Warriors’ blended family can achieve special feats in NRLW: Brown

This article was first written for and published by NRL.com.

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the Warriors to blend players from New Zealand, NSW and Queensland, plus rugby, into one squad but Karina Brown is confident they can give the NRLW title a real shake.

While there has been a frenzy of signings in the Telstra Women’s Premiership over the last two weeks, Brown was always interested in playing for the Warriors.

You can’t be what you can’t see: Katie reports for Rabbitohs duty

You can’t be what you can’t see and it wasn’t until NRL.com reporter Katie Brown saw women competing in the first NRLW season that she made her decision to give rugby league a go.

Even though she had some reservations.

NRL.com’s very own made her rugby league debut on the weekend for the South Sydney Rabbitohs in the NSW Harvey Norman Premiership, reminding women everywhere it is never too late to lace up a pair of boots and try the game for the first time.

Volunteers toil away to keep grassroots footy growing despite pandemic

This article was first written for and published by NRL.com

It’s hard enough running a grassroots footy club at the best of times but when there’s a pandemic that means volunteers need to ensure biosecurity rules are followed, it becomes a monumental task.

When the NSWRL announced grassroots footy would return in July, the news was met with plenty of joy from players across the country.