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Brad Walter is Chief Rugby League Writer for The Sydney Morning Herald
Brad Walter England five-eighth Gareth Widdop demonstrated why St George Illawarra had paid big money to sign him by spearheading the Dragons to a 44-24 defeat of Wests Tigers in his first appearance for the...
Brad Walter John Sutton's move into the forwards is expected to proceed as planned, despite South Sydney coach Michael Maguire being unable to try a new halves combination in the pre-season after the withdrawal...
Brad Walter It is too early for suggestions that St George Illawarra coach Steve Price has only six weeks to save his job, but if his players don't show greater commitment in the opening premiership matches, the...
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 Justin Hodges played only 40 minutes but his class was the difference in Brisbane's gutsy defeat of St George Illawarra at WIN Stadium on Friday.
Brad Walter St George Illawarra's Steve Price might be favourite to be the first NRL coach sacked this season but he has strong support within the club and there has even been talk of re-signing him.
Brad Walter Josh Dugan must overcome fitness and judiciary concerns to play for NSW in Origin II after St George Illawarra officials revealed the star fullback would undergo scans on Monday.
Brad Walter St George Illawarra officials are set to block a bid by out of favour five-eighth Jamie Soward to play out the season in England and have not ruled out the possibility of him wearing the Red V again.
Brad Walter St George Illawarra shocked Melbourne 26-18 on Friday night, with winger Brett Morris maintaining his incredible record at WIN Stadium with a hattrick.
Brad Walter Set if six: It wasn't just the kick-off that had Cronulla officials riled on Saturday night.
Brad Walter Kangaroos stars Johnathan Thurston, Matt Scott and James Tamou are to be offered a percentage of North Queensland's salary cap in their next contracts due to the uncertainty about how high it will be.
Brad Walter NRL players want the salary cap for next season to be more than the $5 million ceiling agreed to by clubs and the ARL Commission and are also seeking a five-year collective bargaining agreement.
Brad Walter NSW Origin captain Paul Gallen believes his Cronulla teammate Todd Carney can show he is ready for State of Origin with a strong performance in tonight's derby against St George Illawarra.
Brad Walter Dumped Penrith centre vows to repay the faith of Blues coach Ricky Stuart.
Brad Walter QUEENSLAND coach Mal Meninga and his players remain unsure of the make-up of the NSW team for tonight's opening Origin match at Etihad Stadium, with the Blues yet to officially announce a line-up.
Brad Walter JAMES TAMOU'S stunning show of athleticism against Wests Tigers on Sunday may help convince NSW coach Ricky Stuart to choose another front-rower on the interchange bench in place of Tony Williams for...
Brad Walter PENRITH prop Tim Grant and Manly backrower Anthony Watmough are the new faces in the NSW team named for Origin II at ANZ Stadium on June 13.
Brad Walter WESTS TIGERS props Aaron Woods and Keith Galloway will be vying for a place on the NSW interchange bench when they play the Raiders at Canberra Stadium tonight.
Brad Walter With Glenn Stewart ruled out of the upcoming Origin decider, NSW coach Ricky Stuart should take a gamble on his injured Manly teammate Tony Williams.