Glenn Jackson After his final attempt to secure a NSW jumper for game one of the State of Origin series, Cronulla five-eighth Todd Carney maintained he would be better for having played in last year's ultimately...
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 MANLY'S title defence is still alive despite a dodgy calf and thanks to a dodgy call or two. Or at least that is certainly what North Queensland will argue, after the class of centre Jamie Lyon gave...
Glenn Jackson FOR one night at least, the Bulldogs are on top of the table - and Des Hasler is again a victor at Brookvale Oval.
Glenn Jackson WHETHER Jamie Lyon should or shouldn't play State of Origin is irrelevant, given the fact that he clearly won't. Yet there is no doubt that he could - and that NSW's loss is Manly's gain.
Glenn Jackson AT THIS stage of the season, every team is looking for an advantage, however slight. And both Manly and South Sydney, who play tomorrow night, have potentially grand final-winning ones.
Glenn Jackson HE MIGHT have opted out of Origin, but Jamie Lyon will still provide an influence over the current squad.
Glenn Jackson Like any good footballer, Robbie Farah is changing things on the run.
Glenn Jackson No biffs, no butts and no brawls. The only real similarity to Donnybrookvale was that Manly second-rower Glenn Stewart exited earlier than expected.
Glenn Jackson NSW coaches and officials have spoken about a ''pick and stick'' mentality annually during Queensland's era of dominance. Finally, that advice has been heeded.
Glenn Jackson INJURED back-rower Glenn Stewart is set to run with the NSW squad for the first time tomorrow but will be given his most important fitness test on Sunday.
Glenn Jackson MANLY coach Geoff Toovey has ruled a line through fullback Brett Stewart before tomorrow night's clash with the Bulldogs - and conceded he may yet do the same to his brother Glenn.
Glenn Jackson A MORAL victory for Manly, perhaps, as well as a morale-boosting one. Time and again this season, many have pondered how much of their success has come through Des Hasler's coaching.
Glenn Jackson IT'S difficult to confirm whether, for Jamie Buhrer, having both Anthony Watmough and Glenn Stewart alongside him is a blessing or a curse. It is probably a bit of both.
Glenn Jackson FORMER Test and NRL coach Daniel Anderson has joined a late push for Melbourne second-rower Ryan Hoffman to be selected for NSW.
Glenn Jackson Whether it was destiny or fate involved, or something else entirely, Todd Carney wasn't sure. All he knew was that he wanted it badly; that never changed even through the highs, lows and in-betweens...