Tom Decent After a lacklustre second term against an exuberant Tigers pack last Sunday, where they conceded more points than any other match in Des Hasler's reign at the club, the Bulldogs were well and truly...
Phil Gould With the rounds of matches affected so significantly by Origin now finally behind us, we can at last settle back and enjoy the final third of the season.
Sarah Harvey The club finds itself inside the sacred top eight, the first time in two years.
Michael Chammas With the NRL bearing down on the business end of the season, Michael Chammas celebrates a different side of rugby league.
Michael Chammas AT LEAST half of last year's semi-finalists will miss this year's finals, if recent history is anything to go by.
Mackay Newcastle moves into NRL top eight with a gutsy 18-12 victory over Canterbury
Ben Stanley In years to come, the league almanac will tell the basics: that the Warriors beat Melbourne 30-22 at Mount Smart Stadium.
Brett Stewart could join Billy Slater, Paul Gallen and Greg Bird in returning from injury for round 21 of the NRL as teams battling for a top eight finish recall their big names.
Lee Gaskin Raiders vice-captain Brett White has backed changes to the NRL finals system which make it almost impossible for a team outside the top four to win the competition.
Wayne Heming Brisbane's first-up win over the Cowboys last weekend obviously failed to impress one big better who today tossed $100,000 on the Broncos to miss the top eight.
Phil Lutton Brisbane Broncos chairman Dennis Watt says the club will stand by its decision to sack coach Anthony Griffin no matter what transpires in the NRL finals, which begin on Friday night.
Roy Ward Melbourne Storm faces elimination from the finals race if it loses to Brisbane Broncos.
Ian McCullough, Chris Wilson A half-time spray by coach Brad Arthur was not enough to keep Parramatta in control of their season at Newcastle last weekend, but he does expect his players to do better against Canberra on Saturday.
Laine Clark In a cruel twist to Gold Coast's already devastating NRL season, retiring Titans forward Luke Bailey has been denied an official farewell due to a neck injury.
Michael Carayannis Penrith veteran prop Brent Kite is set to make a shock return from a biceps injury.
Brad Walter Winning an NRL premiership is more like a marathon than a sprint, and if the Sydney Roosters appear to have timed their run at back-to-back titles to perfection that is because they planned it that...
Lee Gaskin Join Chris Wilson for all the action from Canberra Stadium as the Eels take on the Raiders from 5.30pm.
Chris Boulous If anyone needed a win this week it was Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter; and his team delivered.
Phil Gould There is no doubt the Roosters are the form team in the competition as we head into week one of the finals.
Roy Ward Ryan Hinchcliffe has filled in at hooker for Cameron Smith before and he is ready to do it again if Smith doesn't play in the elimination final.