Four players have boycotted the Australian anthem at the State of Origin game between Queensland and New South Wales.
Former Millwall and Everton midfielder Tim Cahill is planning to retire at the end of the month.
Former Australia rugby league international Jarryd Hayne has been charged with aggravated sexual assault.
New Zealand rallied then held out a late Kangaroos comeback to beat Australia 26-24 in a rugby league upset on Saturday.
New Australia captain Greg Inglis has apologised after being caught drink driving just hours after his appointment, but has still been hit with a two Test ban.
South Sydney Rabbitohs back Greg Inglis was named Australia's new skipper only to be charged with drink-driving a few hours later.
The British and Irish Lions tour down under in 2019 is back on following a two-day meeting of Rugby League International Federation delegates in Singapore.
Australia have proposed a Kangaroo tour of Great Britain in 2019 in place of the planned British Lions tour down under.
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