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# nrl - Thursday 29 October, 2020

From The42 Ex-All Blacks coach Hansen links up with struggling Australian rugby league side Quite A Coup

Ex-All Blacks coach Hansen links up with struggling Australian rugby league side

The World Cup-winning Kiwi will work as a high-performance consultant at the Canterbury Bulldogs.

# nrl - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

From The42 Cross-code superstar Sonny Bill Williams confirms return to NRL's Roosters Sbw

Cross-code superstar Sonny Bill Williams confirms return to NRL's Roosters

The two-time World Cup-winning former All Black is returning to Sydney.

# nrl - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

From The42 All Blacks goal on hold as league sensation Kalyn Ponga signs new NRL deal Staying Put

All Blacks goal on hold as league sensation Kalyn Ponga signs new NRL deal

The 22-year-old has agreed a new four-year contract with the Newcastle Knights.

# nrl - Thursday 4 June, 2020

From The42 Ex-Leinster centre Ben Te'o makes return to rugby league in Australia NRL

Ex-Leinster centre Ben Te'o makes return to rugby league in Australia

The 33-year-old played in two Tests for the Lions in 2017.

# nrl - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Australian rugby league makes return with virtual crowd noise

The Eels made it three wins from three in 2020 as the season got going again.

# nrl - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

From The42 NRL's planned May restart given 'warning shot' after players flout rules 5th Tackle

NRL's planned May restart given 'warning shot' after players flout rules

Latrell Mitchell and Josh Addo-Carr were also charged with firearms offences after they went on a weekend camping trip.

# nrl - Monday 23 March, 2020

From The42 'We're ready for the worst' - Fears over future of cash-strapped NRL as season is suspended Inevitable

'We're ready for the worst' - Fears over future of cash-strapped NRL as season is suspended

Australia’s National Rugby League has been postponed two rounds into the new campaign.

# nrl - Saturday 14 September, 2019

From The42 Rugby League player injured by pre-game firework Issue

Rugby League player injured by pre-game firework

Joseph Leilua was unable to start the NRL Finals showdown at AAMI Park due to damage done by pre-game pyrotechnics.

# nrl - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Former NRL star Holmes the latest to cross codes and signs deal with NY Jets

Australian Valentine Holmes, 23, follows former rugby union player Christian Wade to the States.

# nrl - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

From The42 Australia rugby league player charged over sex tape scandal NRL

Australia rugby league player charged over sex tape scandal

Penrith’s Tyrone May was charged by police today.

# nrl - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

From The42 'Where we see violence against women we'll act in the strongest terms' - NRL star kicked out of the sport Exit Door

'Where we see violence against women we'll act in the strongest terms' - NRL star kicked out of the sport

Ben Barba was sacked by his club and has now been deregistered by the NRL.

# nrl - Sunday 30 September, 2018

From The42 Storm captain: Retiring rugby league legend Slater 'deserved more respect' than boos in final game Booing Out

Storm captain: Retiring rugby league legend Slater 'deserved more respect' than boos in final game

Billy Slater was booed by fans in his final match at the NRL Grand Final, which left Melbourne Storm captain Cameron Smith disappointed.

# nrl - Friday 24 August, 2018

From The42 Sonny Bill Williams ends speculation over NRL return, and targets 2019 World Cup Sbw

Sonny Bill Williams ends speculation over NRL return, and targets 2019 World Cup

‘I can’t believe these kinds of rumours still float around.’

# nrl - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

From The42 'Most suspended player' in Australian rugby league handed 10-year ban until 2028 John Hopoate

'Most suspended player' in Australian rugby league handed 10-year ban until 2028

John Hopoate, 44, has previously served a total of 45 weeks of suspensions in his NRL career.

# nrl - Thursday 21 December, 2017

From The42 Aussie rugby player has middle finger amputated in bid to solve recurring injury problem Ouch!

Aussie rugby player has middle finger amputated in bid to solve recurring injury problem

Angus Crichton has gone to desperate lengths to be ready for the start of the 2018 NRL season.

# nrl - Friday 21 April, 2017

From The42 How did he ground this? A sensational finish from Australia's National Rugby League Tekkers This post contains videos

How did he ground this? A sensational finish from Australia's National Rugby League

Corey Oates has got serious moves.

# nrl - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

From The42 NRL star suspended after testing positive for steroids Banned

NRL star suspended after testing positive for steroids

Jarrod Mullen has played 211 matches for Newcastle since making his debut 12 years ago.

# nrl - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

From The42 One of rugby league's biggest stars released by club after failing drugs test Time Away This post contains videos

One of rugby league's biggest stars released by club after failing drugs test

The fullback reportedly tested positive for cocaine days after the Sharks won the NRL.

# nrl - Thursday 21 July, 2016

NRL suspend player for sex-tape scandal, consorting with criminals and drug possession

Eight games seems kind of lenient for Corey Norman’s extensive rap sheet.

# nrl - Thursday 2 June, 2016

From The42 NRL boss vows to ban guilty parties for life after match-fixing scandal rocks rugby league No Mercy

NRL boss vows to ban guilty parties for life after match-fixing scandal rocks rugby league

Police are investigating claims of rigged games at the highest level of the sport.

# nrl - Saturday 19 March, 2016

From The42 Fijian flyer's outrageous offload from the deck the highlight of cracking performance Semi Trailer This post contains videos

Fijian flyer's outrageous offload from the deck the highlight of cracking performance

NRL star Semi Radradra was in stunning form for the Parramatta Eels this weekend.

# nrl - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

From The42 Rugby league star filmed simulating sex act with dog during Australia Day celebrations Lewd Act

Rugby league star filmed simulating sex act with dog during Australia Day celebrations

Mitchell Pearce’s professional career is now in doubt and an investigation is under way.

# nrl - Sunday 12 July, 2015

From The42 Watch this rugby player pass the ball through his legs while somersaulting to set up try NRL This post contains videos

Watch this rugby player pass the ball through his legs while somersaulting to set up try

Nathan Friend cares not for gravity.

# nrl - Friday 26 June, 2015

From The42 The hit of the year may have occurred in the NRL this morning What A Hit!

The hit of the year may have occurred in the NRL this morning

Your ribs will crack just watching it.

# nrl - Monday 22 June, 2015

NRL player sets up incredible score after discovering he may be able to fly

Some incredibly quick thinking to set up a unique try.

# nrl - Saturday 20 June, 2015

As dramatic game-winning drop goals go, this one takes the biscuit

After being blocked down twice, they eventually make it.

# nrl - Monday 15 June, 2015

From The42 This stunning try-saving tackle prevented a brilliant break-out score Work Rate

This stunning try-saving tackle prevented a brilliant break-out score

Moses Mbye of the Bulldogs pulled off an heroic tackle in the NRL yesterday.

# nrl - Thursday 11 June, 2015

From The42 Rugby player tears his bicep on TV after arm-wrestling challenge goes horribly wrong Ouch! This post contains videos

Rugby player tears his bicep on TV after arm-wrestling challenge goes horribly wrong

The gruesome injury happened live on Australian TV.

# nrl - Sunday 31 May, 2015

From The42 Brisbane Broncos go coast-to-coast for thrilling rugby league try Team Score

Brisbane Broncos go coast-to-coast for thrilling rugby league try

There was a classic team try in the NRL this weekend.

# nrl - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

# nrl - Monday 11 May, 2015

Aussie rugby star laughs off on-field crotch grab, hopes opponent isn't punished

Korbin Sims dropped the lámh in an NRL game.

# nrl - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

From The42 This rugby player took the phrase 'running through a brick wall' way too literally All In All

This rugby player took the phrase 'running through a brick wall' way too literally

They do things differently in Australia, that’s for sure.

# nrl - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From The42 You haven't seen fine margins until you've seen this sensational rugby league try Men At Work This post contains videos

You haven't seen fine margins until you've seen this sensational rugby league try

Give us one second while we pick our jaws up off the floor.

# nrl - Sunday 5 April, 2015

From The42 This sickening head clash in rugby league is a reminder of how violent the sport can be Bloodbath

This sickening head clash in rugby league is a reminder of how violent the sport can be

If you like slasher movies, this video is for you.

# nrl - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From The42 Another Australian rugby league superstar could be on his way to union next year Code Hopper

Another Australian rugby league superstar could be on his way to union next year

‘GI’ Greg Inglis could be the next big name to convert to the 15-man game.

# nrl - Monday 6 October, 2014

From The42 Sam Burgess fractures cheekbone in first minute, plays on and wins NRL Grand Final Teak Tough

Sam Burgess fractures cheekbone in first minute, plays on and wins NRL Grand Final

Leinster bound Ben Te’o was also part of the victorious South Sydney Rabbitohs team.

# nrl - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From The42 Israel Folau's 19-year-old brother makes a big hit in rugby league Good Genes

Israel Folau's 19-year-old brother makes a big hit in rugby league

John Folau is currently on the books of the NRL’s Parramatta Eels.

# nrl - Friday 22 August, 2014

This hit is the closest you can get to whiplash without being in a vehicle

What cliché should we use for Saimon Lomaloma? Wrecking ball or bulldozer?

# nrl - Sunday 17 August, 2014

You never saw Andy Farrell or Martin Offiah finish a try like this

Another reminder that southern hemisphere rugby league can be outrageously skillful

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