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NRL 2021

'So flawed it’s beyond words': Sponsor slams NRL's stand-down policy

The NRL brought in the no-fault stand-down rule to appease fans and sponsors, but Dragons and Sea Eagles sponsor Norm Black does not share the governing body's view.

  • by Danny Weidler


Albert Kelly.

Kelly emerges as surprise option to help take Broncos back to the top

It has been six years since he last played in the NRL, but surprise signing Albert Kelly believes he can help the Broncos climb off the bottom of the NRL ladder.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
Timana Tahu is confident James Roberts can return to Origin level.

Tahu backs Roberts to return to the top and regain Origin jumper

Timana Tahu has joined the Wests Tigers coaching staff with the highest of expectations for new centre recruit James Roberts.

  • by Adrian Proszenko

Insight & Analysis


Nick Bertus composite for online.

'It was easily the worst day': Sixers recruit closes in on BBL debut after double family tragedy

Losing one parent is hard enough. Losing both in the space of 18 months was crushing for Nick Bertus. But the new Sydney Sixers recruit doesn't consider himself unlucky.

  • by Tom Decent
Big hitter: The Heat's skipper Chris Lynn.

Crash and Bash: Your club-by-club guide to BBL10

The BBL may be without some of Australia's biggest names but there is still much to look forward to you when BBL10 thunders into action on Thursday.

  • by Daniel Cherny, Andrew Wu, Jon Pierik and Alisdair Belling



Taylor had been stood down by the Swans since mid-September with the club announcing on Monday they would be officially "parting ways" with the teenager.

Taylor sacked by Swans after assaulting former girlfriend

Swans football boss Charlie Gardiner said the actions of rising star Elijah Taylor could "not be reconciled" after the 19-year-old entered a guilty plea to the assault charge in September.

  • by Sarah Keoghan
AFL Grand Final 2012 at the MCG Crowds at the MCG.

MCC bullish about full houses for AFL's MCG return

The AFL is optimistic they will be able to reveal a section of their 2021 fixture before Christmas as the MCG gets bullish about the return of crowds.

  • by Peter Ryan


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Rising star Justis Huni.

Australia's new heavyweight talent has put the world on notice

After just two fights, Justis Huni has turned heads with his power, movement and speed. Now all he wants in 2021 is Olympic gold and a heavyweight title.

  • by Phil Lutton
Philadelphia's Ben Simmons goes up for a shot against Chicago. He still hopes to go to the Olympics next year, if possible.

'I want to win a medal': Simmons has Olympics in sight, if NBA permits

The 24-year old hasn’t played for the Boomers since he was left out of the 2014 FIBA World Cup side as a teenager.

  • by Roy Ward

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