Roosters release Pearce, Manly release Green
Mitchell Pearce has been released from his contract with Sydney Roosters on the same day that Manly released Blake Green.
Sloppy Burgess returns, England limp past PNG
England coach Wayne Bennett doesn't believe England needs to change much despite turning in a sloppy and error-ridden performance against Papua New Guinea in the Rugby League World Cup quarterfinals.
So the Rugby League World Cup semifinals are set. Australia will play Fiji in Brisbane on Friday night before England faces Tonga in Auckland on Saturday.
England storm their way into the semi-finals.
England dominated Papua New Guinea in Melbourne to win it 36-6.
Jillaroos crush England for second win
Australia have run away with a convincing victory over England to notch up their second Rugby League World Cup win in four days.
Biting allegation mars Jillaroos win
Australia have defeated England at the women's Rugby League World Cup with Jillaroos centre Isabelle Kelly accused of biting.
FT: what a game from the Kiwi Ferns, just absolutely punishing the Cook Islands 76-0. Honey Hireme was the clear standout of the match crashing over for six of the Kiwi's 13 tries.
Kiwis back coach Kidwell despite RLWC loss
Under-fire coach David Kidwell should stay despite NZ's early exit from the Rugby League World Cup after their 4-2 quarter-final loss to Fiji, players say.
Fiji upset Kiwis in low scoring thriller.
Fiji have caused a huge upset beating New Zealand 4-2 in the World Cup to progress through to the semi-finals.
Tonga come up trumps again.
Despite a tough performance from Lebanon, it wasn't enough to stop Tonga from a two point win.
Fiji upset NZ in tryless World Cup quarter
Fiji have knocked New Zealand out of the Rugby League World Cup with a 4-2 quarterfinal win in Wellington.
Tonga edge Lebanon in RLWC quarters
Tonga have defeated Lebanon 24-22 in one of the Rugby League World Cup matches of the tournament to progress to the semi-finals.
Holmes scores five as 'Roos pump Samoa
The Kangaroos have advanced to the Rugby League World Cup semi-finals with an easy 46-0 win over Samoa in Darwin.
Billy Slater to play rep football in 2018
Melbourne star Billy Slater has confirmed he will continue to play State of Origin and international football next year.
Nate Myles announces NRL retirement
Former representative prop Nate Myles has closed the door on his 233-game NRL career.
Morgan wary of Tonga's World Cup threat
Kangaroos five-eighth Michael Morgan believes Tonga are capable of upsetting the establishment and winning the Rugby League World Cup.
Preview: England v Papua New Guinea.
Preview the Rugby League World Cup quarterfinal clash between England and Papua New Guinea.
Aussies to unleash best 17 against England
Australia will roll out their best side when they take on England in their Women's Rugby League World Cup clash in Sydney.
Jillaroos smash Cook Islands in WC opener
Australia have routed the Cook Islands 58-4 in their women's Rugby League World Cup opener in Sydney.
Samoa's Papalii hurt by Roos snub
Samoa star Josh Papalii will line up against Australia in the Rugby League World Cup quarter-final one year after representing the Kangaroos in a mid-year Test.
Morgan beats Munster for Kangaroos No.6
Michael Morgan will start at five-eighth for Australia in their Rugby League World Cup quarter-final against Samoa.
Aussie 'miracle child' lining up for Kiwis
Representing New Zealand at the Women's Rugby League World Cup is a long way from a rather shaky start to life for Raecene McGregor.
'Pretty much like a dream come true.'
New Zealand players Nita Maynard and Raecene McGregor explain how they found their way into the Women's Rugby League World Cup squad.
Jillaroos eye retaining World Cup
Australia will start the women's Rugby League World Cup as favourites as they aim to send out retiring skippers Renae Kunst and Steph Hancock as winners.
England welcome back Burgess
England are relieved to have star forward Sam Burgess back on the field for their Rugby League World Cup quarterfinal against the Kumuls.
Australia captain preaches patience
Renae Kunst says Australia doesn't yet have the player depth for a national women's rugby league competition.
Widdop stars as England trounce France
Gareth Widdop has starred in England's 36-6 Rugby League World Cup group win over France in Perth.
Debutant Lam stars in PNG rout of USA
Debutant five-eighth Lachlan Lam has scored two tries in PNG's 64-0 flogging of the USA in Port Moresby on Sunday.
Ireland bow out of RLWC despite Perth win
Ireland have defeated Wales 34-6 in their Rugby League World Cup clash in Perth.
Marvellous Munster gives Meninga mighty headache
Mal Meninga provided Australia with a glimpse of the backline of the future as the Kangaroos dismantled Lebanon 34-0 in Sydney.
Klemmer, Woods in doubt for 'Roos QF
David Klemmer was placed on report for a high shot during the first half of Australia's Rugby League World Cup win over Lebanon.
Fast-finishing Tonga upset Kiwis in RLWC
Tonga has defeated New Zealand 28-22 in Saturday's Rugby League World Cup clash in Hamilton to finish first in Pool B.
Taumalolo admits fault on Kiwis snub
Jason Taumalolo, fresh off helping Tonga to Rugby League World Cup victory over his native New Zealand, admits his defection was carried out too tardily.
Samoa draw with Scots to advance in RLWC
Samoa have advanced to the Rugby League World Cup quarter-finals after playing out a 14-14 draw with Scotland in Cairns.
Fiji belt Italy, reach World Cup quarters
Fiji have advanced to the Rugby League World Cup quarter-finals with a 38-10 win over Italy in Canberra.
Moses to play for Roos one day, says Mal
Mitchell Moses will be Lebanon's major attacking threat when the rugby league minnows meet Australia in their World Cup match.
Farah moves on from RLWC biting uproar
Lebanon skipper Robbie Farah has spoken for the first time since England's Jermaine McGillvary was cleared of biting him in their Rugby League World Cup clash.
Panthers release Moylan to join Sharks
Penrith have released Matt Moylan to take up a long-term NRL deal at the Cronulla Sharks.
Banished Scot apologises for RLWC exit
Sam Brooks has apologised after being sent home from the Rugby League World Cup for misconduct ahead of Scotland's crunch clash with Samoa.
Manu excited to line up against the Kiwis.
Tonga's Sika Manu says he is looking forward to lining up against the side he once represented.
Cordner impressed with Lebanon.
Boyd Cordner admits the Kangaroos will not be taking Lebanon lightly.
Meninga insists Kangaroos considering All Blacks contest.
Mal Meninga says the hybrid match against the All Blacks would be a promoters dream.
Meninga, Fittler hose down hybrid clash
A $50 million game between the Kangaroos and All Blacks has been tossed up for 2019.
How judiciary hearing turned against Farah
England winger Jermaine McGillvary argued he was the victim as he vehemently and successfully beat a contrary conduct charge for allegedly biting Robbie Farah.
Jillaroos name three captains for RLWC
Ruan Sims, Steph Hancock and Renae Kunst have been named Jillaroos captains for the Rugby League World Cup.
Trbojevic aiming to be like Slater.
Australia's Tom Trbojevic says he is looking to pick up any tips he can while in camp with Billy Slater.
McGillvary not guilty of Farah bite
England's Jermaine McGillvary is free to play France after being found not guilty by the Rugby League World Cup judiciary of biting Robbie Farah.
Maloney returns for Kangaroos
Playmaker James Maloney has been named for Australia for their Rugby League World Cup match with Lebanon in Sydney on Saturday.
Familiar faces await Tupou in clash with Kiwis
Tonga winger Daniel Tupou is gunning for the Kiwis in Saturday's Rugby League World Cup clash, and a host of current and former teammates.
Hunt: Meninga had my back over wedding clash.
Ben Hunt is indebted to Mal Meninga for allowing him to get married on November 3, saying "straight from the start he was more than happy for me to go and get married".
NRL players must pay the game back - Kimmorley
With NRL players about to enter a new era of prosperity, ESPN's Brett Kimmorley says the time has come for them to take more responsibility for the game's future.
All the colour and excitement of Melbourne Storm's grand final victory.
Brett Kimmorley names his NRL team of the year, as well as; coach of the year, captain of the year, rep player of the year and rookie of the year.
The mighty Queensland dynasty continued with a fightback series victory to equal anything they have previously done in State of Origin.
The annual games of calcio storico -- part football, part fighting, part historical recreation -- represent something more than the blood and sweat the players proudly leave on the sands of Florence's Piazza Santa Croce.
The latest news, exclusive opinion/analysis, the best sporting video, and a look ahead to what the big talking points will be.