Phil Lutton The setting was different, the names were the same. Queensland has unveiled an unchanged 17-man squad as the Maroons try to stretch their interstate domination to eight years.
Phil Lutton Trevor Gillmeister, one of the best defenders rugby league has seen, has made a post-football career by teaching the dark art of how to scythe a man in twain.
Phil Lutton Queensland selectors will be breathing a sigh of relief as the countdown to the first team announcement continues, with halfback Cooper Cronk and prop David Shillington both cleared of any wrongdoing...
Phil Lutton If death and taxes are life's certainties, then Origin must be at the other end of the spectrum. Even with a stranglehold on the interstate series and a settled core of champions, chaos theory has...
Phil Lutton Queensland will have at least one new face and one controversial inclusion on the bench after naming its extended squad for the State of Origin opener on June 5 in Sydney.
Phil Lutton As Mitchell Pearce continues his quest for Origin fulfilment, Cooper Cronk's cup runneth over.
Phil Lutton The Queensland coach Mal Meninga says Boyd has until Friday to prove his fitness.
Phil Lutton After seven years of success, Mal Meninga remains a puppet master capable of pulling all the right strings within his Queensland side, writes Phil Lutton.
Phil Lutton Queensland selectors are set to unleash Canberra backrower Josh Papalii in State of Origin II as part of a revamp that is also likely to feature Manly's classy number seven Daly Cherry-Evans.
Phil Lutton Queensland coach Mal Meninga has initiated a generational change within the Maroons with veterans David Shillington and Ashley Harrison dropped for game two in Brisbane
Phil Lutton Queensland Origin selectors have a handful of key decisions to make for their game one squad but dropping Petero Civoniceva isn't one of them, writes Phil Lutton.
Phil Lutton Beaten and beaten up, Queensland are retreating to Suncorp Stadium for an Origin decider nursing a squad sent through the gauntlet by a brutal Blues outfit convinced the sun has set on an...
Phil Lutton The Gold Coast Titans shouldn't be so hasty to enter post-Prince era, writes Phil Lutton.
Phil Lutton Melbourne Storm halfback Cooper Cronk, the most in-demand man in the NRL, will hold a press conference in Melbourne tomorrow morning to announce his playing future.
Phil Lutton Super Friday at Suncorp Stadium shapes as a mass State of Origin audition on both sides of the border, with the final blueprint of the Queensland and New South Wales squads destined to be influenced...
Phil Lutton If Queensland fans are looking for a staunch defence of the referees' decision to award Greg Inglis that controversial try last night, Inglis himself is about the last guy to ask.
Phil Lutton New South Wales will be confronted with a Maroons side stacked with in-form stars and a colossal bench when Mal Meninga unveils his squad tonight for the Origin opener.