Mitchell Pearce

Sydney Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce sees silver lining in tough year on and off the field

Lucy Cormack Despite being the year he lost his place on the NSW Origin team, Mitchell Pearce has said 2014 has not been the toughest year of his life.

Sydney Roosters: Drama on the other side but Mitchell Pearce wants a thriller

Ready for the Titans: Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce.

Michael Chammas Sydney Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce believes his side will be ready to combat the extra emotion surrounding John Cartwright's last game in charge of the Titans.

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Ex-NSW half Mitchell Pearce desperate for another crack at Origin

Still hoping for Origin ... Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce.

Adrian Proszenko Mitchell Pearce has not given up on reclaiming his NSW jersey, saying: "If you don't strive to get into those teams, you're limiting yourself as a player."

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Laurie Daley keeps Mitchell Pearce in mix for 2015 NSW Origin campaign

Second chance: Mitchell Pearce.

Michael Carayannis Laurie Daley plans to meet with discarded halfback Mitchell Pearce as the NSW coach kick-starts the Blues’ Origin series defence.

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Trent Hodkinson more than makes up for Mitchell Pearce’s absence

Accidental hero: Trent Hodkinson scores the only try of the match.

Chris Barrett He was the accidental NSW halfback who has become a State of Origin hero.

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Boyd Cordner still perplexed by treatment after boozy night out with Mitchell Pearce

Ready for action: Boyd Cordner.

Adrian Proszenko Boyd Cordner has no regrets over the infamous night in Kings Cross that may have ended the representative career of Roosters teammate Mitchell Pearce, claiming the pair did nothing wrong.

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Roosters Mitchell Pearce and James Maloney miss chance to shine with Storm on back foot

Flattering: The scoreboard didn't tell the whole story on Sunday.

Phil Gould The discarded Origin duo did little to enhance their prospects of a recall.

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Mitchell Pearce praises 'fearless' Ben Hunt

Lachlan Maranta of the Broncos celebrates a try with Ben Hunt.

Brisbane half Ben Hunt fell agonisingly short of conjuring a victory over premiers Sydney Roosters - but he won a new fan in NSW no.7 Mitchell Pearce.

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NSW coach Laurie Daley tips Mitchell Pearce to keep Blues No.7 jersey

Improved: NSW coach Laurie Daley said Mitchell Pearce  is the right man for the Blues No.7 jersey.

Adrian Proszenko NSW coach Laurie Daley has hailed Mitchell Pearce as a vastly improved footballer than the one who participated in last year's State of Origin series.

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Sydney Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce not treating Manly clash as grand final rematch

Blockbuster: Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce is eyeing a fifth consecutive win against Manly.

Michael Carayannis Grand final rematch? Sydney Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce doesn’t think so as his team prepares to play Manly for the first time since last year’s grand final victory.

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City-Country clash to decide Mitchell Pearce's NSW scrum-base partner

Selection battle: Incumbent James Maloney is no certainty to start as the Blues No.6.

Brad Walter Up to six NSW five-eighth contenders are set to battle it out for the No.6 jersey in the City-Country clash, with Blues coach Laurie Daley planning to rest players considered certain selections to...

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Mitchell Pearce arrested over altercation outside a Kings Cross nightclub

Arrested: Mitchell Pearce.

Alexandra Back, Nick Ralston and Michael Carayannis Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce has been arrested after an early morning altercation with police outside a Kings Cross nightclub.

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Mitchell Pearce banned for one game and fined $20,000

Fined and banned for one game ... Mitchell Pearce

Michael Chammas Mitchell Pearce has been cleared to play in the State of Origin series opener after the Roosters handed the halfback one game ban for his involvement in a Kings Cross altercation on Sunday morning.

Mitchell Pearce in Kings Cross: Woman in yellow dress identifies herself

Melissa Arroja: Woman in the yellow dress.

Michael Carayannis and Nick Ralston A woman has identified herself as the one who made the initial complaint to police about the early morning behaviour of Roosters' halfback Mitchell Pearce at a Kings Cross nightclub.

Mitchell Pearce complaint: Woman in yellow dress identifies herself

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Nick Ralston, Michael Carayannis A woman has identified herself as the one who made the initial complaint to police about the behaviour of Mitchell Pearce at a Kings Cross nightclub.

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Blues decide against banning the booze despite Mitchell Pearce's drama

Boozy Blue: A alcohol-fuelled incident cost Blake Ferguson (centre) his Origin spot last year.

Adrian Proszenko NSW have ruled out introducing a booze ban despite yet another alcohol-fuelled incident disrupting the team's State of Origin preparations.

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How Mitchell Pearce was saved from State of Origin ban

Half his luck: Mitchell Pearce is free to play in the State of Origin series opener.

Brad Walter and Adrian Proszenko Sydney Roosters management have ensured Mitchell Pearce will be available for the upcoming Origin series opener by convincing NRL officials not to suspend the halfback Mitchell Pearce for two matches.

Mitchell Pearce faces ban regardless of police charge

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Brad Walter and Michael Carayannis NSW Origin halfback Mitchell Pearce may be banned by the NRL even if he escapes a police charge over an incident that led to his arrest at a Kings Cross nightspot on the weekend.

Woman tells police she does not want to make a formal complaint against Roosters' halfback Mitchell Pearce

Half the battle: Mitchell Pearce takes on Parramatta in round two.

Michael Carayannis and Nick Ralston The woman who initially complained to police about the behaviour of Roosters' halfback Mitchell Pearce has told officers she does not want the matter to go any further.

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Mitchell Pearce is at the crossroads and it's time to give the drink away

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Andrew Webster The reality of what alcohol does for Mitchell Pearce's life and career cannot be any clearer.

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