NRL to trial ‘captain’s challenge’ in this weekend’s games

NRL to trial ‘captain’s challenge’ in this weekend’s games

A “captain’s challenge” will be trialled in the NRL for the first time this weekend, it has been revealed. The initiative will be used in Saturday’s match between St George Illawarra and Newcastle at Jubilee Oval as well as upcoming

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Benji Marshall rules out move to England for 2017

Benji Marshall rules out move to England for 2017

Former New Zealand international Benji Marshall has revealed that while he has received offers from Super League sides for 2017, he will not be taking any of them up as he looks to continue playing in Australia. The 31-year-old will

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GOSSIP: Uate reportedly knocks back Warrington move

GOSSIP: Uate reportedly knocks back Warrington move

Some media reports had linked Warrington with a sensational swoop for NRL winger Akuila Uate – but speculation Down Under today suggests he won’t be coming to Super League after all. One report from the Canberra Times says that Uate

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George Burgess hits out Aussies wanting to play for England

George Burgess hits out Aussies wanting to play for England

England forward George Burgess has hit out at the growing contingent of Australian players looking to play for England under Wayne Bennett. Burgess, speaking to the Sunday Telegraph, insisted that England have a strong enough team as it is to

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GOSSIP: Is Kevin Locke in line for a shock NRL return?

GOSSIP: Is Kevin Locke in line for a shock NRL return?

It has been almost a year since Kevin Locke last played top-level rugby league – but according to reports in Australia, he is about to offered a chance to resurrect his career. Fox Sports are reporting that the 27-year-old has

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Darcy Lussick the latest to put his hand up for England

Darcy Lussick the latest to put his hand up for England

England could be set for another fresh face for this year’s Four Nations – after NRL forward Darcy Lussick deciding he wants to switch his allegiance to England for this year’s Four Nations. The prop has been in great form

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Whitehead extends Canberra stay

Whitehead extends Canberra stay

Elliot Whitehead has signed a new deal with Canberra, keeping him at the Raiders until the end of the 2018 season. The 26-year-old has been at ever present for the Raiders this season and has impressed Down Under following a

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Hodges calls for rugby league to have Nines World Cup

Hodges calls for rugby league to have Nines World Cup

Former NRL star Justin Hodges has called for the popular Rugby League Nines concept to be expanded to the global stage, potentially having a Nines World Cup in future years. The NRL host a Nines event at the start of

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New CEO for Rugby League World Cup

New CEO for Rugby League World Cup

The organising committee of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup has announced that Andrew Hill has been appointed its new Chief Executive Officer, following the departure from the role last month of Michael Brown. “We are delighted Andrew has accepted the

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Manly centre attracting Super League interest

Manly centre attracting Super League interest

A number of Super League clubs are considering a move for Manly Sea Eagles centre Tony Satini. The 22-year-old has yet to make an appearance for Manly in 2016 and is looking to leave the NRL club when his contract expires at

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