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Smith can reach 400 NRL games: Inglis

Former teammate Greg Inglis predicts Storm skipper Cameron Smith will sweep past the record for most NRL games and reach 400 before he retires.

Storm's 2007 win can't be erased: Bellamy

The Storm's 2007 grand-final winning team have reunited in Melbourne and coach Craig Bellamy says salary cap penalties haven't taken away that victory.

NRL star Inglis hopes his honesty helped

Injured South Sydney star Greg Inglis says he's feeling happy about recently revealing details of his battle with depression.

Clarity key to Roosters' post-Origin form

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson's winning rate after the State of Origin period is the best of any coach over the past five years.

Titans' McQueen ruled out for NRL season

A neck injury will end Chris McQueen's time on the Gold Coast prematurely, with the back-rower set for surgery before departing for Wests Tigers next season.

Panther Latu ruled out for NRL season

Penrith forward Leilani Latu has suffered a broken jaw which will sideline him for the rest of the NRL season.

Titans steam over NRL refereeing blunders

Gold Coast coach Neil Henry has revealed NRL referees boss Tony Archer's findings that incorrect officiating in last round's loss to Penrith led to two tries.

Form will decide Dragons No.1: McGregor

Dragons coach Paul McGregor faces a selection dilemma when centre Euan Aitken returns from injury in a fortnight.

NSWRL maintain no decision on Daley yet    

NSW Rugby League says no decision has been made whether to offer Blues coach Laurie Daley a contract extension.

Panthers finding new ways to win: Griffin

Anthony Griffin's Penrith side made it four wins in a row with an eight-point victory over Canterbury to keep their finals hopes alive.

Hasler not concerned over NRL future

Embattled coach Des Hasler admits it will be difficult for the Bulldogs to make the finals after slumping to their fourth loss in five games against Penrith.

Reynolds hits out over infamous night out

Bulldogs star Josh Reynolds has hit back after he was accused of abusing staff at a Cronulla nightspot last week, saying he knows exactly what happened.

Broncos ask Benji to accept cut-price deal

Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett says Benji Marshall will have to accept a bargain-basement deal to remain at the NRL club next year.

Panthers beat Bulldogs, stay alive in NRL    

Penrith have kept their NRL finals hopes alive with an eight-point win over Canterbury at Pepper Stadium.

find another gear or flounder    

Parramatta captain Tim Mannah says his side face being towelled up come the NRL finals unless they can find another gear.

NZ's Kidwell blocked in Jones league quest    

Warriors boss Stephen Kearney has blocked Stacey Jones taking up a role as New Zealand rugby league assistant coach, according to Kiwis mentor David Kidwell.

Storm's Smith still to test NRL injury

Melbourne captain Cameron Smith won't test his pectoral injury until match-eve, giving him every chance to play his 350th NRL game.

Warriors undaunted by uphill finals climb

The Warriors must win five of their last six NRL matches to make the finals but a straightforward draw, makes their task possible.

Pulver unhappy with Super Rugby struggles    

ARU chief Bill Pulver remains mute on the upcoming arbitration hearing but says his organisation has other Super Rugby problems they must also remedy.

Ben Barba's rugby league return date set    

St Helens expect former Cronulla star Ben Barba to make his English Super League debut in September.

Eels searching for another gear in NRL    

Parramatta captain Tim Mannah says his side face being towelled up come the NRL finals unless they can find another gear.

Granville's speed keeping Cowboys in hunt    

The depleted Cowboys are eyeing off a top-four finish thanks to the speed and offensive threat of hooker Jake Granville.

Burgess set to lead reshuffled Souths pack    

Sam Burgess will lead South Sydney for their NRL clash with Canberra, coach Michael Maguire has confirmed.

Bennett rejects RLPA 'green tape' protest

Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett does not want any of his players wearing green tape against Parramatta on Friday as part of an on-field protest against the NRL.

Knights snare Ese'ese for next NRL season    

Brisbane forward Herman Ese'ese has agreed to join Newcastle from the 2018 NRL season.

Roberts was a drug user: Wayne Bennett

Brisbane's James Roberts will remain at the NRL club until at least the end of the 2021 season, with Wayne Bennett revealing the centre has given up drugs.

Flanagan proclaims Gallen Sharks' greatest

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan says Paul Gallen is the NRL club's greatest servant after the skipper signed a one-year extension with the Sharks.

Panthers prepare for NRL's dogs of war

Penrith coach Anthony Griffin has told his players to expect a fired-up Canterbury side in their NRL clash on Thursday night.

Oldfield to make debut for fifth NRL club

Michael Oldfield will make Canberra the fifth NRL club he has played for when he takes the field against South Sydney.

Eels league great Kenny battling cancer    

Parramatta rugby league legend Brett Kenny says he's looking forward to starting chemotherapy after being diagnosed with cancer.

Mason Lino gunning for 2018 Warriors role    

Young Warriors playmaker Mason Lino hopes to earn his way into a 2018 first-grade jumper in the coming weeks of NRL football, with Shaun Johnson injured.

NRL round-21 preview panel

A preview of the round-21 NRL matches.

Bulldogs' lack of bite puts heat on Hasler    

An unproductive attack has Canterbury coach Des Hasler under pressure just three months after signing a two-year contract extension.

NRL top-eight record no worry for Penrith    

Penrith have won just one game this season against top-eight opponents, but coach Anthony Griffin is confident of his team's NRL finals charge.

Storm's Chambers ready for NRL finals    

Melbourne centre Will Chambers says he's preparing for the NRL finals which can match the Origin series for intensity.

NRL ban won't change 'gentleman' Soliola    

Canberra prop Junior Paulo says "real gentleman" Sia Soliola will cop his five-week NRL suspension and get on with preparing for his return.

Maloney could be back in a fortnight    

Cronulla playmaker James Maloney could only miss two NRL matches due to a broken hand.

Slater hopes to miss just one Storm game    

Melbourne superstar Billy Slater has tweeted that he's feeling OK and hopes to miss only one NRL round and return to face North Queensland.

Hasler defends Reynolds over bar incident    

Canterbury coach Des Hasler has defended five-eighth Josh Reynolds over claims he was verbally abusive when asked to leave a Cronulla bar.

Bulldogs coach Hasler fires back at Ennis    

Canterbury coach Des Hasler has fired back at former Bulldogs captain Michael Ennis over claims he should be sacked.

Soliola to return from ban against Storm    

The stage has been set for a fiery rematch between Melbourne and Canberra, with banned forward Sia Soliola free to return for their last-round clash.

Woods backs Daley to remain as NSW coach    

NSW prop Aaron Woods believes Laurie Daley will be given a chance to continue as Blues coach.

Don't sack Hasler: Bulldogs skipper Graham    

Canterbury captain James Graham says he can't understand why coach Des Hasler's job is in danger.

Knights off to market to replace Kostjasyn    

Newcastle coach Nathan Brown says the NRL club has spoken to a number of players who could replace Rory Kostjasyn after the hooker was forced into retirement.

Smith has Lockyer's NRL record in sight    

Despite nursing an injury Melbourne's Cameron Smith is set to face Manly and join Terry Lamb as the NRL's second-most capped player on 350 games.

How the NRL's top four will be decided

The top six teams on the NRL ladder face each other nine times over the remaining rounds, making for a thrilling race for the top four.

NRL drops officials over Soliola incident

Matt Cecchin has avoided a week in reserve grade for not sending off Sia Soliola last weekend, but senior NRL review official Bernard Sutton has been demoted.

Broncos’ Skipper Boyd to return from injury

Brisbane captain Darius Boyd passes the ball during the round 14 NRL match against South Sydney June 9, 2017

According to Brisbane captain Darius Boyd even though his thumb injury is a concern he is confident of performing at their NRL clash against Parramatta.

Dufty ousts Dugan from Dragons' No.1    

Rookie Matt Dufty has been named in the St George Illawarra No.1 jumper ahead of Josh Dugan for the Dragons' round-21 NRL clash with Newcastle.

French presses claim for Eels' No.1 spot    

Bevan French is expected to stand in at fullback for Parramatta after the loss of Clint Gutherson to a NRL season-ending knee injury.

Cowboys yet to prove title worth: Green    

North Queensland coach Paul Green doesn't believe the Cowboys have yet proven they are serious NRL title threats.

Cronk still undecided on playing future    

Departing Melbourne star Cooper Cronk says he's still not ready to make a call on his playing future.

Skipper Boyd returns for the Broncos    

Brisbane captain Darius Boyd says his thumb injury has been on his mind, but is confident he can perform when he returns for the NRL clash against Parramatta.

Storm's Slater nursing sore head: Cronk

Melbourne halfback Cooper Cronk says Billy Slater is still suffering from the high hit by Canberra's Sia Soliola.

Beattie, Davis appointed to ARLC board

Peter Beattie and Megan Davis have been appointed to the board of the Australian Rugby League Commission.

Knights utility Kostjasyn retires from NRL

Rory Kostjasyn has retired from the NRL due to the throat injury he suffered in pre-season training for Newcastle.

Knights' not done with signing spree: CEO

Newcastle's signing of Connor Watson means the club could have a spine with an average age of 20 next season.

Hasler to front Bulldogs board over form    

Canterbury coach Des Hasler will on Tuesday front the board to explain his team's performances over the past month.

Soliola in 5-match NRL ban for Slater hit

Sia Soliola has been banned for five NRL matches after it was claimed his hit on Billy Slater caused the Melbourne star to forget he played State of Origin.

Ash Taylor settled on the Gold Coast

Titans halfback Ashley Taylor is yet to extend his contract at the club beyond 2018, but is still laying the foundations for a future on the Gold Coast.

Broncos Firm For Rugby League Premiership

Brisbane Broncos have firmed from $10 to $7 to win the NRL Premiership after an impressive victory over the Bulldogs.

Canberra's Soliola facing lengthy NRL ban    

Canberra's Sia Soliola is facing a lengthy stint on the sidelines over a brutal hit on Billy Slater which knocked out the Melbourne superstar.

Bulldogs investigate Reynolds incident    

Josh Reynolds is being investigated by Canterbury for allegedly abusing a security guard and failing to leave Northies Cronulla Hotel on Friday night.

Hamstrung Hurrell may miss month of NRL    

Gold Coast centre Konrad Hurrell is hopeful of missing only two or three NRL matches after suffering a hamstring strain in Saturday's loss to Penrith.

Knights confirm Watson NRL signing    

Newcastle have confirmed the signing of Connor Watson on a three-year deal beginning from the 2018 season.

Hayne not fazed by Blues backlash    

NSW centre Jarryd Hayne says criticism of the Origin side's culture is just white noise that he isn't paying attention to.

Oates trains, nearing Broncos NRL return    

Brisbane flyer Corey Oates has trained for the first time since he was sidelined with a staph infection, raising hopes of an NRL return.

Life ban for league official over attack    

Rugby league officials have cleared Penrith winger Dallin Watene-Zelezniak after he was caught up in an altercation at a junior match.

Sharks' Brown ready to fill in for Maloney

The Sharks will need a new five-eighth for Friday's NRL clash against the Warriors after losing James Maloney for at least two weeks with a hand injury.

Raiders' Rapana accepts one-match NRL ban

Canberra winger Jordan Rapana has received a one-match NRL suspension for a shoulder charge on Melbourne's Nelson Asofa-Solomona.

Hunt surprised by Broncos' NRL rails run    

Brisbane halfback Ben Hunt says he's pleasantly surprised with how the Broncos are looking as the run home to the NRL finals continues.

Storm plan for life after Big Three

Melbourne have re-signed Brodie Croft, Brandon Smith, Jahrome Hughes and Cheyse Blair on multi-year NRL deals.

Brooks faces NRL fine for tripping Moses

Wests Tigers halfback Luke Brooks is facing an NRL fine for tripping his former halves partner Mitchell Moses.

Eel French ready to back up for Gutherson

Parramatta's Clint Gutherson has been ruled out for the rest of the NRL season due to a ruptured ACL.

Debutant Dufty looms as Dugan replacement

Debutant Matt Dufty replaced Josh Dugan in St George Illawarra's 52-22 drubbing of Manly, but a more permanent spot could arrive next season.

Cleary sees NRL fight in improving Tigers

The Tigers are on track for their worst season in the joint venture's history after Sunday's one-point loss to Parramatta.

Eels' Moses feels for struggling Tigers

After inflicting more pain on Wests Tigers in their dismal NRL season, former Tigers five-eighth Mitchell Moses admits he feels for their current plight.

League women set to kick-off Origin II

The NRL could be about to shine a spotlight on women's rugby league, with talks underway for the Interstate Challenge to be played as part of State of Origin.

NRL round 20 snapshot

Snapshot of round 20 of the NRL.

Manly face 109-year hoodoo to take title

Manly have sunk to sixth on the NRL ladder following a flogging from St George Illawarra, and must now do what no team has done before to win the title.

Eels' Moses sets up NRL winner over Tigers    

Mitchell Moses has helped set up Parramatta's match-winning field goal in a 17-16 victory against his former club Wests Tigers.

Dragons flog Manly in bizarre NRL clash

St George Illawarra flogged Manly 52-22 at WIN Stadium to spark their NRL finals charge, but only after the Sea Eagles launched an unlikely comeback.

Panthers' DWZ involved in junior incident    

Penrith winger Dallin Watene-Zelezniak has been caught up in a scuffle while volunteering as a touch judge at a junior rugby league match.

Debutante shines for NSW in women's league    

A hat-trick of tries from a NSW debutante led the women's rugby league side to a 22-6 win over Queensland in the Interstate Challenge in Wollongong.

Cameron Smith cleared of major pec tear    

Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith may not even miss a game despite suffering a pectoral injury against Canberra.

Soliola referred straight to NRL judiciary

Canberra forward Sia Soliola should have been sent off for knocking out Billy Slater with a high shot, according to NRL referees boss Tony Archer.

Sharks confirm Gallen NRL extension

Paul Gallen will officially play one more NRL season after signing an extension for Cronulla on Friday.

Wallace won't go to six for injured Moylan

Peter Wallace believes Tyrone May is Penrith's most likely replacement for Matt Moylan at No.6 should the Panthers' NRL captain succumb to a hamstring injury.

Martin makes the most of JT apprenticeship

Cowboys recruit Te Maire Martin has made it a hat-trick since heading north as he makes the most of the chance Johnathan Thurston's injury has given him.

Stuart blasts refs after NRL loss to Storm    

Canberra coach Ricky Stuart has risked another fine from the NRL after giving the referees a spray in his post-match press conference.

Stuart rant likely to be assessed by NRL

The NRL will likely pore over Ricky Stuart's post-match spray against officials to determine whether he will face a 12th fine in 14 years.

Melbourne stars hurt in costly NRL victory    

Cameron Smith will undergo scans on a pectoral injury and Billy Slater's concussion is to be monitored after Melbourne's costly NRL win over Canberra.

Soliola should have been sent off: Archer    

Canberra forward Sia Soliola should have been sent off for knocking out Billy Slater with a high shot, according to NRL referees boss Tony Archer.

Cowboys down Warriors, maintain NRL surge    

North Queensland have scored their fourth-straight NRL win without Johnathan Thurston, beating the Warriors 24-12 in Townsville.

Titans vow not to give up on finals bid    

Gold Coast still believe they can make the NRL's top eight, despite slipping to their 11th loss of the season against Penrith.

Slater, Smith injured in Storm's NRL win    

Cameron Smith and Billy Slater have gone off injured in the second half of Melbourne's 20-14 NRL victory over Canberra.

Penrith win as Moylan faces injury battle    

Matt Moylan's troublesome hamstring sidelined him again late in Penrith crucial 24-16 NRL win over the Gold Coast.

Eels won't use Mitch's Tigers info: Arthur    

Parramatta coach Brad Arthur won't use Mitchell Moses's inside information when he comes up against former club Wests Tigers in the NRL.

How Barrett built Manly's NRL battlers up    

Manly have 10 players in their first grade side who have played reserve grade in the past two seasons, yet they sit third on the NRL ladder.

Sharks lose Maloney to hand fracture    

Cronulla are likely to be without NSW State of Origin five-eighth James Maloney for three NRL games due to a fractured hand.

Dragons lose Dugan for Manly NRL match    

St George Illawarra fullback Josh Dugan will miss the NRL clash with Manly due to a hamstring injury.

Arthur kept Mannah from leaving NRL's Eels

Parramatta captain Tim Mannah has revealed the time he almost quit the NRL club.

NRL see dawn of new era for Knights owners

The Wests Group in Newcastle have agreed to purchase the Knights from the NRL, pending a member vote.

Brown calls out little Knights after loss

Newcastle's little men failed to match the efforts of their forward pack in Friday's NRL loss to the Sydney Roosters, coach Nathan Brown says.

Ferguson regrets pre-Origin pub visit

Blake Ferguson has spoken for the first time since details emerged of his pre-Origin visit to a Lennox Head pub with NSW teammate Josh Dugan.

Walters helping Queensland women to glory

Not content will just helping the Queensland State of Origin side to glory, Maroons coach Kevin Walters has visited the state's women's team in camp.

Fifita, Holmes to be given Sharks breather

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan will give Andrew Fifita and Valentine Holmes time away from NRL training tor rest their Origin-wearied bodies.

Fears Burgess cracked rib in Souths' loss

South Sydney coach Michael Maguire is concerned star forward Sam Burgess may have cracked his rib in Friday's 26-12 NRL loss to Cronulla.

Knights wait for Roosters' call on Watson

Connor Watson says talks are continuing on whether he will remain at the Sydney Roosters next season or join Newcastle or Wests Tigers.

Pearce fires Roosters NRL win over Knights

Mitchell Pearce has done it on both sides of the field to lead the Sydney Roosters to a 24-point NRL win over Newcastle at Allianz Stadium.

Newcastle Knights sold to local business

The NRL is on the verge of selling Newcastle after months of speculation about the Sharks' future.

Bird ruled out of Sharks-Souths NRL clash    

A sternum injury has ruled star Cronulla centre Jack Bird out of the Sharks' clash with South Sydney.

Cronulla beat Souths to stay with NRL four

Cronulla have held out a strong second-half fightback from South Sydney for a 26-12 win to keep pace with the NRL's top four.

Raiders brace for Storm stars in NRL clash

Canberra's faint finals hopes will take a serious blow unless they can overcome Melbourne who welcome back six Origin stars for the two sides' NRL clash.

NRL seek more documents from Manly

Manly insist they've cooperated with the NRL's investigation into alleged salary-cap breaches, despite suggestions they are withholding private devices.

Woods full of praise for ex-Tiger Moses    

Wests Tigers captain Aaron Woods has praised former NRL teammate Mitchell Moses for making the move to Parramatta mid-season.

Moylan still Panthers' key in NRL: Griffin

Peter Wallace will return to hooker for Penrith in their NRL clash with Gold Coast, forcing Mitch Rein out of the side despite his recent good form.

Ponga in frame for Cowboys' NRL return    

Kalyn Ponga is waiting in the wings ahead of North Queensland's clash against the Warriors with winger Antonio Winterstein still doubtful.

Woods rejects Gould's Blues criticism    

Aaron Woods has defended NSW's culture as the fallout from last week's State of Origin decider loss continues.

Greenwood eyes World Cup call-up

England hopeful Joe Greenwood knows the only way to convince national coach Wayne Bennett of his worth is continued good performances for the Titans.

Broncos' Roberts doubles down to hold aces

James Roberts' two tries against Canterbury may have given the in-demand Brisbane centre the bargaining power he needs to lock up his NRL future.

How Lewis turned Sharks into NRL winners

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has paid tribute to the influence of Luke Lewis on the Sharks as he prepares to play his 300th NRL match on Friday night.

Sea Eagles finding their way to NRL finals

Manly five-eighth Blake Green has revealed the three-word mantra pushing the Sea Eagles to what would be their first finals appearance since 2014.

Brilliant Broncos end Dogs' finals hopes    

Brisbane destroyed Canterbury 42-12 on Thursday night to deliver a fatal blow to the Bulldogs' NRL finals hopes.

Don't blame Pearce for NSW failure: Robbo    

NSW's latest State of Origin failure can't be pinned solely on Mitchell Pearce, says Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson.

Kenny-Dowall a Rooster at heart: Robinson

Shaun Kenny-Dowall will play his first match for Newcastle against former club Sydney Roosters on Friday night.

Flanagan prepared to wait on 2018 halves

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan says James Maloney is unlikely to know if he'll remain at the club until after the NRL season, as the Sharks wait on Cooper Cronk.

Knights player escorts sick teen to formal    

Newcastle Knights halfback Trent Hodkinson has escorted one of his biggest NRL fans, terminally ill teenager Hannah Rye, to her mid-year high school formal.

Phil Gould slams NSW Blues culture

Blues coaching great Phil Gould has bemoaned the NSW culture and says that Laurie Daley is cooked.

NSWRL defend player behaviour and culture

The NSW Rugby League has cleared Josh Dugan and Blake Ferguson of being drunk in the lead up to last week's State of Origin decider.

Origin fallout won't affect Fifita: Sharks

Cronulla NRL coach Shane Flanagan says the focus on Andrew Fifita post-State of Origin has been unwarranted and hopes it will fire him up against South Sydney.

Cap probe won't derail us: Cherry-Evans    

The NRL's investigation into salary cap cheating at Manly won't derail their premiership season, says captain Daly Cherry-Evans.

Dragons' Frizell back for Manly NRL clash

St George Illawarra lock Tyson Frizell will play in Sunday's NRL clash against Manly at WIN Stadium.

Dugan-Fergo pub visit was wrong: coaches

Josh Dugan and Blake Ferguson's decision to drink on their day off was wrong, according to their respective NRL club coaches.

NRL Tigers keen to face 'mate' Mitch Moses    

There are no hard feelings between the Wests Tigers and their mid-season release Mitchell Moses but the reaction from the NRL club's fans remains to be seen.

Lockyer says Qld must look to new leaders    

Former Queensland captain and now selector Darren Lockyer says the Maroons must look to new leaders to continue their Origin dominance.

Blues close to Origin success: Fittler    

NSW State of Origin legend Brad Fittler maintains the Blues' leadership is one of the key components between the side and State of Origin success.

Hodges can't see why Thaiday has to go

Brisbane legend Justin Hodges doesn't understand why Wayne Bennett will call time on Sam Thaiday's career at the Broncos next season.

Cowboy switches focus after Origin

Justin O'Neill can put the disappointment of his State of Origin omission behind him by switching focus to North Queensland's tough NRL run home.

NRL round-20 preview panel

A preview of the round-20 NRL matches.

Bellamy backs Munster to star for Storm    

Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy says nothing phases Cameron Munster and he expects him to handle his return to the NRL from Origin with ease.

Maroons get Origin leg up at MCG: Lockyer    

Queensland legend Darren Lockyer says the strong representation of Melbourne players will boost the Maroons in the opening Origin match next year at the MCG.

Bennett laments NRL salary cap uncertainty    

Joe Ofahengaue has signed a new deal with Brisbane, but coach Wayne Bennett says NRL salary cap uncertainty is making it hard to negotiate with players.

NRL investigators arrive at Manly

Manly football director Bob Fulton says the Sea Eagles are happy to see the NRL ramp up its investigations into the club's salary cap.

Roberts' future in No.6 at Titans unclear    

He has shown his worth in the absence of the injured Kane Elgey, but Tyrone Roberts concedes it may not be enough to secure the role in the long term.

Lino adds NRL poise for Warriors: Kearney

Mason Lino has been selected over Ata Hingano as Warriors halfback, in place of the injured Shaun Johnson, for the NRL clash with North Queensland.

Souths still hoping for NRL miracle    

South Sydney won't give injured star Angus Crichton time to rest his ailing foot, as they press for an unlikely NRL finals bid from 14th spot.

NSW drinkers not 'out of order': Bennett

Wayne Bennett says any criticism of Josh Dugan and Blake Ferguson for drinking five days out from a State of Origin decider is over the top.

Joe Ofahengaue re-signs with NRL's Broncos    

Brisbane prop Joe Ofahengaue has signed a two-year contract extension with the NRL club.

Nikorima to play fullback against Dogs    

Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett has confirmed Kodi Nikorima will play fullback in Thursday's NRL clash against Canterbury.

Bellamy leads Dugan, Ferguson criticism

Former NSW State of Origin coach Craig Bellamy has joined Ricky Stuart and Blues teammates in questioning the preparations of Josh Dugan and Blake Ferguson.

Panthers' Cartwright nears NRL return

Bryce Cartwright might just be what Penrith need to make an impact at the back end of the NRL season.

No Origin bench blue, Fifita tells Sharks

Cronulla veteran Luke Lewis says Andrew Fifita told Sharks teammates that he didn't have a bust-up with NSW coach Laurie Daley.

Dragons a club in need of selflessness – De Belin

Jack De Belin of the Dragons tackles a Raiders player in a round 19 NRL encounter in Canberra

St George Illawarra lock Jack De Belin has regretted the fact that performance of the club has fallen dramatically amid lack of personal improvement among the players.

Meninga backs Slater for World Cup opener    

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga says Melbourne Storm custodian Billy Slater is the frontrunner to play fullback in the World Cup opener against England.

Kenny-Dowall to make Knights' NRL debut    

Shaun Kenny-Dowall will make his Newcastle debut against former club Sydney Roosters on Friday.

Wallace won't give up on Origin dream    

Penrith's finals hopes have received a boost with Peter Wallace and Matt Moylan expected to return from injury for Saturday's NRL clash with Gold Coast.

Nate Myles soaking up Storm's NRL style    

Veteran forward Nate Myles says he's already reaping the rewards of his mid-season NRL switch to Melbourne.

Dragons not giving 100 per cent: de Belin    

St George Illawarra lock Jack de Belin has lamented a lack of personal improvement amid the NRL club's form slump.

Titans confident of retaining No.7 Taylor    

Gold Coast are comfortable that in-form halfback Ashley Taylor will remain at the NRL club beyond his current contract, which expires next season.

Tigers' Sue cops one-week NRL ban    

Wests Tigers forward Sauaso Sue has taken the early guilty plea for his raised knee on Manly hooker Api Koroisau and has now been suspended for one week.

Knights sign NRL centre Tautau Moga    

Newcastle's NRL rebuild is gaining traction following the signing of Tautau Moga on a three-year deal.

Meninga defends NSW Origin pair's pub trip

Mal Meninga and Paul Gallen have contrasting views on the wisdom of Josh Dugan and Blake Ferguson's decision to drink alcohol before State of Origin III.

Roosters pick positives from injury plight

Instead of wallowing in Jake Friend and Michael Gordon's absence, the Roosters are embracing their young talent.

Sharks' Lewis ready to join 300-game club    

Luke Lewis will play his 300th game in the NRL when he runs out for Cronulla against South Sydney on Friday night.

Hodgson joins Wests Tigers coaching staff

Premiership-winning former Wests Tigers fullback Brett Hodgson will rejoin the club as an NRL assistant coach from next season.

Review into NSW Origin pair's pub visit    

New South Wales will investigate claims Blake Ferguson and Josh Dugan went for a pub session five days out from the State of Origin decider.

Moses to meet former team in a stiff encounter

Mitchell Moses of the Eels in action in round 12 NRL match against South Sydney at ANZ Stadium Sydney

Parramatta star Mitchell Moses will face his old teammates from Wests Tigers on Sunday for the first time since changing clubs.

Aubo on alert for Roosters game-day baby    

Roosters utility Mitchell Aubusson says coach Trent Robinson understands where his priorities lie should his wife go into labour on NRL game day.

Pearce to rebound from Origin blues: Keary    

Luke Keary is certain Mitchell Pearce's State of Origin blues will be behind him by the time the Sydney Roosters host Newcastle on Friday night.

Panthers' Merrin out for up to eight weeks    

Penrith forward Trent Merrin has been ruled out for up to eight weeks with a knee injury picked up during Friday's win over the Warriors.

Widdop confident of Dragons' turnaround    

The free-falling Dragons are in danger of slipping out of the NRL top eight for the first time this year when they take on Manly on Sunday.

Johnson injury not as serious as feared    

Warriors and Kiwis playmaker Shaun Johnson's knee injury isn't as serious as first feared, but he is unlikely to play anymore NRL games this year.

Wests Tigers will target Moses: Norman    

Parramatta star Mitchell Moses will on Sunday face off against his old Wests Tigers teammates for the first time since changing stripes back in May.

Nikorima signs three-year Broncos deal    

Brisbane have re-signed utility Kodi Nikorima for the next three NRL seasons.

NRL cap probe heading to Manly this week    

NRL CEO Todd Greenberg says the integrity unit will call on Manly offices this week to continue its salary cap investigation.

Greenberg ready to join NRL pay talks    

NRL boss Todd Greenberg will meet with the RLPA this week as talks continue for a new collective bargaining agreement.

NRL won't rush women's comp: Greenberg    

The NRL won't be rushed into setting up a national women's rugby league competition, says NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg,

Lussick faces NRL fine for Woods hair pull

Manly forward Darcy Lussick can accept a $1350 fine with an early plea after pulling the hair of Wests Tigers captain Aaron Woods during Sunday's NRL game.

Nikorima signs for three-year Broncos deal    

Brisbane have re-signed utility Kodi Nikorima for the next three NRL seasons.

How your NRL team's finals charge shapes

All but three teams remain a realistic chance to reach the finals, but what are the biggest hurdles facing your team?

Thaiday won't rule out playing past 2018    

Sam Thaiday says he has no idea what he will do when his Brisbane NRL deal expires at the end of next year, after being told he won't be offered an extension.

Manly want NRL to expedite investigations

Manly chairman Scott Penn has called on the NRL to hasten their investigations into alleged salary cap breaches.

Maguire fumes as Souths' finals hopes sink

South Sydney are likely to miss the NRL finals for the second year in a row after getting thumped 23-10 by North Queensland.

Wright injury adds to Manly kicking woes

Manly's NRL goal-kicking issues could be compounded by a Matthew Wright leg injury, which could leave Daly Cherry-Evans to convert attempts.

Woods' painful week ends with hair pull

Aaron Woods went 80 minutes for the Wests Tigers on Sunday, but a grab of the hair from Manly lock Darcy Lussick was the least of his worries.

Cowboys launch top-four NRL assault

Even without injured star Johnathan Thurston, North Queensland remain in the hunt for a top-four finish heading into the final seven rounds of the NRL season.

Ben Hunt wants Queensland's No.7 jersey    

Brisbane halfback Ben Hunt says Wednesday's State of Origin debut has left him hungry to take his game to another level to replace Cooper Cronk if he retires.

NRL round 19 snapshot

Snapshot of round 18 of the NRL

Cowboys beat Rabbitohs in Cairns canter    

Cowboys hooker Jake Granville scored a try and set up two others in a comfortable 23-10 win over South Sydney on Sunday.

Inglis saw therapist four times a day    

South Sydney skipper Greg Inglis has opened up about his battle with depression.

Manly fight back to outclass Wests Tigers

Manly will finish the round third on the NRL ladder after they came from behind to beat Wests Tigers 28-16 at Lottoland on Sunday.

Johns backs Fittler for NSW if Daley goes

He's been discussed a possible candidate to take over as Blues coach, but that hasn't stopped Brad Fittler from calling for Blues leaders to stand up now.

Maloney frontrunner for vacant 'Roos spot

Australian rugby league team selectors have named a Kangaroos Origin Merit Team based on performances through the interstate series.

Sharks to regroup after Origin campaign    

Cronulla's loss to Gold Coast can be brightened by the fact that the State of Origin period is behind them.

Brown identifies Knights' biggest problem    

Newcastle's back-to-back defensive lapses are stopping them from climbing the NRL ladder, according to coach Nathan Brown.

Bennett urges Knights patience with Brown

Wayne Bennett says his former NRL club Newcastle must stick with coach Nathan Brown if they want to turn their fortunes around.

Milford eyeing World Cup despite surgery    

Anthony Milford hopes his injured shoulder, which requires surgery at the end of the season, won't stop him from playing in the Rugby League World Cup.

Broncos survive Newcastle NRL scare

Brisbane have come from behind to beat Newcastle 34-22 at McDonald Jones Stadium, surviving a scare against the struggling Knights.

Titanic defence drowns Cronulla    

Gold Coast coach Neil Henry has lauded his side's defence, and Ash Taylor's maturity, after a 30-10 upset defeat of Cronulla.

Papalii facing NRL ban for Dugan hit    

Canberra forward Josh Papalii is facing a three-match NRL ban for a shoulder charge on St George Illawarra's Josh Dugan.

Morris retires from rep rugby league    

Canterbury winger Brett Morris has announced his retirement from representative football, ruling him out of the end-of-season World Cup.

Replacing Johnson impossible for Warriors    

The loss of star halfback Shaun Johnson to injury would be a cruel blow for both the Warriors and Kiwis, teammate Kieran Foran has said.

Red-hot Cherry at the very top of his game    

Statistically Manly halfback Daly Cherry-Evans is in the best form of his NRL career.

Penrith get NRL job done against Warriors

After an NRL match they anticipated would be among their toughest this year, Penrith travel back across the ditch satisfied by a job well done.

Dragons count cost of agonising NRL loss    

St George Illawarra prop Russell Packer has suffered a hip injury in the Dragons' NRL loss to Canberra.

Raiders finally prevail in tight NRL clash    

Canberra have halted their shocking record in close matches with a golden-point NRL victory over St George Illawarra.

Reynolds back to his best for Souths    

South Sydney coach Michael Maguire insists Adam Reynolds is still of State of Origin calibre, ahead of Sunday's NRL clash with North Queensland.

Raiders overcome Dragons in NRL thriller

Canberra have defeated St George Illawarra with an 18-14 victory in golden point at GIO Stadium.

Broncos overcome Origin minefield    

Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett says his side have come out on top after successfully navigating the NRL representative period with five wins from eight games.

Cowboys' Origin stars to back up in NRL

North Queensland will be boosted by the return of three Maroons' players against South Sydney in Sunday's NRL clash, just four days after the Origin decider.

Injured Johnson's NRL season in big doubt

Shaun Johnson has limped off with a knee injury in the Warriors' 34-22 loss to a Nathan Cleary-inspired Penrith.

Milford to return for Broncos in NRL

Brisbane five-eighth Anthony Milford will return from a shoulder injury against Newcastle in Saturday's NRL clash.

Titans' Origin trio confirmed for Sharks

Neil Henry has confirmed the fitness of Gold Coast's three State of Origin stars ahead of Saturday's NRL battle with Cronulla.

Peats extends Gold Coast stay to 2020

Hooker Nathan Peats will remain with Gold Coast for another three NRL seasons.

Kids put pressure on Maroons league coach

Maroons Coach Kevin Walters has revealed even his children lobbied for Billy Slater's recall to the Queensland State of Origin side.

Current Blues can turn Origin form: Graham

Blues second-rower Wade Graham believes the current squad can still be the team that swings the Origin pendulum back to their favour.

Perrett spreads NRL wings at Sea Eagles

Manly prop Lloyd Perrett says he was constrained by the game plan at former NRL club Canterbury.

Bennett won't help NSW out of the Blues

Wayne Bennett won't consider crossing the border to save NSW as a State of Origin coach if Laurie Daley stands down.

Smith the greatest league hooker: Daley    

NSW coach Laurie Daley has hailed Queensland and Australian captain Cameron Smith as the best hooker in rugby league history.

Origin III defeat won't scar us: NSW Blues    

NSW player Wade Graham insists the Blues won't be scarred by their latest State of Origin capitulation.

NRL round-19 preview panel

A preview of the six NRL round-19 fixtures.

NSW Blues best halves options for 2018

Mitchell Pearce's spot as NSW halfback is again under question following a seventh series loss.

Munster charges into World Cup contention

Cameron Munster has put himself in the frame for a Kangaroos debut at the World Cup following his State of Origin III heroics for Queensland.

Dragons Dugan, Vaughan likely for Raiders

Josh Dugan is tipped to beat a groin niggle to face Canberra for St George Illawarra in their NRL clash, while Paul Vaughan will return from a calf strain.

Contenders for Laurie Daley's NSW throne

The NSWRL will have a number of contenders to sort through if Laurie Daley's tenure as Blues Origin coach is coming to an end.

Cronulla snare Aaron Gray for 2018    

Cronulla have signed South Sydney back Aaron Gray on a two-year NRL deal starting next season.

Panthers boss calls for more physicality    

Penrith's forwards put in a solid performance against Manly last week and need to repeat the trick against the Warriors, coach Anthony Griffin says.

Dragons to give Tyson Frizell time away    

St George Illawarra will give Tyson Frizell six days of rest in a bid to get his body right for the run into the NRL finals.

Penrith slump nags Johnson before rematch    

Warriors halfback Shaun Johnson admits his side's second-half collapse to Penrith in mid-May will be front and centre when the sides clash again on Friday.

Cronulla won't rush Cronk on decision    

Cooper Cronk will start to consider his NRL playing future now that the State of Origin series is over, but Cronulla won't rush him into making a decision.

NRL shelves Auckland Nines for 2018    

The NRL's Auckland Nines won't be held next year due to a packed rugby league schedule.

Taupau goes kapow but not satisfied

Manly prop Martin Taupau is on track for his best season in the NRL having run for 2133 metres in the opening 18 rounds.

Big Origin future for Munster: Thurston    

Maroons legend Johnathan Thurston has praised the debut of Cameron Munster, saying he has a big future in the Queensland jersey.

Flanagan waits on returning Origin players    

All of Cronulla's players finished Wednesday's State of Origin injury-free, but Shane Flanagan wants to see their emotional state before they meet Gold Coast.

Blues' Peats fears for 2018 Origin chances    

NSW hooker Nathan Peats finished with a State of Origin series-high 133 tackles in his first year with the Blues.

Smith gives JT fitting Origin farewell    

An emotional Queensland captain Cameron Smith hopes he has given close mate Johnathan Thurston a fitting State of Origin farewell.

MCG to host 2018 State of Origin opener    

NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg says the 2018 State of Origin opener will be played at the MCG.

Walters stands by his selections, bar one    

Kevin Walters even admits he deserves and upper-cut for leaving Billy Slater out of State of Origin I but he's backing the rest of his selction decisions.

Cronk hints at playing on in 2018 Origin    

The lure of State of Origin may tempt Cooper Cronk to play again in 2018 after helping Queensland seal an against the odds series win over NSW.

No sign of end to Qld Origin dominance

Just when a dynasty looked set to end, Queensland may yet have started a new era after stunning NSW 22-6 to clinch another State of Origin series win.

New-look Maroons pack wins forward battle

Queensland fielded their most inexperienced pack in 20 years this State of Origin series but look to have uncovered a fearsome new generation of forwards.

Loss is players' fault, not Daley: Cordner

NSW captain Boyd Cordner says he and his teammates are to blame for the Blues' loss in the Origin decider, not coach Laurie Daley.

Cronk's cross-field kick one for the ages

Cooper Cronk saved arguably his finest ever kick for what could be his final State of Origin match for Queensland.

Laurie Daley poised to make NSW Blues call

Laurie Daley is likely to quit as NSW State of Origin coach after the Blues' latest series loss to Queensland.

Munster slots in for Qld as JT departs

After one of the great State of Origin debuts, Cameron Munster has seemingly ended Queensland's hunt for Johnathan Thurston's replacement before it even began.

Origin player award leaves Gagai humbled

Queensland winger Dane Gagai's transition from troubled Brisbane discard to State of Origin great has been confirmed with his Wally Lewis Medal win.

Queensland's Origin triumph at a glance

A snapshot of Queensland's comprehensive 22-6 win over NSW in the State of Origin decider.

Too easy to blame Blues' Pearce: Napa

Mitchell Pearce's future as NSW halfback will again come under scrutiny after the Blues' 22-6 loss in the Wednesday's Origin decider.

Qld player ratings from the Origin decider

How the Queensland players rated in the State of Origin decider against NSW in Brisbane.

NSW player ratings for State of Origin III

How the NSW players rated in the State of Origin decider against NSW in Brisbane.

Maroons send Thurston off in style    

Could the Blues' game-three defeat spell the end of a number of players' State of Origin careers?

Smith guides new-look Qld to Origin win    

Queensland have beaten NSW 22-6 to win the third and deciding game in the 2017 State of Origin series.

Cronk kick a sensational Origin moment    

If Cooper Cronk has played his final game of State of Origin, his right foot has given Queensland fans a moment to relish for years.

State of Origin III by the clock

Key moments from State of Origin III at Suncorp Stadium.

Storm confirm NRL season over for Blair

Cheyse Blair of Melbourne Storm celebrates after scoring a try during a round 10 NRL match against the Titans in Brisbane

Melbourne’s center Cheyse Blair will be out for the rest of the NRL season re-injuring his ankle according to club sources. He will require a second round of surgery to restore his ankle putting him out of contention for a lengthy period of time.

Newcastle's Lamb rebounds from NRL shank    

Newcastle NRL youngster Brock Lamb says he's moved on from his shocking penalty goal attempt which denied them at shot at Canterbury in golden point.

Cowboys to push into NRL top four: Coote    

North Queensland fullback Lachlan Coote has backed the Cowboys to push into the NRL top four.

Storm confirm NRL season over for Blair    

Melbourne have confirmed centre Cheyse Blair is out for the remainder of the NRL season after re-injuring his ankle.

Souths yet to give up NRL finals hope    

South Sydney insist their NRL finals hopes are not over, despite likely needing to win at least six of their last eight to make the finals.

Post-Vatuvei Warriors have cash to splash

The departure of Warriors legend Manu Vatuvei will give the Auckland-based NRL club a leg up in the player market for 2018.

Fit Slater ready and raring to go for Qld

Maroons assistant coach Anthony Seibold says a Queensland series win would be up there with their best State of Origin title victories.

Roosters lose Jake Friend for a month

Sydney Roosters co-captain Jake Friend has broken his hand, and will miss up to a month of NRL action.

NRL retirement not in Heighington's sights

Chris Heighington wants to stay on with Cronulla's ageing pack of NRL veterans, after confirming he will opt against retiring in 2017.

Sharks players would welcome Cooper Cronk

Cronulla players say they would happily have Cooper Cronk at the NRL club, despite the rivalry they have formed with him at Melbourne.

'Dominant' Blues confident of Origin title    

NSW assistant coach John Cartwright says the Blues are buoyed by their series dominance going into a tense State of Origin decider in enemy territory.

Daley puts Maroons on Hayne Plane warning

NSW coach Laurie Daley says Jarryd Hayne is out to make amends for his lacklustre showing in State of Origin II.

Sharks find NRL title blueprint: Townsend

Cronulla have rediscovered their NRL mojo and are ready to strike over the last two months of the competition, according to halfback Chad Townsend.

Qld's Walters admits to Origin nerves    

Queensland coach Kevin Walters has admitted to nerves ahead of Wednesday night's State of Origin decider as the Maroons look to extend their dynasty.

Cronk, Slater must fire for Qld: Walters    

Their future may be in doubt but Queensland coach Kevin Walters says the Maroons need Billy Slater and Cooper Cronk to fire in the State of Origin decider.

Pearce can seal NSW series win: Walters    

Queensland coach Kevin Walters fears maligned No.7 Mitchell Pearce will improve his woeful State of Origin record and clinch a rare NSW series win.

Walters revs up Maroons forwards    

Queensland coach Kevin Walters says his side has been "let down horribly" by their forwards at times this State of Origin series.

Knights admit interest in Maloney    

Newcastle coach Nathan Brown says he would be interested in signing Cronulla and NSW playmaker James Maloney if he became available.

Elgey and McQueen inch closer to returns

Gold Coast Titans are hopeful of having half Kane Elgey and back-rower Chris McQueen back for this weekend's clash with Cronulla.

Parker turns up the heat on Cordner

Queensland great Corey Parker says NSW are taking an "enormous risk" playing skipper Boyd Cordner in the State of Origin decider because of his calf injury.

Walters expects Munster to be targeted

Queensland coach Kevin Walters admits Cameron Munster will be targeted in the State of Origin decider but has backed him to replace Johnathan Thurston.

Walters warns Qld not to sledge Fifita    

Queensland coach Kevin Walters has warned his team not to sledge NSW prop Andrew Fifita in the State of Origin decider, saying they must not "wake the giant".

Kenny-Dowall set to face Roosters in NRL    

Shaun Kenny-Dowall is poised to make his return to the NRL field next week against the Sydney Roosters.

Winterstein signs new Manly NRL deal    

Manly back-rower Frank Winterstein has signed a two-year contract extension which will keep him at the NRL club until the end of 2019.

Vaughan a chance for early Dragons return

St George Illawarra prop Paul Vaughan could make a shock return from a calf injury to face his former club Canberra on Friday night.

Slater cleared to play Origin III for Qld

Queensland coach Kevin Walters has given the all-clear for veteran fullback Billy Slater to play in the State of Origin decider.

Blues hopes in Pearce's hands: NSW legends

Three years after jumping off Mitchell Pearce's State of Origin bandwagon, former NSW captain Steve Mortimer has backed Pearce to deliver a Blues series win.

Blues' Daley hints at Origin exit plan    

Blues coach Laurie Daley has been cagey all series on whether he would seek a six attempt at the Maroons next year, but dropped a hint on his future on Tuesday.

Daley unsure on Cordner lasting Origin III

NSW captain Boyd Cordner has been declared fit for the State of Origin III series decider.

Greenberg urged to downgrade Mullen's ban

NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg has been urged to consider downgrading Jarrod Mullen's four-year doping ban.

Injured Rooster Gordon out for two months    

Sydney Roosters fullback Michael Gordon will miss the next two months of the NRL due to a chest injury.

Paul Carter set to face drug charges

Former Sydney Roosters player Paul Carter is set to face court on drug charges.

Tigers out to get one up on Moses

Wests Tigers say getting a win over former teammate Mitchell Moses when they face Parramatta next week would be the best revenge.

Eels headed for finals and daring to dream

Parramatta are on track to qualify for their first NRL finals series since 2009.

Qld must re-sign Walters: Smith

Queensland captain Cameron Smith says Kevin Walters has put his stamp on the Maroons side and should be re-signed "for a long time to come".

Nerves not a problem for Munster: Smith

Queensland captain Cameron Smith says nerves won't be a problem for debutant Cameron Munster but believes NSW should be anxious about his running game.

No retirement plans for Qld's Smith

Queensland captain Cameron Smith admits State of Origin is getting tougher each year but says he has no retirement plans ahead of the series decider.

Qld captain Smith defends NSW's Pearce

Queensland captain Cameron Smith has taken the unusual step of defending maligned NSW halfback Mitchell Pearce ahead of the State of Origin decider.

Blues' Frizell hailed for Origin toughness

Not for the first time this series, Blues forward Tyson Frizell is set to play with the aid of painkilling injections for an ongoing rib injury.

Graham defends tame Origin buildup    

NSW back-rower Wade Graham says while the build up to this year's State of Origin series has been placid, it hasn't been reflected on the field.

Knights NRL skipper cleared of injury

Newcastle skipper Sione Mata'utia has been cleared of a serious finger injury and could be available for Saturday's NRL clash with Brisbane.

Wests Tigers driven by Mosese's memory

Wests Tigers and Parramatta NRL teams are coming together to support the Stay Kind initiative.

Warriors release Vatuvei, joins Salford

Warriors winger Manu Vatuvei will link with Salford in the English Super League after getting an early release from his NRL contract.

Roosters sweating on Gordon scans

Sydney Roosters fullback Michael Gordon may be forced to undergo surgery on his injured pec, which would rule him out for the rest of the NRL season.

Slater, Cronk Origin future in air: Smith    

Queensland captain Cameron Smith says he has no idea if Wednesday night's State of Origin decider will be Cooper Cronk's last in Maroon.

Trbojevic trio selected for Origin III day

The Trbojevic trio Jake, Tom and Ben will take to the field at Suncorp Stadium on Wednesday night, with youngest Ben playing in the under-16s curtain-raiser.

A look at NSW's most successful coaches

Here's a look at the most successful Origin coaches for NSW ahead of Wednesday night's decider against Queensland in Brisbane.

Cordner wants Daley back for Origin 2018

Blues captain Boyd Cordner has called for Laurie Daley to be retained as coach no matter the result of Wednesday's State of Origin decider.

Knights' Peter Mata'utia fined for trip    

Knights centre Peter Mata'utia was hit with a grade-one tripping charge in their 20-18 loss to Canterbury on Sunday.

Boomers centre Baynes set to join Boston

Australian NBA player Aron Baynes will reportedly join Boston from Detroit for the 2017-18 season.

Blues' class of 2017 is special: Cordner

The deadline on Boyd Cordner's status for State of Origin III has been extended to after Tuesday's captain's run.

Origin win would be most satisfying: Smith    

Queensland captain Cameron Smith says he would rate a 2017 State of Origin series win by an injury-hit Maroons as the most satisfying of his career.

Slater inspires Holmes' Qld No.1 hopes

Queensland's Valentine Holmes says time spent with Billy Slater in State of Origin game three camp has stoked his hopes of becoming Maroons No.1.

McGuire ready to be Qld Origin enforcer

Queensland prop Jarrod Wallace says lock Josh McGuire is ready to emulate his hero Michael Crocker and step up as the Maroons' next enforcer.

Hunt chance to start at No.6 if Slater out

Ben Hunt may take over the Queensland No.6 jersey barely a month after being banished to reserve grade, if Billy Slater's injury forces a backline reshuffle.

Maroons' Holmes ready for Suncorp debut

Queensland's Valentine Holmes admits he doesn't know what to expect in the State of Origin decider, his first game at Suncorp Stadium as a senior footballer.

Knights blunder before Lamb's NRL shank

Newcastle have admitted they blundered over the decision of who would take the penalty goal which could have saved their NRL loss to Canterbury on Sunday.

Rugby League saves lives: Bulldogs' Mbye

After seeing the impact of Josh Reynolds' Belmore farewell, Canterbury's Moses Mbye has declared that rugby league saves lives.

Blues have to question Morgan: Maloney

NSW five-eighth James Maloney has vowed to ask some defensive questions of new Queensland centre Michael Morgan in the Origin decider.

NRL round 18 snapshot

Snapshot of round 18 of the NRL

Hasler lays boot into NRL referees    

Des Hasler has accused the NRL's referees as being the most inconsistent he has ever seen following Canterbury's 20-18 win over Newcastle.

Canterbury beat Newcastle in NRL thriller

Canterbury have scored two late tries to beat Newcastle 20-18 in an NRL thriller at Belmore Sports Ground.

Teenager brings Payne at Qld training    

Teenage Andrew Fifita "clone" provides perfect tune up for Queensland pack ahead of Wednesday night's State of Origin decider in Brisbane.

Murrihy not surprised to see Manly cleared

Former Racing NSW chief steward Ray Murrihy says he's not surprised allegations of match-fixing in games involving Manly have reportedly been cleared by police.

Lay off Mitchell Pearce: Andrew Johns    

Rugby league immortal Andrew Johns believes Mitchell Pearce is ready to finally claim a State of Origin series win, but says intense scrutiny on him is unfair.

Slater rolls ankle at Queensland training    

Queensland fullback Billy Slater has suffered an ankle injury at Maroons training.

Blues unmoved by Qld sledging: Maloney    

Sledging won't be an issue for Blues players in the State of Origin decider on Wednesday night, says James Maloney.

Blues wait on Cordner after Titans test    

Blues captain Boyd Cordner took part in most of the side's opposed session against the Titans' under-20s team on Sunday.

Maroons backline will be Origin difference    

Queensland great Petero Civoniceva believes the Maroons' underperforming backline will be the difference in Wednesday night's State of Origin decider.

Qld to salute JT with series win: Morgan    

Centre Michael Morgan says Queensland are determined to claim Wednesday night's State of Origin series decider to ensure Johnathan Thurston bows out a winner.

Eels eyeing NRL finals after Storm upset

Parramatta are happy to put their mid-season surge on hold for the bye as they regroup ahead of a crack at the NRL finals.

NSW brace for Queensland unknowns: Graham    

NSW forward Wade Graham admits the Blues are unsure how Queensland will attack with rookies Cameron Munster and Ben Hunt in State of Origin III.

Manly coach Barrett's post-game blow up

What Trent Barrett said in his post-game blow up after Manly's controversial 16-8 NRL loss to Penrith on Saturday night.

Refs got it right in Penrith match: Archer

NRL referees boss Tony Archer says the two most contentious calls in Penrith's controversial 16-8 win over Manly were the right ones.

Storm's Blair set to miss rest of season    

Melbourne centre Cheyse Blair is unlikely to play again this NRL season after re-injuring his ankle in his first game back from surgery

Eels sink Origin-depleted Storm in NRL    

Parramatta have made the most of the State of Origin-depleted Melbourne Storm to win 22-6 and consolidate their position in their NRL top eight.

Panthers stay in race for NRL top eight    

Penrith have kept their NRL top eight hopes alive with a 16-8 win over Manly on Saturday night.

Barrett unloads on refs after Penrith loss    

Penrith have scored a 16-8 NRL win over Manly to keep their top-eight hopes alive.

Cordner takes step towards Origin III    

Blues captain Boyd Cordner was limited to light duties as he continues to recover from a calf injury in time for the decider on Wednesday.

Morris out to stop influential Gagai    

Blues winger Brett Morris says stopping Dane Gagai would go a long way to NSW winning the State of Origin shield on Wednesday night.

Blues sweat on Cordner's calf test    

Blues captain Boyd Cordner is expected to train on Saturday in what will be his first session since injuring his calf in State of Origin II.

Hodkinson's happy advice for Reynolds    

Newcastle five-eighth Trent Hodkinson has urged his former club and Origin teammate Josh Reynolds to just enjoy his final game for Canterbury at Belmore Oval.

Morgan doesn't have much advice for Hunt    

Michael Morgan says there isn't much advice he can pass on to new Queensland bench utility Ben Hunt despite holding the role for the last two years.

Chambers expecting Hayne to bounce back    

Queensland's Will Chambers is bracing himself ahead of Wednesday night's State of Origin decider after witnessing Jarryd Hayne's reaction to his quiet game two.

Cornish puts his hand up in Roosters win    

Mitchell Cornish played an unlikely leading role in the Sydney Roosters' 14-12 NRL win over South Sydney on Friday night.

Head knock won't change approach: Chambers    

Will Chambers says he won't change his physical approach in Wednesday night's Origin decider despite admitting it let Queensland down in game two.

Souths' finals hopes all but extinguished

South Sydney must win six of their final eight matches to make the NRL finals following their loss to the Sydney Roosters on Friday.

Friend stars in Roosters win over Souths    

Sydney Roosters captain Jake Friend has set up both of his side's tries in their 14-12 NRL win over South Sydney.

Graham feud won't be a factor: Chambers    

Queensland centre Will Chambers has dismissed the thought of his NRL feud with NSW's Wade Graham spilling over in the State of Origin decider.

Get Dugan to attack Morgan: Shaun Timmins    

NSW centre Josh Dugan needs to test his new Queensland counterpart early and often in game three, says former Blues star Shaun Timmins.

NRL cap saga won't affect Manly players    

Manly coach Trent Barrett says his players won't be affected by the NRL launching an investigation into alleged salary cap breaches at the club.

NSW keep open mind on future Origin camps

NSW could be on the road again during State of Origin next year, with construction on their centre of excellence in Homebush behind schedule.

The numbers which will decide Origin III

The 10 key stats that will decide State of Origin game three.

Storm coach calls for NRL schedule change

Melbourne are preparing to again field an understrength line-up for their NRL clash with Parramatta.

Manly's Cherry-Evans out to prove a point    

Manly skipper Daly Cherry-Evans will unleash his frustration at missing Queensland State of Origin selection when the Sea Eagles clash with struggling Penrith.

Cap saga won't affect performance: Barrett    

Manly coach Trent Barrett says his players won't be affected by the NRL launching an investigation into alleged salary cap breaches at the club.

Papalii backs himself to fire Qld bench    

Queensland enforcer Josh Papalii has backed himself to fire up the Maroons bench in the State of Origin series decider despite a knee complaint.

Ferguson close to new Roosters deal    

Blues winger Blake Ferguson says he's close to agreeing a new contract with the Sydney Roosters.

Barrett denies Manly salary cap problems    

Manly coach Trent Barrett says he is confident the club will have no case to answer in an NRL investigation into alleged salary cap breaches.

What to expect from NSW in Origin III

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

Origin's five biggest build-ups

The build-up to next week's State of Origin decider in Brisbane is one of the biggest of all time.

What to expect from Qld in Origin III

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

Origin series to end in tears for Qld

The State of Origin rugby league series is set for a memorable finish and tears are expected from Queensland, regardless of the result.

Blues back Fifita to repeat Origin I magic

NSW teammates are confident prop Andrew Fifita can repeat the game one heroics that had some comparing him to Origin great Arthur Beetson.

Munster stressed over NRL future as a teen

New Queensland five-eighth Cameron Munster has revealed he stressed over whether he would make it in the NRL just four years ago.

Morgan can't explain trademark pass

Queensland's Michael Morgan admits he doesn't rehearse his trademark, match-turning flick pass and can't pinpoint its origins.

Canterbury call on big-game NRL experience

Canterbury have 114 games of finals experience in the NRL squad, and they will call upon every one of them as they aim to make a push for this year's top eight.

Cordner uncertain for Origin lll

Boyd Cordner of NSW Blues during a team photograph session in Kingscliff Australia

NSW skipper Boyd Cordner's calf injury has forced him to miss his second consecutive field session on Thursday in the prelude to their State of Origin decider on Wednesday next week.

Cordner misses another Blues training run    

NSW skipper Boyd Cordner's calf has forced him to miss a second straight field session on Thursday.

Hess clears air with Green over Qld call    

Coen Hess says he has cleared the air with Paul Green over his North Queensland coach's claims the young back-rower had not been ready for State of Origin.

Lewis extends career to 18th NRL season    

Luke Lewis will remain at Cronulla for another season, after signing a new one-year contract extension with the NRL premiers.

Munster joins all-Storm Origin spine    

Melbourne's Cameron Munster has been confirmed as Queensland's five-eighth for next Wednesday's State of Origin decider.

NRL round 18 preview panel

A preview of the four NRL round 18 fixtures.

Maloney regrets Hayne going unnoticed    

James Maloney wishes his radar was more finely tuned in State of Origin II as he failed to see Jarryd Hayne before missing a crucial conversion.

Roosters question NRL's Souths scheduling    

Rivalry and gate revenue have both been impacted by the scheduling of the Sydney Roosters games against South Sydney this season, coach Trent Robinson says.

Bulldogs to do it for Reynolds at Belmore    

Canterbury have vowed to launch an unlikely run to the NRL finals in Josh Reynolds' final game at the club's traditional home ground, Belmore Oval.

Storm sign Kasiano, keep Asofa-Solomona    

Melbourne have confirmed the signing of Canterbury forward Sam Kasiano, while also re-signing young NRL star Nelson Asofa-Solomona.

Cordner to test calf in opposed session    

NSW captain Boyd Cordner is set to train for the first time since Origin II in a closed opposed session in Kingscliff on Thursday night.

Jackson still haunted by 2015 decider    

It was only two years ago when the Blues went to Suncorp Stadium for an Origin decider and were thumped 52-6.

Munster named five-eighth for Maroons    

Melbourne's Cameron Munster has been confirmed as Queensland's five-eighth for next Wednesday's State of Origin decider.

Robinson asks senior Roosters to step up    

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson has asked his team, missing four players to State of Origin, to bring their A-game against South Sydney.

Veteran Dragon Nightingale signs for 2018

St George Illawarra winger Jason Nightingale will play on in 2018 after extending his NRL contract by a year.

Cronk backs Morgan as Qld No.6

Veteran No.7 Cooper Cronk has backed Michael Morgan to be Queensland five-eighth for the State of Origin series decider after giving him a Roos camp pep talk.

NSW will target my defence: Qld's Hunt

Queensland rookie Ben Hunt admits he will have to work hard at the Maroons' Gold Coast State of Origin camp to ensure he is not a defensive liability on debut.

Slater reveals pressure behind Qld return

Billy Slater has revealed the enormous pressure he faced ahead of his State of Origin return before what may be his final game for Queensland.

Pearce takes Joey blast in Origin stride

Mitchell Pearce has had a long chat with Andrew Johns about where the Blues fell down in State of Origin II.

NRL braces for long-haul cap scandal

The NRL has begun planning investigations into allegations of salary cap breaches at Manly, but it's unknown how long the cloud could hang over the game.

Knights hope Cronk plays on in 2018

Newcastle coach Nathan Brown believes his Knights will be one of the biggest beneficiaries if Cooper Cronk elects to play on, even if it's not at his NRL club.

Boyd pencils in Broncos' NRL return    

Sidelined with a broken thumb, Brisbane skipper Darius Boyd has pencilled in a round 20 NRL return after receiving much needed good news from medical staff.

NRL to probe Manly salary cap allegations

Manly have denied their involvement in an NRL salary cap breach, after a media report claimed a former play had been involved in cash handouts.

NSW women's rugby league team to be paid

The 30 players in the NSW female rugby league squad have been offered contracts for the Interstate Challenge in a landmark state decision.

Brown promises better Knights in 2018    

Newcastle coach Nathan Brown had his job threatened by Knights hierarchy this week but he says NRL improvement will come in 2018.

Bad-boy Willis Meehan to train with Eels    

The NRL has given approval for troubled youngster Willis Meehan to train with Parramatta this season.

Origin result won't sway Slater and Cronk    

The State of Origin series result will have no bearing on whether veterans Billy Slater and Cooper Cronk will prolong their careers.

I was too young for Origin decider: Pearce

Queensland rookie Cameron Munster is poised to become the first playmaker to debut in an Origin decider since a 19-year-old Mitchell Pearce in 2008.

Re-signed Roosters backline look forward

Sydney Roosters winger Daniel Tupou aims to become more consistent over the next four years while current fullback Michael Gordon is just happy to stick around.

Ross gets deal done with Newcastle

Newcastle cult hero Nathan Ross has signed a contract extension with the NRL club until the end of the 2020 season.

Decider biggest game of my life: Tedesco

James Tedesco is certain to play in next week's State of Origin decider after coming through unscathed in the Blues' first training session on Wednesday.

Cronk does not rule out NRL strike

Cooper Cronk has not ruled out strike action over players union pay demands after accusing the NRL of misleading the public for a second time.

Hunt gets reserve grade tip, regains mojo

Surprise Queensland selection Ben Hunt has credited a simple philosophy gained from his reserve grade demotion for regaining his on-field mojo.

Qld's Munster hails ex-Blue for Origin nod

Queensland rookie Cameron Munster has credited ex-NSW playmaker Matthew Johns with lifting his game as a five-eighth to State of Origin status.

Jake Trbojevic stunned by DCE Origin snub

Jake Trbojevic could move into the starting line-up for NSW should any of the Blues' players battling injury fail to recover in time for the Origin decider.

Frizell, Cordner Origin certainties: Woods

Tyson Frizell and Boyd Cordner will definitely overcome injuries and play in the State of Origin decider, according to NSW prop Aaron Woods.

NRL veteran Myles to play for Melbourne Storm

Nate Myles of the former Maroons looks on during game one of the State of Origin clash with the NSW Blues at the ANZ stadium

Former Queensland forward Nate Myles will debut for Melbourne in their Saturday night’s NRL game against Parramatta turning a new leaf in his career.

Hunt steeled by GF gaffe for Origin debut    

Maligned Brisbane halfback Ben Hunt says lessons learned from his 2015 NRL grand final gaffe will steel him for his Queensland debut.

Dragons' de Belin ready for Blues call    

Jack de Belin is on standby for NSW should any of their injured players fail to recover in time for next week's State of Origin decider.

Injured Lawton to play next three years with Titans

Karl Lawton of the Titans gets a pass away during the round 11 NRL match against Manly Sea Eagles at the Cbus Super Stadium

Gold Coast Titans utility Karl Lawton has resigned with the club for three more seasons despite suffering a recent shoulder injury in their clash against the New Zealand Warriors.

Referees retained for Origin decider    

Matt Cecchin and Gerard Sutton have been retained for next week's State of Origin series decider in Brisbane.

NRL veteran Myles poised for Storm debut    

Former Queensland forward Nate Myles has been named to make his Melbourne debut in Saturday night's NRL game against Parramatta.

Manly lose Brown to knee injury    

Manly back-rower Lewis Brown is expected to miss two NRL rounds with a knee injury.

Raiders' NRL halves critics harsh: Croker    

Canberra's Jarrod Croker and Josh Hodgson have defended the performances of halfback Aidan Sezer and five-eighth Blake Austin.

NSW Origin camp hits double baby bump    

Two NSW players are set to welcome additions to their family at some point during State of Origin preparations this week.

Panther Whare out of action for four weeks    

Penrith centre Dean Whare is set to miss four NRL rounds because of a broken jaw.

Tensions flare between NRL and union

Cameron Smith and James Maloney have called out the NRL's CEO for not attending pay negotiations with the players' union.

Injured Lawton re-signs with Titans in NRL

Gold Coast Titans utility Karl Lawton has re-signed with the NRL club for another three seasons despite suffering another shoulder injury.

Vatuvei set to exit Warriors: reports

NZ Warriors assistant coach Andrew McFadden has hinted that Manu Vatuvei's future may lay in the English Super League.

Broncos' Oates hospitalised with infection    

Brisbane NRL player Corey Oates is receiving treatment in hospital for a staph infection.

Warriors sign Faraimo on short contract    

Kiwi-born back Bureta Faraimo will leave the Parramatta Eels for the New Zealand Warriors on a short-term contract.

Smith prefers Munster as Qld No.6    

Queensland captain Cameron Smith says he prefers debutant Cameron Munster as Maroons five-eighth ahead of next week's State of Origin series decider.

I could have done the job for Maroons: DCE    

Queensland State of Origin discard Daly Cherry-Evans says he would have been capable of wearing No.6 for the Maroons in the series decider.

Roosters to ease load on ironman Friend

Sydney Roosters prop Jared Waerea-Hargraeves says his side must ease the workload on hooker Jake Friend after he was forced to make 62 tackles against Cronulla.

Munster in line for Maroons No.6 jersey

His Melbourne Storm connection with Queensland's spine may earn Cameron Munster a State of Origin debut in the Maroons No.6 jersey in the series decider.

Try excites Walters over Hunt's Qld debut    

Queensland coach Kevin Walters says Ben Hunt's solo NRL try for Brisbane last week convinced him that the Broncos halfback could star in State of Origin.

Unchanged team to fix Origin injury Blues    

NSW's knowledge of combinations already built up over the opening two games of State of Origin could make up for the time lost to injuries for the Blues.

Blues to bank on Fifita’s return to form

Andrew Fifita of the Blues is tackled during a State Of Origin series game at ANZ Stadium on June 21 2017

NSW Coach is confident that he has come up with a plan to utilize prop Andrew Fifita in next week's State of Origin III to his fullest.

Blues hatch plan to unleash Fifita    

NSW coach Laurie Daley says he's come up with a way to unlesh prop Andrew Fifita in next week's State of Origin III.

NSW to sweat on Frizell's Origin fitness

NSW lock Tyson Frizell's latest rib injury could stand between the Blues and the first unchanged State of Origin squad for an entire series since 1996.

Hunt caps comeback with Qld Origin debut    

Brisbane halfback Ben Hunt has capped a remarkable turnaround, earning a State of Origin debut a month after being relegated to Queensland Cup.

Wounded Roosters brace for NRL local derby    

The Sydney Roosters are desperate to bounce back against South Sydney following their NRL flogging at the hands of Cronulla.

Horn invited into Queensland Origin camp    

Newly boxing world champion Jeff Horn has been invited into Queensland's State of Origin game three camp, taking top billing from Johnathan Thurston.

Scans reveal new Tyson Frizell rib injury    

NSW lock Tyson Frizell will be monitored in the Blues' State of Origin camp after scans showed a fresh rib cartilage injury.

Roosters lock in Daniel Tupou until 2021    

Sydney Roosters winger Daniel Tupou has re-signed with the NRL club until the end of the 2021 season.

Walters slams Cherry-Evans Maroons rumours    

Queensland coach Kevin Walters has slammed rumours that Daly Cherry-Evans has fallen out with the Maroons despite snubbing the Manly half again for game three.

Barnett can avoid NRL ban for kick contact    

Newcastle back-rower Mitchell Barnett can to avoid an NRL suspension for dangerous contact by entering an early guilty plea.

Selfless Cordner won't play Origin injured    

NSW captain Boyd Cordner is confident he'll overcome a calf complaint for the State of Origin decider, but says he won't take his spot in the team if injured.

Cordner looks set to play Origin decider

Boyd Cordner of the Blues runs the ball during game two of the State Of Origin clash at the ANZ Stadium.

NSW skipper Boyd Cordner is quietly confident of returning to lead the side in the State of Origin decider recovering form Calf injury.

Daley shows loyalty to injured Blues    

NSW have named an unchanged line up for the State of Origin decider against Queensland, but captain Boyd Cordner and Tyson Frizell headline the injury concerns.

Ben Hunt wins Origin call-up for decider    

Ben Hunt has been named to make his Queensland debut in State of Origin III.

Johnston blames trainer for missed record

South Sydney flyer Alex Johnston has cheekily blamed his side's trainer after he narrowly missed setting a new club record for most tries in an NRL game.

Tigers to wait and see on Lolohea

Wests Tigers NRL coach Ivan Cleary wants to see Tuimoala Lolohea consistently in the one position this year before making a call on where he'll play in 2018.

We can still avoid spoon: Knights

Newcastle remain confident of avoiding a third straight wooden spoon, despite slipping two wins behind Wests Tigers in last place.

Sam Burgess slaps down sin-binning    

South Sydney skipper Sam Burgess has taken a swing at the NRL referees and rules after he was sin-binned in his side's 42-14 flogging of Penrith.

NRL round 17 snapshot

Snapshot of round 17 of the NRL.

Wheels wobbling on Panthers' title hopes    

Penrith face having to win six of their last nine to make the NRL finals following their 42-14 thumping at the hands of South Sydney.

Johnston scores five in Souths rout    

Alex Johnston has scored a club record five tries in South Sydney's 42-14 flogging of Penrith at ANZ Stadium on Sunday.

Joey pushes Morgan's case for Origin start    

The three leading contenders for Johnathan Thurston's Queensland State of Origin jersey all starred in round 17 of the NRL, before the team is named on Monday.

Wests Tigers brush away Knights and spoon    

The Wests Tigers have beaten Newcastle 33-12 to leapfrog the Knights to 15th on the NRL ladder, and a step away from their first wooden spoon.

Tigers swat away Knights and wooden spoon

The Wests Tigers have beaten Newcastle 33-12 to leapfrog the Knights to 15th on the NRL ladder and take a step away from their first wooden spoon.

Daley to give injured Blues every chance    

NSW's injured State of Origin stars will be named for the Blues on Monday, as they aim to keep the same 17 for a whole series for the first time since 1996.

Freddy savages 'weak' Raiders    

NSW and Australian rugby league great Brad Fittler has described Canberra as "weak" following their 31-18 NRL loss to North Queensland on Saturday night.

Stuart hits out after Raiders make it four    

Canberra coach Ricky Stuart says teenage winger Nick Cotric carried too much of the side's workload in their 31-18 NRL loss to North Queensland.

Morgan makes strong case for Origin start    

North Queensland's Michael Morgan and Manly's Daly Cherry-Evans have made strong cases to fill the vacant Queensland five-eighth spot.

Tigers clash Knights' grand final: Buhrer    

The NRL were criticised for declaring it a battle for the spoon, but Newcastle forward Jamie Buhrer knows how important Sunday's clash with the Wests Tigers is.

Sharks circle on back-to-back NRL titles

Cronulla are daring to dream of becoming the first team since 1993 to win back-to-back NRL premierships.

Queensland has no issue with DCE: Cronk

Queensland State of Origin halfback Cooper Cronk insists there are no personal issues keeping Daly Cherry-Evans out of the Maroons team.

Manly turn back clock with NRL comeback

Manly's fightback from a 16-0 deficit to the Warriors was their biggest successful NRL comeback since 2014.

Cowboys ice Raiders 31-18 in NRL victory    

North Queensland have overcome freezing conditions in Canberra to beat the Raiders 31-18 at GIO Stadium.

Warriors' nightmare 10,680km return trip

The Warriors lost two NRL forwards to injury and surrendered a 16-0 lead to Manly in their horror trip to Perth this weekend.

DCE sends Origin selectors another message

Daly Cherry-Evans helped Manly overturn an early 16-0 deficit to beat the Warriors 26-22 in Perth, putting them third on the NRL ladder.

We only have ourselves to blame: Roosters

The Sydney Roosters have refused to blame the referees following their 44-12 loss to Cronulla at Central Coast Stadium on Saturday.

Ryan James charged over tripping incident    

Gold Coast captain Ryan James faces a fine after being charged for a tripping offence in Friday's 20-10 NRL win over St George Illawarra.

Sharks smash Roosters to flex NRL muscle

Cronulla have leapfrogged the Sydney Roosters on the NRL ladder with a 44-12 flogging at Central Cost Stadium on Saturday.

Foran to return for Warriors, Hoffman out    

Kieran Foran will make a return from a quad injury against his former club, Manly, for the Warriors in Perth on Saturday.

Panthers set to receive reinforcements

Penrith are hitting form at the right time of the NRL season and key players, including Bryce Cartwright, are set to return in the next month.

Tedesco to enter Origin without game time    

West Tigers fullback James Tedesco won't play another NRL game before State of Origin III after he was ruled out of Sunday's clash with Newcastle.

Storm swap Britt for Rochow at Souths    

NRL forward Robbie Rochow will return to Melbourne, in a deal that has sent Dean Britt to South Sydney, effective immediately.

Frizell to have scans on injured back    

Another NSW State of Origin back rower will enter camp under an injury cloud, with Tyson Frizell to have scans on his back on Monday.

Tigers' Tedesco out of Knights NRL clash    

West Tigers fullback James Tedesco won't play another NRL game before State of Origin III after he was ruled out of Sunday's clash with Newcastle.

Munster ideal pick for Queensland: Smith    

Cameron Munster's club combination with Queensland's spine makes him an ideal pick at five-eighth for the Maroons, skipper Cameron Smith says.

Crichton in seventh heaven for Moylan duel    

Rising South Sydney star Angus Crichton is in a purple patch of form and it will be left to Penrith's Matt Moylan to stop him on Sunday.

Robinson unfazed by brother's shock waves

Sydney Roosters NRL coach Trent Robinson says he knew bringing his controversial brother Dean in as a fitness consultant was always going to cause headlines.

Robinson tips success for SKD at Knights    

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson believes Shaun Kenny-Dowall still has plenty of NRL football left in him before his move to Newcastle.

Bennett refuses to accept Storm hoodoo    

Wayne Bennett has refused to accept that Melbourne have the wood on Brisbane despite the Storm extending an eight-year unbeaten run at Suncorp Stadium.

Old dogs Smith, Slater learn new tricks    

Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith say he has been left refreshed by a mid-season break and believes fellow veteran Billy Slater is just as revitalised.