Michael Chammas After Ben Barba inflicted his former club with their first loss at the Auckland Nines, Broncos forward Sam Thaiday conceded Brisbane's newest recruit could start the season at five-eighth.
Michael Chammas In two weeks' time it will be on for young and not-so young again when the competition proper kicks off.
Michael Chammas The NRL believes the nines concept has the potential to evolve into a six-week summer competition that would rival the Big Bash League and open the doors to a hybrid game.
Michael Chammas, Brad Walter Manly legend Steve Menzies will come out of retirement to play for the Sea Eagles in the Auckland Nines, and the 40-year-old hasn't closed the door on the possibility of another stint in the NRL.
Michael Chammas Parramatta Five-eighth: Corey Norman Halfback: Luke Kelly/ Chris Sandow The back-to-back wooden spooners have a stronger roster than they have had for the past two seasons, but their fortunes are...
Michael Chammas Corey Norman signed with Parramatta to play under Ricky Stuart, but the new Eels recruit insists he never had second thoughts about joining the wooden spooners despite Stuart walking out on the club.
Michael Chammas Parramatta's Jarryd Hayne has admitted he failed to step up when his side needed him with the game on the line against Canterbury last Thursday.
Michael Chammas Anthony Minichiello won't retire at the end of the season, but the veteran fullback concedes that doesn't mean he will be at his beloved Sydney Roosters.
Michael Chammas Not since 2000 have Queensland played an Origin game without one of Darren Lockyer or Petero Civoniceva, but Blues prop James Tamou dismissed the notion the Maroons would field their weakest team...
Chris Barrett, Michael Carayannis and Michael Chammas Paul Gallen's square-up with Nate Myles has dominated the postscript to Origin I this week but aside from the fisticuffs there are a series of unanswered questions central to determining interstate...
Michael Chammas A year ago, Ivan Cleary was preparing the New Zealand Warriors for a shot at the premiership. Today, he will wake up with the task of helping his Panthers avoid the wooden spoon.
Michael Chammas, Brett Keeble ON-FIELD referees will be required to make a decision on a try-scoring situation before referring it to the video referee in one of several significant changes made by the ARL Commission for next...
Michael Chammas, Brad Walter PARRAMATTA will have to fight off bids from St George Illawarra and Penrith to lure Corey Norman from Brisbane for next season.
Michael Chammas, Brett Keeble ANTHONY GRIFFIN dropped a selection bombshell on Friday when he named Scott Prince and Corey Norman in his run-on side for next week's round-one clash against Manly.
Daniel Lane and Michael Chammas With the season kicking off on Thursday, we look at each team's key player.
Michael Chammas Luke Lewis is Penrith.
Michael Chammas The No. 6 jersey hand-cuffed Johnathan Thurston in the opening month of the season, but last night he finally broke the shackles in his side's 22-6 win over the Raiders.
Michael Chammas NSW assistant coach Trent Barrett has put the onus on Todd Carney and Mitchell Pearce to lead the Blues to a series-levelling win tonight.
Michael Chammas THE impact Wayne Bennett and Tim Sheens have had on rugby league has been felt far beyond the 11 premierships they've collected during the past 28 years.