Rugby League

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

Super Rugby: Western Force end 10-match home losing streak

Mar 2, 2017

The Western Force staged a late rally Thursday to beat the Queensland Reds 26-19 and end a 10-match home losing streak in Super Rugby

Simona to face integrity unit next week in NRL scandal

Mar 2, 2017

A National Rugby League player implicated in a betting scandal is expected to face the sport's integrity unit next week

Waratahs chief says no team input into Super Rugby future

Mar 1, 2017

A week before Super Rugby's governing body meets to discuss the future of the competition, the chairman of the New South Wales Waratahs has complained that none of the five Australian teams will have a say in determining which clubs, if any, are cut

Wigan becomes first 4-time rugby league world club champion

Feb 19, 2017

Wigan became the first English rugby league winner of the World Club Challenge since 2012 and the first four-time champion after bowling over Cronulla 22-6

6N: England wins ugly to begin title defense and set record

Feb 4, 2017

England came back twice to edge France 19-16 and set a new national record for consecutive victories in a shaky start to its Six Nations title defense on Saturday