Glenn Jackson Sydney Roosters stars Michael Jennings and Boyd Cordner have capped a grand-final win with selection in the Australian squad for the World Cup starting later this month.
Glenn Jackson Before this season, Andrew Fifita told his Cronulla teammates he was getting married on the Sunday after the grand final, firmly believing his Sharks would be celebrating by then.
Glenn Jackson The past and the future will be motivating the Australians in the World Cup. The Kangaroos' core players have never won the trophy - and realise that if they do not succeed this year, they never will.
Glenn Jackson South Sydney superstar Greg Inglis will be selected for Australia's World Cup campaign and is almost certain to tour after being effectively cleared to play despite his late-season knee troubles.
Glenn Jackson After eight straight series defeats, where do you turn? In NSW's case, following Queensland's record era of State of Origin dominance, you turn to the dark side. Dark as in black; as in All Black.
Glenn Jackson Melbourne's premiership defence has been shaken by an uncharacteristic performance, two controversial video referee calls and an ugly tackle on Sisa Waqa which resulted in the winger being taken to...
Glenn Jackson A hoodoo is broken and South Sydney's stumble is righted swiftly. The Rabbitohs might have missed out on first place but they are still the first side into the penultimate weekend, courtesy of their...
Glenn Jackson There are reactions you expect Melbourne's aggrieved footballers to use when lamenting their grievance.
Glenn Jackson Gareth Widdop states it rather matter-of-factly, recalling his first grand final in the flesh, before realising what he was saying.
Glenn Jackson WHO can take this one away from Melbourne? We shall find out tonight, but it will take some effort to topple the form team of the finals series so far.
Glenn Jackson HAD it not been for the ominous presence of Billy Slater at Melbourne, Canterbury fullback Ben Barba could have found himself at the Storm.
Glenn Jackson, Sydney No club has consistently turned over as many players as Melbourne has since 2006.
Glenn Jackson On a July morning in a Port Melbourne cafe, three wise men set about rebuilding a football club. Not quite from the ground up, but from far below where anyone would care to tread.
Glenn Jackson Billy Slater is perhaps used to game-defining moments. On this stage, though? Possibly not.
Glenn Jackson LUKE LEWIS says he will not be disappointed if he misses out on selection for Australia's Test against New Zealand this month.
Glenn Jackson BY NOW, Billy Slater is perhaps used to game-defining moments. On this stage, though? Possibly not.
Glenn Jackson It won't go down as the greatest grand final, and certainly won't be considered the greatest night for rugby league, given the fallout ahead of us.
Glenn Jackson REFEREES coaches Bill Harrigan and Stuart Raper were back at work yesterday despite the ongoing review into their positions.
Chris Barrett, Glenn Jackson ALLEGED biter James Graham will not be eligible for any leniency at the NRL judiciary after surprisingly having a not-guilty plea entered on his behalf before tonight's tribunal hearing in Sydney.
Glenn Jackson, Steve Mascord THE new Warriors coach is set to be named within days, and may ultimately know exactly how Steven Bradbury felt, given the number of candidates who have fallen before him.