The NRL has suspended its season indefinitely and told players to stop training as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
A permanent alcohol ban for rugby league playing fields has been backed by Christchurch City Council.
Star All Blacks loose forward Ardie Savea has revealed he is considering a sensational switch to the NRL.
Player power has come to Mt Smart, with the Warriors squad petitioning the coaches for changes to the way they play.
The fallout from Israel Folau's Super League signing continues with Hull KR threatening legal action over the divisive move.
Fans have ripped into Sonny Bill Williams over his lacklustre performance in his Super League debut.
A 19-year-old, who has played just 113 minutes of NRL across five games, is set to leave the Melbourne Storm to sign with the New Zealand Warriors.
Before embarking on his third Rugby World Cup, Sonny Bill Williams intended to remain in New Zealand next year.
Sonny Bill Williams has thanked the New Zealand rugby community after it was that he would be leaving to play league with the Canadian-based Toronto Wolfpack.
Sonny Bill Williams has reportedly agreed to the richest contract in rugby league and union history, accepting a $10 million deal to return to the 13-man code.
Shaun Johnson and Brandon Smith have been recalled to the Kiwis for Saturday's second league test against Great Britain in Christchurch.
Tonga and the Kangaroos met in a match of epic proportions on Saturday night, with the Island nation managing the greatest result in their history, upsetting the Kangaroos 16-12 after a titanic struggle.