Greg Prichard MANLY coach Geoff Toovey was upbeat about the chances of Jamie Lyon playing against North Queensland at Allianz Stadium tomorrow night after the centre trained on his injured calf yesterday.
Greg Prichard BRISBANE coach Anthony Griffin has warned his players to expect the real North Queensland at Suncorp Stadium tonight after an inexplicably poor first-round performance from the Cowboys.
Greg Prichard MANLY coach Geoff Toovey has praised rookie Jorge Taufua's role in plugging a problem position as the Sea Eagles try to clinch a top-four spot in the finals by beating Gold Coast at Skilled Park...
Greg Prichard Any chance of Manly fans turning up in numbers for their team's semi-final against North Queensland at Allianz Stadium on Friday? The Sea Eagles need their support.
Greg Prichard BRAD Fittler, as good a judge of a five-eighth as there is, says Johnathan Thurston is changing the way five-eighths play and is an even better player in that position than he was as a halfback.
Greg Prichard Take a look at the important bits and pieces from the NRL finals action so far.
Greg Prichard PARRAMATTA chief executive Bob Bentley says the club's two-loss start to the season hasn't changed their opinion that Stephen Kearney should be their long-time coach.
Greg Prichard BRISBANE coach Anthony Griffin says that knowing his side will play a string of Friday night games doesn't make it any easier for the Broncos to win.
Greg Prichard Parramatta captain Nathan Hindmarsh says the players have only themselves to blame for their start to the season - but that it isn't over despite their 0-3 record.
Greg Prichard NSW COACH Ricky Stuart has publicly challenged the top Blues-eligible props in the NRL to force him not to pick Paul Gallen in the front row for State of Origin I.
Greg Prichard Greg Prichard's Power Rankings
Greg Prichard RYAN HINCHCLIFFE is under consideration for a shock elevation to the Australian team in Friday week's Test against New Zealand.
Greg Prichard BARELY a week after NSW coach Ricky Stuart nominated him as one of the props under consideration for State of Origin selection, James Tamou is also a potential bolter for the Australian team.
Greg Prichard The movers and losers after six rounds.
Greg Prichard Last week's ranking in brackets
Greg Prichard PETERO CIVONICEVA is still set for a State of Origin farewell with Queensland this year, despite the fact he missed out on the Australian team and the bulk of the NRL's top props are eligible for the...
Greg Prichard Don't be surprised if NSW go with a double whammy of second-row powerhouses off the bench in Tariq Sims and Tony Williams for Origin I against Queensland.
Greg Prichard THE timing of potentially the biggest NRL game of the season - Melbourne versus Brisbane - just two days after State of Origin I is an example of hideous scheduling that could see a blockbuster game...
Greg Prichard ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA forward Matt Prior is expected to receive a suspension ranging from six to eight games when he appears before the judiciary on a striking charge tonight.