Wayne Bennett has signed on as coach of the England rugby league team – a move that will bring exposure and growth to the international game.
Wayne Bennett has been tight lipped on who the next skipper will be since the retirement of Justin Hodges, but Sam Thaiday is happy to fill the breach at Nines.
The RLIF has confirmed that the 2021 World Cup will include more teams in both the Men's and Women's competitions as rugby league continues to grow.
Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson will unleash new signing Joe Burgess at the Auckland Nines but has kept his new halves pairing in cotton wool.
Just 12 months ago Justin O'Neill thought he might be confined to reserve grade. He's now knocking loudly on the Origin door after winning a second Premiership.
Player accountability will prove the difference for Newcastle's young squad in 2016 according to club legend and assistant coach Danny Buderus.
Wayne Bennett admits it won't be easy to turn England into World Cup champions but reckons juggling his NRL duties with Brisbane won't be a problem.
NRL.com sat down with Eels flyer and World All Stars representative Semi Radradra to reflect on his incredible rugby league journey to date.
The 2016 Auckland Nines may only be the third edition of the pre-season tournament but the competition has already unearthed its fair share of breakout stars.
Queensland coach Kevin Walters has been given an unexpected opportunity to showcase the same leadership and authority that made him such a respected player.