- Geelong chief executive Brian Cook has challenged the AFL to remain “true to their word” and fixture the Cats a home final at Simonds Stadium this season should the club win the right to host a non-Victorian club.
- NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg is set to come under fire with the ARL Commission launching an internal inquiry into last week’s botched funding negotiations with the clubs.
- JOHN Grant’s position as Australian Rugby League Commission chairman is safe after the 16 NRL club chairs opted against trying to overthrow him. In a meeting on Tuesday afternoon in Sydney, the club powerbrokers, who met in person and via phone hook-up, were happy for Grant to remain in the top post until his term expires next February.
- Patrick Smith writes that Grant and Greenburg lack leadership and to fix things the NRL can only do one thing: appoint former AFL CEO Andrew Demetriou.