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When we all tried to move on from grand final night; the trainer being hit with the ball, the six again that wasn’t, that Latrell Mitchell flick, the Clive Churchill confusion, Cooper Cronk being chaired off, Ricky Stuart holding back the rage … the soap opera just kept on rolling. A couple of weeks later the Roosters told Mitchell he wasn’t needed anymore. They said he could leave a year

AFL fine Geelong over payment rule breaches

Geelong have been fined $40,000 for breaching the AFL Total Player Payment (TPP) lodgement rules through an "inadvertent administrative error" repeated across eight years. AFL general counsel Andrew Dillon said the Cats had "voluntarily disclosed" their breach of the AFL Player Rules "as soon as it was discovered." "We made an inadvertent administrative error in our TPP related reporting that has been repeated over eight years," Geelong's chief financial officer

Origin star’s devastating diagnosis

Former Queensland Origin star Carll Webb has been diagnosed with early onset Motor Neurone Disease. Webb, 38, played 187 games throughout his NRL career with three clubs and played in 15 State of Origin matches. Watch the 2020 NRL Telstra Premiership on KAYO. Every game of every round LIVE & Ad-Break Free during play. New to Kayo? Get your 14-day free trial & start streaming instantly > News of his

'I didn't even know I hurt my knee': Mbye injury a blow for Tigers

Moses Mbye will miss the first round of the season and could be out for up to a month after tearing his medial ligament in the Tigers' final trial of the season. Mbye was sporting a heavy knee brace at Concord Oval on Thursday morning, where he revealed the full extent of the injury suffered against the Warriors. Mbye could miss up to a month after suffering a knee injury.Credit:NRL

Italy vs England in Six Nations in doubt after match is ordered to be played behind closed doors

Italy’s Six Nations clash with England is in doubt after the Italian government ordered the match to be played behind closed doors due to coronavirus. The March 14 game could be postponed with Six Nations officials due to hold talks with Italian and English unions on Thursday morning, after all other sporting events in Italy were banned until April 3 on Wednesday. It would be the second match at the

Expansion is on the agenda. Fittler would relocate the Titans instead

NSW coach Brad Fittler believes relocating a current NRL team is a be a better option than creating an expansion club. The NRL will meet this month to discuss possible expansion options, despite doubts from Billy Slater than the talent pool is not big enough to support a 17th team. Fittler told Wide World of Sports radio, that shifting a club like the Titans to Brisbane could be in the

Italy vs England in Six Nations to be played behind closed doors due to coronavirus concerns

Italy’s Six Nations match against England on March 14 is set to be played behind closed doors as the Italian government say supporters will not be able to attend any sporting events until April 3, due to coronavirus concerns. This weekend’s Six Nations match between Ireland and Italy in Dublin has already been called off. The decision will also affect two Pro 14 matches, 32 Serie A football matches, and

Mako Vunipola: England prop stood down because of '24/7 camp environment'

England’s “24/7 camp environment” contributed to Mako Vunipola being stood down as a coronavirus precaution, says assistant coach Steve Borthwick. Vunipola will not be involved in Saturday’s Six Nations game against Wales after travelling through Hong Kong at the weekend. But he has continued to train with club Saracens as he is symptom free. “Our medical team looks at our team environment, not other people’s,” Borthwick told BBC Radio 5

England taking 'extreme caution' after keeping Mako Vunipola away from camp, says Will Greenwood

England are taking “extreme caution” with Mako Vunipola after standing him down on medical advice following his trip to Tonga via Hong Kong, according to Will Greenwood. England would not allow Vunipola to join their training camp, as expected, ahead of Saturday’s Six Nations match with Wales at Twickenham despite showing no symptoms for coronavirus. England: Vunipola stood down on medical advice Six Nations: Matches set to go ahead Forwards

LISTEN: Golden Point podcast Episode 6

It is a special edition of the Golden Point this week, celebrating women in rugby league ahead of International Women’s Day. Up-and-coming England and Leeds Rhinos star Caitlin Beevers is one of the special guests, joining Steve Owen and Jenna Brooks to talk about how she got involved in the sport and her ambitions. The 18-year-old has ambitions in officiating too and tells us what it meant for her to