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NRL closes offices, staff to take leave

NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg has told the media today at a press conference that the NRL will close its office's with staff to take leave (AAP Image/Joel Carrett) The NRL has announced it will close its offices from Tuesday until at least May 1, forcing hundreds of staff across all departments...

Friend questions different NRL standards

Sydney Roosters veteran Jake Friend (pictured) questions different NRL standards (AAP Image/Dean Lewins) Sydney Roosters veteran Jake Friend admits he's questioning how the NRL can play on while other businesses are forced to shut during the coronavirus pandemic. Friend is a small business owner himself and faces the prospect of closing his Randwick...

Pearce and Ponga back NRL to play on

Mitchell Pearce of the Knights is tackled by Tohu Harris of the Warriors during the Round One NRL match between Newcastle Knights and New Zealand Warriors at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Saturday, March 14, 2020. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman) Newcastle stars Mitchell Pearce and Kalyn Ponga are happy for the NRL...

NRL plans to press on with season

The NRL insists it can forge on with the 2020 premiership with ARLC chairman Peter V'landys adamant it has plans to ensure all 25 rounds and finals are completed. The competition was again thrown into doubt on Sunday when Prime Minister Scott Morrison recommended against "non-essential" travel due to the growing...

Scrap NRL's captain's challenge: Sterling

Peter Sterling has called for the captain's challenge system to be scrapped as he claims NRL teams are taking advantage of it to stall matches. The challenge is now in its second full week of use, with just four of 17 being successful during 14 games of the competition. One challenge stopped...

Warriors commit to seeing out NRL season

Blake Green of the Warriors knocks fists with fans after the Round One NRL match between Newcastle Knights and New Zealand Warriors at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Saturday, March 14, 2020. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman) Warriors have committed to staying in the NRL in the face of coronavirus pandemic and new...

Taumalolo skips nap for best haul

Jason Taumalolo of the Cowboys is tackled by Dean Britt (left) and Will Hopoate of the Bulldogs during the round two NRL match between the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and North Queensland Cowboys at ANZ Stadium, in Sydney, Thursday, March 19, 2020. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts) Jason Taumalolo was motivated by North Queensland's epic...

Depleted Broncos share a pack mentality

Broncos coach Anthony Seibold is seen leaving a closed Brisbane Broncos training session at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Thursday, March 19, 2020. (AAP Image/Darren England) Brisbane's biggest bruisers are sidelined but mild-mannered co-captain Patrick Carrigan is confident his forwards can still mix it with South Sydney. Matt Lodge and Alex Glenn, yet...
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