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Greg Bird. (AAP)

Bird desperate to get back to NRL after drug case

Gold Coast Titans player Greg Bird says he is eager to get back to playing NRL, after being cleared of charges that had plagued him for months.

El Masri accuses wife of being compulsive liar

El Masri's wife branded a 'liar' over assualt claim

Former Bulldogs star Hazem El Masri has pleaded not guilty to two charges relating to the domestic assault of his wife, with his lawyer saying the victim is a "compulsive liar".

Matthew Lodge. (AAP).

Wests Tiger arrested in New York: reports

NRL player Matthew Lodge has reportedly been arrested in New York, accused of assaulting a man and stalking two women.

Tennis legend Boris Becker. (Supplied).

Crowe recruits Becker as Souths fan

The South Sydney Rabbitohs burgeoning celebrity fan base has claimed another big name thanks to the charm offensive of team owner Russell Crowe.

Greg Bird. (AAP-file)

Titan star Bird cleared of drugs charges

Greg Bird has joined teammate Beau Fallon in having his highly-publicised drugs charges after a Magistrate found the evidence against him would not hold up at trial.

Beau Falloon enters court for his drug case hearing. (AAP)

Titan has drug charges dismissed

All four charges of drug supply against former Gold Coast Titan Beau Falloon have been dropped after the Magistrate found the evidence would not hold up at trial.

Live updates: NRL grand final

Welcome to our live coverage of the historic all-Queensland NRL grand final between the Brisbane Broncos and the North Queensland Cowboys.

Cowboys, Broncos battle scorching heat ahead of GF

Furnance-like heat favours Cowboys: Walters

Brisbane Broncos assistant Kevin Walters has admitted Sydney's shock heatwave will favour the North Queensland Cowboys in the NRL grand final.

Australian and Kiwis players come to blows. (Supplied)

Cheap shots, brawls mar schoolboys Test match

A schoolboys rugby league Test match between Australia and New Zealand has been marred by a series of cheap shot incidents and near brawls.

McKinnon manages to walk 80m with assistance

McKinnon continues to inspire with 80m walk

Former NRL star Alex McKinnon has continued to inspire in his ongoing rehabilitation from devastating spinal injuries.