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Brad Walter is Chief Rugby League Writer for The Sydney Morning Herald
Brad Walter More than five months after suffering what was initially described as a career-ending Achilles injury, Joe Galuvao has emerged as a potential shock selection for Manly in Sunday night's grand final...
Brad Walter Manly players claim the Sea Eagles are aiming for their fourth grand final win in seven years after the Storm were stripped of the 2007 premiership, and believe they deserve greater recognition for...
Brad Walter NRL officials have privately questioned the snubbing of Sonny Bill Williams and several Manly stars at Wednesday night's Dally M awards.
Brad Walter Anthony Watmough says third premiership since 2008 would confirm Manly as one of the greatest teams.
Brad Walter New Zealand selectors are preparing to be without Sydney Roosters superstar Sonny Bill Williams for the end of season World Cup and will view his availability for the Kiwis title defence as a bonus.
Brad Walter Test forward Anthony Watmough believes Manly's second grand-final appearance in three years proves their 2011 triumph was due to the players and not just former coach Des Hasler.
Brad Walter Glenn Stewart faces a nervous wait to learn if he is free to play in next Sunday's grand final after being placed on report as Manly ensured Russell Crowe's promised 21st South Sydney premiership...
Brad Walter North Queensland captain Johnathan Thurston has received some consolation for his team's controversial elimination from the finals after winning the Rugby League Players' Association players' player...
Brad Walter Injured Manly stars Jamie Lyon and Anthony Watmough insist they will be fit to face South Sydney in next Friday night's grand final qualifier after surviving another war of attrition to beat Cronulla...
Brad Walter Calls for the NRL to revert to video referees making decisions on tries without input from the on-field officials are set to fall on deaf ears after a review of all procedures at the end of the...
Brad Walter Fears of incurring permanent damage to his injured right knee may force Manly forward Anthony Watmough to withdraw from the Australian team for the end-of-season World Cup.
Brad Walter and Adrian Proszenko Sea Eagles believe they have not received credit after clashes with more fancied packs.
Brad Walter, Adrian Proszenko ''Frustrated'' Manly forwards are set to use claims they are too small and what they perceive as a lack of recognition for their efforts this season as added motivation to overcome South Sydney's...
Brad Walter Cronulla officials insist the future of seven unsigned players called for interviews with Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority investigators will be determined for football reasons alone.
Winning Starts Monday
Brad Walter Teams deliberately conceding penalties near their own tryline has joined the leg twist, the "cannonball" and the "crusher" as a tactic being employed across the NRL to slow the game down.
Brad Walter South Sydney star Sam Burgess is set to come under scrutiny from the NRL match review committee over an alleged ''squirrel grip'' as suspension and injuries threaten the Rabbitohs' and Roosters'...
Brad Walter Queensland make it eight series wins in a row as NSW squander a glut of possession.
Brad Walter Having taken over the mantle as the No.1 NRL player on form this season, Andrew Fifita is ready to fill the shoes of injured NSW captain Paul Gallen in Wednesday night's Origin series decider.
Brad Walter To get an idea of what NSW are up against at Suncorp Stadium on Wednesday night, consider this fact: five of Queensland's most senior players have each had as many, or more, Origin wins at the venue...
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