Manly have started their season off with a victory, defeating the Brisbane Broncos 22-14 in front of 31,139 at Suncorp Stadium tonight.
THE breaking news that the Sharks coach, Shane Flanagan, has been stood down - and members of the coaching team including the club doctor have been shown the door - surely confirms just that the crisis facing not just the Sharks, but the greatest game of all, is not just media talk, or even a political stunt, as perhaps we had suspected (and maybe hoped) it was.
NRL CEO Dave Smith has today given his support to the Cronulla Sharks Board as it implements wide-ranging management changes to provide certainty for players and fans in the 2013 season.
A dominant South Sydney Rabbitohs have given the Sydney Roosters an early hiding to kick off the 2013 NRL season, a 28-10 victory for the Bunnies at Allianz Stadium seen by a huge crowd of 35,952.
THE Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs are pleased to announce the re-signing of front row forward David Klemmer for a further three years, through until the end of 2016.
THE National Rugby League has reassured fans that the Cronulla Sharks will take the field in the opening round of the season and that the NRL will support the club and its Board throughout the current ASADA investigation.
THE NRL has today signed a five-year broadcast rights partnership with SKY Television that will bring the excitement of the Telstra Premiership, Holden State of Origin and the Holden Cup to viewers across New Zealand.
UTILITY Elijah Taylor is leaving the Vodafone Warriors at the end of the season despite the club's best efforts to re-sign him.
THE worst possible news for the Sharks, the NRL and the Game...
THE iSelect Gold Coast Titans have landed a major sponsorship coup just days out from the start of the season, with the club striking a new upper jersey sponsorship with South East Queensland-based water supplier Illuminated Water.