Smith needs to overcome criticism: Hagan

Michael Carayannis 11:20 AM   The Maroons camp believe Cameron Smith will need to overcome mental anguish to play well on Wednesday night.

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Respect isn't something that's given 

Jarryd Hayne   If you are not in Blue, you mean nothing to us.

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Solo 'soccer' try stuns league world

Matt Bungard   Just a few days after Warrington winger Kevin Penny scored one of the tries of the year, his teammate  may have one-upped him.

Teen halfback to Blues enforcer

Brad Walter   David Klemmer was playing halfback in a lowly team before being scouted by the Bulldogs

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Dragons welcome stars for weekend

Steve Zemek 9:18 PM   Desperate St George Illawarra have received some relief with players returning in their droves.

Eels' cap fine cut by $60,000

Steve Zemek 11:23 PM   The NRL has reduced Parramatta's fine for salary cap breaches by $60,000 after considering the club's appeal.

Hodkinson ready for Origin decider

Brad Walter   NSW halfback Trent Hodkinson wanted to ensure he would not be distracted from the task of trying to steer the Blues to victory.

Smith not only one caught in moment

Brad Walter   Cameron Smith is upset 60 Minutes didn't ask for his side of the story

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Portrayal of Smith 'overplayed'

Jon Tuxworth   David Shillington has labelled Cameron Smith's portrayal as "the villain" in a TV special as "overplayed".

Smith, Snowden to return  

Craig Kerry 2:27 PM   Newcastle will welcome back several key players for Friday night's clash against the Raiders in Canberra.

Titans clash to inspire DCE

Steve Mascord   Toovey says halfback will be "spurred on" by playing against the Gold Coast team he reneged on.

Jackson getting tips for role

Brad Walter   Doubts about Robbie Farah have increased after he was unable to do a push up at training.

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Roy Masters   Get ready for an explosive start to Origin decider.

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Phil Gould

Phil Gould   Proof the passion is strong at Brookie.

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Set of Six

Steve Mascord   Beast of Belmore heading for Maroons

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Phil Gould   Cartwright proves he will be the real deal.

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Adrian Proszenko   Foran likely poster boy for Eels, ANZ.

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Danny Weidler   Smith on outer over tackle drama.

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Malcolm Knox

Malcolm Knox   There is only one kind of respect in league.

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Discord

Steve Mascord   Taking clubs out of the equation the best solution for NRL's venues dilemma.

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Roy Masters

Roy Masters   How rugby league can get the taxman onside.

Set of Six

Steve Mascord   NRL consider 'hybrid' Origin schedule.

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Phil Gould

Phil Gould   What have they done to my beloved game?

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Sin Bin

Adrian Proszenko   Eels face prospect of restaging elections.