David Klemmer knows exactly when and who were the last team won the competition from outside the top four, and his Canterbury teammates insist they have the roster to end the 21-year drought since the club achieved the feat in 1995.
Michael Chammas is a sports reporter with The Sydney Morning Herald
The NRL has been left with egg on its face after agreeing to lock in the draw before a ball was kicked this season.
Shane Flanagan's emotional journey could yet end on a peak no Sharks coach has ever reached.
Robbie Farah was reduced to tears after he was given a heroes exit from Leichhardt Oval, taking aim at Jason Taylor after fans began chanting for the coach's sacking.
An explosive voicemail left for Panthers chief executive Corey Payne has forced NRL chief commercial officer Michael Brown to resign.
Wests Tigers star Robbie Farah has been dropped from the NRL squad by coach Jason Taylor despite playing all three matches for NSW in this year's State of Origin series.
Furious Penrith chief executive Corey Payne has blasted league officials for snubbing western Sydney in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup schedule for 'commercial reasons'
Parramatta coach Brad Arthur has refused to discuss the future of Corey Norman after the five-eighth was stood down for this weekend's game for drug possession charges.
He doesn't want it to be, but Robbie Farah knows Wednesday night's come-from-behind triumph could mark the end of his State of Origin career.
A forearm from Johnathan Thurston that broke James Tedesco's nose in Origin III will require offseason surgery and could cruel the Tigers fullback of an Australian jersey at this year's Four Nations.