Roosters lock up young gun Hastings

The Sydney Roosters have locked up playmaker Jackson Hastings until the end of the 2017 season after signing him to an NRL contract extension.

Sea Eagles, Storm, Sharks fly under radar at Nines

Manly, Melbourne and Cronulla were the only sides to win both their pool games on day one of the NRL Auckland Nines.

Hurrell escapes suspension for kneeing Sea Eagle

New Zealand centre Konrad Hurrell was lucky to escape suspension for kneeing Manly prop Jake Trbojevic.

Warriors star Hurrell cleared of lifting knee

Manly have suffered a horror injury toll at the Nines, with Jake Trbojevic and Jamie Buhrer ruled out for the tournament.

Dragons score super NRL Nines try

Dragons young gun Yaw Kiti Glymin showed brilliant hands to light up the NRL Auckland Nines and set up a stunning try for teammate Kalifa Faifai Loa.

QRL may adopt booze bans for young guns

QRL managing director Robert Moore admits they may have to adopt booze bans for future Emerging Origin camps.

Seniors helped Walters make QRL ban call

Queensland coach Kevin Walters has revealed he received advice from senior players before slapping 12 month Origin bans on six more rising stars.

Pearce will return 'better than ever'

Former rugby league great Wayne Pearce says his disgraced son Mitchell will return a better man from rehab.

'Shattered' Cordner out for start of season: report

Sydney Roosters back-rower Boyd Cordner will reportedly miss the first three months of the NRL season.

How bans affect Qld Origin depth

Queensland is in a shambles after eight players were banned for going on a bender during an Emerging Origin camp.