Rugby League Star Randomly Grabs Dude's Junk During Match

Newcastle forward Korbin Sims took time out from a 30-10 loss to grab the genitals of Manly’s Willie Mason in an incident that is rocking the Australian rugby league world. Sims is accused of “pinching” Mason’s dong in an attempt to provoke him into fighting and thus earning a penalty. (It didn’t work; even the… »5/10/15 10:54am

Pete Carroll Bluffs His Way Through Press Conference About Rugby Leaguer

Rumors have had Jarryd Hayne talking with the Seahawks, so at his press conference yesterday, Pete Carroll was peppered with questions about the rugby league star who announced this week he's leaving Australia to chase his NFL dreams. He performed admirably, gushing about Hayne. The Seahawks PR guy then came out to… »10/16/14 10:32am

Player Brutally Punched Out Of Rugby Grand Final Surprisingly OK With It

St. Helens halfback Lance Hohaia, forced to leave Saturday's Super League Grand Final after being concussed by a pair of obscene punches from Wigan's Ben Flower just two minutes into the match, was pretty mellow about the whole event afterward and dismissed it as the sort of thing that happens sometimes in rugby… »10/13/14 9:45am

Australia's Rugby League Cracks Down On Big Hits, And Fans Aren't Happy

In any discussion of player safety in American football, rugby inevitably gets invoked in two ways: NFL players are called pussies for wearing body armor, and rugby is pointed to as an example of how players will self-police and self-preserve on tackles when they're not overly protected. Neither of these is strictly… »11/20/12 12:05pm