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Sydney 'mercy killer' jailed for 10 years

A Sydney man who gave his seriously ill partner a lethal shot of heroin in what a judge has accepted was a "mercy killing" will spend at least 10 years behind bars.

Pearce out to get Knights running again

The last time Newcastle plunged to this kind of low, skipper Mitchell Pearce turned to his running game and the Knights raced into the NRL top four.

Manly won't rein in attack for finals

Manly must take their attacking brand of football to the NRL finals and resist the urge to rein it in come September, according to captain Daly Cherry-Evans.

The NRL's no two-horse race, say Roosters

The Sydney Roosters have dismissed suggestions the NRL title race is shaping up as a two-team battle between the premiers and the table-topping Melbourne Storm.