Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton is the sports editor for brisbanetimes.com.au.

NRL Live: Broncos v Warriors

Daniel Vidot

Phil Lutton NRL Live: Broncos v Warriors

State of Origin: Cooper Cronk puts on masterclass

Cooper Cronk gave the Maroons direction that was missing in games one and two.

Phil Lutton Maroons halfback returns to give reminder of what might have been for Queensland.

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State of Origin LIVE: Qld v NSW

Maroons

Phil Lutton State of Origin LIVE: Qld v NSW

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State of Origin winners and losers

Laurie Daley, Cooper Cronk, Jarryd Hayne

Phil Lutton Who fired and who floundered in this year's Origin series?

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Titans review sparks Wayne Bennett rumours

Pressure is building on coach John Cartwright.

Phil Lutton Future of Titans coach John Cartwright in balance after the club announced 'complete review'.

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Brisbane Broncos' run to finals: Our predictions

Broncos winger Dale Copely.

Phil Lutton Winger Dale Copley hasn't lost faith in finals appearance.

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League

Brisbane Broncos split on Wayne Bennett as salary-cap saga continues

Quitting the Knights ... Wayne Bennett's club for 2015 is shrouded in mystery.

Phil Lutton Brisbane Broncos powerbrokers remain in a delicate holding pattern as the club decides on whether to make a play for supercoach Wayne Bennett, amid fresh revelations surrounding its salary-cap saga...

Dale Copley cut from right cloth for Origin: Justin Hodges

Broncos winger Dale Copely.

Phil Lutton Justin Hodges has given Dale Copley his biggest endorsement yet.

State of Origin: End of a winning run that defied belief

Queensland captain Cameron Smith after the NSW win.

Phil Lutton After eight serene years of being able to create and execute seemingly at will, Queensland's State of Origin dynasty ended in a moment of fruitless frustration, the kind of pointless arm-waving that...

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State of Origin: Maroons name Cooper Cronk

Cooper Cronk and Matt Scott talk tactics with Matt Gillett during a Queensland Maroons State of Origin training session.

Phil Lutton Cooper Cronk has been named to make his return from a broken arm and Corey Parker returns from a facial injury as the Maroons bolster their Origin squad for game three of the series.

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League

Cooper Cronk says there's no risk in Origin return

Cooper Cronk passes during game one of the 2014 State of Origin series.

Phil Lutton Cooper Cronk concedes he has a number of hurdles to leap before Origin III but insists he's not taking any significant risks as he returns to the Queensland fold from a broken arm.

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League

Justin Hodges urges Daly Cherry-Evans to release pressure valve

Still learning the ropes: Queensland bench utility Daly Cherry-Evans.

Phil Lutton Maroons veteran Justin Hodges has urged Daly Cherry-Evans to put less expectation on himself as the Manly star desperately tries to stamp his class in the cut-throat theatre of representative...

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Maroons' Will Chambers at centre of assault complaint

Will Chambers

Phil Lutton Queensland coach Mal Meninga will come under pressure to stand down Will Chambers after the Maroons winger found himself at the centre of an assault allegation a week out from the third State of...

State of Origin Live: Game two from Sydney

nsw

Phil Lutton State of Origin Live: Game two from Sydney

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Sting of Origin defeat will be making of Daly Cherry-Evans, says Mal Meninga

Phil Lutton Mal Meninga believes Daly Cherry-Evans will emerge a stronger, better footballer after the Maroons halfback endured one of the most difficult weeks of his career, culminating in Queensland's loss to...

Cameron Smith urges unity as Maroons lick their wounds

Phil Lutton Injuries to force Queensland to bring in fresh faces for game three.

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Daly Cherry-Evans firms for State of Origin selection

Daly Cherry-Evans at Maroons training this week.

Phil Lutton Daly Cherry-Evans ticks every box required for Maroons medical staff.

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State of Origin: Cherry-Evans to tough it out in face of NSW assault

Racing the clock ... Maroons halfback Daly Cherry-Evans.

Phil Lutton Meninga doesn't believe NSW will target Cherry-Evans' injured knee.

Opinion

When it comes to Origin, eight might be enough

Has Queensland's record winning streak taken the fun out of Origin.

Phil Lutton All quiet on the Qld front - have we finally started to tire of beating the Blues?

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NRL live: Broncos v Titans

Ben Hannant

Phil Lutton NRL live: Broncos v Titans