Glenn Jackson After eight straight series defeats, where do you turn? In NSW's case, following Queensland's record era of State of Origin dominance, you turn to the dark side. Dark as in black; as in All Black.
Glenn Jackson In round 17, 1992, a close but seemingly unremarkable game was played at the then named Bruce Stadium - a 15-14 win to Manly over Canberra, clinched by a Matthew Ridge field goal.
Glenn Jackson IN ROUND 17, 1992, a close but seemingly unremarkable game was played at the then named Bruce Stadium; a 15-14 win to Manly over Canberra, clinched by a Matthew Ridge field goal.
Glenn Jackson ANDREW JOHNS' grace on the field was matched by a humility off it, after he was named rugby league's eighth Immortal last night. ''I'm lost for words,'' Johns said.
Glenn Jackson THE prospect of a full-time Australian rugby league coach - which garnered the support yesterday of NSW captain Paul Gallen - will be put to the ARL Commission during discussions as to whether Tim...
Glenn Jackson Early Sunday morning, Johnathan Thurston was considered to be in some doubt for Origin I, having missed training and been quarantined from his teammates.
Glenn Jackson So Queensland are what Queensland are not used to; down. But coach Mal Meninga, while stressing that the Maroons had "a bit of work to do" in order to continue their winning streak, maintained his...
Chris Barrett, Glenn Jackson, Adrian Proszenko Queensland coach Mal Meninga was asked to leave a bar in Brisbane on Tuesday night while celebrating the birthdays of Maroons stars Billy Slater and Cameron Smith.
Glenn Jackson NSW coach Laurie Daley says Queensland's decision to highlight perceived illegal tactics at the ruck is a sign of desperation by the Maroons, and lays bare the pressure they are under for Wednesday...
Glenn Jackson NSW captain Paul Gallen has declared himself "good to go" ahead of State of Origin I on Wednesday night in Melbourne, while his Queensland counterpart Cameron Smith has been quarantined from his...
'State of the Origin'
Glenn Jackson It's rugby league's showpiece, and high-ranked Victorians have made no secret that they want more of it. Yet how much do they know about State of Origin?
Glenn Jackson A passionate man as well as New South Welshman, Blues coach Ricky Stuart is asked how he feels about Queensland's six consecutive series victories, while Mal Meninga, the man who has led the Maroons...
Glenn Jackson A PASSIONATE man as well as a New South Welshman, Blues coach Ricky Stuart is asked how he feels about Queensland's six consecutive series victories, while Mal Meninga, the man who has led the...
Glenn Jackson THE dust has only just settled since the rage over refereeing decisions in State of Origin I - now it could be stirred up again.
Glenn Jackson RICKY STUART has said a lot about Origin players, and the need for them. Last night, after NSW's 16-12 victory, he spoke about Origin performances.
Glenn Jackson IN HIS regular conversations with Dave Taylor over the past few days, since he was cut by Queensland, South Sydney coach Michael Maguire knew his star player understood how best to respond.
Glenn Jackson THE sleeping giant was awoken. And there is no more a giant of a team than this Queensland one, waking this morning having extended their period of dominance to seven years.
Glenn Jackson THE push for a compulsory 18th man, who can replace players injured due to foul play, is gathering momentum after Bulldogs prop Sam Kasiano's high shot on Parramatta counterpart Fuifui Moimoi.