Adrian Proszenko Wests Tigers youngster Bayley Sironen has a chance to follow in famous family footsteps after being selected to attend the Blues' ''Origin pathways'' camp in January.
Daniel Lane Gurinder Sandhu, the fast bowler who stunned the cricket world when he was named the Steve Waugh Medallist as the best NSW cricketer in his rookie season, dismissed talk of the so-called second-year...
Daniel Lane In a move that will have ramifications for the ARL over the next decade, its Kiwi counterparts have started to lock up the next generation of Aussie-based, but New Zealand-eligible, stars by copying...
STATE OF ORIGIN
Brad Walter The Blues will go into Wednesday night's Origin at Suncorp Stadium full of confidence from not only their performance in the series opener but the way Queensland has reacted to the defeat.
Roy Masters The first and last penalties of Wednesday night's second State of Origin match told the story of NSW's disrespectful attitude.
Andrew Webster The NSW team does not want you to know this, but we'll set it free nonetheless.
Brad Walter NSW coach Laurie Daley was disappointed with Trent Merrin for his lack of discipline in Origin II - but not as unhappy as he was with the performance of referees Shayne Hayne and Ashley Klein.
Chris Barrett Late on Wednesday night, Ben Elias sat in front of a pub full of mostly revved-up Queenslanders at Brisbane's Paddington Tavern, and asked them what they thought about the evening's sin-binning...
Adrian Proszenko Benji Marshall has called for NSW to retain prop Aaron Woods for the deciding Origin game after he starred in Wests Tigers' upset win over Melbourne at Leichhardt Oval.
Liam Napier John Kirwan has made a bold play to lure rugby league superstar Benji Marshall back to New Zealand to play rugby with the Blues next year.
State of Origin
Adrian Proszenko Jorge Taufua admits he has been down on form but the Manly winger is confident he can step it up if given a NSW jersey for the Origin decider.
Glenn Jackson, Brad Walter NSW coach Laurie Daley may not finalise Jarryd Hayne's position for the State of Origin decider until after Parramatta's clash with Manly on Monday night, when the fullback hopes to make his comeback...
Jon Tuxworth But NSWRL boss David Trodden says it would be ''almost impossible'' for Ferguson to play in Origin III.
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.
Jon Tuxworth The Kangaroos' reserve-grade side secured the biggest upset of the year to add salt to the Blues' wounds on Sunday.
Chris Wilson Former Canberra Raiders halfback Marc Herbert was jaded with rugby league before he found the Blues.
David Polkinghorne Queanbeyan Blues storm into Canberra Raiders Cup grand final with a 32-10 victory over cross-town rivals the Kangaroos.
State of Origin
Glenn Jackson They traded blows in game one and verbal barbs ever since. Now, the time for talk is over. NSW will tonight attempt to bring down a dynasty, and end seven years of Queensland dominance in the State...
Jon Tuxworth Last year's grand final loss still hurts, but Kangaroos' Jordan Macey believes it could provide a blueprint to a premiership.
Brad Walter To get an idea of what NSW are up against at Suncorp Stadium on Wednesday night, consider this fact: five of Queensland's most senior players have each had as many, or more, Origin wins at the venue...