Michael Chammas He was a rabbit caught in the headlights in last year's finals series, but South Sydney halfback Adam Reynolds took centre stage on Friday night to inflict a finals humiliation on Manly.
Michael Chammas He has been lumped with the captaincy by default, but Penrith skipper Jamie Soward is making a strong case to retain the role beyond the end of the season.
Michael Chammas He is Penrith's boy wonder who in the coming months will have to decide whether to forgo a two-year Mormon missionary or put his NRL career on hold for his religious beliefs.
Michael Chammas Don't tell Brenton Lawrence about the need to stop South Sydney's big men.Because simply just stopping them won't be enough.
Michael Chammas To think it is one thing, but for Ivan Cleary to admit that he wondered if he had made the right decision joining the Panthers in 2012, things must have been seriously tough.
Michael Chammas Trent Robinson started out as one of the least paid coaches in the NRL, but a premiership in his first season and another one up for grabs is set to see him be catapulted into the top echelon of...
Michael Chammas Leading into Friday night's do-or-die showdown with the Sydney Roosters, Cowboys superstar Johnathan Thurston tells Michael Chammas about how he advised on Neil Henry, why he turned down the...
Michael Chammas Penrith skipper Jamie Soward has labelled Roosters duo Mitchell Pearce and James Maloney the form halves pairing of the competition ahead of Saturday night's showdown against the reigning champions.
Michael Chammas The newly crowned prince of Penrith, Matt Moylan, has done it again.
Michael Chammas What started as a leap of faith by Manly, South Sydney and the Roosters has altered a perception in the NRL that only experienced coaches can breed success.
Michael Chammas Penrith Panthers v NZ Warriors at Sportingbet Stadium, Sunday 6.30pm
Michael Chammas Gold Coast Titans v Canterbury at Cbus Super Stadium, Sunday 3.00pm
Michael Chammas Newcastle Knights v St George-Illawarra Dragons at Hunter Stadium, Sunday 2.00pm
Michael Chammas North Queensland Cowboys v Manly Sea Eagles at 1300SMILES Stadium, Saturday, 7.30pm
Michael Chammas Canberra Raiders v Parramatta Eels at GIO Stadium, Saturday, 5.30pm
Michael Chammas Wests Tigers v Cronulla Sharks at Leichhardt Oval, Saturday, 3pm
Michael Chammas Melbourne Storm v Brisbane Broncos at AAMI Park, Friday, 7.45pm
Michael Chammas "When the time comes you think you can't be a better footballer, you shouldn't play, you should just give it away," Smith said.
Michael Chammas While Parramatta's immediate future is in the hands of other clubs, their hopes of winning their final round clash against Canberra could be boosted by the return of Manu Ma'u.
Michael Chammas Does the phenomenon that is Greg Inglis belong in the company of those legends if he wins a storied premiership? And if he does, will that be enough to convince Inglis to walk away from South Sydney...