Phil Lutton North Queensland has been dealt a blow ahead of their knockout final against the Roosters, with backrower Tariq Sims lodging an early guilty plea and copping a five-week suspension for his shoulder...
Phil Lutton One week down, so much goodness/angst/action/drama/JSoward to digest. Here we go...
Phil Lutton Maroons veteran Justin Hodges has urged Daly Cherry-Evans to put less expectation on himself as the Manly star desperately tries to stamp his class in the cut-throat theatre of representative...
Phil Lutton Mal Meninga believes Daly Cherry-Evans will emerge a stronger, better footballer after the Maroons halfback endured one of the most difficult weeks of his career, culminating in Queensland's loss to...
Phil Lutton Brisbane forward Sam Thaiday has thundered back into the State of Origin frame as he rebounded from a long-term injury in Brisbane's 36-10 thumping of an off-colour Manly at Suncorp Stadium.
Phil Lutton The revolution at Red Hill won't start with Cameron Smith after all. It could be a blessing in disguise if the club succesfully directs its energy at what surely must be the new prime target.
Phil Lutton Brisbane coach believes elite halves could enter a fresh era of dominance as new tackle rules send the game into overdrive.
Phil Lutton Hold fire. This is only round one. And just as it is far too early to predict South Sydney will lead a red and green army into the grand final, so is it premature to predict a year of woe for the...
Phil Lutton Brisbane captain Sam Thaiday believes the double spear tackles on South Sydney fullback Greg Inglis could be a turning point in the way the game deals with dangerous throws.
Phil Lutton Queensland selectors are set to unleash Canberra backrower Josh Papalii in State of Origin II as part of a revamp that is also likely to feature Manly's classy number seven Daly Cherry-Evans.
Phil Lutton Johnathan Thurston has crowned Manly as the game's best verbal provocateurs and expects a torrent of chatter when the Cowboys head to Sydney for their sudden-death final on Friday night.
Phil Lutton If Queensland's confidence levels and wells of self-belief have been topped up even further heading into Origin game two, there's one very compelling reason. He answers to “Greg Inglis”.
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