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Wrecking ball: Jason Taumalolo.

Cronk, Taumalolo joint Dally M Medal winners

Melbourne halfback Cooper Cronk and North Queensland back-rower Jason Taumalolo became just the second joint winners of the Dally M Medal after a gripping count at The Star on Wednesday night.

Dally M awards help ease Raiders pain

Ricky Stuart was named the NRL's coach of the year on Wednesday night.

Ricky Stuart's moment of hesitation regarding the club captaincy two years ago is a distant memory after a Canberra Raiders double at the Dally M awards.

Sharks plan Thurston-style plea on grand final stage

Platform: Sharks skipper Paul Gallen.

Johnathan Thurston used his acceptance speech moments after booting the Cowboys to a maiden title to make a controversial statement. And the Sharks could follow a similar route if they win their first premiership.

Holmes takes aim at Munster

Not happy Cam: Cronulla's Valentine Holmes.

Tension between Valentine Holmes and Cameron Munster has intensified after the Cronulla winger questioned why his counterpart reopened old wounds ahead of the biggest game of their young lives.

'I'll never forget': Sterling advice to Townsend

Sage advice: Chad Townsend.

What prompted Peter Sterling to dash from his commentary box vantage point and rush to speak to Cronulla's halfback, Chad Townsend would prefer to be kept private. But the Sharks' No.7 admits the words will be ringing in his ears come grand final day.

Sharks slap media ban on Fifita

 Andrew Fifita.

Cronulla have slapped a media ban on Andrew Fifita over fears the antics of the outspoken forward could overshadow the club's quest for a maiden NRL premiership.