Thurston rescues Cowboys

Roy Ward 8:52 PM   North Queensland have edged out the Melbourne Storm in extra time in Townsville.


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Steve Mascord's Stupid Saturday 

Steve Mascord   Three NRL games, one stupid blog. Steve Mascord carries out a full post-mortem.

Broncos beat Warriors

David Long   The Brisbane Broncos spoilt the party two decades ago and they've done it again, holding off a big Warriors' fightback for a 24-16 NRL victory in Auckland.

Roosters vanquish Raiders

Michael Chammas   Blake Ferguson's first game against his former club didn't quite go to script as he left the field with an ankle injury in the Sydney Roosters' 34-6 demolition of the Canberra Raiders on Sunday afternoon.


Dugan puts hand up for Blu

Brad Walter   Josh Dugan staked another strong claim for the vacant NSW No.1 jersey.


NRL to hook up with club medicos

Michael Chammas   NRL head of football Todd Greenberg will consult all 16 NRL club chief medical officers this week.


Captaincy no burden for Pearce

Captaincy has done little to hamper the development of Roosters half Mitchell Pearce.

Raiders get insight on gulf

For the Canberra Raiders, this was a reminder of the chasm which still exists.

Glasby hopes to make an impact

Roy Ward   Tim Glasby signed on with North Queensland Cowboys, then had second thoughts and stayed in Melbourne. He's now a key reserve for the Storm.

All hail the return of the little man

The NRL makes no secret of the fact that anticipated changes are aimed at encouraging the return of the little man as a key attacking weapon.


Taukeiaho causing trouble

Adrian Proszenko   Tina and Muku had seen their teenaged son head down a dark path.

Roberts intercept sinks Sharks

Michael Carayannis   Cronulla's slump to their 10th consecutive defeat at Remondis Stadium.

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