Paul McGregor has thrown his support behind the Magic-Round style concept that could keep the NRL season alive in the midst of the coronavirus crisis.
Cameron Smith has called for the NRL to be suspended for a few weeks, claiming he and his Melbourne teammates are concerned for their families' health.
Police have charged two teenage boys with murder following the stabbing death of a 15-year-old boy in a car park at Redcliffe north of Brisbane.
NSW Health has confirmed the deaths of two more people from coronavirus, bringing Australia's total death toll to five.
The NRL will push for special consideration from the Australian government to test players for coronavirus while the game faces a "catastrophic" demise if it's forced to suspend the competition.
Benji Marshall produced a vintage performance to lead the Wests Tigers to a hard-fought 24-14 victory over St George Illawarra in their NRL season-opener.
All French ski resorts are closing on Sunday and will not reopen for the rest of the season as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, ski resort operators say, dealing...
Australia's biggest sporting competitions, the AFL and NRL, are pushing on with their seasons despite the coronavirus outbreak shutting down leagues and events across the world.
France and Spain have imposed lockdowns, Australia has ordered self-isolation of arriving foreigners, and Argentina and El Salvador have extended entry bans as the world seeks to contain the coronavirus.
Homicide squad detectives are investigating the death of a man who was found with upper-body injuries in inner Melbourne.