Customise ESPN

Top Headlines


Sutton undecided on retirement

John Sutton has not made a decision on his future beyond the 2018 season.


Farah: I never thought I'd be back

Robbie Farah can't believe he gets the chance to run out for his 250th Wests Tigers appearance.


Packer: Farah's experience vital

Russell Packer lauded the form of Robbie Farah on return ahead of his 250th game.


Sutton emotional ahead of 300th

John Sutton was holding back tears ahead of his 300th game for South Sydney.


Burgess on reasons behind Souths' success

Sam Burgess weighs in on the factors powering South Sydney into a strong position heading into the latter part of the season.


Reynolds: Farah's got terrible banter

Adam Reynolds takes a friendly jab at former teammate Robbie Farah ahead of their meeting this week.



Titans vs. Roosters

Rookies star for makeshift Roosters

A controversial try to debutant Sean O'Sullivan stole the show as the undermanned Sydney Roosters scored a crucial 20-12 win on the Gold Coast.


Dragons vs. Tigers

Tigers hold out Dragons to stay alive

Wests Tigers veteran Robbie Farah set up all three of his team's tries in their 20-16 upset over St George Illawarra.


Broncos vs. Warriors

Warriors belt Broncos in Brisbane

The New Zealand Warriors have upset Brisbane 26-6 in their NRL clash at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday.


Raiders vs. Cowboys

Raiders smash Cowboys in freezing Canberra

Canberra have smashed North Queensland 38-12 at a frosty GIO Stadium but the NRL victory's been marred by Raiders captain Jarrod Croker suffering a knee injury.


Sea Eagles vs. Storm

Smith shines as Storm beat Manly

Cameron Smith's boot has helped Melbourne to a 14-13 victory of Manly after they trailed 12-0 early in the NRL at Lottoland.


Bulldogs vs. Rabbitohs

Souths beat Dogs for ninth straight win

South Sydney have recorded their ninth straight NRL win with a 24-6 victory over Canterbury at ANZ Stadium.


Knights vs. Eels

Pearce steers Knights to thrilling win

A returning Mitchell Pearce has piloted Newcastle to a scrappy yet thrilling 18-16 NRL win over an error-plagued Parramatta at McDonald Jones Stadium on Friday.


Panthers vs. Sharks

Matt Moylan has last laugh over Panthers

He was booed from kick-off to fulltime siren but Matt Moylan has had the last laugh by playing a crucial role in Cronulla's vital 24-12 NRL win over former club Penrith.


Brailey excited for big name arrivals

Jayden Brailey says the club's excited with their recent recruitment drive, with Josh Morris joining the club next season.


Segeyaro coy on Eels rumours

The Sharks hooker plays down any specific links to clubs that could be in the mix for his services in 2019.


Austin sad to be leaving Canberra

Blake Austin admits it will be hard for his family to leave their life in Canberra.


Segeyaro unsure of future, jokes on retiring

James Segeyaro has a laugh about possible retirement with his contract up at the end of the year.


Eels were an option for Austin

Blake Austin says he considered joining the Eels and ultimately it was a tough decision to turn down the club.


State of Origin

Game 3

Queensland win Origin III, finish series on high

Queensland have avoided a State of Origin clean sweep by beating New South Wales 18-12 in the final match of the series.

Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

Blues bring shield home to fans

The NSW Blues have celebrated with their fans, bringing the shield back to Sydney after Origin III.


De Belin: Tedesco deserved Wally Lewis Medal

Jack de Belin believes two of his Blues teammates were deserving of the nod for player of the series.


Cordner says loss sours series win

Boyd Cordner would've preferred to finish the series as a winner.


Slater: No. 7 jersey is DCE's for years to come

Billy Slater and Kevin Walters were full of praise for the returning Daly Cherry-Evans.


Fittler: Man of series should've gone to a Blues player

Brad Fittler was proud of his players after their defeat to Queensland.


DCE makes sensational Origin comeback

Daly Cherry-Evans has capped off a terrific State of Origin comeback for Queensland with the try that ultimately clinched victory in game three.



Broncos boosted by Titans thrashing

The Broncos have boosted their finals hopes with a 34-point win over the Titans on the Gold Coast.


Bulldogs vs. Raiders

Blake Austin miracle keeps Raiders alive

Blake Austin recovered from being dropped to the bench to help Canberra to a miraculous come-from-behind 32-28 victory against Canterbury.


Panthers vs. Warriors

Rookie electrifies Panthers over Warriors

Penrith rookie Jarome Luai has scored two tries and played a hand in three others in the Panthers 36-4 rout of the Warriors.

Cleary to make call on future at season's end

Nathan Cleary says he's focused on the rest of the season with Penrith, before giving more thought to his future at the end of the year.


Tedesco still feels pressure for Blues fullback spot

James Tedesco says every year there's competition from fullbacks across the league for the Blues No.1 jersey


Trbojevic happy for DCE's call-up

Jake Trbojevic says it'll be a bit weird facing off against good friend and Manly teammate Daly Cherry-Evans in Origin III.




Queensland's loss of Smith is Melbourne's gain

There's an old adage that says from every loss comes a greater gain and Thursday night at AAMI Park proved the Melbourne Storm were the big winners in Cameron Smith's Origin departure.

Scott Barbour/Getty Images

NRL Round 17: Massive clashes marred by Origin

There might only be four games on this weekend, but two of them are huge clashes, with major top eight implications.

State of Origin

Game 3

Slater would trade Qld reins for Inglis

Billy Slater says he would trade the Maroons captaincy for another chance to run out with Greg Inglis in next week's State of Origin game three.

Getty Images

Blues not interested in Maroons' moves

Queensland will have their third backline combination of the State of Origin series in game three, with NSW shutting down both combinations so far.

State of Origin

Game 3

Maroons end DCE exile, name Slater skipper

Billy Slater will captain Queensland in his 31st and final State of Origin game and his halfback will be Daly Cherry-Evans, who ends a three-year absence.

Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

Blues select Sims for State of Origin debut

NSW State of Origin debutant Tariq Sims finally gets to make his Blues debut after being part of an extended squad in 2011 and overcoming two broken legs.

Maroons to give Slater a fitting farewell

Queensland coach Kevin Walters has urged the Maroons to give new skipper Billy Slater a fitting farewell in his final State of Origin next week.


Souths vs. Cowboys

Souths beat Cowboys in NRL thriller

South Sydney have scored a thrilling 21-20 NRL win over North Queensland thanks to an Adam Reynolds field goal in Cairns.


Tigers vs. Titans

Titans ruin Farah's Leichhardt comeback

Gold Coast outscored the Wests Tigers 18-0 in the second half to claim an 18-point win over the Wests Tigers, ruining the return of Robbie Farah.


Broncos vs. Raiders

Milford fires to inspire Broncos win

In a Jekyll and Hyde display, Anthony Milford has come good to inspire Brisbane's 26-22 NRL win over Canberra at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday night.


Knights vs. Bulldogs

Ponga injured, Bulldogs romp home

Newcastle fullback Kalyn Ponga has suffered a hamstring injury during the Knights' NRL 36-16 loss to Canterbury on Saturday night.


Panthers vs. Sea Eagles

Cleary binned as Manly stun Panthers

Manly made full use of a late Nathan Cleary sin-binning to kick clear and defeat Penrith 18-10 at Panthers Stadium.


Roosters vs. Storm

Storm win thriller with Smith field goal

Melbourne have won a 9-8 NRL thriller against the Sydney Roosters thanks to an 80th minute field goal from Cameron Smith at Adelaide Oval.


Warriors vs. Sharks

Lee hands Sharks late win over Warriors

Cronulla have conjured a late try to Edrick Lee to beat the injury-hit Warriors 18-15 in a valuable NRL win in Auckland.


Dragons vs. Eels

Dragons fire late to avoid Eels shock

Ladder leaders St George Illawarra have scored two tries in the final seven minutes to come from behind and beat last-placed Parramatta 20-18 at WIN Stadium.

Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

State of Origin

Game II

New Blues haven't read the Origin script

The 2018 State of Origin series has been won by a new Blues team, with a new coach, who paid no mind to the long painful history of miracle Queensland wins.

Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

New South Wales secure Origin series with thrilling win

In one of the great State of Origin games, New South Wales held on to record a memorable four point win over Queensland and secure the series for just the second time in 13 years.


Robbie Farah

Tigers confirm Farah return from Souths

South Sydney have released Robbie Farah, allowing the decorated hooker to sign with his former club for the rest of 2018.

Crichton: Best thing for Farah is to go

Angus Crichton says the best thing for Robbie Farah's career would be to return to his former club.


Rugby League Internationals

Hayne wants to take Pacific Test to US

Jarryd Hayne wants more Pacific Tests as he prepares to run out for Fiji this weekend, and says the place to make them grow is the United States.

Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

Kiwis play down Denver Test difficulties

The Kiwis are "bouncing around" after touching down in Denver and have brushed aside any perceived problems about playing England at altitude.

Fifita, Taumalolo named in Tonga team

Andrew Fifita and Jason Taumalolo have been named in Tonga's team for Saturday's Pacific Test against Samoa in Sydney.


Roosters vs. Panthers

Roosters make statement in bloodbath

Four State of Origin players have suffered potential injuries in the Sydney Roosters' 32-6 NRL flogging of Penrith at Allianz Stadium.



Morgan in doubt for Queensland with injury

Maroons utility Michael Morgan is in doubt for State of Origin II after suffering a bicep injury in North Queensland's 23-16 NRL loss to the Warriors.


Round 15

Rabbitohs' Jennings spoils brother's night

South Sydney winger Robert Jennings has scored a career-high four tries in the Rabbitohs' 42-24 thrashing of Parramatta in round 15 of the NRL.


Penrith Panthers

Panthers captain Wallace retires

Penrith captain Peter Wallace has retired from rugby league with immediate effect, after battling chronic knee injuries in recent years.

Mark Kolbe/Getty Images


Six Again: Panthers' Origin stars were brilliant

This week in the NRL we saw the Panthers stars shine, Aaron Woods stumble, Munster hit the deck and the Hayne Plane join the search for some missing Cowboys.

Mark Nolan/Getty Images

Boyd quits rep footy after Origin axing

Veteran fullback Darius Boyd has pulled the representative plug to join retired Maroons Johnathan Thurston, Cameron Smith and Cooper Cronk.

Customise ESPN