NRL 2022 Finals start this week
Sam Harris - Sep 8, 2022

The NRL 2022 finals start this week in what is shaping up to be one of the most intriguing series in many years. Each year, a group of finalists reaches September with the ambition to go further in the knockout series which is the NRL 2022 finals series. A number of fixtures will soon establish […]

State of Origin II built on a solid game from the Blues
Thomas Craig - Jul 4, 2018

With the Blues winning their second State of Origin series since 2005, the win was built on new beginnings, as much as a better game plan. Now, with game three only a week away, Thomas Craig looks back at Origin game two, and explains how it came down to several key moments. State of Origin II […]

Melbourne beat Penrith
Sam Mackeown - Aug 2, 2021

It was billed as Super Saturday, the game of the season. A Covid outbreak in Queensland had other ideas. As a result, all three Saturday games were moved to Sunday. An empty Suncorp stadium was the stage for the Melbourne Storm’s emphatic win over the Penrith Panthers. The score was 37-10 but it could have […]

Penrith beat South Sydney and win 2021 NRL Premiership title
Sam Mackeown - Oct 5, 2021

The Penrith Panthers beat the South Sydney Rabbitohs 14-12 to win the 2021 NRL Premiership title on Sunday, in Brisbane. Penrith beat South Sydney and win 2021 NRL Premiership title In winning the 2021 Grand Final, coach Ivan Cleary and his chargers avenged the 2020 loss to the Melbourne Storm. It was a game watched […]

2021 NRL Grand Final
Sam Mackeown - Sep 29, 2021

Here we are, 25 rounds, 200 matches, and 9193 points later. The 2021 NRL Grand Final: Penrith Panthers v South Sydney Rabbitohs. One of the most tumultuous seasons of NRL is down to its final weekend. The Grand Final will take place in Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium after the entire competition moved to Queensland in July. […]

Who will make the 2021 Grand Final?
Sam Mackeown - Sep 24, 2021

The 2021 NRL season is down to the final four. Only two can proceed to the 2021 Grand Final but the contest for that will be thrilling to watch for rugby league fans across the globe. Week three of the play-offs and it’s up to the teams that finished in the top four in the […]

Week 1 of the 2021 NRL Finals
Sam Mackeown - Sep 14, 2021

Week 1 of the 2021 NRL finals, and four unmissable matchups. Melbourne Storm beat the Manly Sea Eagles, South Sydney Rabbitohs beat Penrith Panthers, Sydney Roosters beat Gold Coast Titans, and Parramatta Eels beat Newcastle Knights. Melbourne and Souths’ victories mean they get the all-important week off. In fact, 13 of the last 14 Premiers […]

Melbourne Storm lose
Sam Mackeown - Aug 31, 2021

For the first time since Round 3, Melbourne Storm lose. The Parramatta Eels emerged victorious on Saturday night against a lacklustre Storm.

Resilient Roosters Back into Top Four
Sam Mackeown - Aug 22, 2021

The Resilient Roosters are back in the top four after beating the St George Illawarra Dragons 40-22 on Sunday. The Roosters both regained fourth spot on the ladder and also ended Dragons’ final hopes. The injury-hit Eastern Suburbs outfit have shown remarkable resilience in the face of constant setbacks. Sunday at the Clive Berghofer Stadium […]

Parramatta and Manly Face Off
Sam Mackeown - Aug 13, 2021

A 70-year rivalry resumes on Saturday, as Parramatta and Manly go head to head on the Sunshine Coast, with a top-four spot up for grabs. 

Melbourne and Penrith
Sam Mackeown - Jul 26, 2021

The top two sides in the NRL left Round 19 with victories. Melbourne Storm beat the North Queensland Cowboys 20-16, while the Penrith Panthers edged past the Brisbane Broncos 18-12. However, both teams’ performances were surprisingly lackluster given the quality of opposition. A rare off-day adds more spice to the upcoming season-defining match in Round […]

NRL relocation to Queensland
Sam Mackeown - Jul 12, 2021

The NRL’s relocation to Queensland is a controversial albeit necessary move – how will it affect the competition?

Toronto Wolfpack

There were doubts that the Toronto Wolfpack would succeed when the team was announced. A lot of Torontonians didn’t know about the game of rugby league. This was especially true for a sport that only appeared in 2010 with the Canadian men’s rugby league team nicknamed the ‘Canada Wolverines’. However, what rugby league fans in […]

All Black Sonny Bill Williams officially retires from storied rugby career
Ross Sanderson - Mar 12, 2021

This month, New Zealand All Blacks legend Sonny Bill Williams called time on his professional rugby playing career. Although already retired from rugby union at both club and international level, Williams announced he had played his last game in league too, officially hanging up his boots in rugby for good. In a career that spanned […]

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck gone from Warriors to All Blacks*

The highly-rated rugby league player Roger Tuivasa-Sheck is gone from his Warriors NRL side, to chase a dream of playing rugby union – and possibly the All Blacks. Often touted but on Saturday afternoon, the rumours were proved true. In a ZOOM call, Warriors management and Roger Tuivasa-Sheck himself told media that his final year […]

Rugby League 2021: All you need to get started
T.J. Davies - Jan 20, 2021

The rugby league season begins in the UK in just over two months and ends 2021 with a World Cup. If you’re a little bored with rugby union but can’t go to the theatre – as Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill recently suggested – take a look at how the hard-hitting relatives of union do things. […]

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