LAST week, Jeremy Hawkins was denied his opportunity to play for the Canberra Raiders in the NRL due to the second tier salary cap. In February this year this cap was amended and increased from $375,000 to $440,000 in an attempt to allay this issue.
THIS year's State of Origin series has been criticised by many for being full of niggle tactics and a slap in the face to previous Origin battles...
THIS weekend some bloke, for some odd reason, took a photo of Todd Carney self-watering himself at a urinal. Don't know why you'd want a photo of that, but that's for another discussion.
EVERY year in Rugby League, fans are debating topics about illegal tackles, fighting and the like that goes on during games, whether the game is getting soft, if the judiciary is consistent, if the game's image is appealing to children or not and so on.
LAST week, the Cronulla Sharks captain Paul Gallen revealed that the pressures and stresses of captaining his side engulfed by the ASADA investigation, prevented him from having a third child.
IT'S that time of year again. No, not Origin time...
THIS week the guessing game surrounding James Tedesco's home in 2015 was finally settled, when he agreed to a three year deal at the Canberra Raiders.
THIS is the first Origin series to feature two games in Brisbane since 2011. And it appears that the QRL have sought to recoup money from not having had two games in a series since then, by jacking up prices for tickets...
IS there anything we can learn from statistics alone when it comes to determining who will make the finals this year?
THE past week has seen the NRL cop a huge amount of criticism for stopping its competition for a week to play few rep games.