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Russell Crowe to swap the Oscars for St Helens and South Sydney Rabbitohs in World Club Challenge

Crowe will swap the red carpet of Hollywood for the chilly stands of Langtree Park in the main game of this year’s three-match series

Rugby star Keith Mason

Former rugby league star Keith Mason banned from driving after hit-and-run crash

Mason crashed into a car carrying a mother and her two daughters before fleeing the scene, a court heard

Marwan Koukash

Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash refuses to expand on "I have had enough" tweet

Salford were demolished by St. Helens on Thursday night and the club's owner took to Twitter following the match, but he won't expand on the comment

Shaun Wane accuses Widnes players of feigning injury and singles out Joe Mellor

Wane said: “Some of their players were appealing to the referee and Joe Mellor dropped to the floor faking injury. The referees have got a tough enough job"

British-based team in Aussie NRL plan backed by Sam Tomkins as Marwan Koukash's idea gathers pace

The Salford chief is proposing that a team plays home games at a variety of stadia across the UK and blocks of away matches in the southern hemisphere

Wigan Warriors Joel Tomkins (right) goes over for a try

Widnes super-sub Chris Dean stuns Wigan as 12-man Vikings nick draw in Super League curtain-raiser

The home side were a player short for the final hour following the dismissal of winger Patrick Ah Van but levelled the score at 22-22 with 3 minutes to go

Rugby League returns! We pick out Super League's 10 biggest hitters

As Super League 2015 kicks off, we highlight the 10 players we would LEAST like to be tackled by

Super League 2015 preview: England's Sam Tomkins looks ahead to 8 months of blood, sweat and tears

St Helens are defending champions but former Wigan star now playing in the NRL fancies Warrington's Wolves to be top dogs in the Grand Final

Super League: Widnes' Kevin Brown not looking down as revamped competition prepares to kick off

Vikings star aiming to build on last year's 8th place and avoid being one of the 4 top-flight stragglers to lose out when the split comes after 23 rounds


Leeds Rhinos given confiscated cannabis factory lights to help grass grow at stadium

West Yorkshire Police donated the powerful lamps for use at the club's Headingley stadium after seizing them from an illicit drugs farm in the city

Australian NRL player Alex Mckinnon stands for the first time since receiving a spinal injury during a game last March

Watch tear-jerking moment paralysed rugby player stands up for the first time after horrific injury

Alex McKinnon has vowed to learn to use his legs again so he can walk his girlfriend down the aisle

Sam Burgess

Cross-code star Sam Burgess admits switch to Union has been "tough" but insists he has "no regrets"

The dual-code star, who switched from Australia's NRL Slammin' Sam to Bath last year, is yet to establish his best position in union, but is confident of flourishing