NSW star James Tedesco will line up against Queensland counterpart Billy Slater for just the sixth time of their rugby league careers.
Melbourne are confident of taking the Super Rugby Australian conference lead from the Waratahs even without injured Test halfback Will Genia.
Organisers hope Sunday's Wheelchair Rugby League interstate challenge exhibition is the start of something far bigger for the sport.
Jack De Belin caught an early glimpse of his future NSW teammate James Tedesco while boarding at famed rugby league production school St Gregory's.
The Western Force put in a brave first half but were ultimately no match for the Crusaders in a six-tries-to-one World Series Rugby loss in Perth.
NSW skipper Maddie Studdon has revealed a stunning ultimatum she encountered leading up to the inaugural Women's State of Origin.
Irish skipper Peter O'Mahony has revealed his side fear they could heavily lose Saturday's deciding rugby Test against Australia unless they perform.
The third Test against France is a chance for rising All Black backs Damian McKenzie and Jack Goodhue to justify the hype surrounding their talent.
Wallabies captain Michael Hooper says his side has it 'all to play for' in Saturday night's series-deciding Test against Ireland in Sydney.
NZ rugby league coach Michael Maguire has given Warriors hooker Issac Luke the opportunity of leading the national team against England on Sunday.
Tension continues to hover over an All Blacks-France rugby series dominated by pivotal refereeing decisions against the tourists.
New Zealander Joe Schmidt isn't rushing his decision on whether to continue his successful coaching tenure of Ireland beyond next year's World Cup.
Ireland rugby coach Joe Schmidt is balancing the need to give emerging players a go with trying to secure a historic three-Test series win over the Wallabies.
Fiji's coach Matt Adamson says there's no reason why his team can't overcome a vulnerable and changing Australia to win the next Rugby League World Cup.