The AFL is looking at penalising team interchanges and runners, rather than paying free kicks, as well as introducing starting positions.
Parramatta veteran Michael Jennings has spoken about his shock appearance in reserve grade during the NRL representative round a fortnight ago.
Gold Coast coach Garth Brennan thinks the procedure around NRL bunker referrals needs tweaking after they were on the receiving end of a howler on Sunday.
Western Bulldogs forward Liam Picken and teammate Lukas Webb have been ruled out for the remainder of the AFL season because of injury.
West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui has vowed to fight on despite needing a second knee reconstruction.
Wests Tigers playmaker Benji Marshall says veteran hooker Robbie Farah is playing well enough to go around again next NRL season.
Shaun Marsh does not require surgery to fix his shoulder injury, with Cricket Australia upbeat the batsman will be fit to face Pakistan later this year.
Momentum and a dominant record against Australia is on New Zealand's side heading into the women's sevens World Cup in San Francisco.
GWS aren't getting ahead of themselves after a win over reigning premiers Richmond, knowing another AFL defeat could cost them a spot in the top eight.
NSW and Queensland will lock horns in Perth for the first time next year when the second State of Origin game is played at Optus Stadium.
Carlton's list manager Stephen Silvagni says "everything is for sale" at the struggling AFL club.
Canberra journeyman Michael Oldfield's rich vein of form has earned him a new deal, signing a contract with the Raiders until the end of the 2020 season.
Hawthorn's James Sicily will miss the next six AFL games because of a broken wrist.
Brisbane utility Jack Bird has given some hope of an NRL return this season, returning to the training track at Red Hill following sternum surgery.
Penrith fullback Dallin Watene-Zelezniak is set to return two weeks early from a hamstring injury for Friday's NRL clash against Brisbane.
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