A 23-year-old rugby league player has died because of a “sudden health issue.” Kato Ottio was due to link up with new club Widnes Vikings. He was just one week away from fulfiling his dream of playing sport at a high level. Kato Ottio, a centre for rugby league club […]
The National Rugby League’s new $120 million digital business will not cannibalise the audiences of existing media organisations, the NRL’s digital boss insists. NRL Digital, encompassing a new central news website, and sites and apps across the competition’s 16 teams, went live on Tuesday afternoon, in a sweeping change designed […]
Talk to rugby league fans about the poor crowds for the NRL’s finals season games in Sydney on the weekend they’re a bit like the Manly and Cronulla coaches, who blamed the referees for their season-ending performances. Sea Eagles and Sharks fans refuse to travel, fans argue. That’s why just […]
For Blues supporters, it’s another case of there’s always next year after NSW went down 22-6 to Queensland in the series decider in Brisbane last night. In a performance described as “horrible” and “like playing reserve grade” by Blues star James Maloney after the match, his side managed to let […]
The weather’s now getting cooler but the footy’s heating up – here’s what you need to know heading into round 2 this weekend: 1. It’s all about Jarryd Hayne on the Gold Coast this week. The Titans had a lacklustre first-up loss last weekend and the former NFL running back […]
Cricket’s barely over but the footy’s back tonight – and these are things to watch out for this weekend: 1. Rugby league’s relationship with gambling is… complicated. The NRL is receiving $60 million from Sportsbet in an official wagering partnership, but concerns over the sport’s integrity forced the league this […]
Footballer Jarryd Hayne has blamed instability at the Parramatta Eels as the reason he has signed with the Gold Coast Titans, breaking a promise to return to club if he played rugby league again. Having walked out on Parramatta in 2014 to pursue his “dream” of playing NFL, Hayne struggled […]
Queensland will win.
Queensland 1, New South Wales 0.
It's a party of two halves.
NRL and ARU players involved.
Things are looking up for the Hayne plane.
Not a good start to 2015.
One powerhouse for another.
What about the keys to the beer fridge?