The NRL will investigate whether Melbourne back-rower Ryan Hoffman was allowed to return to the field prematurely on Monday night, just six-and-a-half minutes after he was taken for a concussion test.
When Pat Richards arrived back at the Wests Tigers after eight years abroad, his sole ambition was to crack the first-grade squad.
When Canterbury splashed out for a budding halfback by the name of Trent Hodkinson in mid-2010 they hoped they were signing the new Brett Kimmorley.
Sydney Roosters hooker Jake Friend took time out to shield the team's five-eighth James Maloney from criticism after suggestions he was fighting to retain his place in the NSW State of Origin team.
The NRL has fallen short of banning lifting tackles, but warned any player involved in a dangerous tackle from this weekend risked being charged under the latest reform to player safety.
The Dragons continue to fume following their heartbreaking loss to Melbourne on Monday night.
Newcastle Knights five-eighth Jarrod Mullen has signed a new four-year contract with the club, keeping him in the Hunter until the end of the 2018 season.
Former NSW and Australian representative David Williams could be squeezed out of Manly as the club struggles to balance the books for next year.
Directors at Parramatta are asking for their annual payments to be doubled in a move that has sparked a fresh round of tension behind the scenes at a club resurgent on the field but continuing to be riven by factionalism off it.
South Sydney forward Sam Burgess regrets the ‘‘squirrel grip’’ on Melbourne’s Will Chambers that he believes tarnished his image.