Rugby League

Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas is a sports reporter with The Sydney Morning Herald

New view: NSW State of Origin coach Laurie Daley at the Blues' training base in Kingscliff.

Where Hayne fits into Daley's NSW plans

State of Origin is still more than five months away but NSW coach Laurie Daley has given his first selection insight declaring Jarryd Hayne, Matt Moylan and James Tedesco will all be picked.

Ashen faced: Jordan McLean at the judiciary hearing before his seven-week ban after being found guilty of a dangerous throw.

McLean 'changed forever' after tackle

The day after being forced to endure endless replays of the tackle that paralysed Alex McKinnon, Jordan McLean fell further into the abyss when his brother was sent to prison for a one-punch attack.

Grand final bound: Cronulla coach Coach Shane Flanagan.

Cheat tag brought Bellamy and Flanagan closer

Craig Bellamy knows the suffering that comes from being labelled a cheat. Which is why when Shane Flanagan went through a similar ordeal during the ASADA investigation, the Melbourne coach was in his corner offering advice and support on a regular basis.