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...
Phil Lutton Live: Broncos v Souths
Phil Lutton Brisbane captain Sam Thaiday believes the double spear tackles on South Sydney fullback Greg Inglis could be a turning point in the way the game deals with dangerous throws.
Phil Lutton The greatest Maroon of them all, Wally Lewis, has hailed Ross Livermore as one of the cornerstones of Queensland’s State of Origin success as the game’s luminaries paid tribute to the former...
Phil Lutton Ross Livermore, the former head of the Queensland Rugby League, has died.
Phil Lutton Live: Titans v Eels
Phil Lutton Live: Broncos v Cowboys
Phil Lutton David Furner had hoped the Josh Dugan sacking and standing down of Blake Ferguson wouldn’t send the game plan spinning down the toilet, yet that’s exactly what transpired at Skilled Park.
Phil Lutton Join League HQ for all the action when the Titans take on the Raiders.
Phil Lutton It's only round two. Already, teams are falling apart. Cronulla have a win but the "tick, tick, tick" is deafening. The Raiders have sacked Josh Dugan.
Phil Lutton Hold fire. This is only round one. And just as it is far too early to predict South Sydney will lead a red and green army into the grand final, so is it premature to predict a year of woe for the...
Phil Lutton Almost 100 Wests Tigers players have travelled to Brisbane to pay their respects to under 20s star Mosese Fotuaika, who was found dead in his Sydney townhouse last week.