Latest News

newsweathercommunity_7xs_showbanner.jpg

NRL clubs in new push to remove John Grant

ARL Commission chairman John Grant is set to face a renewed threat to his position, with a meeting called in Sydney early next week involving all 16 NRL club bosses.

Invitations were sent out on Friday morning by Canterbury chairman Ray Dib and, according to Fairfax Media, it was anticipated there would be a push on Tuesday for an extraordinary general meeting to remove Grant from power.

With the NRL having baulked at a funding model, agreed between the governing body and clubs, it is understood a proposal to attempt to remove all six commissioners will also be put forward.

A majority vote from the 16 clubs, six commissioners and two state bodies would be needed to oust Grant.

© AAP 2017

You may also like...

Cowboys re-sign Cooper for two seasons

Cowboys re-sign Cooper for two seasons

From left, Tigers James Tedesco, Cowboys Co-Captain Johnathan Thurston and Gavin Cooper (and Tigers Mitchell Moses, obscured) during the Round 6 NRL...

Johnathan Thurston ruled out of Origin I

Johnathan Thurston ruled out of Origin I

L to R: Will Chambers, Johnathan Thurston and Anthony Milford look on during the Queensland State of Origin team training session in Brisbane,...

Barba signs with English club St Helens

Barba signs with English club St Helens

Ben Barba in Sydney, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015.(AAP Image/Dean Lewins) St Helens have beaten rivals to the signature of former NRL star Ben Barba...

NRL's Origin draw can't be helped: Friend

NRL's Origin draw can't be helped: Friend

Jake Friend, (AAP Image/Paul Miller) Sydney Roosters captain Jake Friend says the NRL can't be blamed for his team's difficult run through the...