Greg Prichard Wayne Bennett has found his Newcastle version of Darren Lockyer at Brisbane and Ben Hornby at St George Illawarra.
Greg Prichard Referees Ben Cummins and Matt Cecchin were on the way to being given control of State of Origin I after their efforts in the Anzac Day blockbuster between St George Illawarra and Sydney Roosters.
Greg Prichard GARETH ELLIS says an enforced break from playing because of injury has renewed his enthusiasm for the game at a time when he needed a spark.
Greg Prichard MANLY coach Geoff Toovey last night said it appeared likely injured winger David ''Wolfman'' Williams would be cleared to make his comeback from serious injury in the World Club Challenge.
Travel broadens the mind: rejuvenated veteran Buderus determined to show that age is no barrier to performance
Greg Prichard THE easy thing to say is that Danny Buderus is too old - that at 34 he has bitten off more than he can chew and will not be able to cut it back in the NRL after three years of playing in England.
Greg Prichard IF ANYTHING is going to stop Darius Boyd this season, it won't be the pressure of expectation.
Greg Prichard Manly coach Geoff Toovey is refusing to get carried away with one win, just the same as he says his confidence wouldn't have been dented had the Sea Eagles lost to the Warriors first-up.
Greg Prichard MANLY coach Geoff Toovey is refusing to get carried away with one win, just the same as he says his confidence wouldn't have been dented had the Sea Eagles lost to the Warriors first-up.