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Greed set in over annual grant: Richardson

Club co-owner Russell Crowe and Shane Richardson watch on during a South Sydney Rabbitohs training session at Redfern Oval in Sydney, Thursday, September 19, 2019. (AAP Image/Joel Carrett) Outgoing South Sydney supremo Shane Richardson says greed set in when former ARL Commission chair John Grant increased the annual grant to NRL...

Flanagan's advice to sidelined NRL players

No stranger to sitting out NRL games, former premiership winning coach Shane Flanagan has offered some advice to players on how to endure the unprecedented season postponement due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, the ex-Cronulla mentor admits the game may take years to fully recover. St George Illawarra assistant Flanagan is the...

NRL wants 87 per cent pay cut for players

NRL players have been asked to take a pay cut of up to 87 per cent as the league begins to brace for the doomsday scenario of a lost season. The Rugby League Players Association board will meet on Thursday night to discuss their response after being handed the worst-case option...

Richardson walks away from South Sydney

South Sydney supremo Shane Richardson has quit his role at the NRL club to save the Rabbitohs money during the season shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Richardson informed Souths staff on Thursday morning of his decision, resigning as the head of football. He became the first high-profile NRL figure to permanently...

Greenberg fears for leagues-backed clubs

NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg believes teams propped up by their respective leagues clubs will be the hardest hit by the coronavirus crisis (AAP Image/Joel Carrett) NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg believes teams propped up by their respective leagues clubs will be the hardest hit by the coronavirus crisis. That list includes some...

Players will take percentage cut: NRL

Fringe NRL players are at the forefront of a predicted percentage pay cut during the season's suspension, chief executive Todd Greenberg says. Every club's top-30 are expected to find out how much of a shave they will take when league officials and the players' union finalise negotiations on Friday. And while a...

Richest NRL club in 'fight for survival'

They may be the NRL's richest club but Brisbane admit even they face a fight for survival due to the coronavirus shutdown. The Broncos appeared set to survive the pandemic with almost $15 million in the bank and reportedly amassing revenue of almost $52 million last year. However, Brisbane CEO Paul White...

Seibold hopes for apt NRL Boyd send-off

Brisbane Broncos coach Anthony Seibold (right) is hoping for an apt NRL send-off for player Darius Boyd (left) (AAP Image/Dan Peled)  The end may be looming for Darius Boyd's glittering NRL career due to the coronavirus pandemic. But Brisbane coach Anthony Seibold says he is more concerned about the rest of his young...
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