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‘Those two need to have an arm wrestle’: Hasler challenges Ennis and Hindy to settle the score in hilarious interview

from FOX SPORTS League

Wed, 8 Apr 2020 at 9:33pm AEST

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Why the AFL might be in a more luxurious position than the ‘desperate’ NRL

from FOX SPORTS League

Wed, 8 Apr 2020 at 9:22pm AEST

Triple premiership Lion Jonathan Brown believes the AFL appears to be in a healthier off-field position than the NRL, which is why the northern code mightn’t have the same luxuries when it comes to recommencing its season.

‘We want to make sure their welfare is right’: Napa’s concern for sacked Bulldogs duo

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Wed, 8 Apr 2020 at 7:30pm AEST

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Furner vows to uphold NRL comp integrity

from sportsnews.com.au

Wed, 8 Apr 2020 at 6:46pm AEST

Project Apollo committee member Don Furner has promised to uphold the integrity of the NRL competition if the game is cleared to return at a meeting with the Australian Rugby …

Commission to sign off on shock NRL return with May 21 start earmarked

from Stuff.co.nz - League

Wed, 8 Apr 2020 at 6:07pm AEST

The ARL Commission is expected to sign off on the return of the NRL competition.

Gould’s wellbeing warning over NRL bubbles

from sportsnews.com.au

Wed, 8 Apr 2020 at 5:00pm AEST

Rugby league guru Phil Gould has warned players shouldn’t be kept “like greyhounds” in bubbles for an extended period as the NRL looks at ways to restart the season as …

Coronavirus: NRL's radical proposal for Warriors still has major hurdles to overcome

from Stuff.co.nz - League

Wed, 8 Apr 2020 at 4:33pm AEST

The NRL hasn't formally asked the New Zealand Government for help, as the organisation tries to kick-start the competition.

Bulldogs player Jayden Okunbor to appeal NRL deregistration for schoolgirl sex scandal

from Stuff.co.nz - League

Wed, 8 Apr 2020 at 3:41pm AEST

The NRL has received an appeal from Bulldogs player Jayden Okunbor in relation to his sacking over the schoolgirl sex incident.

Dumped Bulldogs to appeal NRL sacking

from sportsnews.com.au

Wed, 8 Apr 2020 at 3:40pm AEST

Banned former Canterbury players Corey Harawira-Naera and Jayden Okunbor will appeal their indefinite NRL ban after the Bulldogs’ schoolgirl sex scandal. Both players was deregistered by the NRL last week …

Gallen wants NRL to change name, trophy

from sportsnews.com.au

Wed, 8 Apr 2020 at 3:24pm AEST

Keep the points, but scrap the competition’s name and trophy. That’s the left field call by Paul Gallen, who wants the 2020 NRL season to be rebranded if it resumes …