Phil Lutton As Mitchell Pearce continues his quest for Origin fulfilment, Cooper Cronk's cup runneth over.
Phil Lutton, Marissa Calligeros Queensland's State of Origin preparations were thrown off course on Wednesday as the Ben Te'o saga engulfed the Coolum camp when Katie Lewis, the woman who alleges he assaulted her, took her case to...
Phil Lutton Chris McQueen still loves the tracksuits. He can't help himself. It's a byproduct of a footballing childhood where picking up a haul of free gear was one of the best things about making the district...
State of Origin
Phil Lutton The Maroons think critics have missed a trick if they believe their side is chronically underpowered going into the Origin opener in Sydney
Phil Lutton The Queensland coach Mal Meninga says Boyd has until Friday to prove his fitness.
Phil Lutton Queensland will have at least one new face and one controversial inclusion on the bench after naming its extended squad for the State of Origin opener on June 5 in Sydney.
Phil Lutton Queensland selectors will be breathing a sigh of relief as the countdown to the first team announcement continues, with halfback Cooper Cronk and prop David Shillington both cleared of any wrongdoing...
Phil Lutton If death and taxes are life's certainties, then Origin must be at the other end of the spectrum. Even with a stranglehold on the interstate series and a settled core of champions, chaos theory has...
Phil Lutton Everybody loses when footballers are accused of behaving badly. It's a seasonal staple that has cropped up again this week with Ben Te'o facing allegations of assaulting a woman in a Brisbane home.
Phil Lutton Queensland rugby league selectors will be given the green light to pick Ben Te'o in the State of Origin squad as the South Sydney forward continues to weather assault allegations.
Phil Lutton Brisbane coach Anthony Griffin says the club has no concerns about Corey Norman after the fullback found himself mixed up in the scandal in which Ben Te'o has been accused of assaulting a woman.
Phil Lutton One round to play, one spot to fill. Queensland selectors will keep an eagle eye on this weekend's NRL games before deciding on a key final addition to their State of Origin stocks.
Phil Lutton With just over a week until the Origin teams are named, Phil Lutton runs the rule over Queensland and NSW candidates from the Broncos-Titans derby.
Phil Lutton Fullback? Hooker? Try both. Mop-haired rookie Jake Granville hasn't been a big one for convention as he edges closer to an NRL debut with the Broncos.
Phil Lutton The good news for Queensland Origin fans is that Justin Hodges could be as fresh as a daisy for game one. The bad news for Brisbane fans is that he’s not playing the Titans on Friday night.
Phil Lutton Josh McGuire is thanking his lucky stars he can play against the Titans on Friday. But that doesn’t mean he’s about to deliver a gushing apology for whacking Parramatta’s Mitchell Allgood at the...
Phil Lutton Preston Campbell has urged the NRL to make the battle against mental illness within the playing ranks its number one priority as the game bids farewell to another fallen young talent.
Phil Lutton Broncos winger Josh Hoffman has urged young players to take extreme care following head knocks after revealing how a massive hit during a game last year knocked the stuffing out of his 2012 season.
Phil Lutton While the state of New South Wales inhales after good news about Paul Gallen's knee, the anxiety north of the border among those responsible for picking Queensland's Origin squad chiefly surrounds...