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Michael Morgan announces retirement

The Rugby League Players' Association (RLPA) congratulates Michael Morgan on a stellar playing career with the North Queensland Cowboys, Queensland Maroons and Australia. Morgan officially announced his retirement today after 168 games with the Cowboys. While Michael’s on field achievements are many…

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Vale Tommy Raudonikis

The Rugby League Players’ Association (RLPA) has paid tribute to Tommy Raudonikis OAM, who has passed away today aged 70. The former Western Suburbs and Newtown Jets captain played 238 premiership games throughout a stellar career and won the Rothmans Medal in…

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Statement – Article in The Australian

The Rugby League Players’ Association (RLPA) has made the following statement to clarify the highly inaccurate article “How rugby league players wasted $500,000 to try stop NRL ‘stand down’ policy” published by The Australian today (24/03/21). There are several flagrant inaccuracies throughout…

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RLPA congratulates Cameron Smith

The Rugby League Players' Association (RLPA) has today paid tribute to Cameron Smith, who has today officially announced his retirement from professional rugby league. Smith retires holding several records – including being the most capped player in the game's history with 430 NRL matches. The…

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Statement – Corey Norman

The Rugby League Players’ Association (RLPA) has released the following statement after a breach notice was issued to Corey Norman over the weekend. RLPA Chief Executive Officer, Clint Newton, said further work needs to be done to ensure players feel supported and…

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All Stars set for Townsville

Townsville will host its first NRL Harvey Norman All Stars fixture on Saturday, with the men and women matches set to take place at Queensland Country Bank Stadium. The Indigenous All Stars and Maori All Stars will face off in two games…