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Wed 8 Apr 2020

NRL braces for grand final with no crowd

premium_icon NRL braces for grand final with no crowd

Amid the crazy ideas being offered to get the NRL season going again, a grand final with no crowd might be the craziest idea yet to get our heads around.

Rugby league’s reluctant hero takes a stand

premium_icon Rugby league’s reluctant hero takes a stand

Never one to take a backward step on the field, Joey Leilua is now stepping up off of it to become a respected voice for all NRL players.

Hulk Hogan’s disturbing virus message

Hulk Hogan’s disturbing virus message

WWE icon Hulk Hogan has said the world doesn’t need a coronavirus vaccine, claiming the global pandemic is God’s work.

The Ultimate Australian cricket quiz... part TWO!

The Ultimate Australian cricket quiz... part TWO!

Cricket nuffies, assemble! Challenge yourself with 20 of the best as we try to rattle your off stump!

Tue 7 Apr 2020

NRL eyes early return after jumping huge hurdle

premium_icon NRL eyes early return after jumping huge hurdle

The NRL’s plans for season 2020 have received a huge boost following a fresh meeting between rugby league powerbrokers and their biosecurity expert.

Volkanovski in line for ‘mystery island’ title fight

premium_icon Volkanovski in line for ‘mystery island’ title fight

UFC president Dana White say he has secured a private island to avoid the Coronavirus chaos and stage fights for international stars.

Sporting statue robbed before official unveiling

premium_icon Sporting statue robbed before official unveiling

ALLORA community shocked as vandals damage homegrown heroes newly minted statue.

NRL offered a slice of paradise to resume competition

premium_icon NRL offered a slice of paradise to resume competition

The Whitsundays have offered to host all 16 NRL clubs at Hamilton, Daydream and Hayman Islands in an effort to resume the 2020 competition.

Escape plan: Wallabies stars could spark devastating exodus

premium_icon Escape plan: Wallabies stars could spark devastating exodus

Leading Wallabies players are negotiating new contract clauses that could see the biggest exodus of talent in the game’s history.

Billy Slater picks his all-time Maroons team

Billy Slater picks his all-time Maroons team

Queensland great Billy Slater changed his mind several times and felt disloyal to some legends of his state in selecting his all-time State of Origin side.

NRL’s two-conference proposal is heating up.

NRL’s two-conference proposal is heating up.

Gorden Tallis is not a fan of the proposed two-conference system in a revamped NRL season because he believes it will create an unfair playing field.

British Open cancelled, Masters makes way

British Open cancelled, Masters makes way

The British Open will not be played this year for the first time since 1945, while the Masters is also on the move.

Lewis lifts lid on ‘brutal’ camp that caused Dee player revolt

premium_icon Lewis lifts lid on ‘brutal’ camp that caused Dee player...

Former Melbourne star Jordan Lewis says he was so exhausted he slept for 18 hours after a brutal pre-season camp that left two Demons injured.

With everything on the line, NRL players get it right

premium_icon With everything on the line, NRL players get it right

NRL players have pushed aside their bad-boy image to become off-field angels.

Cornes reveals ‘fragile’ Tex phone call

Cornes reveals ‘fragile’ Tex phone call

Kane Cornes claims he’s living inside the head of “mentally fragile” Crows star Taylor Walker — and has the phone call to prove it.

AFL star rocked by family tragedy

AFL star rocked by family tragedy

There are grave fears for the brother of AFL star Michael Hibberd, who has not been seen since setting out on a boat.

Stripped: Controversial call that could spark NRL war

premium_icon Stripped: Controversial call that could spark NRL war

With the NRL leaning towards a truncated two-conference competition, one key decision could divide the 16 clubs in more ways than one.

Mon 6 Apr 2020

Revealed: NRL bubble bid must past stringent test

premium_icon Revealed: NRL bubble bid must past stringent test

The man tasked with leading the project to get rugby league up and running again has vowed “hysteria” and “fear” won’t cloud the facts.

Bragging rights on line as Intrust Super Cup goes virtual

premium_icon Bragging rights on line as Intrust Super Cup goes virtual

We won’t get to see our favourite Intrust Super Cup players on the field this year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still barrack for our teams.

Does Queensland deserve to host a grand final?

premium_icon Does Queensland deserve to host a grand final?

CHRIS HONNERY says yes, DEAN RITCHIE won’t have a bar of it.

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