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Raiders adopting Wayne's world in Canberra

Raiders co-captain Josh Hodgson has played under super coach Wayne Bennett and believes his methods have been adopted in Canberra this year. England hooker Hodgson comes up against his national team coach when the Raiders host South Sydney in a NRL top-four blockbuster on Saturday. Canberra (6-3) have been the competition's surprise...

Eels extend coach Arthur's NRL contract

Parramatta have handed Brad Arthur a two-year NRL contract extension despite initially holding off on making a head coaching decision until June. After weeks of scrutiny over their long-term plans, the Eels announced a new deal for Arthur that will tie him to the club until the end of the 2021...

NRL to build on Magic Round numbers

The NRL won't rule out another four-day Magic Round next year after solid Thursday night ratings and some rare positive feedback. NRL CEO Todd Greenberg was able to boast of the concept's success on Monday after 134,677 people had watched eight games over the weekend at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium. A touch over...

Beattie backs NRL's behaviour policy

ARL Commission chairman Peter Beattie has unapologetically backed the NRL's no-fault player behaviour policy before its toughest test in the Federal Court this week. Beattie played a leading role in the implementation of the policy, which gives NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg the discretion to stand down players charged with serious...

Segeyaro starts Broncos NRL stint

Brisbane recruit James Segeyaro is training with his new NRL club following his mid-season switch from Cronulla. The hooker joined the Broncos on a deal until the end of the season and is aiming to fill the void left by injured No.9 Andrew McCullough. Queensland State of Origin rake McCullough is sidelined...

NRL won't apologise to Mitchell Pearce

NRL CEO Todd Greenberg says he will not apologise to Mitchell Pearce despite admitting his 2016 for his lewd dog video was "overcooked". Pearce was suspended for eight NRL games and fined $125,000 for his drunken Australia Day antics. Greenberg said on Friday that he would not say sorry to the Newcastle...

Manly's Hasler brushes off his NRL critics

Manly's Des Hasler brushes off his NRL critics (AAP Image/Brendan Esposito)  Washed up. Too intense. Problems with his game plan. They're all criticisms which were levelled at Des Hasler after his messy exit from Canterbury. But 18 months on, he has rebuilt his reputation and has Manly firing a third of the way through...

Seibold backing youth to spark Broncos

Brisbane coach Anthony Seibold backing youth to spark Broncos (AAP Image/Dan Peled)  Brisbane coach Anthony Seibold is turning to the club's youngsters in a bid to revive the Broncos' sagging NRL campaign. Last week's defeat to South Sydney has left Brisbane floundering in 13th on the NRL ladder, with just two wins from...
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