Glenn Jackson Cronulla face losing forward Luke Lewis for the first month of next season and potentially longer after the NSW and Australian star underwent a shoulder reconstruction on Thursday.
Glenn Jackson, Michael Carayannis Two fitness tests on Friday morning are likely to significantly shape the first semi-final.
Glenn Jackson South Sydney superstar Greg Inglis will be selected for Australia's World Cup campaign and is almost certain to tour after being effectively cleared to play despite his late-season knee troubles.
Glenn Jackson Sydney Roosters stars Michael Jennings and Boyd Cordner have capped a grand-final win with selection in the Australian squad for the World Cup starting later this month.
Glenn Jackson Before this season, Andrew Fifita told his Cronulla teammates he was getting married on the Sunday after the grand final, firmly believing his Sharks would be celebrating by then.
Glenn Jackson He has polarised opinion this week, but Wests Tigers hooker Robbie Farah will at least know that his NSW teammates think rather highly of him.
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 Most of Cronulla's recruits trained for the first time with their new club yesterday.
Glenn Jackson PREMIERSHIP teams are bred not bought, or so the saying went the last time Sydney Roosters went on such a spree.
Glenn Jackson Bookmakers reacted swiftly to the crisis engulfing Cronulla, suspending betting on the club's round-one clash with Gold Coast as well as other markets.
Glenn Jackson Having had no contact with the Cronulla board for days, it occurred to Shane Flanagan, when he was summoned to a mid-afternoon meeting on Friday, that he might not exit the room as the Sharks coach.
Glenn Jackson Speculation and innuendo have been as much buzzwords of the drugs investigation as peptides has. One of the few certainties is that there has been much uncertainty.
Glenn Jackson Australia were simply stronger when and where it counted. Their key players stepped up when they needed to, with a Test match on the line.
Glenn Jackson Tyrone Peachey said he would have liked to ask his uncle, former Sharks fullback David Peachey, what to expect in his NRL debut, which came against Canberra on Sunday.
Glenn Jackson Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan says the Sharks feel normal again. And what is normal for the Sharks, at least given the quality of the roster, is for them to be winning football games.
Glenn Jackson Laurie Daley's first camp as NSW coach was just a few hours old when he suffered his first major setback: the withdrawal of bench utility Kurt Gidley due to a foot injury.
Glenn Jackson Paul Gallen can see the end. Of Queensland's streak, but also of his own relentless role in it all. He can see a time when, instead of throwing his body into a group of Queensland forwards, he is...
State of Origin
Glenn Jackson Paul Gallen can see the end. Of Queensland’s streak, but also of his own relentless role in it all. He can see a time when, instead of throwing his body into a group of Queensland forwards, he is...
Glenn Jackson Laurie Daley's side has put itself in the best position to win an Origin series since 2008.
Glenn Jackson For the first time in five years, first blood goes to the Blues. Not since 2008 have the Blues won game one of a State of Origin series.