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NRL season resumes following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak

Roosters down Rabbitohs in front of cardboard cutout crowd

The latest instalment of the oldest and fiercest rivalry in Australian rugby league ended in a 28-12 victory for the Sydney Roosters over the South Sydney Rabbitohs on Friday but it was quite unlike any of the 246 derbies that preceded it.

National Rugby League (NRL) competition resumes following coronavirus...

Footy's back! Eels win in Brisbane as NRL resumes

After two months of practising social distancing, the big men of the National Rugby League were back crashing into each other with muscular relish as professional team sport returned to Australia in Brisbane on Thursday.

FILE PHOTO: The Killik Cup - Barbarians v Fiji

Wallabies hopeful Philip at a career crossroads

A sudden shortage of locks in Australian rugby has opened the door for Matt Philip to reclaim his Wallabies jersey but the Melbourne Rebel says the uncertainties wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic have left him with a difficult choice.

FILE PHOTO: South Sydney Rabbitohs of the National Rugby League train...

Project Apollo bears fruit as NRL lifts off again

Australia's National Rugby League will bring professional team sport back to the southern hemisphere for the first time since the coronavirus shutdown when the Brisbane Broncos host the Parramatta Eels in Brisbane on Thursday.