There are times when eighth place is more important than first, and Sydney and Richmond proved that on Saturday night.
Who needs James Tedesco, Brett Stewart or Josh Hoffman?
Wallabies forward Will Skelton will rub shoulders in a line-up on Sunday that includes players from Test, Shute Shield and sub-districts rugby. And he says he is nervous.
Parramatta let a golden chance to strengthen their grip on an NRL finals berth by going down to the Knights in Newcastle on Saturday afternoon.
South Sydney's Chris McQueen has defended the referees after Canterbury coach Des Hasler criticised them for stopping play as the back-rower lay concussed during the Rabbitohs' 21-14 win on Thursday night.
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The NRL is set to revisit the captain’s challenge in a bid to avoid clangers such as the one which almost cost the Broncos a chance of a finals spot on Friday night.
Melanie Schlanger says punishments handed down had seemingly made it clear that there was one rule for athletes competing in cashed-up sports like league and one rule for everybody else.
If Cam McCarthy's junior sporting days are any guide, Greater Western Sydney's next debutant is set for a career as a swingman.
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