated the best fullback talent to emerge in Brisbane since club great Darren Lockyer – will be thrust into a baptism of fire against defending premiers the Sydney Roosters.
Rugby Australia has submitted its 2019 financial report and will this week announce the first stage of a structural overhaul of the sport.
Toby Edmonds has left nothing to chance ahead of Saturday’s Group 1 double header, taking the opportunity to give his two J.J. Atkins aspirants another look at Eagle Farm last Saturday.
Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley raised eyebrows when he left Jaidyn Stephenson out of his Round 1 team. There were reasons for that, and now the explosive forward is set to push his case to play against Richmond.
Sacking Cornesy. Inspiring a grand final comeback. Donating raffle winnings to his old club. Footy stars have shared quirky stories about the late Bob Hammond after his death on Saturday.
Matt Turner, Reece Homfray
Carlton superstar returned to his roots in country Western Australia and lapped it up. But it wasn’t all fun and games for the Blues jet, with early morning sessions and tiring work with his father on the farm keeping him honest.
Football icon Bob Hammond is being remembered as a great South Australian after passing away on Saturday. The family of the inaugural Crows chairman say they are comforted by an outpouring of support from the community.
The best mail man in the business Wacko’s Whispers has a huge edition of Late Mail as the NRL season restart ramps up — and there’s plenty of news as we head into Sunday`s two matches.
Wacko's Whispers, Michael Carayannis, Travis Meyn
Anthony Milford’s tough night against Parramatta could prove a problem for Brisbane for the rest of the season — Robert Craddock looks at the NRL’s big talking points.
First NRL, now racing - Peter V’landys’ quest to get fans back in stadiums has now shifted to the track, with the Racing NSW supremo pushing ahead with ambitious plans to have limited crowds back at race meetings.
Shane Richardson may have left the building at South Sydney but his attack on Melbourne’s go-slow wrestling tactics from last year won’t be forgotten come Friday night.
RICHMOND and Essendon in a Dreamtime game under lights in Alice Springs and AFL powerhouse clubs Geelong, Collingwood and Carlton in Darwin and the Red Centre
Paul McGregor is under the pump yet again after his side’s loss to New Zealand Warriors, but while Saints supporters are urging the club to dump him it isn’t that simple.
One of the most influential Broncos supporters in the country could hold the key to a second Brisbane team joining the NRL as Queensland’s State Government joins the expansion push.
The 29-year-old tore a pectoral muscle during a gym session on Friday, ruling him out of playing his first game since 2018 indefinitely.
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