Michael Chammas EVANDER CUMMINS is no Billy Slater, but the St George Illawarra and NSW under-20s fullback was the next best thing yesterday, imitating the Maroons superstar in an opposed session against the Blues.
Michael Chammas BILLY SLATER described it as one of the toughest decisions of his career to pull out of Wednesday night's series decider with a knee injury.
Michael Chammas When Brian Smith was at the helm of Parramatta, whispers of a so-called rising star named Tony Williams were as loud as the noise he's created leading into tonight's series decider.
Michael Chammas QUEENSLAND Origin coach Mal Meninga has assured Manly they will have star halfback Daly Cherry-Evans back in time for Sunday afternoon's match against Sydney Roosters.
Michael Chammas Country skipper Michael Ennis believes Boyd Cordner, Josh Jackson and Tariq Sims are destined to play for Australia.
Michael Chammas NSW officials are planning to provide ASADA with a squad of Blues players they want exempted from questioning over the NRL doping scandal during the State of Origin series.
Michael Chammas Bulldogs five-eighth Josh Reynolds will need to produce two months of brilliance if he is to push Todd Carney out of the NSW No. 6 jersey.
Michael Chammas Last year it was Adam Reynolds, Konrad Hurrell and Josh Jackson who headlined a long list of rookies to take the NRL by storm.
Michael Chammas REVELATIONS on Thursday of widespread use of illicit drugs in Australian sport forced the NRL to postpone its announcement for this year's advertising campaign.
Michael Chammas They aren't among the NRL's top 20, but these 10 players are poised for breakthrough seasons this year, writes Michael Chammas.
Michael Chammas, Brett Keeble ON-FIELD referees will be required to make a decision on a try-scoring situation before referring it to the video referee in one of several significant changes made by the ARL Commission for next...
Michael Chammas FOR the second time in as many games this series, a sin-binning turned the game on its head. In game one, NSW paid the price for Michael Jennings's ill-discipline, but, last night, they benefited...
Michael Chammas HAVEN'T we seen this before?
Michael Chammas CANTERBURY coach Des Hasler has called for an overhaul of the match review committee and has also urged the ARL Commission to consider stand-alone Origin fixtures from next season.
Michael Chammas THE Melbourne Storm will tonight be out to overcome their State of Origin hangover and end the worst losing streak in Craig Bellamy's coaching career.
Michael Chammas SOUTH SYDNEY will give Greg Inglis and David Taylor until kick-off tonight to overcome any niggles they may have suffered in Wednesday night's State of Origin match.
Michael Chammas THE likely Origin-ending back injury to Tony Williams may open the door for Feleti Mateo to make his NSW debut at ANZ Stadium in game two.
Jon Tuxworth, Michael Chammas INJURED Canberra five-eighth Terry Campese insists Josh Dugan can't be expected to single-handedly save their season after his switch from fullback to the No.
Michael Chammas They tried it against the Tigers and they got close against the Raiders, but last night Parramatta finally executed a come-from-behind victory to post just their second win of the season against...
Michael Chammas NSW medical staff insist there is no cause for concern after Brett Stewart was forced to sit out yesterday's training session in Kogarah with a cold.