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 […]
This article was first written for and published by NRL.com. When I was a little girl, my dad would regale me with stories of a bygone era of rugby league. But those memories of rugby league never included any women. Names like Peter Sterling and Mick Cronin were woven into my memories, almost as if […]
This article was first written for and published by NRL.com. For some members of the Warriors women’s team, their journey towards the NRLW will begin this weekend with a flight to Australia. This flight will mark a 10-week period away from home, where the players will have to complete two separate 14-day quarantine periods either […]
This post was first written for and published by NRL.com. Heading into 2020, Ali Brigginshaw felt trepidation about how busy the year ahead was going to be. Like all of us, she had no inkling of how it would turn out so different to what she had imagined.
This article was first written for and published by NRL.com. NRLW players won’t get their noses out of joint if rugby sevens stars swoop in on roster spots, according to Jillaroos five-eighth Kirra Dibb. You could imagine the likes of Charlotte Caslick and Ellia Green lining up for in the Holden Women’s Premiership causing angst among […]
This article was first written for and published by NRL.com. As a white woman, I will never understand the experience of being an Indigenous Australian. However, what I can do is listen and learn from the Indigenous people in the rugby league community and commit to a future where we continue to listen and learn […]
This article was first written for and published by NRL.com. When one of our favourite footy players is out because of injury, they generally remain out of sight and out of mind. But behind the scenes our star athletes overcome plenty of physical and mental hurdles to return to the game they love to play.
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 […]
This article was first written for and published by NRL.com. Arabella Maree King was born on March 31 and for proud dad Cameron King, her arrival came at the perfect time, not long after he had surgery for a season-ending knee injury. “Arabella’s arrival has changed my life for the better,” King said.
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 […]