Back yourself: Cleary's advice for Field

Penrith youngster Nathan Cleary admits he has given some thought to the dreaded second-year syndrome in the NRL.

Sutton eyes return to finals for Souths

After two disappointing seasons following Souths' drought-breaking NRL premiership win, Rabbitohs veteran John Sutton wants his club back in the finals


Broncos can get it done without Parker

Veteran forward Alex Glenn believes it won't take long for a young Brisbane pack to step up in retired skipper Corey Parker's absence this NRL season.


NRL bans exotic betting options

The NRL has banned a number of exotic betting options on rugby league games, as the crackdown on potential gambling within the sport continues.


Tigers announce Kyle Lovett suspension

Wests Tigers NRL forward Kyle Lovett will be eligible to return in round three after receiving a four-game ban for pleading guilty to drug possession.


Sharks ready to oust NRL outsiders tag

Cronulla are the biggest outsiders in the NRL era to defend their premiership, but coach Shane Flanagan says his side are well placed ahead of the first round.