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#Rugby League

# rugby-league - Friday 23 May, 2014

From The42 This rugby league player came up with a unique way to beat tackles Leg First

This rugby league player came up with a unique way to beat tackles

David Klemmer was put on report for leading with the leg against the Sydney Roosters.

# rugby-league - Monday 28 April, 2014

From The42 Former Ireland rugby league international Ryan Tandy found dead at 32 RIP

Former Ireland rugby league international Ryan Tandy found dead at 32

The Australian native’s death is not being treated as suspicious.

# rugby-league - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From The42 Benji Marshall to make NRL return Missed Conversion

Benji Marshall to make NRL return

A man must have a code.

# rugby-league - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Russell Crowe reveals he's a Munster rugby fan Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe reveals he's a Munster rugby fan

Handbags. Rugby handbags.

# rugby-league - Saturday 8 March, 2014

From The42 Sonny Bill Williams facing month-long ban after shoulder charge Bosh This post contains videos

Sonny Bill Williams facing month-long ban after shoulder charge

The former All Blacks centre will be banned for three games if he pleads guilty.

# rugby-league - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From The42 NRL coach banned, team handed million-dollar fine for supplement use Australia

NRL coach banned, team handed million-dollar fine for supplement use

The punishment follows a 2011 integrity unit investigation into the Cronulla Sharks.

# rugby-league - Monday 2 December, 2013

From The42 'Sit on the fence, brother': SBW talks union v league, benching 160(ish) and being the best Codebreaker

'Sit on the fence, brother': SBW talks union v league, benching 160(ish) and being the best

The former All Black speaks about the difficulties in adapting to a change of sport.

# rugby-league - Saturday 30 November, 2013

From The42 Brett Morris scores stunning try before crashing head-first into hoardings Crashlanding This post contains videos

Brett Morris scores stunning try before crashing head-first into hoardings

The Kangaroos doled out a hefty beating to Sonny Bill Williams and the Kiwis.

# rugby-league - Saturday 23 November, 2013

From The42 Stop the voting, the Try of the Year is here Boom!

Stop the voting, the Try of the Year is here

Take a bow New Zealand

# rugby-league - Sunday 10 November, 2013

From The42 Sports Film of the Week: Slammin' Sam Reel Stories

Sports Film of the Week: Slammin' Sam

This documentary takes a look at the emotional journey of rugby league player Sam Burgess and his three brothers.

# rugby-league - Saturday 9 November, 2013

From The42 Ireland limp out of Rugby League World Cup after 50-point drubbing in Limerick Thomond Park

Ireland limp out of Rugby League World Cup after 50-point drubbing in Limerick

Australia are on course to be world champions again.

# rugby-league - Saturday 2 November, 2013

From The42 Ireland ready for battle with England at League World Cup RLWC2013

Ireland ready for battle with England at League World Cup

After defeat against Fiji, Mark Aston’s men are hoping to bounce back against the English.

# rugby-league - Saturday 26 October, 2013

From The42 Explainer: An outsider’s guide to the Rugby League World Cup Rlwc

Explainer: An outsider’s guide to the Rugby League World Cup

For starters, it kicks off today. The next five weeks are going to be awesome.

# rugby-league - Friday 11 October, 2013

From The42 Sonny Bill Williams won't make rugby union comeback next year Code Breaker

Sonny Bill Williams won't make rugby union comeback next year

Williams had been tipped to rejoin the All Blacks ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

# rugby-league - Sunday 6 October, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: Breath-taking Roosters try settles pulsating NRL Grand Final Superman

VIDEO: Breath-taking Roosters try settles pulsating NRL Grand Final

Michael Jennings hared after a grubber kick and flung himself into the history books.

# rugby-league - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

From The42 'I was wearing a mouthguard' -- Penis-bite rugby player vows to fight ban Ouchies!

'I was wearing a mouthguard' -- Penis-bite rugby player vows to fight ban

“There’s no way I bit him on the d***,” Anthony Watts says.

# rugby-league - Friday 6 September, 2013

From The42 There's something not quite right about this scrum Spot The Difference

There's something not quite right about this scrum

We can’t put our finger on it though.

# rugby-league - Friday 16 August, 2013

From The42 Rugby League bruiser given straight red for sickening, head-high tackle Get The Stretcher This post contains videos

Rugby League bruiser given straight red for sickening, head-high tackle

Hep Cahill almost cleaned Brett Hodgson’s clocked with this cruel blow.

# rugby-league - Monday 29 July, 2013

From The42 Australian rugby league player scores incredible flying try What Goes Up... This post contains videos

Australian rugby league player scores incredible flying try

Today’s NRL match between Manly Sea Eagles and Wests Tigers featured this superb athleticism by David Nofoaluma.

# rugby-league - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

From The42 Benji Marshall quits rugby league to chase All Black's World Cup spot Codebreaker

Benji Marshall quits rugby league to chase All Black's World Cup spot

This guy has a dazzling array of flicks and would command a hefty paycheque if the French Top 14 comes calling.

# rugby-league - Thursday 27 June, 2013

From The42 This Israel Folau video is the perfect way to get you excited about the 2nd Lions test Athlete This post contains videos

# rugby-league - Friday 21 December, 2012

From The42 Green pastures: Tigers looking to pounce on Brian Smith's Exiles Irish Abroad

Green pastures: Tigers looking to pounce on Brian Smith's Exiles

The London Irish boss played fly-half for Australia and Ireland.

# rugby-league - Monday 19 November, 2012

From The42 Wallabies talisman Quade Cooper to quit union over contract - reports Switcheroo

Wallabies talisman Quade Cooper to quit union over contract - reports

The out half is said to be upset after only being offered match payments by the ARU, as opposed to an annual sum as part of his contract.

# rugby-league - Saturday 6 October, 2012

From The42 Grand Final: Rhinos clinch record sixth crown Super Leeds

Grand Final: Rhinos clinch record sixth crown

‘A month ago we were dead and buried’, Kevin Sinfield said after retaining the trophy at Old Trafford.

# rugby-league - Sunday 30 September, 2012

From The42 NRL: Storm bite back to beat Bulldogs in Grand Final Tasty This post contains videos

NRL: Storm bite back to beat Bulldogs in Grand Final

14 first half points were enough to seal a second title for the Melbourne outfit.

# rugby-league - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

From The42 Opinion: Money makes the Heineken Cup go round Analysis

Opinion: Money makes the Heineken Cup go round

Financial arguments relating to the competition have been overshadowed by the death of Nevin Spence, writes Tom Fox.

# rugby-league - Friday 17 August, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: The most violent post-match handshake you're ever likely to see Fight This post contains videos

VIDEO: The most violent post-match handshake you're ever likely to see

An under-18 rugby league game turned nasty, as one player failed to engage in the fair play ritual.

# rugby-league - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: Rugby league try of the season contender Catch Me If You Can This post contains videos

VIDEO: Rugby league try of the season contender

Canterbury’s Ben Barba came up with unbelievable assist in the NRL last weekend.

# rugby-league - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

From The42 State of Origin: This beauty of a try helped New South Wales level the 2012 series Men At Work This post contains videos

State of Origin: This beauty of a try helped New South Wales level the 2012 series

Seeking their first series title in seven years, New South Wales beat Queensland 16-12 in Sydney this morning.

# rugby-league - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

From The42 Summer Tour Diary: Ma'a Nonu's Irish impersonation - "Tanks a million!" GAA Blacks

Summer Tour Diary: Ma'a Nonu's Irish impersonation - "Tanks a million!"

What do you do when you have just won a World Cup? Ma’a went to Japan while Sonny Bill won a heavyweight boxing championship.

# rugby-league - Thursday 22 March, 2012

From The42 League's ahead: Thomond Park to host World Cup fixture Codebreaker

League's ahead: Thomond Park to host World Cup fixture

Ireland will enjoy a home advantage when they face Australia in next year’s Rugby League World Cup.

# rugby-league - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

From The42 Leinster sign New Zealand World Cup winner Thorn Coup

Leinster sign New Zealand World Cup winner Thorn

The province have announced the signing of the veteran international on a short-term deal.

# rugby-league - Friday 30 December, 2011

From The42 YouTube top ten: because 2011 was a very good year Virals This post contains videos

YouTube top ten: because 2011 was a very good year

If exposure to digital media and 24-hour news has all but erased your memory: don’t panic. We’ve gathered all the valuable stuff in one place.

# rugby-league - Monday 28 November, 2011

From The42 We've been expecting you... Thomond Park to host Rugby League World Cup showdown League Of Their Own

We've been expecting you... Thomond Park to host Rugby League World Cup showdown

Decision by Rugby League chiefs to award group game to home of Munster Rugby welcomed in Limerick.

# rugby-league - Sunday 20 November, 2011

From The42 Rugby League star admits: I tried to break my cousin's leg Yeuch!

Rugby League star admits: I tried to break my cousin's leg

Issac Luke has said he intentionally tried to break New Zealand-born Rangi Chase’s leg because of his decision to play for England…

# rugby-league - Thursday 1 September, 2011

From The42 YouTube top 10: because Franck doesn't want to go to Eastlands Manchester City This post contains videos

YouTube top 10: because Franck doesn't want to go to Eastlands

With a shot-putter running the 100m, French cyclist Thomas Voeckler racing a horse and the San Diego Chargers launching a wine, this week’s list is a tribute to sporting incongruity.

# rugby-league - Thursday 11 August, 2011

From The42 YouTube top 10: because Shakira's hips don't lie Going Viral This post contains videos

YouTube top 10: because Shakira's hips don't lie

From snake-hipped Latin popstars hitting the links to gravity-defying bat skills, our round-up of the week’s best sporting videos has a little something for everyone.

# rugby-league - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

From The42 Limerick launches bid for Rugby League World Cup games Le Coupe Thomond

Limerick launches bid for Rugby League World Cup games

Thomond Park bid hope to secure either the Ireland v Australia, or Ireland v Fiji game in the home of Munster Rugby.

# rugby-league - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

From The42 What the hell is the State of Origin? Down Under This post contains videos

What the hell is the State of Origin?

Australia is glued to their TVs this morning for one of the biggest events in their sporting calender.

# rugby-league - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

From The42 Rhinos fine Bailey over tsunami comments Apology

Rhinos fine Bailey over tsunami comments

The Leeds Rhinos prop has issued a statement apologising for insensitive remarks made on Facebook.