Rugby League

Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas is a sports reporter with The Sydney Morning Herald

James Tedesco has been voted by his peers as the players' player of the year.

No room for Tedesco in Kangaroos World Cup squad

Mal Meninga has picked Storm backrower Felise Kaufusi as his Kangaroos World Cup bolter after selecting seven members of Melbourne's premiership-winning team in the Australian squad to be announced on Tuesday.

Immortals-in-waiting: Cameron Smith is chaired off by Billy Slater and Cooper Cronk.

Never before, never again: Storm farewell big three with premiership

In 1966, to describe the great St George team, the phrase never before, never again was created to put their 11 straight premierships into context. 51 years later, it's that very phrase that is most fitting to describe the end of an era at the Storm and indeed in rugby league after Melbourne's 34-6 premiership victory over the Cowboys on Sunday night.