Michael Chammas Long before they locked horns in a fiery State of Origin confrontation, Johnathan Thurston threw down the gauntlet to Josh Reynolds.
Michael Chammas With the NRL’s home and away season coming to a conclusion, the time for awards is looming. Michael Chammas spoke with some former greats of the game and members of Fairfax Media’s league...
Michael Chammas Panthers coach Ivan Cleary insists there's more to North Queensland than the man they tried so hard to lure to Penrith.
Michael Chammas The Panthers are hopeful hooker James Segeyaro will only miss one week after suffering an ankle injury in Monday night's one-point win over his former club North Queensland.
North Queensland coach Paul Green blasts refs for "not knowing what was going on" in loss to Penrith
Michael Chammas Cowboys coach Paul Green has criticised the referees for "not knowing what was going on" after they sent Matthew Wright to the sin bin at a pivotal time in Monday night's loss to Penrith.
Michael Chammas The Panthers might have went after Johnathan Thurston as their priority recruit, but on Monday night Jamie Soward proved that he was more than just a second prize, leading the Panthers to a...
Michael Chammas SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS v NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS at ANZ Stadium, Saturday 7.30pm
Michael Chammas Since the Gold Coast Titans joined the competition in 2007, most teams have been on a rollercoaster ride in search of success.
Michael Chammas North Queensland v Wests Tigers at 1300SMILES Stadium, Saturday 7.30pm
Michael Chammas Does this game count for anything come finals time?
Michael Chammas The league season is into the home stretch. Michael Chammas looks at the players who could be the X-factors for the teams still in contention to win this year's NRL title.
Michael Chammas Queensland have saved face after losing the first two matches of the State of Origin series by beating NSW in the finale at Suncorp Stadium.
Michael Chammas North Queensland called it a Sydney conspiracy, but Cronulla prop Andrew Fifita believes the Cowboys would not have cried foul if they had won the semi-final against the Sharks last year.
Michael Chammas When it comes to controversial eligibility selections, James Tamou is right up there with Greg Inglis and Israel Folau.
Michael Chammas Pirtek Stadium, Parramatta, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)
Michael Chammas North Queensland Cowboys coach Paul Green believes his star players suffered an Origin hangover in Friday night's loss to Parramatta.
Michael Chammas What a difference a week and one player made for Parramatta on Friday night, maintaining their unbeaten record at Pirtek Stadium this season with an 18-16 win over North Queensland.
Michael Chammas It's the devil's number in cricket but it could be lucky 87 for NSW in their bid to end Queensland's eight-year Origin supremacy on Wednesday night.
Michael Chammas Blues five-eighth Josh Reynolds knew his teammates would fall in love with Trent Hodkinson from the get-go, but admits he wanted to change their perception of him.
Michael Chammas NRL previews for round eight.