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NRL Season 2007 Officially Launched
Tonight the who’s who of NRL turned out for the first every launch function outside of New South Wales. Hosted high above the Gold Coast in the Q1 Super Skyscraper – league heavyweights and players were officially introduced to the Gold Coast Titans and the eagerly awaited NRL TV commercials were aired for the first time. Click here for full article.

NRL investigates Broncos Cap Situation
As reported by NRL News yesterday the, the situation at the Broncos has firmed from rumour stage to panic stage for officials and fans alike. The NRL has now officially stepped in to investigate their 2006 books and apparently the problem relates to Darren Lockyer and cash payments. Stayed Tuned for more info from NRL News. We also touch on the following topics in this post:

Lote loss
Titans: Walker win Parra: Hindmarsh and Cayless locked in to 2010, and Ian Hindmarsh safe to play-on Penrith: Pritchard Situation
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Cap rumour sees spoon betting on Broncos
Conspiracy theory loving NRL punters have started a betting plunge on 2006 NRL Premiers the Brisbane Broncos to take the NRL Wooden Spoon in 2007. As a rumour sweeps through mostly Queensland, bookies may look to halt betting on the NRL wooden spoon market as things heat up. NRL Salary Cap auditing results are to be released shortly. Click here for full article.

Paul ‘Fatty’ Vautin Cops $300,000 paycut as Sterlo leaves
Today NRL Rugby League news looks at the Rugby League Footy Show for 2007. Sadly, with the on-going cost cutting at Channel 9 TV Studios – it seems the Rugby League Footy Show has become the next victim. Cutbacks have seen the Rugby League variety show lose one of it’s most admired panel members in Peter ‘Sterlo’ Sterling. The other major change sees lead panelist Paul ‘Fatty’ Vautin lose almost half of his estimated $600,000 yearly pay. Click here for full article info.

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Wayne Bennett Talks NRL and Salaries
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In one of the better articles of this year, Wayne Bennett writes a column regarding the Sonny Bill Williams re-signing and how NRL Rugby League salaries are skyrocketing. Bennett also talks about Sonny Bill Williams and comparisons with Andrew Johns and Darren Lockyer.
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We’d love to hear your comments on this article by Bennett. Especially Bulldogs fans, please click the comment button below and voice your opinion.

NRL News
Sonny a Dog for 5 more years
Bulldogs superstar Sonny Bill Williams today resigned with the Bulldogs for a contract term of 5 years, with a total value estimated at 2 million dollars. Sonny Bill Williams discusses the reasoning behind the new Rugby League Contract and what eventually made his mind up. Speculation was rife the Dogs may lose Sonny Bill Williams to the NZ Warriors or possibly the UK. However this is a major boost for the Bulldogs and for Rugby League in general. Click here for full article.
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