Glenn Jackson, Michael Chammas It's not quite a case of ''no Stewart, no chance'', but you can't argue with the cold hard facts - Manly have struggled without their star fullback this year like never before.
Glenn Jackson, Michael Carayannis Two fitness tests on Friday morning are likely to significantly shape the first semi-final.
Glenn Jackson, Brad Walter Blake Ferguson did not attend Canberra's match against Manly on Sunday due to a family matter and received permission to do so from Raiders chief executive Don Furner.
Glenn Jackson A NSW reject and a Wests Tigers reject came up with the key plays when it counted; Cronulla five-eighth Todd Carney had a hand in just about everything – the only crucial play he could not...
State of Origin
Glenn Jackson After being named as one of three players on standby for the State of Origin decider on July 17, Sydney Roosters forward Boyd Cordner declared he was ready to be a part of one of the most anticipated...
Glenn Jackson Panthers boss and league pundit Phil Gould believes NRL stars should face immediate deregistration when they are sacked for bad behaviour by their clubs in the future.
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 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 After his final attempt to secure a NSW jumper for game one of the State of Origin series, Cronulla five-eighth Todd Carney maintained he would be better for having played in last year's ultimately...
Glenn Jackson James Maloney would love to take the credit for providing the calm in Mitchell Pearce's game. Yet the Roosters five-eighth, now the NSW five-eighth, is not sure he can.
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 Three significant returns have occurred for the Bulldogs. Props James Graham and Sam Kasiano made comebacks, and they were important enough for the previously stuttering Bulldogs.
Glenn Jackson Five matches into his comeback, Canterbury fullback Ben Barba isn't happy. Yet while weeks ago that would have sent shivers through Bulldogs supporters, his words on Friday night should rather...
Glenn Jackson As he was weighing up whether to sign with Penrith, the Warriors or remain at Cronulla, Todd Carney conceded he was being weighed down.
Glenn Jackson A day after Todd Carney signed for life, he handed Marika Koroibete not quite a lifetime of misery, but certainly quite a few nightmares as the Sharks beat Wests Tigers 30-6 at Allianz Stadium on...
Glenn Jackson You might think, having just returned from a foot injury, that Todd Carney is putting aside any thought of a State of Origin jumper.
Glenn Jackson A tight finish, a group of players who remain close despite a burgeoning scandal. And, according to the Cronulla captain Paul Gallen, the easiest part of his week.
Adrian Proszenko, Daniel Lane, Glenn Jackson Shane Flanagan has labelled the retention of free agent Todd Carney as ''priority No.1' after being reinstated as Cronulla coach.
Glenn Jackson Beau Ryan stood in the Cronulla dressing room with a sign which read ''Bring Back Sharpie''. As always, the Cronulla winger knew how to take the pressure out of a moment like he was simply popping a...