LIVE: Eels vs Bulldogs
The Eels and Bulldogs will both be desperate to avoid the wooden spoon, which tonight's game will go a long way to deciding. Follow all the action live.
NRL Round 19: Roosters, Panthers, Storm stars return
This week sees some massive clashes with top eight ramifications, and a battle to avoid the dreaded wooden spoon.
Six Again: Maybe the eight hasn't been decided?
This week in the NRL we saw; the possibility of a charge into the eight, Roosters rookies shine, Wayne Bennett have the last laugh and two old Tigers reunite in victory.
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.
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.
Warriors belt Broncos in Brisbane
The New Zealand Warriors have upset Brisbane 26-6 in their NRL clash at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Six Again: Bulldogs' capitulation a new low
This week in the NRL we saw; the Bulldogs find a new way to lose, more voluntary tackles, a big brother rough up his sibling and the Panthers answer their critics.
Broncos boosted by Titans thrashing
The Broncos have boosted their finals hopes with a 34-point win over the Titans on the Gold Coast.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Six Again: 80 minutes too long for Eels and Raiders
This week in the NRL we saw; Parramatta and Canberra throw away wins, Aaron Woods become a Shark, the new-look Tigers struggle and a little but not enough JT magic.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Six Again: Rep round review, penalty try explained
This week the NRL took a break as representative football held the spotlight, with plenty of big hits and talking points.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How a 6-8, 346-pound rugby league star landed with the Eagles
Jordan Mailata went from knowing "peanuts" about football to an Eagles draft pick after an intense transformation at IMG Academy.
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.
Mbye moving early from Bulldogs to Tigers
Canterbury have confirmed Moses Mbye will play his last NRL game for the club against Gold Coast on Saturday before he moves across to the Wests Tigers.
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.
Panthers captain Wallace retires
Penrith captain Peter Wallace has retired from rugby league with immediate effect, after battling chronic knee injuries in recent years.
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.
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.
The 2018 season is set to kick-off with some of the biggest changes in player line-ups seen in a long time. Darren Arthur assesses all 16 clubs' recruitment, rosters and aspirations for the year ahead.
After a massive off-season shuffle of key players, we analyse which NRL team has come out on top in the spine department.
What will 2018 bring for our major winter sporting codes? Our writers consult their crystal balls to predict the biggest storylines.