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Bye bye Benji as Parramatta produce stunning comeback to finish third
Wests Tigers 24 Eels 28
Match report

Bye bye Benji as Parramatta produce stunning comeback to finish third

It was a sad end for Benji Marshall in his final game for Wests Tigers as the Eels came from behind to post a 28-24 win that secured a top-four spot.

  • by Adrian Proszenko

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Loss to depleted Raiders seals unwanted top-eight record for Sharks
Sharks 28 Raiders 38
Match report

Loss to depleted Raiders seals unwanted top-eight record for Sharks

Cronulla will head into the finals having lost every match against their finals rivals after losing to a Raiders side missing almost all of its stars.

  • by Phil Lutton
V'landys urges players not to 'ruin it in one day' after leaving bubble
NRL off-field behaviour

V'landys urges players not to 'ruin it in one day' after leaving bubble

The NRL has reminded players, who have been cooped up in biosecurity bubbles since May, not to participate in Mad Mondays as their seasons end.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
Panthers barely bat an eye against Dogs for 15th straight win
Panthers 42 Bulldogs 0
Match report

Panthers barely bat an eye against Dogs for 15th straight win

An alleged eye gouge from Bulldogs prop Luke Thompson couldn't derail the Panthers' 15th straight victory and their collection of the JJ Giltinan Shield.

  • by Sarah Keoghan
Friend cleared of facial fracture and could play in week one of finals
Roosters

Friend cleared of facial fracture and could play in week one of finals

The Roosters have been given some much-needed good news in the form of Jake Friend being cleared of a cheekbone or jaw fracture.

  • by Adrian Proszenko and Adam Pengilly
Hasler gives injury-plagued Trbojevic his blessing to chase Origin jumper
Sea Eagles

Hasler gives injury-plagued Trbojevic his blessing to chase Origin jumper

Des Hasler says he would never tell a player not to suit up for Origin as Tom Trbojevic weighs up his options as he rehabs a shoulder injury.

  • by Phil Lutton
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Storm reserves to embrace final round after forfeited season
Storm

Storm reserves to embrace final round after forfeited season

Like all NRL sides, the Melbourne Storm's reserve players have had a difficult season but they kept pushing the first grade side. Some will get a rare game on Sunday.

  • by Roy Ward
NRLW stars on hold a week out from season, Dragons coach says bubble 'not fair'
Women's Premiership

NRLW stars on hold a week out from season, Dragons coach says bubble 'not fair'

Dragons coach Daniel Lacey has given up work and some of his players are yet to be approved for the biosecurity bubble with the season a week away.

  • by Sarah Keoghan
'Panic stations': Leutele's late-night transfer deadline chaos for a Storm contract - and a home
Storm

'Panic stations': Leutele's late-night transfer deadline chaos for a Storm contract - and a home

The Storm don't have fond memories of Ricky Leutele from the 2016 grand final, but that could change when he makes his club debut against the Dragons.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
NRL launches probe into Barnett's alleged racial slur against Peachey
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Titans

NRL launches probe into Barnett's alleged racial slur against Peachey

Gold Coast star Tyrone Peachey did not wish to make an on-field complaint, but the NRL will still investigate allegations he was racially abused by a Knights player.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
Broncos have their eyes on Bellamy, but why would he join them?
Analysis
Storm

Broncos have their eyes on Bellamy, but why would he join them?

Why would a hugely successful coach join a club which has destabilised his semi-final campaign in order to distract from their own pathetic season?

  • by Roy Masters