Michael Chammas Sydney Roosters flyer Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has credited Kiwi teammate Frank Pritchard for transforming his pre-game routine and easing the pressure he placed on himself.
Canterbury's premiership hopes have been dealt a massive blow with Frank Pritchard facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering a pectoral injury.
Liam FitzGibbon New Zealand backrower Frank Pritchard has been ruled out of Saturday's Rugby League World Cup final after failing to recover from a hamstring injury.
Adrian Proszenko When Des Hasler ordered Frank Pritchard into his office during the pre-season, the big Canterbury forward wasn't expecting good news.
Michael Carayannis If you punch or shove you get sat down, but if a player does an apparent chicken wing tackle you can remain on the field.
Ash Gray Live coverage of Saturday night's do-or-die showdown from Allianz Stadium.
Adrian Proszenko James Graham may yet end up seeing out the rest his days in Australia, but he almost didn’t get on the plane.
Lucy Cormack According to Alf Jennings, an avid Bulldogs supporter for more than 60 years, the boys in white and blue will champion the Manly Sea Eagles on Saturday, without a doubt.
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Ash Gray Can the Bulldogs halt their spate of poor form and overcome the Storm at AAMI Park?
Brad Walter Brett Stewart is in doubt for Manly's opening finals clash against South Sydney at Allianz Stadium.
Michael Carayannis The Roosters may be forced to defend their premiership without a recognised hooker, while South Sydney are set to welcome skipper John Sutton back when the sides clash on Thursday night.
Adrian Proszenko Canterbury have opened negotiations with Sam Kasiano as rivals queue up to poach the ball-playing prop.
Phil Gould With the rounds of matches affected so significantly by Origin now finally behind us, we can at last settle back and enjoy the final third of the season.
Michael Carayannis The Bulldogs may have seven NRL players sidelined and are staring down the barrel of four consecutive losses, but prop James Graham has urged his team to "get on with it".
Michael Carayannis Newcastle prop Kade Snowden will miss the Knights' match against Brisbane because of post-concussion symptoms.
Brad Walter Melbourne forward Tohu Harris, the player who had to make way for Sonny Bill Williams at last year's World Cup, is set to replace the Sydney Roosters superstar in the New Zealand squad for next...
Brad Walter After announcing three changes to his World Cup winning Australian team, Kangaroos coach Tim Sheens admitted he knew little of new Kiwis hooker Siliva Havili or some of the other members of a New...
Michael Chammas It's no surprise those teams suffering from the strongest dose of a World Cup hangover were those heavily represented in last year's end-of-season tournament in the United Kingdom.
Johnathan Thurston says there is too much pride and professionalism in the Kangaroos side to let complacency get the better of them against an understrength New Zealand on Friday.