Rugby League

Leading players quit NZ, Australia to play for Tonga at WCup

Oct 5, 2017

Leading players Taumalolo, Fifita quit Kangaroos, Kiwis to play for Tonga at Rugby League World Cup

NRL's David Mead to captain PNG at Rugby League World Cup

Oct 4, 2017

Brisbane Broncos fullback David Mead will captain Papua New Guinea at the Rugby League World Cup in a 23-man squad that includes Cronulla's James Segeyaro

Billy Slater to return to the Melbourne Storm next season

Oct 3, 2017

Fullback Billy Slater says he signed a one-year contract with the Melbourne Storm for the 2018 season to help repay the faith shown in him by the National Rugby League club through his lengthy injury layoff

Slater, Kaufusi among 7 Storm players in Australia squad

Oct 3, 2017

Mal Meninga includes Slater, Kaufusi among 7 Storm players in Australia's World Cup squad

Melbourne wins National Rugby League title, beats Cowboys

Oct 1, 2017

The Melbourne Storm ended a dominating season with an almost routine 34-6 win over the North Queensland Cowboys in the National Rugby League grand final on Sunday

South Africa, Australia draw 27-27, New Zealand wins title

Sep 30, 2017

South Africa and Australia drew 27-27 in the Rugby Championship after Springboks flyhalf Elton Jantjies missed a last-minute penalty at Free State Stadium

Super Weekend Down Under: grand finals in 2 football leagues

Sep 29, 2017

It's grand final weekend for the two biggest football leagues in Australia: One team will try to win a championship after losing the final last year, one of the others hasn't been in a title match for 35 years

Rapper Macklemore wades into Australia's gay marriage debate

Sep 28, 2017

U.S. rapper Macklemore is wading into Australia's gay marriage debate by vowing to sing his marriage equality anthem "Same Love" during a weekend rugby final

Melbourne's Cameron Smith wins Dally M Medal in NRL

Sep 27, 2017

Melbourne's Cameron Smith becomes oldest man at 34 to win Dally M Medal

Cowboys, Storm to meet in National Rugby League grand final

Sep 23, 2017

After just making the National Rugby League playoffs as the eighth and last qualifying team, the North Queensland Cowboys are into the grand final against the first-place Melbourne Storm