Michael Chammas The game was far from worthy of knocking the Sharks off the back page, but Penrith's rebuilding phase got off to the best possible start against the Raiders on Sunday.
Michael Chammas Panthers coach Ivan Cleary experimented with a two-pronged hooker attack on the field at the same time with great success against Canberra on Sunday.
Michael Chammas Josh Dugan is expected to be rushed into the Canberra side for Sunday's clash with the Panthers.
Daniel Lane and Michael Chammas With the season kicking off on Thursday, we look at each team's key player.
Michael Chammas Rookie coach Mick Potter has taken his first leap of faith, naming 20-year-old debutant Jack Buchanan at prop for Wests Tigers' round-one clash against Newcastle.
Michael Chammas Manly five-eighth Kieran Foran believes Andrew Johns has re-instilled his confidence after an injury-riddled campaign last year.
Michael Chammas The player Des Hasler signed an hour before the June 30 deadline last year now looms as a key figure in the two-time premiership-winning coach's bid to avenge Canterbury's grand final heartache.
Michael Chammas, Brett Keeble ANTHONY GRIFFIN dropped a selection bombshell on Friday when he named Scott Prince and Corey Norman in his run-on side for next week's round-one clash against Manly.
Michael Chammas IF you want a gauge of how much has changed at the Sydney Roosters under the guard of new coach Trent Robinson, pop into their Moore Park office of a morning.
Brad Walter and Michael Chammas SBW OMG. That would have been the reaction if NRL salary cap auditor Ian Schubert hadn't allowed Sonny Bill Williams to play for Sydney Roosters because of an advertisement on Channel Nine promoting...
Michael Chammas Wests Tigers players gathered at the club's Concord headquarters on Friday afternoon to mourn the sudden death of teammate Mosese Fotuaika.
Michael Chammas The NRL has finally registered the contract of Sonny Bill Williams just hours before the deadline that would have seen him miss Thursday night's season opener against South Sydney.
Michael Chammas South Sydney's promising future became a little brighter on Wednesday afternoon with forwards Luke Burgess and Chris McQueen signing new deals to remain at the club until the end of 2015.
Michael Chammas REFEREES boss Daniel Anderson said NRL coaches were ''comfortable'' with the way the pre-season trials were officiated after the final coaches meeting before round one.
Michael Chammas In Mackay, you either know Ben Barba, or you know somebody who does. Somebody who is more than willing to tell you a freakish story about something the boy wonder did when he played on the football...
Michael Chammas PENRITH coach Ivan Cleary says his side is better prepared for this season than last year, despite 18 new faces joining the club over the off-season.
Michael Chammas CRONULLA coach Shane Flanagan has rated Todd Carney a 50-50 chance of being fit for the opening round of the season.
Michael Chammas Composure isn't a word associated with Chris Sandow but the Parramatta No. 7 showed plenty in his side's 10-10 draw in a fiery clash against Penrith on Saturday afternoon.
Michael Chammas IN an extraordinary display of unity in the face of unspecified Australian Crime Commission allegations levelled against his club, Penrith supremo Phil Gould led 350 members of his organisation into...
Michael Chammas Parramatta have held preliminary discussions about the potential for a new "state of the art" stadium.