Canberra coach Ricky Stuart says over-officiating is making the NRL "sterile" after a whopping 26 penalties during the Raiders' loss to Manly on Sunday.
Sydney Roosters halfback Cooper Cronk admits Manly are a threat to their NRL premiership defence after the Sea Eagles upset Canberra on Sunday.
A worker has been confirmed dead after a wall collapse at a mine in the Northern Territory with industry officials warning risks remain at the site.
A blunt Newcastle skipper Mitchell Pearce has castigated himself and his teammates for letting down coach Nathan Brown, saying they needed to be held accountable for their horror showing on the weekend.
A Gold Coast man allegedly attempted to procure three men to murder his wife to make hiding her body easy, a court has heard.
Confirmation Manly back-rower Joel Thompson has a broken arm has been offset somewhat with centre Moses Suli cleared of major ankle damage.
Former Test paceman Geoff Lawson knows first-hand how a talented, fiery England all-rounder's extraordinary Headingley century can transform an Ashes campaign.
There are no hard feelings from Brisbane winger Corey Oates after copping the elbow to the head that landed ex-teammate James Roberts in hot water.
Cronulla jerseys emblazoned with Paul Gallen's image will feature as the farewells begin this weekend for one of the most durable NRL retiring classes of recent times.
Four teenagers have been arrested after they crashed a stolen car in Brisbane as they tried to evade police.