Canterbury have sounded a warning to every side above them on the NRL Telstra Premiership ladder with a powerful and clinical dismantling of premiers Rabbitohs.
Penrith prop Brent Kite announced his retirement from the game on Friday, officially bringing to an end a stellar 313 game NRL career.
18 months on from an ACL injury that brought his career to a shattering halt, Cowboys fullback Lachlan Coote returns to NZ in a much better frame of mind.
Female participation in rugby league has jumped a staggering 26 per cent in a single year as more pathways are created for women to be involved in the game.
The Australian Schoolboys two-Test series against New Zealand under-18s will go ahead as planned after an agreement was reached between the NRL and the NZRL.
Consistency in personnel is what the coach Craig Bellamy believes has been a big factor in steadying the ship and helping the club charge towards the top four.
As a journalist it is the highlight of my rugby league week, the chance to hear the teachings of legendary Broncos coach Wayne Bennett.
The expected late changes and injury rumours heading into the 24th round of the Telstra Premiership season.
Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett has reshuffled his backline for Saturday night's NRL clash with Sydney Roosters that may decide the minor premiership.
Despite carrying a broken and dislocated finger and a broken nose, Steve Matai will continue to play through discomfort to help Manly to another finals series.