NRL news from around the web

Former rugby league international Mike McClennan missing for a second night

from Stuff.co.nz - League

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 at 9:28am AEST

Brian McClennan says "we will find him today" after father Mike, 75, goes missing for a second night.

'Tears in my eyes': The footy premiership that cost $150,000

from ABC News: Rugby League

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 at 7:31am AEST

The Mornington Island Raiders love their footy, but the remote community team are paying exorbitant costs in flights, fuel and accommodation just to attend their matches.

Jeremy Marshall-King mourns tragic loss ahead of Kiwis debut at World Cup Nines

from Stuff.co.nz - League

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 at 4:46am AEST

Kiwis debutant to honour his late father's memory when he takes the field at the World Cup Nines.

World Nines expert tips: The dark horses to threaten heavyweights nations

from FOX SPORTS League

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 at 11:11pm AEST

The inaugural World Cup Nines kicks off on Friday night at Bankwest Stadium with 12 nations in action.

Why Shane Flanagan will give the Dragons exactly what they need

from FOX SPORTS League

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 at 11:11pm AEST

Cronulla prop Andrew Fifita is delighted to see Shane Flanagan back in coaching - even if it is with rivals St George Illawarra.

NRL Nines: Veteran Adam Blair answers call to join Kiwis Nine squad

from Stuff.co.nz - League

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 at 7:03pm AEST

Veteran forward Adam Blair has been added to the New Zealand squad for the World Nines, which starts in Sydney on Friday.

Why every World Nines team can win, and the players to watch

from FOX SPORTS League

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 at 3:41pm AEST

The inaugural World Nines tournament kicks off Friday night at Bankwest Stadium.

NRL boss urges players to ‘walk away’ in desperate bid to avoid another horror off-season

from FOX SPORTS League

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 at 1:11pm AEST

NRL boss Todd Greenberg has told players they must simply walk away from trouble when out as the investigation into Nelson Asofa-Solomona’s Bali brawl continues.

Titans young gun AJ Brimson explored England chance before Kangaroos call-up

from FOX SPORTS League

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 at 1:11pm AEST

Kangaroos rookie AJ Brimson has revealed how he explored an opportunity to represent for England before being presented a shot at an Australian jumper.

Former Premier League striker Gary Hooper Wellington Phoenix's new marquee man

from Stuff.co.nz - League

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 at 1:04pm AEST

Wellington Phoenix have landed the marquee striker they believe will catapult the club back into playoff contention.