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Tue 21 Apr 2020

$500k a day and nothing to show for it

Premium Content $500k a day and nothing to show for it

The coronavirus crisis laid Todd Greenberg bare and key stakeholders’ trust evaporated, leaving him with no choice, Nick Walshaw writes.

Kent: Why Todd Greenberg’s time was up

Premium Content Kent: Why Todd Greenberg’s time was up

Following Todd Greenberg’s departure rugby league has the opportunity to thrive, writes PAUL KENT.

Wed 15 Apr 2020

The great Australian cricket quiz: part three

The great Australian cricket quiz: part three

Calling all cricket tragics. Test your knowledge on the game with our latest round of 25 tricky teasers.

Tue 14 Apr 2020

Kent: Ugly self-interest could blow up NRL return

Premium Content Kent: Ugly self-interest could blow up NRL return

As the NRL continues to press on with its May 28 revival plan, there’s one sure-fire way to stop a comeback in its tracks, writes PAUL KENT.

Sun 12 Apr 2020

Australia’s most polarising sportspeople

Premium Content Australia’s most polarising sportspeople

You love them, you hate them, you love to hate them. We count down the most polarising sportspeople in Australian history.

Monday Buzz: Channel 9 will pay for ‘disgraceful’ ploy

Premium Content Monday Buzz: Channel 9 will pay for ‘disgraceful’ ploy

Channel 9 faces the most severe public ­relations backlash for trying to kick rugby league while it’s down and ­facing its biggest crisis.

Fri 10 Apr 2020

Buzz: The return of a dear old friend

Premium Content Buzz: The return of a dear old friend

For most of us, nothing is worse than life without our rugby league except for what we are experiencing now with the coronavirus pandemic.

Wed 8 Apr 2020

NRL braces for grand final with no crowd

Premium Content NRL braces for grand final with no crowd

Amid the crazy ideas being offered to get the NRL season going again, a grand final with no crowd might be the craziest idea yet to get our heads around.

Sun 5 Apr 2020

Hurley: ‘I looked a bit ridiculous’ as a rookie

Premium Content Hurley: ‘I looked a bit ridiculous’ as a rookie

When he rocked up to Windy Hill at 18, Michael Hurley admits he used a hair-lightening spray that made him look “a bit ridiculous”.

Lifeline for Bulldog sacked over sex scandal

Premium Content Lifeline for Bulldog sacked over sex scandal

An NRL club is already making inquiries about the possibility of signing one of the Canterbury players involved in the schoolgirl sex scandal.

The 50 greatest sports movies of all time

Premium Content The 50 greatest sports movies of all time

As Australians search for entertainment at home, some of the greatest sporting tales of all time will fire up the resolve like nothing else.

Thu 2 Apr 2020

V’landys the man to cut through murky NRL politics

Premium Content V’landys the man to cut through murky NRL politics

I explain to people that if the NRL was a country it would be Afghanistan – we are a mass of warring tribes.

Wed 1 Apr 2020

Kent: NRL has no choice but to revive Gladstone plan

Premium Content Kent: NRL has no choice but to revive Gladstone plan

Trump promised to kickstart the economy again, saying “the cure is worse than the disease” - just as the NRL is finding.

Tue 31 Mar 2020

Joke is on players in NRL’s latest comedy routine

Premium Content Joke is on players in NRL’s latest comedy routine

NRL boss Todd Greenberg and chief financial officer Tony Crawford have evaporated any trust league’s key earners have left in the game’s ability to run itself.

Mon 30 Mar 2020

Robinson: Coronavirus crisis a double blow for rising Bombers

Premium Content Robinson: Coronavirus crisis a double blow for rising...

Just when Essendon was getting its head above water after the drugs ban debacle, it’s now counting the human cost of yet another crisis.

Mon 23 Mar 2020

Buzz: Rugby league will never be the same again

Premium Content Buzz: Rugby league will never be the same again

Whether the NRL resumes in two months or a year, it will likely be missing some clubs as the competition comes to terms with shutdown decision.

Sun 22 Mar 2020

Malthouse: Who is best suited to new footy climate?

Premium Content Malthouse: Who is best suited to new footy climate?

Malthouse: What it takes to succeed with no supporters and 17-round season.

Thu 19 Mar 2020

Robinson: Gill, you got it right on season start

Premium Content Robinson: Gill, you got it right on season start

Chief executive Gillon McLachlan’s brave decision to forge ahead with the Round 1 fixture was the correct one, Mark Robinson writes.

Mon 16 Mar 2020

Monday Buzz: Why NRL chose to play through crisis

Premium Content Monday Buzz: Why NRL chose to play through crisis

Many of the 16 NRL clubs are already losing millions of dollars without the added effect of coronavirus and are facing bankruptcy

Thu 12 Mar 2020

Biggest questions ahead of F1 season

Biggest questions ahead of F1 season

Formula 1 is set to return to the track this weekend for the first race of the season, but major questions linger over the entire paddock.

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