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17 January 2018 11:13 AM Brisbane Broncos player allegedly assaulted woman: reports

An unnamed Brisbane NRL player has been accused of assaulting a woman. The Seven Network is reporting the Broncos' player, who cannot be named for legal reasons, allegedly had "slapped and manhandled" a woman known to him on Sunday night and will face court. "The club has made aware of a private matter involving a player that currently sits within a court 9

12 January 2018 12:19 PM NRL 2018: Nathan Peats in good humour and approaching rude health for NRL opener

A shoulder reconstruction should not hamper Nathan Peats' NRL season, with the Gold Coast hooker a chance of returning early for the Titans' final trial game. The NSW incumbent's 2017 season was curtailed by the shoulder complaint but he has been attacking preseason training as hard as anyone, regularly leading the squad in fitness drills. Coach Garth 9

2 January 2018 10:13 PM Man punched, bitten, had his and phone stolen in Melbourne road rage incident

A man has been punched, bitten and thrown against vehicles before his phone was stolen in a broad-daylight road-rage incident in Melbourne. The 25-year-old Sunshine West man was driving his silver Honda Jazz on Maribyrnong Road in Maribyrnong about 3.30pm on December 30 when he was rear-ended by a blue Audi hatch. He was approached by the driver of the Audi and after 24

21 December 2017 6:12 AM NRL 2018: South Sydney Rabbitohs star Angus Crichton amputates finger

South Sydney star Angus Crichton has had a finger amputated to ensure he's ready for the 2018 NRL season. Crichton's manager David Rawlings confirmed the back-rower had had the middle finger on his left hand amputated, Fox Sports is reporting. Crichton earlier this week confirmed he had signed a three-year deal to join the Sydney Roosters from 2019. The 21-year-old 44

19 December 2017 1:59 PM Government delivers NRL clubs another win, lifting community funding by $10m

A new community and high-performance centre will be developed by the South Sydney Rabbitohs in Maroubra, part-funded by a $50 million outlay from the state government to NRL clubs. Sports Minister Stuart Ayres revealed on Tuesday the government would increase funds available to NRL clubs for "centres of excellence" from $40 million to $50 million 58

18 December 2017 12:41 AM NRL: Canberra Raiders hooker Kurt Baptiste released

The Canberra Raiders have released hooker Kurt Baptiste in a move that could make them salary cap compliant. Baptiste will pack his bags for England and join Super League outfit Leigh Centurions on a one-year deal, officially ending speculation that has hovered over his future for months. The Green Machine needed to shed weight to alleviate salary cap pressure 58

11 December 2017 6:10 AM Manly Sea Eagles facing 'significant fine' after NRL salary cap breach notice

Manly are facing a "significant fine" after a lengthy investigation by the NRL's integrity unit found potential breaches of the competition's salary cap by the club over the past five years. The NRL announced on Monday afternoon that it had issued Manly with a breach notice, giving the club five days to respond, as well as issuing show-cause notices 70 1

7 December 2017 5:00 AM Tom Ebsworth's 50-year journey earns Canberra Region Rugby League life membership

There's something about the number 50 for long-standing Canberra rugby league official Tom Ebsworth. He was paid 50 cents a game to be a Queanbeyan Blues ball boy as a kid, and now he has been recognised as a Canberra Region Rugby League life member on the eve of his 50th season involved in the league. Ebsworth has served on various boards and committees 65

4 December 2017 5:17 AM James Maloney's swap deal with Panthers official

Penrith Panthers have confirmed the signing of NSW and Kangaroos five-eighth James Maloney until at least the end of the 2020 NRL season. In what effectively was a swap deal with Matt Moylan joining Cronulla, Maloney will link up with the Panthers after 203 first-grade games at four NRL clubs and play in the halves with 20-year-old halfback Nathan Cleary 46

24 November 2017 4:03 AM Australian Baseball League tie-break tested as Canberra Cavalry beat Sydney Blue Sox

The Australian Baseball League's answer to the NRL's golden point got its first test - and if you ask the Canberra Cavalry, it passed with flying colours. Canberra picked up its first win of the ABL season in a stunning finish against arch-rivals the Sydney Blue Sox at Narrabundah Ballpark on Thursday night. Jay Baum was the hero as he singled on a ground 37