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Mon 26 Oct 2020

What triggered Bellamy’s epic meltdown?

Premium Content What triggered Bellamy’s epic meltdown?

Craig Bellamy cemented his status as a coaching legend, but it wasn’t all smooth sailing as he took his anger out on a chair at the NRL grand final

Mitch Robinson: Why I was wrong about Tom Lynch

Premium Content Mitch Robinson: Why I was wrong about Tom Lynch

Brisbane hard nut Mitch Robinson isn’t afraid to say what he thinks about opponents. But in one case, he’s had a rethink.

Major safety fears over Gabba Grand Final freebies

Premium Content Major safety fears over Gabba Grand Final freebies

Authorities have raised serious concerns over wristbands that were handed out to 30,000 fans at the AFL Grand Final at the Gabba on Saturday night.

Trophy life: Smith and Storm’s all-nighter

Premium Content Trophy life: Smith and Storm’s all-nighter

Cameron Smith was giving nothing away about his rugby league future, but the Melbourne champion didn’t hold back as he celebrated Storm’s grand final triumph.

Devastating scene after coach’s ‘eff up’

Devastating scene after coach’s ‘eff up’

Panthers player Brent Naden had to be consoled after a ruthless coaching call consigned him to a grand final nightmare.

Channel 9’s staggering NRL oversight

Channel 9’s staggering NRL oversight

Phil Gould copped a torrent of abuse for some horribly one-sided comments, but it’s what he didn’t say that was truly disgraceful.

Amy Shark wins over crowd with INXS surprise

Premium Content Amy Shark wins over crowd with INXS surprise

Within seconds of six-time ARIA Award winner Amy Shark opening her 10 minute set at the NRL Grand Final, social media commentators split into three camps.

Superstar produces ‘worst game of year’

Premium Content Superstar produces ‘worst game of year’

They were the dominant side all season but when the pressure of the NRL grand final took hold, plenty of Penrith Panthers couldn’t handle the heat.

Broncos score historic three-peat victory

Broncos score historic three-peat victory

The Brisbane Broncos are NRLW Grand Final champions once again with the reigning titleholders dominating the Roosters to claim the 2020 premiership.

Buzz: Gould’s ‘nonsense’ disrespects brilliant Storm

Premium Content Buzz: Gould’s ‘nonsense’ disrespects brilliant Storm

Phil Gould wasn’t just commentating with his Panthers hat on during the grand final – he was disrespecting the Storm with his ‘nonsense’ comments.

Panthers’ fairytale run ends in chaotic grand final

Premium Content Panthers’ fairytale run ends in chaotic grand final

After 17 successive wins, Penrith were denied an 18th birthday present in a dramatic grand final — a sad end to an exciting season.

Sun 25 Oct 2020

TV reporter flees amid NRL mayhem

TV reporter flees amid NRL mayhem

A Channel 9 journalist was forced to abandon her live TV cross and run for cover as boisterous Panthers fans caused chaos in Penrith.

‘That’s c**p’: Host shuts down Waleed

‘That’s c**p’: Host shuts down Waleed

Things got heated when Kelli Underwood fired back at Waleed Aly’s comments on the historic AFL Grand Final under lights.

Threats, abuse and grand final hell

Premium Content Threats, abuse and grand final hell

Cameron Munster wants to win the Clive Churchill Medal in today's grand final. It would be the ultimate comeback story after his horror 2018 grand final,

Broncos blow as Bellamy set to reject switch

Premium Content Broncos blow as Bellamy set to reject switch

Look away now, Broncos fans. While Brisbane has gone hard to snare Craig Bellamy, the Storm super coach is poised to knock back their offer.

Secret pain driving Smith in bid for perfect ending

Premium Content Secret pain driving Smith in bid for perfect ending

Cameron Smith’s father has opened up about the criticism driving his son and how victory in the NRL grand final could be a decisive moment.

Sat 24 Oct 2020

Tigers star out cold, Ablett injured in early GF carnage

Premium Content Tigers star out cold, Ablett injured in early GF carnage

Serious injuries have marred the start of the AFL Grand Final, the Little Master Gary Ablett leaving the ground in agony, while Patrick Dangerfield could face scrutiny...

Barty’s ‘demeaning’ Grand Final interview

Barty’s ‘demeaning’ Grand Final interview

A Channel 7 star has been criticised by footy fans after his light-hearted interview with superstars Ash Barty and Stephanie Gilmore fell flat.

Could Grand Final be cancelled? ‘Historic’ rain wreaks havoc

Premium Content Could Grand Final be cancelled? ‘Historic’ rain wreaks havoc

One last curveball could be thrown at this year’s AFL season, with thunderstorms set to lash the Gabba during the Grand Final.

Ablett opens up on son’s health battle

Ablett opens up on son’s health battle

After a tumultuous 2020 for the Ablett family, they have opened up about their son’s health battle and what life will look like post-AFL.

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