A revamped junior game – aimed at getting five- and six-year olds more involved at the grassroots level – will have a particular benefit for the women's game.
There has never been a better time for parents to sign their kids to play junior rugby league with sweeping changes to the sport set to make footy safer.
Parents and junior rugby league players will be part of a different league experience from 2017, with the code moving to ensure a more fun, friendly game.
Kyle Turner is used to playing in front of huge crowds in the NRL, but this week the Rabbitohs back-rower addressed a much smaller audience for a good cause.
Veteran Brisbane forward Alex Glenn is eyeing a NRL pre-season return after launching his four-month recovery from shoulder surgery.
One of the more vexed changes for the 2017 NRL Draw was the addition of a 6pm game on Fridays, but there are plenty of reasons to like the new fixture.
The Penrith Panthers have granted Chris Grevsmuhl an immediate release from his contract with the club in order to deal with issues of a personal nature.
The reigning rookie of the year Ashley Taylor has quashed any suggestion his troublesome groin will prevent him from representing the Indigenous All Stars.
New Panthers recruit Michael Oldfield says he knows time is getting away from him to establish himself as an NRL player after six seasons in and out of the NRL.
The NRL will invite Club and State Chairs to meet next week to progress talks on a new funding model and constitutional change.