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Statement – South Sydney Investigation

The Rugby League Players’ Association (RLPA) can provide the following statement relating to South Sydney’s investigation into a complaint regarding inappropriate conduct: “The RLPA acknowledge and support South Sydney's finding that no player breached their NRL Playing Contract, the NRL Rules or…

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Ponga crowned The Players’ Champion

Newcastle Knights fullback Kalyn Ponga has created history tonight by becoming the youngest ever recipient of The Players’ Champion. The 20-year-old received the ultimate recognition from his peers at the Rugby League Players’ Association’s annual awards night, held at the picturesque Doltone…

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The Players’ Champion Finalists Revealed

The Rugby League Players’ Association (RLPA) have today revealed the five finalists for The Players’ Champion, which will be held on Tuesday, 11 September at Doltone House, Darling Island. The group includes Damien Cook (South Sydney Rabbitohs), Valentine Holmes (Melbourne Storm), Cameron…

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RLPA Statement – Ian Prendergast

Rugby League Players' Association (RLPA) Chief Executive Officer, Ian Prendergast, has provided the below statement in response to reports involving Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs players: “We acknowledge that the actions of certain Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs players on Monday were not in-line with the values that…

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Agents Accreditation Scheme

A proposed new look accreditation scheme for Rugby League agents was today presented to NRL CEOs. NRL CEO Todd Greenberg and RLPA CEO Ian Prendergast said agents play an important role through the services they provide to players and should be recognised…

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Immortals Shortlist Announced

The NRL has announced the ten players who have been shortlisted for election to the Immortals. The shortlisted players are: Dally Messenger, Frank Burge, Dave Brown, Brian Bevan, Duncan Hall, Norm Provan, Ken Irvine, Ron Coote, Mal Meninga and Darren Lockyer. “The…

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Squads for Denver Test

New Zealand and England have named their respective sides for this weekend’s Test match in Denver, Colorado. Kiwis coach Michael Maguire has named seven debutants in his squad, with Leeson Ah Mau, Herman Ese’ese, Raymond Faitala-Mariner, Jamayne Isaako, Esan Marsters and Ken…