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Titans warn NRL rivals to be wary of Hayne

Gold Coast coach Neil Henry says Jarryd Hayne is still intent on making amends for his poor showing in State of Origin II.

Other JT ready to step up for Cowboys

North Queensland lock Jason Taumalolo has not ruled out a repeat of his season-opening heroics in Saturday night's NRL clash in Canberra.

Souths on bomb alert against Penrith

South Sydney NRL winger Braidon Burns is aware he will be targeted by former-club Penrith after he misjudged several kicks against them in round six.

Smith back for Storm after NRL break

Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith is set to rejoin his NRL teammates for their final training run ahead their game against Brisbane.

Broncos' Oates in doubt for Storm NRL game

Wayne Bennett says winger Corey Oates is in doubt for Friday night's NRL clash with Melbourne due to illness, but Ben Hunt will be starting halfback.

Mann re-signs with Dragons in NRL

Utility Kurt Mann has signed a two-year contract extension with St George Illawarra, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2019 NRL season.

Mansour still battling mental demons

Josh Mansour has performed strongly for Penrith in his return from a knee reconstruction but admits there are still some mental hurdles to overcome.

Raiders can still play NRL finals: Rapana

Canberra winger Jordan Rapana says the Raiders are intent on making the finals despite their current three-match losing streak and a tough run home.

Slow starts biting Sharks hard in NRL

Slow starts have started to haunt reigning NRL premiers Cronulla with losses to Melbourne and Manly highlighting their need to open matches better.

Meninga backs DCE for Qld Origin return

Daly Cherry-Evans should replace injured superstar Johnathan Thurston in the State of Origin decider, according to Queensland legend Mal Meninga.

Ex-NSW skipper Gidley to hang up his boots

Former NSW and Newcastle captain Kurt Gidley has announced he'll retire from rugby league at the end of the Super League season.

Martin's NRL debut further boosts Cowboys    

North Queensland believe new recruit Te Maire Martin can make a difference to their NRL finals push.

NRL round 17 preview panel

A preview of round 17 of the NRL.

No need for stand-alone Origins: Bird    

NSW and Cronulla utility Jack Bird doesn't see the need to change State of Origin fixtures, telling players its their job to back up in the NRL.

Rabbitohs a must-win for Panthers: Merrin    

Penrith are precariously placed two points outside the NRL top eight just two ten games to go in the season.

Long-haul Perth trip no issue for Warriors    

A 10,700km round trip from Auckland to Perth is no issue for Stephen Kearney's Warriors, who will make the journey to play Manly this weekend.

Harawira-Naera to play until 2020 for Penrith

Corey Harawira-Naera of the Panthers breaks away to score a try in  round 13 NRL encounter with the Bulldogs

Penrith have re-signed their star rookie second- rower Corey Harawira-Naera until 2020 amidst a few bids by rival clubs making him one of the many deal holders for the club next season.

Raiders back Taylor to railroad Cowboys    

Canberra prop Dave Taylor will get another chance to resurrect his NRL career against North Queensland.

Rabbitohs put positive spin on NRL plight    

Michael Maguire's men are treating the NRL home run as an opportunity for an unlikely late surge up the congested ladder.

Penrith re-sign Harawira-Naera until 2020    

Corey Harawira-Naera's re-signing for Penrith means all 17 players who will take the field against South Sydney have deals next season.

SKD seeks NRL role model status at Knights    

Newcastle recruit Shaun Kenny-Dowall believes his NRL experience puts him in a position to be a role model.

Hasler wants more finesse from Bulldogs    

Canterbury's 208 points so far this year is the worst in the NRL - 10 points less than last-placed Wests Tigers.

Taupau's clean-up behind NRL rise    

A conscious effort to clean up his NRL game has propelled Martin Taupau into career-best form at Manly this season.

Glenn feared money running out at Broncos

New Zealand international Alex Glenn admits he thought money was running out for a new Brisbane NRL deal, after the big money re-signing of Anthony Milford.

Eels' King a lesson in patience: Arthur

Parramatta kick off round 17 against Canterbury hoping to consolidate their spot in the NRL top eight.

Bellamy says Munster is made for Origin

Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy says his young five-eighth Cameron Munster won't be daunted by making his Origin debut - even if he is out of position.

Bulldogs can still make the finals: Graham    

Injured Canterbury skipper James Graham says his side remains in the finals race despite having lost five of their last six NRL games.

Bellamy backs Bennett's handling of Hunt

Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy says Wayne Bennett's decision to axe Ben Hunt has worked, with the playmaker back to his best.

Tigers- a possibility for the NRL wooden spoon

Tigers’ players celebrate a try by Luke Brooks in a round 20 NRL game with the Dragons

The Wests Tigers and Newcastle Knights will fight out what will possibly be a duel to avoid the NRL wooden spoon at McDonald Jones Stadium on Saturday.

Knights throw SKD a lifeline    

Newcastle have signed former Sydney Roosters centre Shaun Kenny-Dowall in a deal which will allow him to play for the club immediately.

Graham out for month for Dogs    

Canterbury's forward pack has suffered a double blow, with skipper James Graham out for a month due to a neck injury and Greg Eastwood out with a bad knee.

Defend or miss finals, Henry tells Titans    

Gold Coast need to win seven of their remaining nine games to make this year's NRL finals, beginning against the Dragons on Friday.

Storm's Smith no sure thing for Broncos    

Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith was a notable absentee from training and is no certainty to play in their NRL clash with Brisbane on Friday night.

Bellamy says Storm penalty tally is harsh    

Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy doesn't believe his team deserve to be leading the table for the most penalised side in the NRL.

Dragons lose Vaughan for a month    

St George Illawarra prop Paul Vaughan is set to miss up to a month after suffering a calf strain in their NRL win over Newcastle on Sunday.

Not yet Origin time for Norman: Jennings    

Corey Norman is considered a contender for the Maroons' five-eighth spot vacated by injured champion Johnathan Thurston.

Manly's Sironen targets Rd 26 NRL return    

Manly second-rower Curtis Sironen hopes to be back in action for the final game of the NRL regular season after suffering a pectoral injury against Cronulla.

Tigers battle to avoid NRL wooden spoon

The Wests Tigers and Newcastle will meet at McDonald Jones Stadium on Saturday for a game that could decide the NRL wooden spoon.

Daley hits back at Freddie's Origin swipe

Blues coach Laurie Daley has responded to criticism by Brad Fittler that this year's State of Origin rugby league team lack a killer instinct.

Eels out to end nine-year finals drought    

The Eels' current eighth-placed spot is the highest they've sat on the ladder at this stage of the season since Brad Arthur's first season in charge in 2014.

Cherry-Evans in Origin III mix: Walters    

Queensland coach Kevin Walters says Daly Cherry-Evans is in the mix to replace injured champion Johnathan Thurston in State of Origin III.

Dogs facing now-or-never Eels showdown    

Canterbury's NRL season is quickly approaching now-or-never stakes as they sit two wins outside the top eight with nine games remaining.

Brown goes from grub to gun at Eels    

It was just over a year ago when Nathan Brown was labelled a grub for allegedly stomping on a Gold Coast player while he was playing with South Sydney.

Dragons fight back to win from half time deficit

Josh Dugan of the Dragons tackled during the round 16 NRL match between the Dragons and Newcastle Knights in Sydney.

St George Illawarra overcame a 16 point deficit at half time to score a top 32-28 win over Newcastle at Kogarah last Sunday.

Second Brisbane side no quick fix: White    

A second NRL team in Brisbane won't be a guaranteed success, Brisbane CEO Paul White says.

DCE not getting fair go at Origin: Walker    

Manly NRL teammate and one-time NSW State of Origin player Dylan Walker doesn't believe Daly Cherry-Evans is getting a fair crack at representative football.

Matt Ballin announces NRL retirement    

Wests Tigers hooker Matt Ballin has announced his retirement from the NRL.

Brisbane unhappy about no Sunday NRL games

Brisbane NRL boss Paul White is disappointed with the final six rounds of the competition draw released on Monday.

Broncos 'under pressure' to keep Moga

Brisbane boss Paul White admits the NRL club is under pressure to retain Tautau Moga after the strike centre was linked to cashed-up Newcastle.

King to end 733-day wait for NRL recall

Cameron King will take over as Eels hooker following a season-ending injury to Kaysa Prichard.

How Manly turned around their NRL attack

Manly's NRL turnaround from strugglers to a top-four side is highlighted by the swing in their attacking figures.

Sharks' Brailey breaks jaw in two places

Cronulla could have to play someone out of position at hooker next week, despite at one stage having four dummy-halves in their NRL squad.

Dragons' dream run to NRL finals

St George Illawarra will face just two top eight sides in their final nine matches before the NRL finals.

Cronulla in unfamiliar NRL territory    

Cronulla's 35-18 loss to Manly on Sunday dropped them out of the NRL's top four for the first time since the end of round six.

NRL round 16 snapshot

A snapshot of round 16 of the NRL.

Brown sprays young Knights halves    

Newcastle coach Nathan Brown delivered stinging criticism to young halves Jaelen Feeney and Brock Lamb, after Sunday's loss to St George Illawarra.

Cherry-Evans makes Origin statement    

Daly Cherry-Evans reminded Queensland State of Origin selectors of his prowess with three try assists and a field goal in Manly's 35-18 NRL defeat of Cronulla.

Up-and-down Dragons break Knights' hearts

St George Illawarra have scored a gutsy fightback 32-28 NRL win over Newcastle at Kogarah, overcoming a 16-point deficit at halftime.

Roosters want to take more NRL to Adelaide

Sydney Roosters CEO Joe Kelly has declared Saturday night's NRL game in Adelaide a success, and he wants the club to continue taking a home match there.

Bellamy not certain of big-three return

Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy is hopeful Billy Slater, Cooper Cronk, Cameron Smith and Will Chambers each return in the NRL next week but he is not certain.

Gordon set to play on with Roosters in '18

Michael Gordon kicked the Sydney Roosters to victory on Saturday in Adelaide and will opt against retiring to likely stay at the NRL club in 2018.

Cooper warns against writing off Cowboys

Stand-in captain Gavin Cooper says North Queensland are still "hanging around" despite the loss of Johnathan Thurston for the NRL season.

Marshall, Hunt fire Broncos to NRL victory

Benji Marshall and Ben Hunt have fired an injury-hit Brisbane to an impressive NRL victory over the Raiders in Canberra.

Pearce's NRL miracle in city of churches    

Mitchell Pearce engineered a second-half comeback before he kicked the Sydney Roosters to victory in golden point over Melbourne in Adelaide.

Inspirational Broncos trump Raiders in NRL

Brisbane have beaten Canberra 30-20 at GIO Stadium, with Queensland Origin forward Matt Gillett scoring two tries.

Fifita frustrated by lack of Origin ball    

NSW forward Andrew Fifita is frustrated he wasn't given more attacking opportunities in the Blues' State of Origin II loss on Wednesday.

Daly Cherry-Evans' shot at Origin spot    

Manly captain Daly Cherry-Evans could work his way into contention for Johnathan Thurston's Queensland Origin spot in the Sea Eagles' NRL clash with Cronulla.

Cowboys squeak past Penrith in NRL win    

Ethan Lowe channelled Johnathan Thurston from Origin II as he won the game for the Cowboys with a kick from the sidelines in the dying minutes.

Dragons' Frizell to face Newcastle in NRL    

Tyson Frizell will overcome his rib injury and play in St George Illawarra's NRL clash with Newcastle on Sunday.

JT thought shoulder was fine pre-Origin II    

Johnathan Thurston says he didn't believe he was at risk of re-injuring his shoulder before suffering a season-ending blow in State of Origin II.

Munster ready for Origin call-up: Wallace    

Jarrod Wallace has backed Cameron Munster to fill the void left by Johnathan Thurston's injury for Queensland in State of Origin III.

JT farewell could be distraction: Lewis

Queensland legend Wally Lewis has urged the Maroons not to get distracted by Johnathan Thurston's absence in State of Origin III.

Bennett right to criticise me, says Hayne

Jarryd Hayne has bounced back from the Blues' State of Origin II heartbreak with a second half explosion in the Titans' 26-14 win over Wests Tigers.

Tigers rebuild hasn't even started: Cleary

Friday's loss to Gold Coast means the last-placed Wests Tigers now need to win all their remaining nine games to make the NRL finals.

Warriors confident Roache can step up

With Issac Luke's shoulder injury to be assessed, backrower Simon Mannering is confident youngster Nathaniel Roache can step up as starting hooker if needed.

Titans' Hayne stars again in Campbelltown

Jarryd Hayne has scored two tries and set up a third in Gold Coast's 26-14 NRL win over the Wests Tigers in Campbelltown.

Warriors down Bulldogs in tight NRL battle

The Warriors have maintained their bid for a spot in the NRL's top eight by holding out the Bulldogs 21-14 in Auckland.

Cowboys didn't rush JT's shoulder: Green    

North Queensland say Johnathan Thurston was fit to return from a shoulder injury earlier this month, despite a second blow ending his NRL season.

King Lewis appoints Munster JT's successor    

Queensland great Wally Lewis believes Cameron Munster should be the next player to wear the Maroons' No.6 State of Origin jersey that he made famous.

Hunt return to NRL due to injury, not form    

Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett says Ben Hunt "wasn't working" in the NRL but has been forced to play him due to Anthony Milford's injury.

Roosters like Cordner's NSW Origin chances    

NSW captain Boyd Cordner and fullback James Tedesco have each received positive news on the injury front, leaving them likely to play in State of Origin III.

Sharks keep Fifita off NRL's open market    

NSW State of Origin prop Andrew Fifita will stay with Cronulla until at least the end of the 2022 NRL season after signing a four-year contract extension.

Roosters say depleted Storm a tough task

The Sydney Roosters are still wary of what Melbourne will produce in their NRL top of the table clash even if the Storm are missing four injured Origin stars.

Cowboys face up to NRL life without JT    

North Queensland had been set to celebrate Johnathan Thurston's 300th NRL match, but will begin life without him against Penrith.

Six of Thurston's top Origin moments    

Johnathan Thurston's winning conversion while nursing a season ending shoulder injury in State of Origin II is just his latest in memorable Origin moments.

Sharks lock Fifita in until 2022    

NSW front rower Andrew Fifita will stay with Cronulla until at least the end of the 2022 NRL season after signing a four-year contract extension.

Comical Tedesco injury nothing too serious    

James Tedesco has revealed he injured his ankle celebrating a NSW try in the Origin II loss on Wednesday but is confident he'll play before the decider.

Thurston's Origin dream gone, season over    

Johnathan Thurston has been ruled out for the remainder of the NRL season after being forced to undergo shoulder surgery.

Sharks won't add to Origin casualty ward

Cronulla expect Origin stars James Maloney, Wade Graham, Andrew Fifita, Jack Bird and Valentine Holmes to all play in their NRL clash with Manly on Sunday.

New Cowboy Martin to miss Penrith NRL game    

North Queensland coach Paul Green believes it's too early to play recruit Te Maire Martin against Penrith in Saturday's NRL game.

Daley worried about welfare of Origin aces

NSW State of Origin coach Laurie Daley says it's time the NRL looked at the dangers of representative players backing up for club games.

Origin coaches: 'What more do you want?'

Kevin Walters and Laurie Daley believe fans are too critical and too quick to call for heads as both State of Origin coaches' futures are debated.

Storm injury toll opens door for Hughes

Melbourne are set to give Jahrome Hughes his debut for the NRL club against the Sydney Roosters after losing four players to injury in Origin.

Holmes doubted he scored for Maroons

Queensland winger Valentine Holmes admits he thought he put his foot into touch when he first saw the replay of his controversial try in State of Origin II.

Slater can't leave Origin behind to retire    

Billy Slater let out tears of joy following his return to State of Origin and is predicting they'll drive him to play on in 2018.

Maroons get slow ruck they wanted: Fifita    

NSW star Andrew Fifita admits game two had been noticeably slower than when the Blues dominated State of Origin I in Brisbane.

Maloney won't blame refs for penalties    

James Maloney, the most-penalised man in the NRL, again gave away two crucial penalties in NSW's State of Origin II loss to Queensland.

Archer hits back at Daley's Origin swipe

NSW coach Laurie Daley has taken a veiled swipe at the referees after the Blues' State of Origin II loss.

Liddle to make Career start in Friday’s clash with Gold Coast

Tigers’ Jacob Liddle passes in a round nine NRL match against the Cronulla Sharks in Sydney

Wests Tigers hooker Jacob Liddle will provide a glimpse into the club’s future when he makes his first career NRL start in Friday’s clash with Gold Coast.

NRL preview panel for round 16

A preview of all matches in round 16 of the NRL.

Bennett sprays Hayne on bombed Origin try    

Brisbane and former Queensland coach Wayne Bennett has pointed out two crucial moments that cruelled NSW in their State of Origin II loss to Queensland.

Blues need to be better on Gagai: Morris    

Dane Gagai has emerged as a possible candidate for the Wally Lewis medal as player of the State of Origin series after his two-try effort in game two.

Liddle Tiger ready to make big mark in NRL    

Promising Wests Tigers hooker Jacob Liddle will make his first career NRL start in Friday's match against Gold Coast.

Warriors' Foran out of Bulldogs NRL clash

Five-eighth Kieran Foran is out of the Warriors' NRL clash with Canterbury at Mt Smart Stadium.

Blues Origin II football not dumb: Maloney    

He doesn't think it was their "dumbest football" but James Maloney concedes NSW lost their way in their extraordinary Origin II fade-out against Queensland.

The second-half moments that cruelled NSW

The 12 second-half moments that cruelled NSW in State of Origin II.

The rundown of State of Origin II

What you need to know about State of Origin II in Sydney.

Gagai's match-winning play was all Slater    

Dane Gagai helped Queensland orchestrate the biggest second-half State of Origin comeback in a decade on Wednesday night, but he wanted none of the credit.

NSW coach Daley takes swipe at Origin refs    

NSW coach Laurie Daley has taken a veiled swipe at the referees following his side's State of Origin II loss.

Qld never say die to coach Walters' relief    

Queensland have provided a cruel reminder of their "never say die" attitude to claim a 18-16 State of Origin game two win - much to coach Kevin Walters' relief.

Maroons have last Origin laugh with Glasby    

Queensland coach Kevin Walters and captain Cameron Smith took extra joy from Tim Glasby's State of Origin win after his selection was questioned by the media.

Darius Boyd to miss Origin decider

Darius Boyd has suffered a broken thumb, ruling him out of the State of Origin decider.

Thurston racing clock for Origin decider

Johnathan Thurston says he doesn't know if he'll play in his 300th NRL match, against Penrith in Townsville on Saturday, due to a shoulder injury.

Cordner fights tears after Origin II loss

Shattered Blues captain Boyd Cordner fought back tears following Wednesday's heartbreaking State of Origin II loss to Queensland.

Suncorp to be over capacity for Origin III

Suncorp Stadium is likely to be filled past its 52,500-seat capacity for what shapes as the biggest State of Origin game of all time.

Napa comes of age as Origin forward: Qld

Queensland coach Kevin Walters believes Dylan Napa has come of age as a State of Origin prop.

No need for Origin III changes: Maloney

NSW five-eighth James Maloney says there's no need for the Blues to make changes to their team for State of Origin III in Brisbane.

Dumbest half of football NSW played: Joey

NSW have been blasted by Blues legend Andrew Johns for failing to attack an injured Johnathan Thurston in their State of Origin II defeat to Queensland.

Morgan's wonder pass shades of 2015 GF

For the second time in his career, Michael Morgan has produced a miracle flick pass at ANZ Stadium to seal one of the biggest games of the year.

NSW State of Origin player ratings

How the NSW players rated in State of Origin II against Queensland in Sydney.

Queensland State of Origin player ratings

How the Queensland players rated in State of Origin II against NSW in Sydney.

NSW dominant but Queensland never say die

Despite NSW dominating State of Origin II at ANZ Stadium, Queensland have come out 18-16 winners to force the series into a decider in Brisbane.

Queensland level State of Origin series

The State of Origin series will go down to a decider at Suncorp Stadium on July 12 with the Maroons beating the Blues 18-16 in game two in Sydney.

State of Origin II by the clock

Key moments from State of Origin II at ANZ Stadium.

NSW favored on the conditions at Origin ll

NSW Blues State of the Origin captain’s run

NSW assistant coach John Cartwright is of the view that good local conditions and crowd support will help the blues to secure their first State of Origin series since 2014 on Wednesday.

Canberra to work on ‘tight game’ strategy

Raiders in action against Penrith in round 14 NRL

A lagging unit of Canberra Raiders was seen simulating close finishes in a bid to halt their poor endings in high pressure games in a lackluster season at the NRL.

Storm ready for resurgent Roosters    

Storm coach Craig Bellamy says the Sydney Roosters are back to their best as the teams prepare to meet at Adelaide Oval in a NRL top of the table clash.

NSW hope conditions help in Origin 'war'    

NSW assistant coach John Cartwright hopes Sydney's cold conditions will give the Blues the edge over Queensland in Origin II on Wednesday.

Canberra pinpointing tight NRL finishes    

Canberra prop Junior Paulo says the team has been simulating close finishes in a bid to arrest their poor NRL record in tight tussles.

Merrin in for De Belin as Blues' 19th man    

Penrith forward Trent Merrin has replaced suspended NSW 19th man Jack de Belin for Wednesday's State of Origin game two.

RLPA lauds AFL's revenue-sharing agreement

The Rugby League Players Association has backed the AFL's new revenue-sharing agreement with players while in its own pay war.

Conditions against Qld: NSW's Cartwright    

The slippery and greasy conditions at ANZ stadium on Wednesday night will help NSW beat Qld in State of Origin II and settle the series, says John Cartwright.

Injured Foran in doubt for NRL Warriors    

The Warriors will make a late call on the fitness of Kieran Foran ahead of Friday's NRL match against his club-to-be Canterbury.

Daley confesses: We got lucky in Origin I    

NSW coach Laurie Daley has made the stunning confession that the Blues are lucky to be leading the State of Origin series heading into game two in Sydney.

Smith to settle Qld Origin rookies' nerves    

Queensland captain Cameron Smith says he has full faith in their four rookies but will have a quiet word to settle their nerves ahead of State of Origin II.

Qld dynasty once in a lifetime: Walters

Queensland coach Kevin Walters has tried to make fans realise what the Maroons achieved in their decade of dominance was a "once in lifetime" event.

No Origin regrets for Johnathan Thurston

Johnathan Thurston says he has no regrets about ending his glittering Queensland State of Origin career this year despite an injury disrupted lead-up.

Joey doubts Daley will re-sign for NSW    

NSW great Andrew Johns has questioned whether coach Laurie Daley will re-sign as Blues coach for the 2018 State of Origin series.

Mitchell Pearce in form of his career: Dad

Mitchell Pearce's father says his son is in the form of his career heading into Origin II.

Roosters hope for 20k at Adelaide showdown

Fresh from the bye and set on closing Melbourne Storm's four-point NRL lead, the Roosters hope to discover a home away from home in South Australia.

Chambers best right centre in NRL: Hayne

The battle between Jarryd Hayne and Will Chambers will be a one-on-one battle to watch in State of Origin II.

No room for Scott in Storm line-up    

Melbourne centre Curtis Scott has been relegated to the bench against the Sydney Roosters despite scoring twice in their NRL win over North Queensland.

Hunt recalled by Broncos for injured Milf    

Brisbane halfback Ben Hunt has been recalled for the Broncos' NRL clash with Canberra.

Walters unimpressed by NSW wrestling call

Queensland coach Kevin Walters is disappointed NSW have claimed the Maroons will turn their must win State of Origin game two clash into a wrestling match.

Grieving Kata unavailable for Warriors    

The sudden death of Solomone Kata's brother rules the Warriors centre out of the NRL match against the Bulldogs.

Knights quiet on Kenny-Dowall's future    

Newcastle's coach has refused to comment on Shaun Kenny-Dowall's future at the NRL club following the former Rooster's sentence for cocaine possession.

Tamou excited to return to old NRL home    

Penrith forward James Tamou is looking forward to his first match against his old NRL club and potentially playing in Johnathan Thurston's 300th NRL game.

Maroons has a stronger defense for Game ll - Daley

According to NSW coach Laurie Daley the big changes to the Maroons for the State of Origin II has left his side defensively valuable for the big game.

Parramatta's Beau Scott out for NRL season    

Beau Scott has joined Parramatta teammate Kaysa Pritchard on the sidelines for the rest of the NRL season due to injury.

Blues urged to draw on spirit of 2014    

Wade Graham was 18th man when NSW denied Queensland from claiming an unprecedented 12 Origin series in a row in 2014.

Maroons changes strengthen defence: Daley

The mass changes to Queensland's side for State of Origin II have bolstered their defence, NSW coach Laurie Daley says.

Wests Tigers re-sign McIlwrick until 2019

Wests Tigers have announced the re-signing of hooker Matt McIlwrick until the end of the 2019 NRL season.

Johns heralds dawn of the Pearce era

NSW great Andrew Johns says Mitchell Pearce is ready to take the position of rugby league's most dominant half in State of Origin II.

De Belin banned for crusher tackle

St George Illawarra's Jack de Belin has been suspended by the NRL judiciary for a dangerous tackle.

For the game's good: Daley's Origin call

NSW coach Laurie Daley hopes State of Origin II won't descend into wrestlemania amid fears Queensland will slow down the game at the ruck.

St Helens to appeal Barba cocaine ban

Ben Barba's new English Super League club St Helens have confirmed they will seek to overturn his 12-game ban imposed by the NRL.

Glasby old enough to cope in Origin: Smith

Queensland skipper Cameron Smith has backed maligned Maroons rookie prop Tim Glasby to rise above the criticism and impress in State of Origin game two.

Billy Slater was close to the end: Smith

Queensland skipper Cameron Smith has revealed the full extent of Billy Slater's shoulder injury ahead of the fullback's stirring State of Origin comeback.

Blues confident of repeating bench heroics

NSW captain Boyd Cordner is confident his bench's influence won't be shutdown by Queensland's new interchange players in Wednesday's State of Origin.

Origin series may be Cronk's last: Smith

Queensland skipper Cameron Smith says he has a feeling this will be veteran halfback Cooper Cronk's final State of Origin series.

Stats that will decide State of Origin II

A look at the key numbers heading into State of Origin II between Queensland and NSW at ANZ Stadium on Wednesday night.

No NSW prize for home Origin win

NSW legends have pushed for Boyd Cordner to be able to lift the State of Origin Shield in front of home fans on Wednesday night if the Blues clinch the series.

Slater shapes as key to Fifita battle

Queensland great Billy Moore says returning fullback Billy Slater holds the key to halting the momentum of NSW prop Andrew Fifita in State of Origin II.

Thaiday aims for Queensland Origin recall

Dumped Queensland backrower Sam Thaiday hopes to bounce back from his Maroons axing for Brisbane in Saturday's NRL clash in Canberra.

Holmes reveals Maroons' focus on Fifita

Queensland's Valentine Holmes has revealed stopping Cronulla teammate Andrew Fifita has occupied a lot of the Maroons' attention ahead of State of Origin II.

Proctor back after drug suspension - regrets the incident

Titans star Kevin Proctor is of the opinion that he can only move on from last month’s drug scandal after earning the respect of his teammates and family.

I have to earn respect back: Proctor    

Titans star Kevin Proctor says he can only move on from last month's drug scandal once he gains respect back from his teammates and family.

Even French sees Gutherson as Eels No.1    

Bevan French is desperate to win back his Parramatta No.1 jersey, but even he realises the Eels are better placed with Clinton Gutherson at fullback.

Panther Tamou nervous on Townsville return    

James Tamou is set to take on the Cowboys for the first time since leaving the club to join Penrith last summer.

Captain Cordner's dash at NSW history    

Boyd Cordner will become the first NSW player since 2004 to win his maiden State of Origin series as captain if the Blues can beat Queensland in game two.

Eels' Pritchard out for the NRL season    

Parramatta hooker Kaysa Pritchard is out for the season after suffering a major knee injury in Sunday's win over St George Illawarra.

Dragons' de Belin out for a week on a dangerous tackling charge

St George Illawarra forward Jack de Belin was suspended for a week for dangerous contact charge by the NRL match review committee.

Fired up Jackson's Origin pride    

Blues star Josh Jackson has dedicated a potential State of Origin series win to his home town of Gulgong in central NSW.

Qld rookie Hess impresses Smith in camp    

Queensland captain Cameron Smith admits he had never met Coen Hess before being introduced at the State of Origin game two camp but liked what he saw.

Pearce ready to win Origin: Kimmorley    

The last halfback to direct NSW to a series whitewash says Mitchell Pearce's new-found maturity has him ready to claim his first State of Origin series win.

NSW's Fifita tired of Cameron Smith's face    

NSW star Andrew Fifita will play his third straight game against Cameron Smith, when the Blues tackle Queensland in in State of Origin II.

Josh Reynolds ready for Foran NRL showdown    

Canterbury five-eighth Josh Reynolds will on Friday night come head-to-head with the man who will wear the Bulldogs' No.6 jumper next year - Kieran Foran.

Dragons' de Belin faces one-week NRL ban

The NRL match review committee have hit St George Illawarra forward Jack de Belin with a grade-one dangerous contact charge for a crusher tackle.

Martin a chance to take on Panthers

North Queensland recruit Te Maire Martin is a chance to play against former club Penrith in Saturday's NRL clash.

Stuart signs new deal with Raiders    

Coach Ricky Stuart will remain with Canberra until at least the end of the 2020 NRL season after signing a contract extension.

Bulldogs bitten by horror NRL draw

Canterbury's NSW contingent of Josh Jackson, David Klemmer and Brett Morris are being asked to back up for their club two days after State of Origin II.

Hiku leaves Panthers for Super League    

Penrith Panthers outside back Peta Hiku will move to the Super League after the club confirmed he would be released from his contract early.

Target Fifita at you peril: Cordner

NSW captain Boyd Cordner believes Queensland will free the Blues' other attacking threats if they focus their defence on Andrew Fifita in State of Origin II.

Changing of guard for Qld in Origin: Smith    

Queensland skipper Cameron Smith says the new faces in the side for State of Origin game two remind him of 2006 - the year the Maroons began their dominance.

Myles steels Wallace for Qld Origin debut

Jarrod Wallace says lessons learned from veteran Nate Myles during Queensland's State of Origin game one camp have steeled him for his debut.

Glasby to produce for Qld: Bellamy

Bolter Tim Glasby has been backed by master coach Craig Bellamy to rise above criticism of his surprise State of Origin game two selection for Queensland.

Mitch Moses fixing defensive woes: Arthur

Mid-season NRL arrival Mitchell Moses enjoyed his best game for Parramatta on Sunday, and coach Brad Arthur was most impressed with his defence.

Player changes won't break slump: McGregor

St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor won't rush player changes in a bid to avoid a slump that has seen the Dragons drop five of their last seven NRL games.

Blues discover Origin killer instinct

NSW will go into State of Origin II as favourites despite recent history showing they've struggled to clinch the series even after winning game one.

Saints sunk by stuttering attack in NRL    

St George Illawarra have dropped to their lowest position on the NRL ladder since March, courtesy of a 24-10 loss to Parramatta on Sunday.

NRL round 15 snapshot

A snapshot of round 15 of the NRL.

Sharks' Mortimer set to depart NRL for UK    

Daniel Mortimer looks set to depart Cronulla for the English Super League just a day after playing a key hand in their last-gasp NRL win over Wests Tigers.

Qld front-row harkens back to Super League

Queensland will field their most inexperienced starting front row since the Super League war in State of Origin II on Wednesday night.

Eels finally find NRL backline answer

Clinton Gutherson found a home at fullback for Parramatta as they beat St George Illawarra 24-10 in the NRL.

Knee woe sends Eels' Pritchard to hospital

Parramatta hooker Kaysa Pritchard was taken to hospital after severely injuring his knee in a tackle during the NRL game against St George Illawarra.

Cronk to return as Melbourne halves coach

Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy has confirmed Cooper Cronk will return to the Storm as a halves coach following his NRL retirement.

Tyson Frizell kept in cotton wool by Blues

NSW back-rower Tyson Frizell has yet to resume full contact training just three days out from State of Origin II on Wednesday night.

Lockyer backs Smith to play on in Origin    

Queensland selector Darren Lockyer has predicted Queensland captain Cameron Smith will not retire from representative football following 2017.

Crichton has a Blues future: Brad Fittler    

NSW great Brad Fittler has sung the praises of South Sydney back-rower Angus Crichton, hinting he's a representative player of the future.

Thurston sends scare through Qld camp    

Veteran playmaker Johnathan Thurston has sent a scare through the Queensland camp after going down at training at their Gold Coast State of Origin base.

Moving Boyd to centres a risk: Walters

Moving Darius Boyd to the centres for the Maroons is a big risk, admits coach Kevin Walters, but sometimes the biggest risks produce the largest rewards.

NSW a different team now: Hayne

NSW star Jarryd Hayne says there is a more confident culture in the NSW team than the one he grew up playing in after his debut in 2007.

Thurston missed, Milford no JT: Cooper    

Queensland's Gavin Cooper says Johnathan Thurston will be missed after his last State of Origin series, claiming heir apparent Anthony Milford is "no JT".

Hayne went to hell and back for Blues

NSW centre Jarryd Hayne has revealed he was utterly spent at half-time in his State of Origin comeback match against Queensland last month.

Sharks beat Tigers in NRL comeback win

Cronulla have scored two tries in the final six minutes for a 24-22 NRL win over the Wests Tigers at Southern Cross Group Stadium.

Croft kicks Storm to NRL win over Cowboys

Melbourne's teenage halfback Brodie Croft has kicked a field goal in extra time to secure a 23-22 NRL win over North Queensland.

Sharks 20s re-write records with 84-6 rout

Cronulla Sharks' under-20s have equalled the biggest ever winning margin in rugby league's National Youth Competition with an 84-6 rout of Wests Tigers.

Queensland pack has to toughen up: Napa

Queensland prop Dylan Napa may have played just one State of Origin game but speaks like a veteran with his advice to the Maroons pack: toughen up.

from Origin battlers to favourites

Somewhere in the rubble of NSW's darkest days in 2010 was the blueprint for their State of Origin resurgence.

Origin period Parramatta's time to shine

Parramatta have been handed a favourable draw over the State of Origin period and have a chance to make their mark on the NRL.

Souths' Crichton a quick learner in NRL    

Angus Crichton scored the first hat-trick of his career in South Sydney's 36-20 NRL come-from-behind win over Gold Coast.

Hurrell needs to curb frustration: Henry

Titans star Konrad Hurrell had a mixed night in his team's 36-20 loss against South Sydney on Friday.

Maroons rally behind under-siege Walters    

Queensland players have thrown their support behind Kevin Walters after the QRL was forced to guarantee his survival should the Maroons lose the Origin series.

Queensland show vested interest in Fifita    

Queensland have Andrew Fifita in their sights ahead of Wednesday night's second State of Origin clash after revealing defensive drills targeting the NSW prop.

Blues won't take first-time props lightly    

NSW prop David Klemmer doesn't believe the Blues will have it all their own way against Queensland's two debutant props in next Wednesday's State of Origin II.

Crichton triple, Souths beat Titans in NRL

South Sydney's Angus Crichton and Alex Johnston have scored five tries between them in a 36-20 NRL win over Gold Coast.

Martin leaves Penrith in Cowboys NRL deal    

New Zealand five-eighth Te Maire Martin has been granted an immediate NRL release from Penrith, and has confirmed he will head to North Queensland.

Reserved Klemmer leads Blues' new way    

NSW State of Origin prop David Klemmer is the latest Blues player to avoid adding fuel to the Queensland fire.

Qld pack on notice after axings: McGuire    

Queensland lock Josh McGuire says everyone in the Maroons pack is on notice ahead of State of Origin game two with Nate Myles and three others already cut.

Sharks confirm Gallen to play on in 2018    

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has confirmed skipper Paul Gallen will play on in the 2018 NRL season.

Understrength Storm happy to miss Thurston    

Melbourne are missing a swag of NRL stars but they're happy that North Queensland are without their biggest in Johnathan Thurston.

Slater confirmed at fullback for Maroons    

Billy Slater has been named Queensland fullback for next week's State of Origin II, with Darius Boyd in the centres.

NSW back attacking approach for Origin II

NSW forwards say they don't need to change their approach as they aim to win the State of Origin series on a dewy ANZ Stadium against Queensland.

Wheels on Tigers' NRL bus keep turning    

The Wests Tigers could drop to last on the NRL ladder with a loss to premiers Cronulla on Saturday night.

Cronulla want hair follicle drug testing

Premiers Cronulla want the NRL to allow them to test players' hair follicles for illicit drug use.

Norman, Moses only half the problem: Eels    

Parramatta halves Corey Norman and Mitchell Moses have been backed by their teammates to improve quickly after a forgettable first outing as a pairing.

Queensland to do it for Thurston: Papalii

Queensland forward Josh Papalii hopes the Maroons pack can lift and help retiring five-eighth Johnathan Thurston leave State of Origin a winner.

Blues wary of Papalii's Origin threat    

Josh Papalii's expected move from the edge to the middle of Queensland's forward pack is a huge threat, says Blues forward Josh Jackson.

Origin call made bad day worse: Wallace

Gold Coast prop Jarrod Wallace says the call from Queensland coach Kevin Walters confirming he was set for a State of Origin debut 'destroyed' his day.

I didn't see Origin thumping coming: Smith

Queensland skipper Cameron Smith admits he didn't see the heavy opening State of Origin defeat coming but insists the signs are good ahead of game two.

Tallis says Maroons must stand by Walters

Queensland coach Kevin Walters should not be sacked if the Maroons lose the 2017 State of Origin series, Maroons great Gorden Tallis says.

Maguire calls for Adam Reynolds to step up    

South Sydney need a leader to stand up when it counts, and coach Michael Maguire believes Adam Reynolds is just the man.

Titans hope Peats will sign new NRL deal    

Gold Coast NRL coach Neil Henry is confident hooker Nathan Peats will sign in coming weeks to stay with the Titans.

NRL preview panel for round 15

A preview of all the matches from round 15 of the NRL.

Guerra signs 3-year NRL deal with Knights    

Sydney Roosters back-rower Aidan Guerra has signed a three-year deal with rivals Newcastle starting from the 2018 NRL season.

Qld slap media ban on rookie forward Hess    

Queensland may have moved to shelter Coen Hess from the media ahead of his State of Origin debut but Josh Papalii has backed the youngster to step up.

I want to return to rugby league: Radradra    

Parramatta winger Semi Radradra has revealed he wants to return to the NRL after his one-season stint in French rugby union.

What to expect for Queensland in Origin II

A guide to the Queensland team for State of Origin II against NSW in Sydney on Wednesday.

JT to blaze away with Cowboy guns    

NSW are on high alert for the returning Johnathan Thurston, who has two North Queensland weapons with him for the Maroons' Origin II clash.

What to expect from NSW in Origin II

A guide to the NSW team for State of Origin II against Queensland in Sydney on Wednesday.

Qld Origin pack dropped too soon: Papalii    

Josh Papalii believes Queensland's well beaten pack should have been given a shot at redemption in next week's State of Origin game two in Sydney.

Old foes threaten new Blues Origin era    

The return of Johnathan Thurston and Billy Slater have NSW on edge as they look to claim a rare State of Origin series win in Sydney on Wednesday.

Takes more than one to stop Fifita: Graham    

NSW's preparations for State of Origin II kicked into gear with their first genuine training session at Leichhardt Oval on Thursday.

Titans' big boys to tackle Burgess trio    

Gold Coast coach Neil Henry says the move of regular second rower Chris McQueen to five eighth is part of a plan to stop South Sydney's Burgess brothers.

Visa wait over as Toovey joins Bradford    

Geoff Toovey is set to begin coaching English side Bradford after a six-month wait for a visa.

Anthony Milford set for shoulder surgery    

Anthony Milford will have shoulder surgery, the Broncos say it's just a matter of determining when.

Johnston's new three-year deal with Souths

South Sydney utility Alex Johnston has signed a contract extension to remain with the NRL club for three more seasons.

JT breathing easier ahead of shoulder test

Johnathan Thurston is relieved that he will have his usually burly protector at his side when Gavin Cooper takes the field for Queensland in State of Origin II.

Glasby thought his NRL career was over

Queensland debutant Tim Glasby admits he thought an NRL career had passed him by just five years ago as he juggled a fulltime finance job in Rockhampton.

Meninga, Hodges back Boyd at centre

Former great Queensland centres Mal Meninga and Justin Hodges have backed Darius Boyd to slot comfortably into the role if required for State of Origin II.

There's no bad blood with Boyd: Slater

Billy Slater insists there is no bad blood with Queensland fullback rival Darius Boyd ahead of next week's must win State of Origin game two in Sydney.

Morris has unfinished Origin business

NSW winger Brett Morris is desperate to taste the joy of a State of Origin series win after an injury denied him the chance to play the second match in 2014.

Meninga won't call rep time on Sam Thaiday    

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga believes Sam Thaiday can still earn his spot in the Australian Rugby League World Cup team, despite being dropped by Queensland.

Bulldogs to retain their backline    

The Canterbury Bulldogs have re-assigned their backline players Kerrod Holland and Reimis Smith till the end of the 2020 season in an effort to consolidate their solid lineup going forward.

McKinnon wants to meet forgiven McLean    

Alex McKinnon says he's forgiven Jordan McLean and wants to meet with him over the tackle that left the former NRL player wheelchair-bound.

Dugan fit and firing for NSW for Origin II    

After a quiet game in State of Origin I, NSW centre Josh Dugan says he is back to full fitness and ready to bounce back in game two.

Bulldogs re-sign NRL backline duo    

Canterbury have shored up their backline stocks by re-signing Kerrod Holland and Reimis Smith until the end of the 2020 NRL season.

Tigers are my team now: Brooks    

Luke Brooks will play his first NRL match for the Wests Tigers since the departure of good friend Mitchell Moses.

I won't try to be Thurston: Cowboys rookie

Young North Queensland playmaker Kyle Laybutt has had the benefit of Johnathan Thurston's guidance heading into his NRL debut this weekend.

NSW expose perils of Maroons' Boyd risk    

NSW players Blake Ferguson and Josh Dugan believe Darius Boyd's anticipated move to left centre could challenge the Queensland Origin star defensively.

Walters to finalise Qld side on Thursday    

Queensland coach Kevin Walters says he will finalise his line-up for next week's State of Origin game two on Thursday.

Bromwich backs Myles to thrive at Storm    

Newly signed Melbourne prop Nate Myles will thrive under the guidance of coach Craig Bellamy, forward Jesse Bromwich says.

Shoulder charge changes a success: Maguire    

Rabbitohs coach Michael Maguire has defended a recent spike in players overturning shoulder charge citings at the NRL judiciary this season.

Why the Maroons are better for Origin II    

NSW coach Laurie Daley believes Queensland's Origin II side is far more dangerous than the one they named for the series opener and here's a look at why.

Origin victory my final mountain: Maloney    

James Maloney has done it all in his rugby league career, except win a State of Origin series over Queensland.

Hess ready to answer Origin questions    

Coen Hess admits he is no closer to answering the burning question ahead of his Queensland debut - is the 20-year-old ready to step up to State of Origin?

Slater leaning toward playing on in 2018    

Billy Slater says he is leaning toward extending his career and re-signing for the 2018 NRL season after earning a stunning Queensland recall.

Origin ban best thing for me: Holmes    

Cronulla star Valentine Holmes reckons a 12-month State of Origin ban was the best thing that could have happened to him ahead of his Queensland debut.

Dragons hit open market for NRL prop

Dragons recruitment boss Ian Millward discusses his plans to replace departing first-graders Russell Packer and Josh Dugan.

Wallace hungry for Origin after judiciary    

Jarrod Wallace is ready to turn his nervous NRL judiciary energy into a drive for Queensland Origin success next week.

Rookie Glasby finds Origin allies in Blues

Blues players have condemned criticism of rookie Queenslander Tim Glasby for game two of the State of Origin series next week.

Qld not playing Origin mind games: Walters

Queensland coach Kevin Walters insists the decision to name their 17-man squad for State of Origin II alphabetically was not motivated by strategy.

Hapless Titans welcomes Proctor    

Former co-captain of Gold Coast Kevin Proctor will make a comeback after missing four matches due to an alleged cocaine abuse charge on May 5.

Cameron Smith won't change Origin approach    

Queensland skipper Cameron Smith says he won't be changing his approach to officials in State of Origin game two despite Shane Flanagan's "referee Smith" jibe.

Ayshford extends stay with Warriors    

Centre Blake Ayshford, half Ata Hingano and utility Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad are staying on with the Warriors after re-signing with the NRL club.

NRL referee Maxwell dumped to under-20s    

Jared Maxwell has been dumped from bunker duties for at least a week after his blunder that cost Newcastle a chance to win against Manly last Friday.

Jacks enjoying NRL life of Ryley at Storm    

A few days after being recalled to the NRL, Ryley Jacks has secured a contract extension at Melbourne Storm.

Shaun Kenny-Dowall's Roosters career over    

The Sydney Roosters have released Shaun Kenny-Dowall from the final months of his NRL contract after last month's drug possession charge.

Daley not playing Qld's Origin mind games    

NSW coach Laurie Daley and captain Boyd Cordner have refused to buy into Queensland's early mind games ahead of next week's State of Origin II.

Myles not in Storm NRL team to face Cows    

An elbow injury will prevent Nate Myles playing for new club Melbourne in their NRL clash with North Queensland.

Proctor returns to depleted Titans    

Gold Coast former co-captain Kevin Proctor will make his return to the NRL in a heavily depleted Titans line up.

Blues to field an unchanged side for Origin Game 2    

NSW has picked an unchanged side from the one that beat Queensland for next week’s State of Origin game 2 at the ANZ Stadium.

Origin I referees back for game two    

Matt Cecchin and Gerard Sutton will officiate game two of the State of Origin series after being widely praised for their performance in game one.

Myles joins Storm for rest of NRL season

Melbourne have confirmed the signing of veteran NRL prop Nate Myles after his release from Manly.

New Maroons packing heat: Klemmer

NSW forwards David Klemmer and Tyson Frizell are on high alert for Queensland's rookies after the Maroons made seven changes to their line-up for Origin II.

Wallace cleared for Qld Origin debut

Jarrod Wallace will debut in next week's State of Origin II after successfully beating a shoulder charge citation at the NRL judiciary.

Walters keeps mum on Boyd backline start

Queensland coach Kevin Walters is reportedly considering switching Darius Boyd to the centres for their must win State of Origin game two clash in Sydney.

Oates axed but loyalty isn't dead: Walters

Queensland have swung the selection axe with Corey Oates arguably the most unlucky victim ahead of State of Origin II.

Luckless Stanley never thought of retiring

Canterbury centre Chase Stanley played his first NRL game in 14 months, in Monday's 16-2 win over St George Illawarra.

Bulldogs release NRL pressure valve

Canterbury have put a week of turmoil behind them to snap a four-game NRL losing streak against St George Illawarra.

NSW to treat Origin game II as must-win

NSW veteran Brett Morris says next week's second State of Origin match is a must-win as the Blues try to avoid having to travel to Brisbane for a decider.

Frizell will need painkiller for Origin II

Blues forward Tyson Frizell took two painkilling injections before getting on the field for St George Illawarra in Sunday's loss to Canterbury.

Sharks coach wishes he had "Referee Smith"

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has apologised to Melbourne, Queensland and Australian captain Cameron Smith for dubbing him "Referee Smith".

Billy Slater feared Qld Origin days over

Queensland great Billy Slater admits he feared he might never play State of Origin again after being controversially overlooked for the series opener.

Dragons fail to breathe fire against Dogs    

St George Illawarra have failed to score a try for the first time in over a year in their 16-2 NRL loss to Canterbury.

Glasby the latest Maroons Origin bolter    

Unheralded Melbourne forward Tim Glasby has emerged as Queensland's latest selection bolter ahead of next week's State of Origin game two clash in Sydney.

Walters takes aim at Green over Hess call    

Queensland coach Kevin Walters has had a parting shot at NRL mentor Paul Green after confirming youngster Coen Hess will make his State of Origin debut.

Blues name unchanged line-up for Origin II    

NSW have named their first unchanged line-up in 21 years after announcing their game two team on Monday.

Dogs break losing streak against Dragons    

Canterbury have broken a four-game losing streak with a 16-2 NRL win over St George Illawarra at ANZ Stadium on Monday.

NRL Round 14 snapshot

A snapshot of round 14 of the NRL.

Titans look to Kevin Proctor for NRL lift    

Gold Coast will welcome the return of former co-captain Kevin Proctor for their clash with South Sydney after serving a four-match illicit drug ban.

Injuries sideline Storm's McLean, Blair

Melbourne will be without Jordan McLean and Cheyse Blair for at least the next three weeks due to injuries.

Wallace to fight shoulder charge: Titans

Gold Coast say Jarrod Wallace will contest his shoulder charge offence at the NRL judiciary on Tuesday night in the hope of making his State of Origin debut.

Maroons make seven changes for Origin II

Queensland have wielded the axe for their must-win State of Origin game two in Sydney next week.

Bryson Goodwin set to depart Rabbitohs

Rabbitohs centre Bryson Goodwin has all but confirmed a move to Super League side Leigh at the end of the NRL season.

Broncos' Milford out for six weeks

Brisbane star Anthony Milford has been ruled out of the next six weeks of the NRL season with a shoulder injury.

Blues find more settled side than Maroons

NSW will enter the second State of Origin clash with less team changes than Queensland for just the second time since 2008.

Watson has to bide his time: Robinson

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson knows in-demand NRL utility Connor Watson has a desire to be a starting player, but it won't happen at his club just yet.

Lolohea headlines Tigers' second-half woes

Mid-season recruit Tuimoala Lolohea has picked up the Wests Tigers' worrying trend of struggling through the second half of NRL matches this year.

Five dumped from Maroons in Origin: report

Corey Oates and Sam Thaiday are among five Queensland players reportedly axed for State of Origin II.

Blues to build on Origin combinations

NSW halfback Mitchell Pearce says the Blues need to build on their game one combinations if, as expected, an unchanged line-up is named on Monday.

Qld Origin hopeful Wallace facing ban

Gold Coast forward Jarrod Wallace is facing a one-game ban, possibly ruling him out of a Queensland State of Origin debut.

Dogs chairman bracing for board challenge

Canterbury chairman Ray Dib says he's expecting to be challenged for his position at next year's annual general meeting.

Pearce preps for Origin with Tiger bashing

Mitchell Pearce was one of three Sydney Roosters players to bag doubles as they flogged the Wests Tigers 40-18 at Campbelltown on Sunday.

Wallace facing Qld Origin suspension

Queensland hopeful Jarrod Wallace is facing being rubbed out of State of Origin II after being cited for a shoulder charge on Blake Ayshford.

Hasler urges fans to stick with Bulldogs

Canterbury coach Des Hasler says his side remains a top eight prospect and urged the NRL club's disgruntled fans to stick with them.

Shattered Stuart lost for words after loss

Ricky Stuart was in no mood to discuss Canberra's late-game collapse against Penrith in Bathurst on Saturday night.

Panthers' spinal surgery paying off in NRL

Penrith have enjoyed back-to-back wins with skipper Matt Moylan at five-eighth and youngster Dylan Edwards at fullback.

Moses, Norman fall short in first NRL test

Eels coach Brad Arthur admits Corey Norman and Mitchell Moses struggled in their first big test teaming up in the halves.

I've got a target on my back: Thurston

Johnathan Thurston admits he will have a target on his back for the rest of the NRL season after copping heavy treatment in his return from a shoulder injury.

Consistency the key for Warriors in NRL

The Warriors have lived up to their pre-season tag as NRL premiership contenders after a 34-12 flogging of the Gold Coast.

Thurston endorses Hess for Origin debut

North Queensland captain Johnathan Thurston has backed Coen Hess to be handed a State of Origin debut in game two for Queensland.

Wallace downplays NRL shoulder charge fear

Gold Coast forward Jarrod Wallace is confident he has no case to answer despite an apparent shoulder charge on Blake Ayshford in the NRL loss to the Warriors.

Moylan magic steals NRL win for Penrith

Penrith captain Matt Moylan has set up two tries in the final three minutes to steal a 24-20 NRL win over Canberra at Bathurst in central western NSW.

JT stars in NRL return, Cowboys thump Eels

North Queensland superstar Johnathan Thurston has set up three tries and scored another in his side's 32-6 NRL win over Parramatta in Darwin.

Roosters' Taylor set for Tigers face-off

Jason Taylor will coach against former club Wests Tigers for the first time since being sacked by the NRL club earlier this season.

South Sydney confirm Gagai NRL signing

South Sydney have confirmed the signing of Dane Gagai on a four-year deal beginning from next season.

Warriors belt Titans in NRL, Foran injured

The Warriors have belted Gold Coast by 22 points in the NRL, with Titans prop Jarrod Wallace sweating on a shoulder charge and Kieran Foran limping off.

Titans unveil NRL team of the decade

To celebrate their 10th anniversary, Gold Coast have announced their NRL team of the decade.

Kearney says no changes required to Warriors lineup

Warriors coach Stephen Kearney is of the opinion that massive team changes are unnecessary to the side facing Gold Coast on Saturday despite a below par run of results recently including a loss of 32-24 to Parramatta in Sydney last week.

Souths lose three on hop but Maguire happy

Coach Michael Maguire says he likes what he sees from South Sydney despite the Rabbitohs slumping to their third straight NRL loss.

Milford's season may be over after injury

Wayne Bennett says Brisbane pivot Anthony Milford will be sidelined for six weeks with a dislocated shoulder before the club determines if his season is over.

Boyd calls for calm from Origin critics

Wayne Bennett says Queensland No.1 Darius Boyd will probably be relieved to be replaced by Billy Slater after enduring the fallout from State of Origin I.

Manly in the mix for top-four spot: DCE

Daly Cherry-Evans believes his high-flying Sea Eagles can elevate themselves into top-four contention by the end of the NRL season.

Maxwell axed from NRL bunker for howler

NRL senior bunker official Jared Maxwell has been axed for the refereeing howler over Akuila Uate's match-sealing try for Manly over Newcastle.

Knights take one Giant leaf from GWS book

Knights coach Nathan Brown has revealed he met with AFL counterpart Leon Cameron of GWS to discuss how to build a team from scratch.

Milford injury blow in Brisbane NRL win

Brisbane's 24-18 NRL home win over South Sydney has been marred by star pivot Anthony Milford's shoulder injury that will sideline him for at least six weeks.

Manly beat Knights off disputed Uate try

Former Newcastle winger Akuila Uate scored two tries in Manly's NRL win over the Knights in torrential rain at Lottoland.

Fittler coaches Lebanon at RL World Cup

Lebanon will be coached at this year's Rugby League World Cup in Australia by former Kangaroo captain and NRL great Brad Fittler.

Slater backs under-fire Maroons mate Boyd

Billy Slater says criticism of Darius Boyd would have affected the Broncos star's Origin I performance, but admits he too has selection weighing on his mind.

Slater unsure as NRL talks start for 2018

Billy Slater says Melbourne have approached his management about another season in the NRL, but he is yet to decide if he wants to play on.

Elliott's new three-year Bulldogs NRL deal

Canterbury second-rower Adam Elliott will remain with the NRL club for at least another three years after re-signing with the Bulldogs.

Penrith getting sweet '16 feeling in NRL

Penrith will be aiming for their fourth consecutive win in the NRL when they host Canberra in Bathurst.

Tigers sign Dragons centre Milne    

Wests Tigers have confirmed the signing of St George Illawarra centre Taane Milne on a two-year NRL deal, beginning at season's end.

Sharks' Manaia Cherrington joins Warriors

Cronulla reserve grade hooker Manaia Cherrington has left the NRL club to join the Warriors.

Tyson Frizell to face fired-up Bulldogs

NSW Origin lock Tyson Frizell will face Canterbury on Monday as St George Illawarra say they have their own NRL point to prove against the battling Bulldogs.

Cowboys wait on Thurston NRL fitness call

North Queensland's medical staff are waiting to see how Johnathan Thurston pulls up from training before declaring him fit to face Parramatta in the NRL.

Gold Coast wary of Tuivasa-Sheck threat

Jarryd Hayne will play fullback for the Gold Coast against the Warriors but it will be the opposition's No.1 who will attract most of coach Neil Henry's focus.

Broncos may be victim of Marshall success

Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett wants to re-sign Benji Marshall but he fears the rejuvenated veteran may now be out of the NRL club's price range.

McLean injures cheekbone in Storm win

Melbourne are likely to be without Jordan McLean for at least a month after the forward severely injured his cheekbone in their NRL win over Cronulla.

Mental workload saw Cronk rested from NRL

Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy rested halfback Cooper Cronk from Thursday's NRL clash with Cronulla due to the mental workload from Origin, not the physical one.

Nikorima man for Broncos' future: Bennett

Wayne Bennett says Kodi Nikorima will be Brisbane's 2018 starting halfback after the Kiwi international replaced Ben Hunt for Friday's NRL clash.

Sharks coach hits out at 'referee Smith'

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has accused Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith of manipulating NRL referees following his team's 18-13 loss to the Storm.

McGregor eyeing Dragons dynasty in NRL

Newly re-signed St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor says the club has a chance to establish an NRL dynasty.

Thurston one step closer to Cowboys return

North Queensland playmaker Johnathan Thurston is a step closer to returning from a shoulder injury after flying out for Saturday's NRL clash with Parramatta.

Slater presses Origin case in Storm win

Queensland hopeful Billy Slater set up Melbourne's match-winning try in a thrilling 18-13 NRL win over Cronulla on Thursday night.

Morgan backs O'Neill to retain Qld jersey

Michael Morgan has revealed the full extent of Justin O'Neill's despair over State of Origin game one but has backed him to keep his Queensland jersey.

Greg Inglis denies he wants out of Souths

South Sydney fullback Greg Inglis has denied a rumour he wants out of the club to join NRL rivals Brisbane.

Sea Eagles searching for complete package

Manly say they're still not the complete package as they sit within touching distance of locking up an NRL finals berth.

Jillaroos bolster Qld women's team

Four Jillaroos stars have been picked by Queensland as they look to reclaim the annual Interstate Challenge women's rugby league crown from NSW.

Raiders must stop Panthers' Moylan in NRL

Canberra captain Jarrod Croker says his side will have to work out how to stop Penrith skipper Matt Moylan when the two sides meet on Saturday.

Wests Tigers sign former NRL wingers

The Wests Tigers have signed Mahe Fonua and Corey Thompson on two-year deals for the 2018 NRL season.

Bolton re-signs with Cowboys for two years

North Queensland prop Scott Bolton has re-signed with the NRL club for another two seasons after stepping up in the absence of injured front-rower Matt Scott.

Dragons maintain faith in axed Hunt: coach

St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor has reiterated his faith in star recruit Ben Hunt despite the halfback being dropped by Brisbane.

McGregor opens up about 2016 pain

Coach Paul McGregor has signed a two-year contract extension with St George Illawarra.

Broncos drop Ben Hunt for Souths NRL clash

Brisbane have made the shock move to drop halfback Ben Hunt for their NRL clash with South Sydney at Suncorp Stadium.

Mullen claims betrayal by non-NRL physio

Suspended NRL player Jarrod Mullen says he was told he was being administered amino acids before he tested positive to steroids.

How the Sharks-Storm NRL rivalry was made

The NRL rivalry between Cronulla and Melbourne has been almost 10 years in the making.

Graham's impassioned plea to Bulldogs fans

Canterbury captain James Graham has promised Bulldogs NRL fans a committed team will front up against St George Illawarra on Monday, despite their recent woes.

Blair will set Kiwi culture right: Benji

Former New Zealand captain Benji Marshall has backed Adam Blair to be a success after being appointed Kiwis rugby league skipper.

McGregor to re-sign as Dragons NRL coach

St George Illawarra are set to confirm they have re-signed coach Paul McGregor until the end of the 2019 NRL season.

Maloney's upgrade not Flanagan's priority

Cronulla will look to finalise their 2018 NRL squad before attending to any possible upgrades for five-eighth James Maloney.

Titan Wallace not buying into Origin hype

Queensland hopeful Jarrod Wallace is trying not to get his hopes up for State of Origin game two ahead of Gold Coast's NRL clash with the Warriors.

NRL preview panel for round 14

A preview of all the matches from round 14 of the NRL.

Cronk out of Storm NRL grand final rematch

Cooper Cronk will sit out Melbourne's NRL clash with Cronulla due to a heavy workload through the State of Origin period.

Roosters release Paul Carter in NRL

Paul Carter has been released by his third NRL club in four years with the Sydney Roosters letting him go from his contract.

John Grant's time as ARLC chairman

A look back at John Grant's time as Australian Rugby League Commissioner after his decision to stand down in February.

Kearney searches for consistent Warriors

Warriors coach Stephen Kearney says it is important he keeps a settled NRL side to give his players the best opportunity to find consistency.

Raiders sew up their Leilua-Rapana combo

Canberra star Joey Leilua has signed a contract extension to keep him at the club until the end of the 2020 season.

Daley eyes unchanged NSW Origin team

Blues coach Laurie Daley is on Monday set to name an unchanged line-up for game two of this year's State of Origin series.

Graham defiant on Bulldogs' NRL problems

Canterbury captain James Graham says neither the NRL club's attacking structure nor its off-field dramas can be blamed for their form slump.

Grant to go, ARLC to undergo shake-up

Australian Rugby League Commission Chairman John Grant will step down from the role in February 2018.

Aaron Woods shutting out Dogs' dramas

Wests Tigers skipper Aaron Woods admits he's frustrated by the team's lowly position on the NRL ladder.

Storm challenged in Sharks NRL build-up

Melbourne have had just two light training sessions since their 40-12 defeat of Newcastle, ahead of the Storm's top-of-the-table NRL clash with Cronulla.

Brisbane's Blair backs Sims for Qld debut

Brisbane prop Adam Blair has backed teammate Korbin Sims to handle the step-up to State of Origin with Queensland changes set to be made for game two.

Brown doesn't regret Uate trade with Manly

Manly winger Akuila Uate will take on Newcastle for the first time since leaving the NRL club last October.

DCE proclaims Manly top-four contender

Manly captain Daly Cherry-Evans says his side are NRL top four contenders but are yet to play their best football this year.

Green says Hess available for Origin

North Queensland coach Paul Green has stood by his claim that Coen Hess is not ready for State of Origin but says the backrower is available for selection.

NQ's Green backs Qld's O'Neill to rebound

North Queensland coach Paul Green has backed under-fire State of Origin centre Justin O'Neill to rebound in Saturday night's NRL clash with Parramatta.

Cowboys back JT for Origin II return

North Queensland coach Paul Green has backed Johnathan Thurston to handle a State of Origin game two return even if he doesn't play in the NRL this weekend.

Show us some respect: Manly

Manly say they're not being shown proper respect despite being on the verge of breaking into the NRL top four.

Papalii backs same Qld pack to turn tables

Queensland forward Josh Papalii has backed the same forward pack from State of Origin I to turn the tables on NSW in game two.

Ex-Bulldog hits out at former league club

Ex-Canterbury player Paul Dunn has hit out at how his former club have fallen after their record NRL loss to Penrith.

Raider Boyd ruled out of NRL indefinitely

Canberra prop Shannon Boyd faces an indefinite period on the sidelines with a knee injury he suffered in the Raiders' narrow loss to Manly.

Cows sweat on JT NRL return, Thompson out

North Queensland coach Paul Green says he will have to manage the rest of prized utility Ray Thompson's 2017 NRL season due to a knee injury.

Hodges calls for Queensland to wield axe

Queensland great Justin Hodges has called for the heads of four high-profile former teammates ahead of State of Origin game two in Sydney.

Super League coaches hammer Bennett

Coach Wayne Bennett has been blamed for Super League schedule changes that critics believe will ensure England are burnt out by October's World Cup.

Titans confident Peats will stay on Coast

Gold Coast coach Neil Henry is confident new State of Origin star Nathan Peats will stay with the Titans.

Trbojevic chance to make shock NRL return

Manly fullback Tom Trbojevic is a chance to make a shock return from injury in the Sea Eagles' NRL clash with Newcastle.

Marshall leaves door open on 2018 deal

Brisbane veteran Benji Marshall has spoken about the possibility of playing another season in the NRL.

Milford to spark Broncos: Adam Blair

Anthony Milford's return from Queensland State of Origin duty is set to spark Brisbane against South Sydney as they look to snap a two-game NRL losing run.

Roosters' Tupou cleared of serious injury

The Sydney Roosters have received a boost with winger Daniel Tupou expected to recover from a groin strain in time to face Wests Tigers this weekend.

No NRL crisis at Canterbury: James Graham

Canterbury skipper James Graham says a player meeting was not a sign the club is in crisis after losing four NRL games on the bounce.

Pay war will take time to end: NRL

Rugby League Players' Association board member Jeremy Latimore says NRL strike action has not been discussed by the union as CBA meetings heat up.

Holmes keen to keep Sharks No.1 jersey

Cronulla fullback Valentine Holmes is confident he will keep the No.1 jersey at the Sharks next NRL season, even with Josh Dugan's arrival.

Greg Inglis makes return to Rabbitohs

Greg Inglis has appeared at South Sydney headquarters for the first time since admitting himself into rehabilitation for mental health issues.

Maroons won't blood Hess before his time

Queensland coach Kevin Walters says he's cautious about throwing North Queensland back-rower Coen Hess into the Origin cauldron before his time.

Manly winger Taufua out for season

Manly winger Jorge Taufua is out for the rest of the NRL season after suffering a torn ACL in Sunday's win over Canberra.

Tigers young gun extends NRL deal

Wests Tigers hooker Jacob Liddle has inked a one-year contract extension until the end of the 2019 NRL season.

Hasler's Dogs hurting after horror start

Canterbury's start to the 2017 NRL season is the poorest of any side under coach Des Hasler.

Heighington to decide NRL future

Cronulla veteran Chris Heighington is unsure if he will play on in the NRL next season, but says on current form he would be able to handle it.

Maloney to Souths? Sutton not against it

Cody Walker's reported impasse with Souths has sparked speculation the Rabbitohs are after Cronulla star James Maloney to bolster their struggling backline.

Storm's Smith back for NRL Sharks clash

Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith is set to return to lead his team in their NRL grand final rematch against Cronulla on Thursday night.

NSW's Frizell cleared of serious injury

NSW forward Tyson Frizell has been cleared of a serious rib injury and is a chance to line up for St George Illawarra this weekend.

Holmes can't see himself in Maroon yet

Valentine Holmes doesn't believe he will be able to force his way into Queensland's State of Origin side for the second match of the series this month.

Titans' James backs Wallace for Origin

Gold Coast captain Ryan James is backing Jarrod Wallace's defensive effort to earn selection for Queensland in game two of State of Origin.

Mid-season NRL report card

The NRL ladder is starting to take shape at the midway point of the season and some clubs can consider their finals hopes already over.

Inglis expected back at Souths this week

South Sydney teammates are looking forward to welcoming captain Greg Inglis back into the club fold this week.

Eels' Brown wanted to clean up dirty name

Parramatta forward Nathan Brown admits he wanted to shake the dirty NRL name which had followed him since his time at Wests Tigers under-20s.

Pearce set to return against Tigers

The Sydney Roosters expect Mitchell Pearce to join the rest of the club's State of Origin quintet at training on Friday ahead of his NRL return from concussion.

Thurston, Slater on track for Qld: Walters

Queensland coach Kevin Walters has backed Johnathan Thurston and Billy Slater to return for State of Origin II.

Reynolds set to boost struggling Bulldogs

Josh Reynolds could be among a host of players to return from injury for the struggling Bulldogs, who were pumped 38-0 by Penrith on Sunday.

RLPA want NRL to come to party on CBA

Rugby League Players Association board member Jeremy Latimore says it's up to the NRL to come to the party at CBA negotiations this week.

Manly expect Tom Trbojevic back early

Tom Trbojevic will likely return two weeks early for Manly from a knee and ankle injury, against Cronulla in round 16 of the NRL.

Panthers' Mansour targets Kangaroos return

Josh Mansour made a successful return from a knee reconstruction in Penrith's 38-0 flogging of Canterbury on Sunday.

Panthers NRL resurgence in full swing

Penrith have made it three wins on the trot after smashing Canterbury 38-0 on Sunday to move to within two points of the NRL top eight.

NRL Round 13 snapshot

A snapshot of round 13 of the NRL.

Rapana's feats just normal now: Stuart

Jordan Rapana leads the NRL for tries, linebreaks and tackle busts, and almost claimed Canberra an unthinkable comeback victory on Sunday.

Panthers wipeout Bulldogs 38-0 in NRL

Penrith have made it three straight wins with a seven-try rout of Canterbury on Sunday.

Raiders feel pain as Manly ice brutal win

Daly Cherry-Evans gave Manly their second golden-point win over Canberra this year with an extra-time field goal, to take victory 21-20 at Lottoland on Sunday.

Thompson, Keary fined for trips in NRL

Dragons backrower Joel Thompson and Sydney Roosters playmaker Luke Keary have been fined for tripping during their respective NRL wins on Saturday.

Klemmer quells Bulldogs exit talk

Canterbury have denied reports star forward David Klemmer has requested for a release from the final three of years of his contract with the NRL club.

Maroons' Guerra blocks Origin criticism

Aidan Guerra is one of a number of Queensland players under pressure to hold their spot for game two after the Maroons lost State of Origin I on Wednesday.

Origin star Frizell to have further scans

St George Illawarra and NSW lock Tyson Frizell will require further scans on his ribs amid fears of a fracture just two-and-a-half weeks out from Origin II

Cordner credits mental toughness for form

Boyd Cordner capped off a successful week in State of Origin with a starring role in the Sydney Roosters' 18-16 win over Brisbane on Saturday.

Hayne can't get Titans over line in NRL

Jarryd Hayne managed to star for NSW midweek but once again his NRL club form for Gold Coast left a lot to be desired.

Dragons only going to get better: Mary

St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor said Gareth Widdop's impressive return from a knee injury is a sign the Dragons NRL form will keep getting better.

Morgan stars as Cowboys beat Titans in NRL

Michael Morgan, in arguably his best game of the NRL season, has guided North Queensland to a 20-8 win over Gold Coast in Townsville.

Cordner inspires Roosters in NRL thriller

Boyd Cordner has scored two tries to lead the Sydney Roosters to a thrilling 18-16 NRL win over Brisbane at Allianz Stadium.

Lololea finding his feet at NRL's Tigers

Tuimoala Lolohea has endured a difficult first game for the Wests Tigers but was just relieved to be back playing as a half in the NRL.

Mansour needs time back in NRL: Griffin

The long-awaited return of Josh Mansour from a knee reconstruction is one of four changes Penrith have made for their NRL clash with Canterbury.

Frizell taken to hospital in Dragons win

NSW State of Origin lock Tyson Frizell has suffered a rib injury in St George Illawarra's 16-12 NRL win over the Wests Tigers.

NRL open books on finances ahead of CBA

The NRL claims it spent 45 per cent of its revenue on clubs and players in the last broadcast deal.

NRL refs won't be swayed by Stick: Barrett

Manly coach Trent Barrett denies claims by Canberra counterpart Ricky Stuart that teams are getting away with blue murder in the ruck against the Raiders.

Shift wide won't change Gutherson's game

Parramatta's Mr. Fix-It, Clinton Gutherson, says a shift to the outside backs won't change his game as the Eels face a significant NRL injury crisis.

Warriors facing mid-season NRL woes

The Warriors have one of the best rosters in the NRL club's history, but are just five losses away from their season being over.

Smith misses Knights but right for Sharks

Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith was "cooked" after State of Origin with the Storm electing to freshen him up for Thursday's NRL clash with Cronulla.

Eels show their NRL guts over Warriors

Parramatta, despite losing three players to injury, have beaten the Warriors 32-24 at ANZ Stadium to go into the NRL's top eight.

Raider Papalii raring for Manly NRL clash

Canberra hooker Josh Hodgson has no doubt about Josh Papalii's condition to face Manly despite a quick turnaround from State of Origin.

Slater proves point to Maroons selectors

Veteran fullback Billy Slater has starred in Melbourne's 40-12 win over Newcastle in their NRL clash at AAMI Park.

Moylan can make Lockyer change: Brandy

Penrith legend Greg Alexander has stepped out of coaching retirement to help young halves Matt Moylan and Nathan Cleary fulfil their NRL potential.

Robinson urges Roosters to heed NRL lesson

The Sydney Roosters will on Saturday meet Brisbane for the second time this year after being shredded 32-8 at Suncorp Stadium earlier this season.

Lolohea no NRL miracle-worker: Ivan Cleary

Wests Tigers mid-season recruit Tuimoala Lolohea will start at five-eighth against St George Illawarra, less than a week after joining the club.

Cowboys call on Morgan to back up strongly

North Queensland coach Paul Green says a head knock in State of Origin has ruled Justin O'Neill out of North Queensland's NRL match against Gold Coast

Myles lucky in Origin tackle: Barrett

Manly prop Nate Myles is likely to be ruled out for at least a week after he tore a ligament in his elbow playing for Queensland on Wednesday.

Head knock sidelines Milford for Broncos

Injured Brisbane five-eighth Anthony Milford will be replaced by Benji Marshall for the NRL clash with Sydney Roosters.

Lafai extends NRL St George Illawarra term

Centre Tim Lafai has signed a three-year NRL contract extension with St George Illawarra.

Origin win will complete my career: Morris

NSW winger Brett Morris admits an Origin series win is the last remaining milestone of what has been a decorated rugby league career.

Peats made difference in Origin: Robinson

Trent Robinson is adamant NSW debutant Nathan Peats deserves a lot of credit for the way Mitchell Pearce played in his return to the State of Origin arena.

Jarryd Hayne's Titans fullback assurance

Jarryd Hayne says an assurance of Gold Coast's fullback spot was vital in him re-signing with the NRL club for next season.

Titans hope Hayne will be Peats' NRL lure

Gold Coast chief executive Graham Annesley hopes having Jarryd Hayne contracted until the end of the 2018 NRL season will entice Nathan Peats to follow suit.

Slater to fire against Knights: Bellamy

Melbourne NRL coach Craig Bellamy feels Billy Slater will be up for a big game against Newcastle on Friday night to prove a point over his Origin omission.

More ex-Maroons call for Origin II changes

A flurry of ex-Maroons have called for changes to be made to the Queensland team for their must-win State of Origin clash in Sydney.

Gallen hails Fifita's NSW Origin effort

The plaudits keep coming for NSW State of Origin hero Andrew Fifita, this time from former Blues captain and current Sharks skipper Paul Gallen.

Four NRL stars in doubt after Origin I

Four players are in significant doubt for this weekend's NRL matches after Wednesday night's State of Origin showdown.

Storm's Smith doubtful for Knights in NRL

Melbourne NRL captain Cameron Smith is no certainty to face Newcastle at AAMI Park after leading Queensland to an opening State of Origin loss.

NRL preview panel for round 13

A preview of NRL matches for round 13.

Peats plays through pain in Origin debut

NSW hooker Nathan Peats has played through a badly corked thigh in his State of Origin debut.

Hasler locks Hopoate to Dogs until 2020

Will Hopoate says Canterbury coach Des Hasler played a big role in him recommitting to the club until at least the end of the 2020 NRL season.

Chambers re-signs with Melbourne in NRL

State of Origin centre Will Chambers has signed a three-year contract extension with NRL club Melbourne.

Parramatta embark on mission to stop Foran

Parramatta coach Brad Arthur has worked with Kieran Foran throughout his NRL career, but his Eels must shut him down against the Warriors.

Qld pack under scrutiny ahead of Origin II

An ageing Queensland pack is set to come under scrutiny after exciting rookie Dylan Napa could not stop NSW's record 28-4 State of Origin game one win.

What you need to know of the Origin opener

NSW claimed their biggest win over Queensland in 15 years on Wednesday night to take a 1-0 lead in the 2017 State of Origin series.

Fifita's family versus footy conundrum

NSW prop Andrew Fifita is facing missing the birth of his third child for a State of Origin game.

Don't talk of Blues Origin dynasty: Daley

NSW coach Laurie Daley says the return of Johnathan Thurston and possibly Billy Slater means the Blues won't get carried away by their State of Origin win.

Titans chasing Origin form from Hayne

The Gold Coast Titans have announced Jarryd Hayne will stay at the club next NRL season after invoking a contract clause in his favour.

Tedesco proud of dazzling Origin I display

NSW fullback James Tedesco says he hopes his performance in Origin I reminded a few people of what he can do.

Myles off the hook for Hayne face rake

NSW star Jarryd Hayne doesn't want Nate Myles to be punished for an alleged face rake during Wednesday's Origin I win over Queensland.

Qld must dump Myles for Origin II: Dowling

Queensland great Greg Dowling says Maroons selectors must end Nate Myles' glittering State of Origin career if they are to compete in game two.

Pearce 'a little dizzy' from Origin knock

NSW halfback Mitchell Pearce admits he recalls "not a whole lot, bits and pieces" from his first State of Origin win at Suncorp Stadium.

Storm beat NRL fines code to free Chambers

Melbourne and Queensland centre Will Chambers will play against Newcastle, with the Storm exposing a flaw in the NRL's new fines system.