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#Rugby League

From The42 After a difficult World Cup, Sam Burgess is reportedly quitting rugby union Crossing Codes

After a difficult World Cup, Sam Burgess is reportedly quitting rugby union

The 26-year-old has ended his contract with Premiership club Bath early for a return to rugby league with South Sydney Rabbitohs.

From The42 'Everyone has put two and two together' - Mike Ford dismisses Burgess speculation Going Nowhere

'Everyone has put two and two together' - Mike Ford dismisses Burgess speculation

Mike Ford says Burgess is going nowhere.

From The42 Deep concern for rugby league stars rushed to hospital after painkiller overdose Get Well Soon

Deep concern for rugby league stars rushed to hospital after painkiller overdose

The two players are currently in intensive care.

From The42 NFL look to harvest rugby talent through international combines Crossover

NFL look to harvest rugby talent through international combines

The success of Jarryd Hayne has the league considering other talent.

From The42 The worst kick you will ever, ever see on a rugby pitch Epic Fail

The worst kick you will ever, ever see on a rugby pitch

The epic fail to beat all other epic fails.

From The42 Rugby player gets second red card in as many games after sickening WWE-style tackle Ben Pomeroy

Rugby player gets second red card in as many games after sickening WWE-style tackle

Sickening suplex tackle lands him yet another red card.

From The42 Ex-international rugby star makes American football look easy in 49ers debut Convert

Ex-international rugby star makes American football look easy in 49ers debut

120 yards against the Houston Texans for Jarryd Hayne.

From The42 Nasty rugby league shoulder to the face results in a red card Super League This post contains videos

Nasty rugby league shoulder to the face results in a red card

Ben Pomeroy was promptly shown a red card.

From The42 From NRL to NFL: League convert Hayne changing running style to realise American dream Transition

From NRL to NFL: League convert Hayne changing running style to realise American dream

Finding defenders willing to take him down with their heads has been another culture shock for the Australian.

From The42 Horrific rugby league tackle leaves amateur player out of work for two months Bad Form

Horrific rugby league tackle leaves amateur player out of work for two months

Self-employed carpenter out of work after disgusting tackle tore his medial ligaments.

From The42 Watch this rugby player pass the ball through his legs while somersaulting to set up try NRL This post contains videos
From The42 As usual, there was plenty of dirty hits in yesterday's State of Origin game Schemozzle This post contains videos

As usual, there was plenty of dirty hits in yesterday's State of Origin game

New South Wales lost their tempers badly.

From The42 This rugby league player didn't take too kindly to being bitten Fight! Fight!

This rugby league player didn't take too kindly to being bitten

His haymaker to a player on the ground somehow went unpunished.

From The42 As dramatic game-winning drop goals go, this one takes the biscuit Third Time Lucky

As dramatic game-winning drop goals go, this one takes the biscuit

After being blocked down twice, they eventually make it.

From The42 Analysis: Bath's polished diamond structure allows creativity to flourish Shape

Analysis: Bath's polished diamond structure allows creativity to flourish

We take a look at one aspect of the attacking quality that brought Mike Ford’s side into the Premiership final.

From The42 Brisbane Broncos go coast-to-coast for thrilling rugby league try Team Score

Brisbane Broncos go coast-to-coast for thrilling rugby league try

There was a classic team try in the NRL this weekend.

From The42 How did an Aussie rugby star end up wearing a Cork City shirt in this video? Random This post contains videos

How did an Aussie rugby star end up wearing a Cork City shirt in this video?

The Leesiders were at the heart of the celebrations when Newcastle Knights won their first Grand Final.

From The42 Rugby league club to honour contract of player who died earlier this month Nice Touch

Rugby league club to honour contract of player who died earlier this month

The family of Danny Jones will continue to receive financial support from English side Keighley Cougars.

From The42 This rugby player took the phrase 'running through a brick wall' way too literally All In All

This rugby player took the phrase 'running through a brick wall' way too literally

They do things differently in Australia, that’s for sure.

From The42 Tributes pour in after sudden death of Welsh rugby league player RIP

Tributes pour in after sudden death of Welsh rugby league player

Keighley Cougars’ Danny Jones suffered a suspected cardiac arrest during a match yesterday.

From The42 You haven't seen fine margins until you've seen this sensational rugby league try Men At Work This post contains videos

You haven't seen fine margins until you've seen this sensational rugby league try

Give us one second while we pick our jaws up off the floor.

From The42 Bath's thrilling backline a threat but Leinster's forward power to prevail Game Day

Bath's thrilling backline a threat but Leinster's forward power to prevail

Matt O’Connor will have what looks like his strongest XV of the season out at the Aviva Stadium this afternoon.

From The42 There were 'ugly' scenes after a controversial refereeing decision in the NRL Ugly Scenes

There were 'ugly' scenes after a controversial refereeing decision in the NRL

Canterbury Bulldogs coach Des Hasler has issued a full apology after match officials were struck by projectiles following their NRL defeat.

From The42 Another Australian rugby league superstar could be on his way to union next year Code Hopper

Another Australian rugby league superstar could be on his way to union next year

‘GI’ Greg Inglis could be the next big name to convert to the 15-man game.

From The42 England's Rugby League team apologise, pay for repair after hooker bashes through a door Clever Lad
From The42 It would be 'an honour' to work with BOD - Leinster code hopper Te'o Interview

It would be 'an honour' to work with BOD - Leinster code hopper Te'o

The 27-year-old looks set for his first-team debut against Edinburgh on Friday night at the RDS.

From The42 Rugby league influence grows at Leinster with Te'o and Douglas settling Biff

Rugby league influence grows at Leinster with Te'o and Douglas settling

Former Leinster boss Michael Chieka recommended the province to both players.

From The42 Codebreaker Hayne looking to make NFL break New Challenge

Codebreaker Hayne looking to make NFL break

The rugby league star is heading for America.

From The42 Ben Flower banned for 6 months for his Super League Grand Final attack The Banned This post contains videos

Ben Flower banned for 6 months for his Super League Grand Final attack

Wigan prop found guilty of “violent and aggressive punching/punching an off-guard opponent.”

From The42 Ben Flower faces minimum eight-match ban following Grand Final attack Flower Out This post contains videos

Ben Flower faces minimum eight-match ban following Grand Final attack

Wigan prop charged with the RFL’s most serious disciplinary offence.

From The42 Ben Flower apologises for his violent assault during yesterday's Super League Grand Final Shamed

Ben Flower apologises for his violent assault during yesterday's Super League Grand Final

The Wigan prop was sent-off just two minutes into the game after twice punching St Helen’s Lance Hohaia.

From The42 'We've come a long way' - Could Irish rugby league be on the verge of a breaktrough Growing Gains

'We've come a long way' - Could Irish rugby league be on the verge of a breaktrough

Tallaght Stadium will host to European Championship games in October.

From The42 Australian schoolboy sensation Ponga destined for rugby league Highlight Reel

Australian schoolboy sensation Ponga destined for rugby league

Check out the talented fullback who had professional offers from Super Rugby, the NRL and the AFL.

This hit is the closest you can get to whiplash without being in a vehicle

What cliché should we use for Saimon Lomaloma? Wrecking ball or bulldozer?

You never saw Andy Farrell or Martin Offiah finish a try like this

Another reminder that southern hemisphere rugby league can be outrageously skillful

From The42 Te'o signing fits perfectly with Matt O'Connor's vision for Leinster Convert

Te'o signing fits perfectly with Matt O'Connor's vision for Leinster

The rugby league player will offer physicality and directness in the province’s midfield.

From The42 This rugby league player suffered one of the ugliest hand injuries we've seen Ouch!

This rugby league player suffered one of the ugliest hand injuries we've seen

Chev Walker of the Bradford Bulls was surely in pain after this ‘scratch’.

From The42 Russell Crowe could be about to lose his star player to Leinster Big Hitter This post contains videos

Russell Crowe could be about to lose his star player to Leinster

27-year-old Ben Te’o is known more for his huge defensive hits than his try-scoring prowess.

From The42 The laws of physics mean nothing to Jarryd Hayne as he kicks a drop goal from behind the posts Swerve

The laws of physics mean nothing to Jarryd Hayne as he kicks a drop goal from behind the posts

It might have been in training but this is still impressive