Coach Wayne Bennett says England are progressing well but there's still room for improvement ahead of their Rugby League World Cup semi-final against Tonga.
Former world No.1 golfers Jason Day and Jordan Spieth are the clear-cut favourites to battle it out for Australian Open glory in Sydney.
Gold Coast coach Garth Brennan is assessing his options at fullback after admitting he had to start preparing for life without Jarryd Hayne.
England coach Wayne Bennett is confident the Kiwis can rebound from their shock exit at the Rugby League World Cup, and has defended skipper Adam Blair.
Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga admits there's been a shift in international rugby league following the fall of tier one nation New Zealand.
Former Wallabies captain Stephen Moore will not play on next season as initially planned, calling time on his career after the Test match against Scotland.
Former rugby league player Nathan Hindmarsh will speak about the benefits of sharing his gambling addiction story at an event in Melbourne.
Tonga prop Sio Siua Taukeiaho appears set to resume his place in the side's matchday XIII for their Rugby League World Cup semi-final against England.
Australia have already formulated a plan for NZ winger Honey Hireme with the two sides seemingly on a collision course in the women's Rugby League World Cup.
Marika Koroibete is the 'complete package for a winger' just months into his international rugby career, Wallabies teammate Karmichael Hunt says.
Australian skipper Ruan Sims says her side have yet to get anywhere near their best despite an impressive start to the women's Rugby League World Cup.
Tonga have become the Rugby League World Cup tournament darlings, but semi-final opponents England are quietly working away on spoiling the party.
The NRL could end up in industrial court after a sacked referee launched an unfair dismissal claim against rugby league's governing body.
Struggling with a niggling knee issue, Tonga forward Sio Siua Taukeiaho says he's ready to battle through Saturday's Rugby League World Cup semi-final.