Michael Chammas From bash brother to brother bash: suspended NSW enforcer Greg Bird will put his body on the line this weekend as he helps his teammates prepare.
Michael Chammas They are the baby bash brothers Blues captain Robbie Farah believes will lead NSW through a decade of dominance in the State of Origin arena.
Michael Carayannis and Michael Chammas NSW officials went into lockdown when quizzed over mysterious bio-patches the players have been instructed to keep attached to their arms until kick-off.
State of Origin: Jarryd Hayne was our Darren Lockyer and Andrew Johns: Josh Morris says fullback's departure leaves huge hole
Michael Chammas Josh Morris has compared Jarryd Hayne's heroics last Origin to Andrew Johns and Darren Lockyer, with Josh Dugan admitting he has huge shoes to fill.
State of Origin: Andrew Fifita knocks back Laurie Daley's offer to miss game one for birth of his daughter
Michael Chammas NSW prop Andrew Fifita has knocked back Laurie Daley's offer to stand down from next Wednesday's State of Origin series opener as he awaits the birth of his second child on the same day.
Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart dumbfounded by double movement call: "It looked like his OzTag tag fell off"
Michael Chammas Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart was seething at the match officials after they rejected what he believes was "a try everyday of the week" for his side in the loss to the Dragons on Sunday.
Michael Chammas Very few expected St George Illawarra to be sitting atop the NRL ladder heading into the Origin period but coach Paul McGregor insists his side are still earning the respect of the rest of the...
Michael Chammas Pearce looks certain to return to the NSW side after missing last year's series following an off-field misdemeanour, however there is a late push from his Roosters teammate to dethrone Trent...
Michael Chammas Will Laurie Daley show loyalty and stick with Josh Reynolds and Trent Hodkinson or did the loss to the Sydney Roosters end their chances?
Michael Chammas Laurie Daley is all but set on the NSW Blues No.6 but will still keep a close eye on Friday's clash between Mitchell Pearce and Josh Reynolds.
Michael Chammas Canterbury skipper James Graham says he's learnt from the Bad Friday boil over incident but insists he won't be toning down his passion levels when he returns from suspension against the Roosters on...
Michael Chammas Parramatta chief executive Scott Seward described it as "overcautious" but is adamant the Eels weren't exploiting a loophole when Richie Fa'aoso was taken from the field for a concussion test on...
Michael Chammas Is Billy Slater still the best fullback in the game or has Greg Inglis surpassed him? Craig Bellamy and Cameron Smith think Billy's still No.1.
Michael Chammas Richie Fa'aoso was taken from the field for a concussion test but the Eels forward was clutching at a shoulder injury. The Eels still got two free interchanges.
Michael Chammas Lawrence Okoye knows what Jarryd Hayne is going through having given up a spot on the British Olympic track and field team to pursue his dream of playing in the NFL.
Michael Chammas Was New Zealand's decision to rest Kieran Foran from the final training session before the Test match an indication he shouldn't have been allowed to play?
Michael Chammas The talking points ahead of the round nine NRL fixtures.
Michael Chammas The eight day turnaround from last Sunday's Test match could provide Josh Dugan with a chance.
Michael Chammas Penrith Panthers five-eighth Jamie Soward is in line to make a return against the Brisbane Broncos on Friday night.
Michael Chammas Kieran Foran has a get-out clause in his contract with the Parramatta Eels.