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nrl June 26, 2021

NRL head knocks and player welfare

Long known for its unique brutality, rugby league is facing an identity crisis as it comes to grips with the issue of player welfare.

nrl April 3, 2021

Melbourne Storm forecasts

During a chaotic few years, Melbourne Storm remained the NRL’s benchmark side. But can the reigning premier retain its dominance following the retirement of Cameron Smith?

swimming February 27, 2021

Athletes and mental health

Where once elite athletes were encouraged to show no chinks in their armour, today’s sporting heroes are keen to share their vulnerabilities in the hope of reducing the stigma surrounding mental health challenges.

nrl February 20, 2021

Rugby league All Stars align

For many Indigenous rugby league players, the experience of representing their culture in the All Stars team fosters better knowledge and appreciation of their heritage and reinforces the NRL’s position as Australia’s first majority non-white sport.

nrl October 3, 2020

What next for the Brisbane Broncos?

In 1988, a brash new club turned rugby league on its head and went on to become a dominant force in the NRL. But this year the Brisbane Broncos parted with the coach, left fans dispirited and finished bottom of the ladder. Where did the club lose its way?

nrl September 20, 2014

Manly man: Geoff Toovey, 45, rugby league coach

Manly coach Geoff Toovey talks team culture and tactics ahead of his club's do-or-die NRL semi-final clash with the Canterbury Bulldogs.

nrl March 29, 2014

Forward thinking: Ben Te’o, 27, rugby league player

After a difficult year, rugby league player Ben Te'o is being tipped as a possible future Rabbitohs captain.