State of Origin: Mitchell Pearce opens up about his demons and his regret NSW first selected him at 19
Michael Chammas Mitchell Pearce doesn't know what's been tougher; being thrown into Origin as an insecure teenager when he wasn't ready or forging an identity aside from being the son of Blues legend Wayne Pearce.
Michael Chammas Canterbury and Blues back rower Josh Jackson has leapt to the defence of teammate Trent Hodkinson, hopeful the Bulldogs don't let him go.
Michael Chammas and Brad Walter Parramatta's CEO Scott Seward has walked out on the club, their star playmaker is on the outer and now the Eels are set for a coaching shakeup.
Michael Chammas and Michael Carayannis Penrith could be bolstered by the addition of another international forward with the Panthers in negotiations with Roosters prop Sam Moa for next season.
Michael Carayannis, Michael Chammas The NSW halves are undergoing "clutch training" to ensure they do no repeat their second half capitulation from Origin I.
Michael Chammas Once were enemies, now Paul Gallen and NRL boss Dave Smith have buried the hatchet and begun discussing life after football for the NSW skipper as a leadership coach.
North Queensland Cowboys interrupt NSW Blues training to ask James Tamou to jeopardise NSW Blues position at judiciary
Michael Chammas North Queensland wanted NSW prop James Tamou to risk missing Origin to beat his dangerous contact charge.
Michael Chammas These are the statistics that give NSW the confidence to level the series and a belief that Queensland aren't as formidable with Daly Cherry-Evans at halfback.
Michael Chammas NSW Blues vice-captain Robbie Farah believes Queensland are allowed to get away with questionable tactics because there is a perception the Maroons are clean-skins.
Michael Chammas Queensland public enemy No.1 Daly Cherry-Evans could be called into the Maroons starting team for Origin II after Melbourne halfback Cooper Cronk failed to finish the match against Penrith on...
Michael Chammas As we approach the half-way mark of the NRL season, Michael Chammas rates your team's start to the season.
Penrith Panthers ask Manly Sea Eagles coaching target Trent Barrett to take leave to sort out future
Michael Chammas The Penrith Panthers have asked assistant coach Trent Barrett not to return to training until he sorts out his future with the Manly Sea Eagles later this week.
Michael Chammas As we approach the halfway point of the NRL season, Michael Chammas takes a look at how your team is poised heading into the finals.
Josh Reynolds a chance for Origin II if Farah ruled out but Paul Gallen and Brett Morris have to play this weekend to be picked
Michael Chammas Dumped Blues five-eighth Josh Reynolds is a chance of earning a recall for Origin II if his close mate Robbie Farah is ruled out of the game at Melbourne Cricket Ground on June 17.
Trent Barrett to meet Manly Sea Eagles to finalise deal to replace Geoff Toovey as head coach for 2016
Michael Chammas Trent Barrett is set to be announced as Manly coach for 2016 as early as this week with the Penrith assistant coach set to meet Sea Eagles club officials in the next few days to finalise the deal.
Michael Chammas He's the wonder kid who has been waiting for his time to shine behind Penrith's very own magician, Matt Moylan.
Michael Chammas Penrith Panthers general manager Phil Gould believes the NRL is heading down a dangerous path investing so much money in technology that could ultimately turn the game into an NFL-like production.
Michael Chammas For years those south of the border have been holding on to a conspiracy that the Queensland and Storm captain Cameron Smith gets away with murder and is somewhat of a protected species in the game...
Penrith five-eighth Jamie Soward furious after Pauli Pauli challenge leaves him with shoulder injury
Michael Chammas A furious Jamie Soward left Pepper Stadium with his right arm in a sling and his short term future up in the air after a late tackle from Parramatta forward Pauli Pauli on Friday night.
Michael Chammas Just when it seemed like Penrith's injury-plagued season couldn't get any worse, the Panthers were dealt a blow of monumental proportions by losing fullback Matt Moylan for up to two months.