North Queensland Cowboys player Johnathan Thurston will become the 30th player to achieve the 300-game milestone when he plays against Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks on Friday night.
The World Club Challenge will return to the DW Stadium next February when the Betfred Super League champions Wigan Warriors take on the National Rugby League champions Sydney Roosters 7pm Kick-off on Synday 17th Feb 2019.
The NRL has recorded a $27.8 million surplus in the first six months of 2018.
The footy is back with round one of the 2018 NRL season kicking off on Thursday night when the Dragons take on the Broncos at Jubilee Oval.
The NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series 2018 was launched in spectacular fashion today with stars from all eight Finals teams coming together at Allianz Stadium.
Just as the 2018 World Cup in Russia was marred in VAR controversy, now it’s the turn of refereeing in the NRL to come under intense scrutiny. Nothing new in this, many will say, although this time the volume and frequency of the complaints is at a level seldom seen before, largely because refereeing incompetence looks like directly ending a team’s season.