Men's Rugby League

Melbourne wins 5th in a row, only unbeaten team in NRL

Apr 2, 2017

The Melbourne Storm defeated Penrith 28-6 for their fifth consecutive win to remain the only unbeaten team in the National Rugby League after five rounds

Roosters, Storm unbeaten after 4 NRL rounds

Mar 26, 2017

The Melbourne Storm overcame a 14-0 deficit to beat the Wests Tigers 22-14 Sunday and join the Sydney Roosters as the only undefeated teams after four rounds in the National Rugby League

3 NRL clubs face fines for concussion protocol breaches

Mar 20, 2017

Three clubs face $270,000 (350,000 Australian dollars) in fines for alleged breaches of the National Rugby League's concussion protocols in what could be the heaviest sanctions the competition's governing body has ever imposed for such infringements

Taylor fired as West Tigers coach 3 rounds into NRL season

Mar 20, 2017

The Wests Tigers have fired head coach Jason Taylor three weeks into the National Rugby League season following back-to-back losses to Canberra and Penrith

Storm, Roosters undefeated in National Rugby League

Mar 19, 2017

Fullback Michael Gordon scored two tries to lead the Sydney Roosters to a 14-12 win over Penrith, and Melbourne captain Cameron Smith converted a try from the sideline with three minutes remaining for the same 14-12 advantage over Brisbane

Panthers rebound in emphatic style in Australia's NRL

Mar 12, 2017

Beaten badly in their opening match of the National Rugby League season, the Penrith Panthers bounced back in the second round with a similarly dominating performance over the favored Wests Tigers

Overtime again: Cowboys beat Brisbane in NRL state derby

Mar 11, 2017

The losing coach and winning captain agreed: golden point overtime in the National Rugby League doesn't appear to be fair

NRL player Simona deregistered by league over gambling

Mar 10, 2017

Wests Tigers center Tim Simona has been deregistered by Australia's National Rugby League for a range of gambling-related rule breaches, including betting against his team winning, and on opposition players scoring against his club

Ex-NFLer Jarryd Hayne finding life difficult back Down Under

Mar 8, 2017

The Hayne Plane, not quite a year after flying out of San Francisco, has hit some turbulence Down Under

Broncos beat 2016 champion Cronulla in NRL season opener

Mar 5, 2017

Cronulla's premiership defense in Australia's National Rugby League got off to a shaky start when the Sharks were beaten 26-18 at home by Brisbane to open the 2017 season