LATEST NATIONAL RUGBY LEAGUE 2016 NEWS, SCORES AND RESULTS
Hunk in trunks! NRL star Tom Burgess shows off his chiselled abs and muscular physique in Union Jack budgie smugglers at Bondi Icebergs
He has one of the most impressive physiques in the NRL - and Tom Burgess was given the perfect opportunity to show his hunky frame at Sydney's Bondi Icebergs on Friday afternoon
Meet 'Tyrone the Tank': Teenage rugby prodigy, 17, set to become an instant millionaire after being chased by every NRL club and French rugby
Teenage rugby sensation Tyrone Taukamo (pictured), 17, has been getting plenty of attention from professional clubs in both codes and one look at his highlights reel shows why.
It's a bump-off! Pregnant Phoebe Burgess compares the size of her blossoming baby belly with Nine reporter Amelia Adams
Pregnant Phoebe Burgess, 27, was seen having a bump-off with Nine reporter Amelia Adams in a snap shared to Instagram on Wednesday.
Paul Gallen was hospitalised after being struck down by a viral infection only hours after the Sharks took out the team's first ever NRL premiership.
Buff machines: NRL player Sam Burgess shows off his muscular torso while going shirtless as he poses with younger brothers Tom and George
South Sydney Rabbitohs star, Sam Burgess, took to Instagram to show off his very muscular build as he posed shirtless alongside his younger twin siblings, Tom and George.
Emotional TV icon Glenn Wheeler can't stop kissing Cronulla Sharks' Paul Gallen as he thanks the captain for leading the side to their first Grand Final win
A jubilant Glenn Wheeler couldn't contain his joy after Cronulla Sharks captain Paul Gallen appeared at his home in Sydney and brought the NRL Premiership Trophy for him to hold.
That hangover will be hard to BARE! Cronulla Sharks fans let loose after spectacular NRL Grand Final win
Celebrations continued long into the night after the Sharks clinched their first ever NRL title, in Sydney, with some supporters waking up with a sore head this morning.
'I get they want the fairytale but really?' Sandra Sully leads wave of online criticism on Channel 9's commentary during NRL Grand Final
Viewers took to social media to vent about the pro-Cronulla Sharks bias they saw in Channel Nine's panel of commentators during the team's first NRL Grand Final win over Melbourne.
'If my arm came off, I'd still play': Cronulla Sharks star Jack Bird says he played through NRL Grand Final win with a suspected broken bone
Jack Bird has admitted he thought he had broken his arm in the first half of Sunday's NRL Grand Final, but refused to come off and played through the pain to help Cronulla Sharks beat Melbourne.
At last... Sharks net the premiership! Cronulla end 49 years of hurt by dramatically beating Melbourne Storm 14-12 in nailbiting 2016 NRL Grand Final
Cronulla Sharks have beaten Melbourne Storm 14-12 in the 2016 NRL Grand Final and ended 49 years of hurt to land the first ever premiership title in their history on Sunday night at ANZ Stadium.
'As a fellow immigrant, you make me proud to be an Australian': Social media praises Dami Im for her NRL grand final performance of the National Anthem
Eurovision contestant Dami Im has been praised for her performance of the Australian Nation Anthem at the 2016 NRL grand final in Sydney. on Sunday.
Was Andrew Fifita robbed? Rugby league fans claim Sharks star denied NRL Grand Final man of the match award due to his controversial support for one-punch killer Kieran Loveridge
Fans believe Cronulla's Andrew Fifita had no chance of being named 2016 NRL Grand Final man of the match due to the scandal of his recent public support for killer Kieran Loveridge.
She's one happy pup: Cheyenne Tozzi edits herself into a puppy with a filter as she cheers on the Cronulla Sharks following their NRL grand final win
Cheyenne Tozzi converted herself into an adorable puppy with a SnapChat filter on Sunday as she cheered on the Cronulla Sharks following their NRL grand final win.
'She's a star!' Jessica Mauboy stuns on stage during NRL Grand Final pre-match entertainment... as Twitter erupts in admiration for her performance with Keith Urban
The NRL Grand Final pre-match show may have been widely ridiculed on social media. But Australian singer Jess Mauboy was a ray of light in an otherwise bland show, according to fans.
Sports lover: Samantha Armytage displays a cheeky smile as she decks herself out in NRL grand final attire while attending the game with friends
Samantha Armytage returned to Sydney on Sunday to attend the NRL Grand Final between the Cronulla Sharks and the Melbourne Storm.
Malcolm Turnbull takes 'PRIME position' for the NRL grand final - a day after attending the AFL decider
Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull (pictured) has one of the best seats in the house at the NRL grand final in Sydney, a day after attending the AFL decider in Melbourne.
'The NRL Grand Final having its Meatloaf moment': Fans slam pre-match entertainment as Richie Sambora and Orianthi deliver a medley of Bon Jovi hits
The NRL's grand final pre-match entertainment has been slammed on social media with singers including Jessica Mauboy (pictured) criticised for the entertainment before the big match in Sydney.
'It's stupid': Buddy Franklin slams Anthony Mundine's call for Aboriginal players to boycott the national anthem
Sydney Swans star Lance 'Buddy' Franklin has slammed controversial Indigenous athlete Anthony Mundine's call for players to boycott the national anthem as 'stupid'.
Burgeoning bride! George Burgess' fiancee Joanna King returns for another wedding dress fitting after announcing she is expecting couple's first child
NRL star George Burgess and fiance Joanna King announced they were expecting their first child together on Thursday, after Instagram fans noticed a change in the model's appearance.
'It's ridiculous': Karl Stefanovic slams Anthony Mundine's call for Aboriginal AFL and NRL players to boycott the Australian national anthem
Today co-host Karl Stefanovic (pictured) blasted former rugby league star Anthony Mundine's call for NRL and AFL players to boycott the Australian anthem at this weekend's finals.
'You have to wait to get your magic day': Surfer Sally Fitzgibbons says she won't be a bridezilla when she marries NRL player Trent Merrin... and reveals the wedding will be next summer
Sally Fitzgibbons says she won't become a bridezilla during her wedding planning with fiancé Trent Merrin, and is learning to be more patient in the lead up to the big day.
Anthony Mundine urges players to boycott the national anthem at NRL and AFL grand finals to protest Australia's 'ignorant mentality' about indigenous people
Former rugby league star Anthony Mundine (pictured) wants to change 'Australia's ignorant mentality'and urged NRL and AFL players to boycott the anthem at this weekend's grand finals.
Copycat fashion! NRL WAG Casey Devin and other Dally M attendees take style inspiration from Bachelorette's Georgia Love and Bachelor's Alex Nation
Dally M attendees looked to have taken style inspiration from none other than The Bachelorette's Georgia Love and The Bachelor's Alex Nation.
Battle of the red carpets! NRL wives and girlfriends opt for elegance at the Dally Ms after AFL WAGS flash the flesh in daring dresses at the Brownlow Medal
During Wednesday's NRL Dally M Awards in Sydney, the WAGs opted for an elegant approach following the daring outfits debuted at the AFL's Brownlow Awards in Melbourne on Tuesday.
Would YOU have spotted this cheap shot? The moment rugby league golden boy Cameron Smith's nasty lunge injured the Canberra captain - so do you think he meant it?
Melbourne Storm captain Cameron Smith has come under fire for appearing to deliberately knee the leg of injured Raiders captain Jarrod Croker during the semi final win on Saturday
Busting out! Terry Biviano goes braless and flaunts her EXTREME cleavage in a plunging thigh-split dress alongside her husband Anthony Minichiello at the 2016 Dally M Awards
She's one of the most famous NRL WAGs with a growing fashion empire and top-tier status in Sydney's social elite
Nip slip alert? Nathan Friend's wife Kelly reveals her fears of a wardrobe malfunction as she dazzles in a low-cut red gown at 2016 Dally M Awards
Speaking to Daily Mail Australia at the awards ceremony on Wednesday, Kelly revealed the outfit wasn't her typical style and was even worried about a wardrobe malfunction
Peek-a-boob! Renee Gartner and Rochelle Halatau reveal more than they bargained for on the 2016 Dally M Awards red carpet
Awkward side-boobs, near nip-slips and unfortunate cut outs- it just wouldn't be a sporting red carpet event without them.
Cooper Cronk and Jason Taumalolo were announced equal winners for the Dally M medal in front of a packed room at The Star in Sydney Wednesday night.
What baby bump? Phoebe Burgess hides her pregnant belly in slinky Alex Perry gown while father-to-be Sam Burgess proudly places his hand on her stomach as they attend Dally Ms
Phoebe Burgess concealed her growing baby bump at the 2016 Dally M Awards in Sydney on Wednesday, with proud husband Sam Burgess proudly placing his hand on her stomach for photos
Melbourne Storm star Billy Slater makes a miracle come back from season-ending surgery - days before the team play in the NRL grand final
Melbourne Storm star Billy Slater was nearly given the green light to return to playing only days before the Storm are due to face the Cronulla Sharks in the NRL grand final.
Mum's the word! How Jarryd Hayne and Amellia Bonnici's mothers became Facebook friends 'recently' - so are they planning the baby shower?
An excited Jodie Hayne has indicated her acceptance of the footballer's new girlfriend Amellia Bonnici, recently adding Ms Bonnici's mother Donna as a Facebook friend.
'I'm ashamed of what I did to my family': Ben Barba speaks about how his life went off the rails during his wild partying days with the 'Epic Bender Crew' - and how he got it back
Cronulla Sharks star Ben Barba has spoken about domestic violence allegations involving his partner Ainslie Currie that almost ruined his career and how he has managed to turn it all around.
What if they lose? League fan paints the family house in his team's colours after the club reaches the Grand Final for the first time since 1978
In anticipation of the Cronulla Sharks reaching the 2016 NRL Grand Final, lifelong supporter Jake Waters, 24, has painted his home their signature black, blue and white.
Cattle class for the ladies: Footy girls forced to fly economy and take less pay as TV hosts Erin Molan and Yvonne Sampson play second fiddle to their male counterparts
They may be equal to the blokes but according to a recent report Channel Nine presenters Erin Molan, 33, and Yvonne Sampson, 35, earn significantly less than their male counterparts
Storm force! Melbourne book place in NRL Grand Final after holding on against heartbroken Canberra Raiders
Melbourne Storm prevented Canberra Raiders from ending their 22-year drought without an NRL Grand Final appearance as they sealed a thrilling 14-12 win on Saturday night.
Can they finally end the hoodoo? Cronulla Sharks just one win away from first premiership in their history after stunning victory over Cowboys
Cronulla Sharks have waited 49 years to win a premiership title, but it is now tantalisingly within their grasp after they booked a place in the 2016 NRL Grand Final by beating the Cowboys.
It's enough to make you dizzy! Junior rugby league star, 10, uses his brilliant sidestep to skip through an entire side - and he wins $40,000
A young rugby league player from Sydney's inner west has sent his opponents into a spin with a dazzling solo sidestepping try and earned him a big prize on the Footy Show.
Notorious NRL bad boy John Hopoate granted bail after spending a night behind bars for 'stealing a drink and harassing supermarket staff'
Former NRL player and boxer John Hopoate (pictured) was granted bail after spending a night behind bars for 'stealing a drink and harassing supermarket staff'.