Greg Prichard BRAD Fittler, as good a judge of a five-eighth as there is, says Johnathan Thurston is changing the way five-eighths play and is an even better player in that position than he was as a halfback.
Greg Prichard MANLY coach Geoff Toovey was upbeat about the chances of Jamie Lyon playing against North Queensland at Allianz Stadium tomorrow night after the centre trained on his injured calf yesterday.
Greg Prichard Take a look at the important bits and pieces from the NRL finals action so far.
Greg Prichard BEN BARBA has revealed he needed help from Canterbury's senior players and coach Des Hasler to cope with the pressure that comes with being crowned the competition's No.1 player.
Greg Prichard Any chance of Manly fans turning up in numbers for their team's semi-final against North Queensland at Allianz Stadium on Friday? The Sea Eagles need their support.
Greg Prichard TODD CARNEY would not have played again in the finals series had Cronulla won yesterday. He has a suspected tear to the Achilles tendon in his right foot, which, if scans to be taken today confirm...
Greg Prichard There is something about Canberra that makes you love them when they are on fire.
Greg Prichard NATHAN GARDNER will be on the bus to Canberra today as part of an extended Cronulla squad for tomorrow's elimination final against the Raiders, but there is no guarantee Sharks coach Shane Flanagan...
Greg Prichard Sydney Roosters today appointed Trent Robinson as their coach for the next three years.
Greg Prichard MELBOURNE and Manly have the best records of any of the finals teams against fellow top-eight sides, which goes some way to supporting the opinions of bookmakers that they should be shorter in...
Greg Prichard, Adrian Proszenko THE chief executive of Melbourne, Ron Gauci, said last night there was no chance that Craig Bellamy would be coaching anywhere but at the Storm next year.
Greg Prichard 1. Will Ben Barba replicate his Dally M player of the year form in the finals?
Greg Prichard League: Racing industry insiders say Peter V’landys would not be fazed by the fact someone had already been offered and rejected the job as ARLC chief executive if he was interested in the role.
Greg Prichard 1. Can Greg Inglis do a job on his old club?
Greg Prichard CATALANS DRAGONS coach Trent Robinson has emerged as a major contender to replace sacked Sydney Roosters coach Brian Smith.
Michael Chammas and Greg Prichard The Roosters have sacked coach Brian Smith.
Greg Prichard JOSH MORRIS believes he now deserves to be rated on the same level as the two centres he regards as the best in the game - Justin Hodges and Jamie Lyon.
Greg Prichard 1 One of the things proved by the sorry exit of Wests Tigers over the last two rounds - apart from the fact they weren't up to it this year and the team and coach Tim Sheens have been together too...
Greg Prichard ST GEORGE Illawarra beat Parramatta at ANZ Stadium last night, but the result didn't mean nearly as much as it normally would in a game of football.
Greg Prichard Something incredible surely had to happen when four great players retired in the one game. We had to wait until the last play of the game for it, but it was worth waiting for when Nathan Hindmarsh...