Chris Barrett, Glenn Jackson, Adrian Proszenko Queensland coach Mal Meninga was asked to leave a bar in Brisbane on Tuesday night while celebrating the birthdays of Maroons stars Billy Slater and Cameron Smith.
Glenn Jackson NSW coach Laurie Daley has declared that the prospect of Queensland retribution for Paul Gallen's fight with Nate Myles in State of Origin I was ''not on our agenda'' ahead of Wednesday week's second...
Glenn Jackson Early Sunday morning, Johnathan Thurston was considered to be in some doubt for Origin I, having missed training and been quarantined from his teammates.
Glenn Jackson Laurie Daley's side has put itself in the best position to win an Origin series since 2008.
Glenn Jackson So Queensland are what Queensland are not used to; down. But coach Mal Meninga, while stressing that the Maroons had "a bit of work to do" in order to continue their winning streak, maintained his...
Glenn Jackson For the first time in five years, first blood goes to the Blues. Not since 2008 have the Blues won game one of a State of Origin series.
Glenn Jackson James Maloney would love to take the credit for providing the calm in Mitchell Pearce's game. Yet the Roosters five-eighth, now the NSW five-eighth, is not sure he can.
Glenn Jackson It was the upset of the season and, according to some, Penrith's best win in a decade. And it was all done with a squad worth less than half this year's salary cap.
Glenn Jackson Slipping back into the centres for an Australian team, you will be comforted to hear, is as easy as ''riding a bicycle''.
Glenn Jackson Australia were simply stronger when and where it counted. Their key players stepped up when they needed to, with a Test match on the line.
Glenn Jackson Queensland star says slipping back into the centres for an Australian team is easy.
Glenn Jackson Beating the Storm when all its stars are present is a tough ask for any club.
Weathering the Storm: Bulldogs plan around Melbourne's triumvirate of power for an uphill battle without Barba
Glenn Jackson Melbourne don't lose very often. But even rarer are occasions when the Storm lose with Cooper Cronk, Billy Slater and Cameron Smith all in the team.
Adrian Proszenko, Glenn Jackson A State of Origin advertising campaign featuring Paul Gallen has been abandoned amid fears this year's series will be tarnished by the drugs scandal at Cronulla.
Glenn Jackson The futures of some of the highest-profile players in the NRL - as well as the controversial rugby union star Kurtley Beale - may become clearer now that two player agents suspended over their...
Glenn Jackson JUST before 7pm on Thursday, four NRL players stepped out of the headquarters of the NRL to state that they believed they had a deal. A salary cap of about $5.
Glenn Jackson OFFICIALS are set to put an offer to a heavy-hitting group of players including Jarryd Hayne, Cameron Smith and Johnathan Thurston at a critical and potentially explosive collective bargaining...
Glenn Jackson, Steve Mascord THEY have won seven consecutive State of Origin series and predictably dominated the national squad - and on Saturday night the Queenslanders managed to hijack the Australian victory celebrations,...
Glenn Jackson MELBOURNE coach Craig Bellamy isn't silly enough to claim there will be no emotion in Friday night's preliminary final clash against Manly.
Glenn Jackson There are reactions you expect Melbourne's aggrieved footballers to use when lamenting their grievance.