September 19, 2010
Sydney Morning Herald
THE NRL has taken a significant step to shedding its least favourite tag - the kings of the off-field dishonour list.
Research from The Sun-Herald shows that the AFL has - at least - as much on its hands in terms of player misbehaviour.more
NRL Chief Executive, Mr David Gallop, today presented a 2010 State of the Game report showcasing how Rugby League has connected with more members and fans than ever before in a record-breaking Telstra Premiership that achieved the highest ever regular season attendance in history.more
One of Australian Rugby League's former stars says players caught up in the new betting scandal should be banned from the game for life.
New South Wales police have set up a strikeforce to investigate a betting plunge on who would score first in an NRL game last month and there are reports that another five games may also be tainted.more
March 5, 2010
An independent commission and a bumper TV deal in the pipeline. Memberships up. Players more aware of the consequences of bad behaviour. David Gallop has never been more excited about the state of rugby league and the NRL, writes Greg Prichard (see more)more
By Josh Massoud
From: The Daily Telegraph
January 22, 2010 12:00AM
WHEN rugby league bosses open negotiations for a new TV rights deal this year, they should be armed with these compelling figures of the code's undersold popularity on the box.more
WHEN Wagga Wagga lost its famous Eric Weissel Oval, bush footy lost a chunk of its soul. As one Group Nine rugby league figure told the Herald , it was like taking the Harbour Bridge away from Sydney when Wagga Leagues Club went into receivership in 2004 and the oval later sold to developers.
Article from Sydney Morning Herald - Daniel Lewis | November 24, 2009more
John Skandalis is proof that you can turn your life around. That you can be a teenager running amok in Airds with no job, no mother and, seemingly, no hope. Much like the youngsters who visited the Wests Tigers during the week.
By DAVID MOFFETT - The Press (New Zealand)
The National Rugby League is often in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Season 2009 has been no different, with an unacceptable number off field incidents bringing the game into disrepute.
By Phil Rothfield | August 13, 2009 12:00am
Article from: The Daily Telegraph
DON'T worry about Greg Inglis and the damage he has done to rugby league. He has plenty of mates. St George Illawarra CEO Peter Doust is one. So too is Wests Tigers coach Tim Sheens. (see more)more
Written by Andrew Gee | July 18, 2009
Article from: The Australian
NOTHING tests a rugby league player like State of Origin. In my opinion, it's the toughest arena in sport. Those comments have nothing to do with the violence that occurred in the final Origin game last Wednesday.(click on link or see more)