Storm, Cowboys old hands in GF week
This grand final is going to be played between a team which is expected to win and another who no one gives any hope of winning, both with recent experience of what to expect, writes Brett Kimmorley
Thurston in awe of magnificent Morgan
NRL superstar Johnathan Thurston says North Queensland's new No.7 Michael Morgan is so good he no longer needs teaching.
North Queensland shock Roosters to make NRL grand final.
The North Queensland Cowboys outclassed the Sydney Roosters, 29-16, and now face the Storm in the NRL Grand Final.
Cowboys rookie could give Scott premiership ring
Cowboys rookie Corey Jensen says he wouldn't have had the success he has enjoyed this year without injured co-captain Matt Scott.
Cowboys upset Roosters, set up GF against Storm
North Queensland have continued their fairytale finals run with a shock 29-16 victory over the Sydney Roosters to set up a 2017 NRL grand final with Melbourne.
Morgan makes case for Cowboys greatness
Michael Morgan's NRL season could have been shot when Johnathan Thurston was ruled out for the year at North Queensland but, instead, it made him.
Storm belt Broncos to reach grand final
Melbourne are into the NRL grand final for the second successive year after beating Brisbane in their preliminary final.
Boyd gamble doesn't pay off for Broncos
Brisbane have rolled the dice with injured duo Darius Boyd and Corey Oates but it failed to pay off in their NRL preliminary final loss to the Storm.
Prelim final defeats hurt the most - Kimmorley
Having lost three preliminary finals, Brett Kimmorley knows how shattering it can be to lose with the grand final just a week away. He breaks down the two games here.
Hasler axing won't cost Dogs Foran
Kiwi five-eighth Kieran Foran is expected to play at Canterbury next season despite the NRL club's decision to sack coach Des Hasler.
Cowboys not sure on Scott return
After being included in the team's 21-man squad on Tuesday, Cowboys co-captain Matt Scott completed a full training session on Wednesday.
Bulldogs sack coach Des Hasler
Veteran NRL coach Des Hasler has been sacked by Canterbury.
'Play on' after Oates hit: Hunt
Brisbane's Ben Hunt says it should have been play on despite teammate Corey Oates' sickening collision in their NRL elimination final against Penrith.
Hunt feels for Panthers on Oates call.
Brisbane Broncos' Ben Hunt says it should have been play on when Corey Oates was knocked out by friendly fire.
Thaiday: Doctors to decide Oates' future.
Brisbane Broncos' Sam Thaiday is relying on a doctors approval for Corey Oates future after he was knocked unconscious in a collision against Penrith.
Finals experience proves crucial - Kimmorley
Parramatta and Penrith found out that you can't win a premiership without having finals football experience -- Brett Kimmorley writes.
Flanagan apologises for referees attack
Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has apologised in a letter on the Sharks' website for criticising referees after they were bundled out of the NRL finals.
Marshall wants Nikorima as Broncos' No.7
Veteran Benji Marshall says he wants Kodi Nikorima at halfback if Darius Boyd is passed fit for Friday night's NRL preliminary final against Melbourne.
Resilient Cowboys on cusp of NRL history
The Cowboys are 80 minutes away from joining Parramatta as the only team to make the NRL grand final from eighth spot.
Cowboys shock Eels, advance to prelim final
North Queensland are just 80 minutes from a shock NRL grand final berth after upsetting Parramatta 24-16 at ANZ Stadium on Saturday.
Panthers' Cleary will get better - Griffin
Penrith coach Anthony Griffin says Brisbane may have been playing mind games by talking up Nathan Cleary but believes the No.7 will only get better.
Manly sack assistant coach over fight
Manly have axed assistant coach Willie Peters after he was involved in an altercation with the club's high performance director Dan Ferris.
Tedesco voted best by NRL peers
Wests Tigers fullback has been named the Rugby League Players Association player of the year, out-polling favourite Cameron Smith.
Bad boy Dugan says he's an easy target
Controversial NRL star Josh Dugan claims he is an easy target and his State of Origin drinking session wouldn't have made the news if he wasn't involved.
Sharks, Manly fined for referee comments
Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has been fined $30,000 for comments against NRL referees last weekend, while Manly coach Trent Barrett has also been sanctioned.
Slater: Grand Final won't influence my future.
Melbourne Storms' Billy Slater admitted it depends how his body pulls up after a long season before determining his playing future.
Slater: I used to be a Cowboys fan.
Melbourne Storms' Billy Slater will go head-to-head against the team he grew up supporting on the NRL's biggest stage.
Brett Kimmorley names his NRL team of the year, as well as; coach of the year, captain of the year, rep player of the year and rookie of the year.
The mighty Queensland dynasty continued with a fightback series victory to equal anything they have previously done in State of Origin.
The annual games of calcio storico -- part football, part fighting, part historical recreation -- represent something more than the blood and sweat the players proudly leave on the sands of Florence's Piazza Santa Croce.
Johnathan Thurston is one of the smartest minds in the NRL and the Cowboys star has posed a solution that would help ease scheduling strain on players and save the Indigenous All Stars concept.
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