Parramatta Eels, 2009 grand final team, where are they now, Luke Burt, Tim Mannah, Eric Grothe Jr

It was one of the great grand final charges… only to fall heartbreakingly short. The Eels’ 2009 team went on a seven-game winning streak before being brought back down to earth with a 37-nil thumping by the Dragons in the final round of the season. But it didn’t matter. They had clawed their way into … Read more

Jordan De Goey re-signs with Collingwood Magpies, five-year deal, conduct clauses, returns to free agency, St Kilda Saints, Essendon Bombers, rival clubs, offers

Jordan De Goey has turned his back on free agency after signing a new five-year deal to remain at Collingwood, the club has confirmed. It ends a protracted contract standoff with the Magpies that has created season-long headlines as the 26-year-old is now locked in at the AIA Center until the end of 2027. The … Read more

Transfer Centre, Joe Stimson, Titans, Jackson Ford, Warriors, deal, contract, Pasami Saulo Raiders, Knights, Herman Ese’ese, Dolphins, Gold Coast Titans, player movement, contracts, 2023

The Titans have signed Canterbury backrower Joe Stimson after a breakout 2022 season. Stimson played 21 games for the Bulldogs season and will move to the Gold Coast on a one-year deal. The 26-year-old made his NRL debut at the Storm in 2017 before joining the Dogs in 2020 and has 85 first-grade appearances to … Read more

Hawthorn racism report, Jeff Kennett statement, former players willing to talk to independent inquiry

Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett has released his first public statement following the release of the club’s racism report as it is reported that ex-Hawks are willing to tell their story to an inquiry – but not one involving the AFL. The age revealed the First Nations players and their family members whose allegations of abuse … Read more

When does the NRL Grand Final start? Kick off time; Penrith Panthers vs Parramatta Eels, how to watch, teams, latest odds

After an entertaining regular season and a dramatic final series, the 2022 grand final is finally here – and it’s a match-up for the ages. For the first time in NRL history, the Penrith Panthers will take on the Parramatta Eels in a Western Sydney derby to decide who will take home the premiership. Read … Read more

Penrith Panthers vs Parramatta Eels, Nathan Brown feud with Brad Arthur, team selection news

Eels enforcer Nathan Brown has addressed speculation surrounding a break-up with coach Brad Arthur and put to bed any hint of bad feelings between the pair. The 29-year-old has not played for Parramatta since round 17 but has earned a sensational recall for the grand final against the club’s cross-town rivals – the Panthers. Brown … Read more

Transfer Whispers, James Tamou retires, joins North Queensland Cowboys, Todd Payten, Wests Tigers

Tigers veteran James Tamou is reportedly set to return to the Cowboys, six seasons after leaving Townsville in 2016. The 33-year-old has reportedly been in contact with North Queensland powerbrokers, according to The Daily Telegraph. Cowboys coach Todd Payten held a meeting with the former Panther while in Sydney for Wednesday night’s Dally M Medal, … Read more

Panthers fullback Dylan Edwards, Panthers vs Parramatta, Edwards Dally M, grand final, schedule, highlights, news, Mitch Kenny swap, Scott Sorensen, Kangaroos

“Will and determination, that is what Dylan has got”. These are the two ingredients that make Panthers fullback Dylan Edwards so great according to NRL legend Cooper Cronk. The 26-year-old is having a career-best season and is churning out “mind-blowing” numbers week in, week out according to teammate Liam Martin. Watch every match of the … Read more

Jack Bowes Geelong Cats, Gold Coast salary dump, Ollie Henry, Tanner Bruhn, Fox Footy trade chat

Geelong could well supercharge its bid for back-to-back premierships with a lucrative trade period. In an ideal world for the Cats, they could finish the trade period with three players taken in the top 20 of recent drafts, as well as pick No. 7. Have a trade question? Scroll down to chat live with David … Read more

Nicho Hynes Dally M Medal Speech Cronulla Sharks Craig Fitzgibbon Family Melbourne Storm

Halfback Nicho Hynes has delivered an emotional and stylish speech after winning the 2022 Dally M Medal, paying tribute to his mother and rugby league mentors and teammates at both Cronulla and Melbourne. Hynes won by receiving the most votes in the award’s 43-year history in his first season with the Sharks after moving to … Read more