Brad Walter, Tim Barrow Willie Mason is set to be recalled by NSW coach Laurie Daley for the opening State of Origin match five years after making his last appearance in a Blues jersey.
Brad Walter Manly lock Glenn Stewart and Melbourne's Ryan Hoffman will go head to head for a place in the State of Origin opener when they meet at AAMI Park on Monday night.
Winning Starts Monday
Brad Walter NSW coach Laurie Daley is set to enter the State of Origin series with his players in better form than their Queensland counterparts.
Brad Walter NSW coach Laurie Daley must resolve the dilemma of whether to match the size of Queensland's forwards by picking four props or opting for more mobile back-rowers as he attempts to finalise his team...
Brad Walter The biggest concern for Australian selectors before they met to pick the side to play against New Zealand on Friday was the fitness of Johnathan Thurston and who would wear the No.
Brad Walter New Zealand hooker Issac Luke's speed out of dummy half has prompted the Kangaroos selectors to choose just two specialist props for next Friday night's Test at Canberra Stadium.
WINNING STARTS MONDAY
Brad Walter NRL coaches and players complaining about the obstruction rule have only themselves to blame if they are taking advantage of the inexperience in the refereeing ranks this season.
Brad Walter St George Illawarra's Steve Price might be favourite to be the first NRL coach sacked this season but he has strong support within the club and there has even been talk of re-signing him.
Brad Walter Richie Fa'aoso is set to avoid becoming the first NRL player charged with the new offence of making a shoulder charge - but the Manly forward could be booked for dangerous contact over the incident...
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.
Brad Walter BEN BARBA picked up where he left off last season with a three-try, man-of-the-match performance for the Indigenous All Stars, despite playing just 60 minutes before succumbing to a hamstring injury.
Brad Walter A $1.4 million increase to this year's salary cap is expected to be approved within days by NRL players, but cashed up Gold Coast officials don't believe it will help their bid to entice Jamie Lyon...
Brad Walter NSW Origin forwards Greg Bird and Paul Gallen will team up with Willie Mason to take on New Zealand rugby union stars in a trans-Tasman, cross-code boxing event to raise funds for cancer awareness.
Brad Walter and Michael Chammas "THERE'S no pressure . . . but we need that 21st premiership."
Brad Walter NSWRL directors still consider Ricky Stuart the best candidate to coach the Blues next season and by allowing him to do the job Parramatta will improve their chances of recruiting the Origin halves...
Brad Walter RICKY STUART has little room to move as he tries to improve Parramatta's roster for next season because the re-signing of Fuifui Moimoi has left few players off contract in the league's last-placed...
Brad Walter An independent analyst engaged by NSW officials to review Origin I has found that Queensland was able to get away with 10 incidents that warranted penalties, while match officials missed just one...
Brad Walter BLUES officials are privately fuming that Brent Tate or Matt Scott wasn't sent to the sin bin along with Michael Jennings after the first-half brawl on Wednesday night, and believe the incident...
Brad Walter AN INDEPENDENT analyst engaged by NSW officials to review Origin I has found that Queensland were able to get away with 10 incidents that warranted penalties, while match officials missed just one...
Brad Walter JAMES TAMOU'S stunning show of athleticism against Wests Tigers on Sunday may help convince NSW coach Ricky Stuart to choose another front-rower on the interchange bench in place of Tony Williams for...