NRL player charged over sex tape scandal

2019-03-05 06:41

An Australian rugby league player was charged for his part in a sex tape saga engulfing the scandal-plagued competition barely a week before the new season kicks off.

NRL gets tough on players and crime

2019-02-28 08:32

Australian rugby league authorities announced tough new rules to crack down on players accused of crimes after a spate of off-field incidents tarnished the game's reputation.

Sex assault charge as Australia's NRL hit by more scandal

2018-12-14 09:20

Australia's National Rugby League is reeling from yet another sexual assault scandal.

Kiwis beat Kangaroos in rugby league upset

2018-10-13 13:40

New Zealand rallied then held out a late Kangaroos comeback to beat Australia in a rugby league upset in Auckland.

Sydney Roosters win NRL grand final

2018-09-30 14:38

The Sydney Roosters have won their first premiership in five years after outclassing the Melbourne Storm in the Australian rugby league grand final.

Former NRL bad boy banned for 10 years

2018-08-16 08:53

Former Australian rugby league international John Hopoate has been banned from the sport for 10 years over a fight in a minor grade match.

US singer apologises for botching New Zealand anthem

2018-06-26 12:06

The American singer who botched the New Zealand national anthem before a rugby league Test against England has apologised and said she deserved to be ridiculed.

Australia great Slater drops retirement bombshell

2018-05-29 08:02

Australia great Billy Slater has announced his retirement from international and representative rugby league in a bombshell announcement ahead of the State of Origin series.

Player cuts off finger to play for NRL club

2017-12-22 08:25

South Sydney Rabbitohs forward Angus Crichton has taken the radical step of amputating part of a troublesome finger so he can play in next season's NRL.

Rugby league star tests positive for cocaine

2017-11-23 14:00

A high-profile rugby league player has been banned from the sport for two years after testing positive for cocaine.


NRL club rocked by sex video scandals

2019-03-04 11:14

Australian rugby league club Penrith Panthers are in damage control after another lurid sex video allegedly involving players from the club surfaced on social media.

Standout star Barba kicked out of NRL over domestic violence

2019-02-05 09:04

Rugby league standout Ben Barba has been kicked out of the sport in Australia over allegations of domestic violence.

Jarryd Hayne 'arrested after sex assault claims'

2018-11-19 11:01

High-profile rugby league star Jarryd Hayne has reportedly been arrested by Australian police over sex assault allegations, the second incident to be raised against the player.

New Kangaroos skipper suspended after drink-driving charge

2018-10-02 09:45

New Kangaroos skipper Greg Inglis has been suspended for two games after being caught allegedly drink driving just hours after his appointment.

Burgess embroiled in lewd video scandal

2018-09-18 11:31

England's Sam Burgess is being investigated by Australian rugby league chiefs after being caught up in a lewd video chat scandal.

Oz rugby league great announces retirement

2018-08-08 10:23

Australian star Billy Slater has confirmed he is stepping away from rugby league after 16 years.

NZ anthem's 'worst rendition' strikes bum note

2018-06-25 10:53

It wasn't the scoreline that angered New Zealanders after their rugby league Test loss to England, but what was dubbed the "worst" rendition of their national anthem.

Australian great Smith calls time on national career

2018-05-15 08:12

Australia and Queensland skipper Cameron Smith called time on his representative career just weeks away from the State of Origin series opener.

Rugby league star accused of sexual assault

2017-12-20 10:09

Australian Rugby League veteran Jarryd Hayne has been accused of sexual assault in a civil lawsuit.

All Blacks v Kangaroos in mega dollar showdown?

2017-11-09 20:24

Rugby World Cup holders New Zealand could face rugby league's top team, Australia, in a multi-million dollar cross-code encounter.

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