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Sports - Rugby League

Munster wants Qld No.1 jersey in 2019

Melbourne star five-eighth Cameron Munster says he wants to play fullback for Queensland in the 2019 State of Origin series.

Qld Maroons' camp shifted to Brisbane

Queensland coach Kevin Walters has continued to make sweeping changes for 2019, confirming the Maroons camp will be relocated from the Gold Coast to Brisbane.

King Wally questions McGuire's release

Brisbane great Wally Lewis has questioned the Broncos' decision to release Josh McGuire to North Queensland for the 2019 season.

NRL expected to deregister Flanagan

NRL boss Todd Greenberg is believed to have proposed an indefinite ban for Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan at an ARL commission meeting on Tuesday.

NRL set to make Flanagan call on Wednesday

NRL CEO TODD GREENBERG speaks during the 2018 NRL season launch at First Fleet Park in Sydney, Australia.

NRL boss Todd Greenberg is believed to have proposed sanctions for Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan at a ARL Commission meeting on Tuesday.

Dogs great says Foran's career on the line

Kieran Foran of the Bulldogs runs the ball during the NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Parramatta Eels at ANZ Stadium on Sydney, Australia.

Canterbury great Graeme Hughes says Kieran Foran is playing for his NRL future in 2019 as he attempts to recover from a series of injuries.

Sailor backs Bird to recapture NRL best

JACK BIRD of the Blues receives a pass during the New South Wales State of Origin training session in Coffs Harbour, Australia.

Brisbane great Wendell Sailor says there is no doubt Jack Bird can recapture his best after an injury-interrupted first NRL season at the Broncos.

ARLC to meet to decide Flanagan's fate

Coach SHANE FLANAGAN talks to his players during a Cronulla Sharks NRL training session at Remondis Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Shane Flanagan's fate will be decided at an ARL Commission meeting on Tuesday at NRL headquarters but is unlikely to be announced until 24 hours later.

Panthers' Campbell-Gillard cops broken jaw

REAGAN CAMPBELL-GILLARD poses before a New South Wales State of Origin training session at Coogee Oval in Sydney, Australia.

Penrith prop Reagan Campbell-Gillard has suffered a broken jaw in a pre-season training mishap but is expected to be right for the start of the NRL season.

NRL comes to deal with player agents

All 109 agents have agreed to take part in a new NRL accreditation scheme which will bring them under league rules for the first time.

David Fifita earmarked by Qld Origin

DAVID FIFITA of the Broncos is tackled during the NRL Elimination Final match between the Brisbane Broncos and the St George Illawarra Dragons at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Queensland coach Kevin Walters has included Brisbane teenager David Fifita in his Emerging Maroons squad.

Souths sign bad boy Liam Knight

LIAM KNIGHT of the Raiders is tackled during the NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the New Zealand Warriors at GIO Stadium in Canberra, Australia.

South Sydney have signed controversial Canberra prop Liam Knight to a two-year NRL deal until the end of 2020.

Edwards, DWZ battle for Panthers No.1

DYLAN EDWARDS of the Panthers looks to get past Michael Morgan of the Cowboys during the NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Penrith Panthers at 1300SMILES Stadium in Townsville, Australia.

Dylan Edwards and Dallin Watene-Zelezniak are both in the running to wear Penrith's No.1 jumper for the 2019 NRL season.

Warriors chairman stands down

SHAUN JOHNSON of the Kiwis in action during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup match between the New Zealand Kiwis and Tonga at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton, New Zealand.

Cameron McGregor has stepped down as Warriors chairman after a forgettable month for the NRL club.

Yeo emerges as potential Panthers skipper

Tigers coach IVAN CLEARY looks on before the start of the NRL trial match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Wests Tigers at Barlow Park in Cairns, Australia.

Penrith coach Ivan Cleary says Isaah Yeo could potentially captain the side during the 2019 NRL season.

Roosters signing like homecoming: Crichton

ANGUS CRICHTON of the Rabbitohs during the NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Canberra Raiders at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney Roosters recruit Angus Crichton says his NRL defection from South Sydney to Bondi Junction feels more like a homecoming than a mutiny.

Blake Ferguson a no-show for bonding Blues

BLAKE FERGUSON of the Roosters in action during the round seven NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Sydney Roosters at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Blake Ferguson has declined an invitation to attend a NSW Blues bonding camp at NSWRL headquarters.

Jack De Belin excused from NSW Blues camp

JACK DE BELIN poses during the New South Wales Blues State of Origin media opportunity at Salt Beach in Kingscliff, Australia.

St George Illawarra back-rower Jack de Belin has been excused from a NSW State of Origin camp in Sydney as he faces sexual assault allegations.

Cowboys re-sign Hess for three more years

Jesse Bromwich of the Storm tackles COEN HESS of the Cowboys during the NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the North Queensland Cowboys at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

North Queensland have re-signed State of Origin back-rower Coen Hess for another three NRL seasons.

Ex-NRL star deals with painful memories

LUKE LEWIS of the Sharks in action during the NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Cronulla Sharks at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford, Australia.

Ex-NRL star Luke Lewis has provided disturbing childhood details in a bid to encourage others to speak out about domestic violence and end toxic relationships.

Pangai picks NSW, mulls Tongan future

TEVITA PANGAI of the Broncos takes on the defence during the NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Sydney Roosters at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Brisbane sensation Tevita Pangai Junior has chosen to play for NSW next year but is yet to decide whether to turn out for Tonga next year.

Greenberg's plea to clean up NRL's image

TODD GREENBERG, Chief Executive Officer of the National Rugby League looks on after the NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the Canberra Raiders at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

NRL CEO Todd Greenberg has implored clubs to help clean up rugby league's image after a damaging off-season.

D-Day looms for Sharks coach Flanagan

Coach SHANE FLANAGAN talks to his players during a Cronulla Sharks NRL training session at Remondis Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan should learn if he faces sanctions for breaching terms of his 2014 suspension when the ARL Commission meets next week.

NRL puts competition expansion on agenda

NRL CEO TODD GREENBERG speaks during the 2018 NRL season launch at First Fleet Park in Sydney, Australia.

The NRL expects to know within the next 12 months whether it is viable to expand its competition.

Demetriou reunited with Bennett at Souths

Coach WAYNE BENNETT of the Broncos answers questions at a press conference after the NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Melbourne Storm at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Former Brisbane assistant Jason Demetriou has reunited with Wayne Bennett after signing on as part of South Sydney's new-look support staff for 2019.

I will never silence all my critics: Lodge

MATTHEW LODGE of the Broncos runs with the ball during the NRL match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Brisbane Broncos at UOW Jubilee Oval in Sydney, Australia.

Matt Lodge admits he will never win over all of his critics but no longer cares what people think as long as he remains on his NRL road of redemption.

Dragons deal imminent for Norman

TARIQ SIMS of the Dragons is tackled by DYLAN WALKER of the Eagles during the NRL match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Manly Sea Eagles at WIN Stadium in Wollongong, Australia.

NSW representative Tariq Sims has re-signed with St George Illawarra while a Dragons deal for Parramatta playmaker Corey Norman appears imminent.

Waerea-Hargreaves wins NZ league award

VALENTINE HOLMES of the Sharks is tackled by JARED WAEREA-HARGREAVES of the Roosters during the NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Cronulla Sharks at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford, Australia.

Sydney Roosters enforcer Jared Waerea-Hargreaves has been crowned player of the year at the New Zealand Rugby League awards.

O'Sullivan will spark Nikorima: Hodges

KODI NIKORIMA of the Kiwis in action during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup match between the New Zealand Kiwis and Samoa at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

Sean O'Sullivan's arrival at Brisbane will provide the spark halfback Kodi Nikorima needs to finally fire for the Broncos, former skipper Justin Hodges says.

Junk food off the menu for Titans prop

Aiming to break into Tonga's international set-up after a breakthrough 2018 NRL season, young Gold Coast prop Moeaki Fotuaika is making a junk food sacrifice.

Soccer great Adams appointed RFL president

Arsenal and England soccer great Tony Adams has been elected president of the English Rugby Football League.

Hodges step closer to Broncos dream

JUSTIN HODGES of the Broncos looks dejected after defeat during the NRL Grand Final match between the Brisbane Broncos and the North Queensland Cowboys at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Justin Hodges believes he is a step closer to realising his dream of becoming Brisbane coach after his elevation to the 2019 Queensland support staff.

Peachey keen on Titans centres spot

TYRONE PEACHEY of the Panthers is tackled during the NRL match between the Penrith Panthers and the Canberra Raiders at Carrington Park in Bathurst, Australia.

Never mind the competition, Tyrone Peachey has expressed confidence he's the man to shine in the centres at his new NRL club Gold Coast.

Tuivasa-Sheck targets better NRL campaign

ROGER TUIVASA-SHECK of the Kiwis passes during a New Zealand Kiwis Rugby League World Cup Training Session at the Warriors training Grounds in Auckland, New Zealand.

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck believes he can have a better season with the Warriors next year than his Dally M medal-winning efforts of 2018.

Cronulla stand by Flanagan amid NRL probe

Coach SHANE FLANAGAN talks to his players during a Cronulla Sharks NRL training session at Remondis Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Cronulla are standing by coach Shane Flanagan after it emerged the NRL are investigating emails that showed he was in contact with the club while suspended.

Young Warriors halves eye Johnson's spot

BLAKE GREEN of the Warriors looks to pass during the NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the New Zealand Warriors at GIO Stadium in Canberra, Australia.

Blake Green believes teenager Chanel Harris-Tevita is the early front-runner to replace Shaun Johnson as starting halfback at the Warriors.

Cowboys to gamble on off the cuff attack

KYLE FELDT of the Cowboys poses during a North Queensland Cowboys NRL media opportunity at Cowboys HQ in Townsville, Australia.

Kyle Feldt has backed himself to get the cash in a try-scoring bet with North Queensland recruit Nene Macdonald under the Cowboys' NRL "off the cuff" approach.

Knights sign Dragons utility Kurt Mann

JAMIE BUHRER of the Sea Eagles runs with the ball during the NRL match between the Gold Coast Titans and the Manly Sea Eagles at Cbus Super Stadium in Gold Coast, Australia.

Newcastle have signed Kurt Mann on a three-year NRL deal with a view to transforming the versatile utility into a dummy-half.

Kearney shocked by Johnson criticism

Warriors coach STEPHEN KEARNEY arrives to speak to media during a New Zealand Warriors NRL media session at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

Coach Stephen Kearney was stunned to hear halfback Shaun Johnson felt they had a poor relationship after seven years together at Test and NRL level.

Ferguson to be own man in Eels NRL switch

NENE MACDONALD of the Titans is tackled by Blake Ferguson of the Roosters during the NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Gold Coast Titans at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford, Australia.

Parramatta star NRL recruit Blake Ferguson bristles at the suggestion he has been brought to the Eels to replace departed winger Semi Radradra.

Sharks say Flanagan deal imminent

Coach SHANE FLANAGAN talks to his players during a Cronulla Sharks NRL training session at Remondis Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Cronulla CEO Barry Russell says he's confident of re-signing coach Shane Flanagan in the near future.

Panthers' Liam Coleman charged by police

Penrith reserve grade halfback Liam Coleman and Wests Tigers NRL player Zane Musgrove have been charged following an alleged indecent assault at a Coogee hotel.

Eels must bleed for blue and gold: Arthur

Eels head coach BRAD ARTHUR talks to players during a Parramatta Eels NRL training session in Sydney, Australia.

Parramatta Eels have held a training session involving all four grades and their women's under-18s side in an effort to present a united front.

Lodge, Pangai aim to become Blues brothers

TEVITA PANGAI of the Broncos takes on the defence during the NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Sydney Roosters at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Brisbane forwards Tevita Pangai and Matt Lodge hope to earn NSW selection together in 2019 after hailing their friendship as the key to re-signing.

Cronk eyes back-to-back titles with Chooks

COOPER CRONK of the Maroons passes the ball during the State Of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney Roosters playmaker Cooper Cronk has done almost everything in the NRL except win back-to-back premierships with the same side.

Second NRL star accused of woman's assault

Wests Tigers forward Zane Musgrove has reportedly been charged with an act of indecency and aggravated assault after an incident at a Sydney hotel.

I'm no eye gouger: Souths' George Burgess

GEORGE BURGESS of the Rabbitohs is tackled during the NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Manly Sea Eagles at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

South Sydney forward George Burgess says he is no eye gouger and has described an incident that had earned him a four-game ban as a 'misunderstanding'.

Cooper Cronk considers playing on in 2020

COOPER CRONK of the Roosters passes the ball during the NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Newcastle Knights at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney Roosters halfback Cooper Cronk says he is considering playing on in the 2020 NRL season.

McGuire relieved to join settled NQ

JOSH MCGUIRE of the Broncos takes on the defence during the NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the North Queensland Cowboys at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Josh McGuire says he left Brisbane with no hard feelings but is relieved to have joined a "stable" North Queensland ahead of the 2019 NRL season.

Pangai re-signs with Broncos for one year

TEVITA PANGAI of the Broncos breaks away from the defence during the NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Canterbury Bulldogs at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Re-signed Brisbane forward Tevita Pangai says he only visited NRL rivals Newcastle out of curiosity and has backed new Broncos coach Anthony Seibold.

Raiders fined $150,000 over Wagga match

The NSW government is fuming at the ACT government for fining the Canberra Raiders $150,000 for planning to hold a home game at Wagga in May.

Lodge sets sights on State of Origin

MATTHEW LODGE of the Broncos runs with the ball during the NRL match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Brisbane Broncos at UOW Jubilee Oval in Sydney, Australia.

After capping his NRL comeback by signing a two year Brisbane deal, controversial prop Matt Lodge has set his sights on State of Origin.

No Knights NRL switch for Makinson - yet

Newcastle Knights coach NATHAN BROWN during a Newcastle Knights NRL pre-season training session at Hunter Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Newcastle coach Nathan Brown says Golden Boot winner Tommy Makinson wants to play in the NRL in 2020 and has not ruled out the flyer landing at the Knights.

Demetriou shown door by Broncos

Coach WAYNE BENNETT of the Broncos answers questions at a press conference after the NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Melbourne Storm at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Wayne Bennett's Brisbane assistant Jason Demetriou has been axed by the NRL club with more staff set to be shown the door.

Seibold marches to own beat at Broncos

Head coach ANTHONY SEIBOLD looks on during a South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL training session at Redfern Oval in Sydney, Australia.

Anthony Seibold vowed to do it his way at Brisbane, but few would have expected music to blare from the sidelines at Thursday's training session at Red Hill.

Saifiti cleared over pub incident: Knights

DAVID KLEMMER of the Bulldogs is tackled during the NRL match between the Bulldogs and the Panthers at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Newcastle NRL prop Jacob Saifiti has been cleared by police over his involvement in an altercation which has resulted in him suffering a broken leg.

Donald leading Jillaroos to next level

Incumbent Jillaroos captain Ali Brigginshaw is confident re-signed coach Brad Donald can lead their transition to full professionalism.

Hastings accepts blame for Manly exit

JACKSON HASTINGS of the Eagles in action during the NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Manly Sea Eagles at GIO Stadium in Canberra, Australia.

Former Manly playmaker Jackson Hastings says he's to blame for his exit from the NRL club earlier this year as a result of the Gladstone strip club incident.

Panthers push for title with whole halves

JAMES MALONEY of the Panthers lines up for a conversion during the NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Penrith Panthers at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Penrith halves James Maloney and Nathan Cleary both underwent major surgery over the NRL summer.

New Shark Johnson has 'nothing to prove'

SHAUN JOHNSON of the Warriors kicks his first field goal of the match to bring the scores level during the NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the New Zealand Warriors at GIO Stadium in Canberra, Australia.

Star Cronulla recruit Shaun Johnson has refused to return fire at the Warriors and says he's excited to be in the hunt for an NRL premiership with the Sharks.

Jeers turn to cheers for Broncos' Lodge

MATTHEW LODGE of the Tigers is tackled during the NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the North Queensland Cowboys at Campbelltown Sports Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Controversial prop Matt Lodge has signed a new deal with Brisbane, committing to the NRL club for the next two seasons.

Eels half hit with drink driving charge

Teenage five-eighth Jaeman Salmon has been charged with low range drink driving following a car accident in October, Parramatta have confirmed.

Ponga wants Knights' goal-kicking duties

KALYN PONGA of the Cowboys is tackled by Jake Trbojevic of the Sea Eagles during the NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Manly Sea Eagles at 1300SMILES Stadium in Townsville, Australia.

Not content with a switch to the halves, Newcastle pivot Kalyn Ponga says he also wants to reclaim the Knights' goal-kicking role in the 2019 NRL season.

Saints shut down Makinson NRL move

JAMES TEDESCO of the Blues is tackled by Felipe Kaufusi of the Maroons during the State Of Origin series between the Queensland Maroons and the New South Wales Blues at the MCG in Melbourne, Australia.

St Helens have moved to shut down talk of Golden Boot winner Tommy Makinson linking with NRL club Newcastle after reportedly being spotted with Nathan Brown.

Cleary shuns NRL captaincy talk under dad

NATHAN CLEARY of the Panthers kicks during the NRL match between the Penrith Panthers and the Canterbury Bulldogs at Pepper Stadium Sydney, Australia.

Penrith star Nathan Cleary has spoken to reporters for the first time since his father Ivan's controversial return to the club as coach.

Johnson lifts Sharks gloom: Townsend

CHAD TOWNSEND of the Sharks runs the ball during the NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Cronulla Sharks at Leichhardt Oval in Sydney, Australia.

Playmaker Chad Townsend says Shaun Johnson's arrival has lifted a pall of gloom that descended on Cronulla when Valentine Holmes bid farewell.

Oates bit filthy with Holmes over NFL call

COREY OATES of the Broncos is tackled during the NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Melbourne Storm at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Corey Oates is a "bit filthy" with Valentine Holmes but has no complaints with new Brisbane coach Anthony Seibold, re-signing with the Broncos for 2019.

Souths rookies nervous about coach Bennett

JOHN SUTTON of the Rabbitohs is tackled during the NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

South Sydney's younger brigade might take time getting accustomed to Wayne Bennett's enormous NRL presence, according to club captain John Sutton.

Cook re-signs with South Sydney until 2023

DAMIEN COOK of the Rabbitohs in action during the NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Canberra Raiders at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford, Australia.

NSW hooker Damien Cook will stay with South Sydney until the end of the 2023 NRL season to provide an immediate boost for new Rabbitohs coach Wayne Bennett.

Oates re-signs with Broncos for 2019

COREY OATES of the Broncos looks on during the NRL Preliminary Final match between the Melbourne Storm and the Brisbane Broncos at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Corey Oates has resisted the temptation to follow Wayne Bennett to South Sydney and re-signed with Brisbane for the 2019 NRL season.

Flanagan Jnr signs new Sharks NRL deal

KYLE FLANAGAN of the Sharks passes during the NRL match between the Cronulla Sharks and the Newcastle Knights at SCG Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

The son of coach Shane Flanagan, halfback Kyle Flanagan, has re-signed with Cronulla until the end of the 2021 NRL season.

Bennett denies going behind Seibold's back

Head coach ANTHONY SEIBOLD looks on during a South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL training session at Redfern Oval in Sydney, Australia.

South Sydney coach Wayne Bennett denies calling Rabbitohs players and making plans for 2019 prior to him getting the job.

Inglis no lock at fullback for Souths

GREG INGLIS catches a pass during a Queensland Maroons State of Origin training session at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

New South Sydney coach Wayne Bennett says he will consult with Greg Inglis before deciding on where the Rabbitohs' superstar captain wants to play in 2019.

The best of Wayne Bennett's presser

Coach WAYNE BENNETT of the Broncos answers questions at a press conference after the NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Melbourne Storm at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Key quotes from Wayne Bennett's first press conference as South Sydney's new NRL coach.

Origin unrealistic at my age: NQ's Barba

BEN BARBA of the Sharks runs the ball during the NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Cronulla Sharks at Hunter Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Ben Barba has all but ruled himself out of Queensland contention next year, saying playing State of Origin is unrealistic at his age.

Warriors shut down Nikorima move

KODI NIKORIMA of the Kiwis in action during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup match between the New Zealand Kiwis and Samoa at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

The Warriors have reiterated that they will look within to replace Cronulla recruit Shaun Johnson, baulking at talk of recruiting Brisbane No.7 Kodi Nikorima.

Seibold coy about poaching Rabbits players

Coach ANTHONY SEIBOLD looks on during a South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL training session at Redfern Oval in Sydney, Australia.

Anthony Seibold remains coy on whether he will poach South Sydney players after being unveiled as the new Brisbane coach.

Bennett finally takes charge of Souths

Coach WAYNE BENNETT watches on during the Brisbane Broncos NRL training session in Brisbane, Australia.

Wayne Bennett's tenure as South Sydney NRL coach has begun with the veteran coach saying he has a "clear conscience" after his messy Brisbane exit.

Seibold hopes to win over Broncos greats

Head coach ANTHONY SEIBOLD looks on during a South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL training session at Redfern Oval in Sydney, Australia.

Brisbane coach Anthony Seibold says he hopes to win over Broncos greats who protested his appointment over favourite son Kevin Walters with results in 2019.

Souths Favoured After Coach Swap

The ‘coach swap’ has been finalised and the stage has officially been set for a Round 8 NRL blockbuster between the Broncos and South Sydney.

Warriors to look within for new halfback

SHAUN JOHNSON of the Kiwis in action during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup match between the New Zealand Kiwis and Tonga at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton, New Zealand.

Shaun Johnson's halfback slot is likely to be filled by a young half already on the Warriors' books as they look to boost other parts of their team.

Brooks pens long-term Tigers NRL deal

LUKE BROOKS of the Tigers passes the ball during the NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Wests Tigers at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Wests Tigers halfback Luke Brooks has signed a four-year NRL contract extension to remain at his junior club until the end of 2023.

Players wanted certainty: Broncos' Boyd

DARIUS BOYD of the Broncos is tackled during the NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Brisbane Broncos at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Brisbane skipper Darius Boyd has revealed how he sought "certainty" from Broncos CEO Paul White amid a month-long saga surrounding Wayne Bennett's NRL future.

Seibold also learns fate via phone message

Head coach ANTHONY SEIBOLD looks on during a South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL training session at Redfern Oval in Sydney, Australia.

Anthony Seibold has revealed he discovered he was the new Brisbane coach when he checked his phone after going to the movies with his children.

Jennings returns to Souths training

ROBERT JENNINGS of the Rabbitohs is tackled during the NRL Preliminary Final match between the Sydney Roosters and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at AS in Sydney, Australia.

Winger Robert Jennings does not have an NRl contract for 2019 but returned for South Sydney pre-season training on Monday.

Cowboys' Macdonald backflips on PNG threat

NENE MACDONALD of the Titans is tackled by Blake Ferguson of the Roosters during the NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Gold Coast Titans at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford, Australia.

North Queensland recruit Nene Macdonald has opened up about an incident which happened after he played for Papua New Guinea last month.

Bunnies' title stocks rise with Bennett

SAM BURGESS of the Rabbitohs looks to the replay screen during the round one NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the New Zealand Warriors at Optus Stadium in Perth, Australia.

South Sydney are now just as much chance of winning next year's NRL title as Melbourne, according to bookmakers.

Knights' Saifiti breaks leg in incident

TIM GLASBY of the Storm is tackled during the NRL match between the Gold Coast Titans and the Melbourne Storm in Gold Coast, Australia.

Newcastle forward Jacob Saifiti has broken his leg after being involved in an off-field incident over the weekend.

Burgess hails Bennett's arrival at Bunnies

Coach WAYNE BENNETT talks to his players during the Brisbane Broncos NRL training session in Brisbane, Australia.

Wayne Bennett will begin his reign at South Sydney on Tuesday after finally finalising his coaching swap with Brisbane Broncos-bound Anthony Seibold.

Seibold to "do it my way" as Broncos coach

Coach ANTHONY SEIBOLD looks on during a South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL training session at Redfern Oval in Sydney, Australia.

New Brisbane coach Anthony Seibold says Wayne Bennett's legacy is "second to none" but has backed himself to leave his own mark on the Broncos.

Broncos boss wants end to NRL coach sagas

Coach WAYNE BENNETT of the Broncos answers questions at a press conference after the NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Melbourne Storm at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Having been forced to sack Wayne Bennett via voicemail after a tumultuous week, Brisbane CEO Paul White wants an end to NRL coaching sagas.

Bennett's Broncos reign ends via voicemail

After 25 NRL seasons across two spells and six premiership titles, Wayne Bennett's reign at Brisbane ended via voicemail.

Pros and cons of the Bennett-Seibold swap

The pros and cons for Brisbane and South Sydney with the two NRL clubs to switch head coaches, Wayne Bennett and Anthony Seibold.

How Seibold and Bennett records compare

Head coach ANTHONY SEIBOLD looks on during a South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL training session at Redfern Oval in Sydney, Australia.

A comparison of the coaching records of Anthony Seibold and Wayne Bennett ahead of their job swap for the 2019 NRL season.

Brisbane sack Bennett, Seibold takes over

Coach WAYNE BENNETT talks to his players during the Brisbane Broncos NRL training session in Brisbane, Australia.

Brisbane have sacked Wayne Bennett, allowing the coach to join South Sydney next NRL season and Anthony Seibold to go to the Broncos.

Bennett thrilled to be Souths new coach

Coach WAYNE BENNETT watches on during the Brisbane Broncos NRL training session in Brisbane, Australia.

NRL veteran Wayne Bennett's two-year coaching deal with South Sydney has been extended to three, starting in 2019, after his sacking by Brisbane.

Johnson signs with Sharks for three years

SHAUN JOHNSON of the Warriors kicks his first field goal of the match to bring the scores level during the NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the New Zealand Warriors at GIO Stadium in Canberra, Australia.

New Zealand Test playmaker Shaun Johnson has signed a three-year NRL contract with Cronulla after his premature exit from the Warriors.

Bennett eyes fairytale Broncos NRL finish

Coach WAYNE BENNETT of the Broncos answers questions at a press conference after the NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Melbourne Storm at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Wayne Bennett has not ruled out signing off with Brisbane with an NRL premiership after refusing to agree to a swap with South Sydney's Anthony Seibold.