Phil Gould is a League Columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald
Set of Six
Phil Gould After disappointing displays last week, last year's grand finalists bounced back in impressive fashion. Manly had a gutsy win against Souths, while the Roosters were all class against the Eels.
Phil Gould There is no other way to describe what happened in Brisbane last night as anything other than Queensland dishing out an Origin football lesson to the NSW Blues.
SET OF SIX
Phil Gould I don't think the Wests Ashfield club is being at all unreasonable regarding the conditions it requires to continue funding the club.
Phil Gould Ricky Stuart, NSW Origin coach for the past two years, has now passed the responsibility of leading the Blues onto his former teammate Laurie Daley. Actually, they were more than just teammates.