NRL Round 12: Final Origin auditions
With State of Origin selectors sitting down this weekend, the two top of the ladder clashes couldn't have come at a better time to sort out the contenders from pretenders.
Six Again: Ugly scenes in Melbourne
This week in the NRL we saw the biff return in Melbourne, the whistles continue to blow, two centres battling for a Blues jersey and the most ridiculous penalties of the year.
Cherry-Evans won't beg for Origin spot
Daly Cherry-Evans is hopeful his football will earn him a spot in 2018's State of Origin series.
Cherry-Evans keeps Origin dream alive
The Sea Eagles' Daly Cherry-Evans says his Queensland State of Origin dream remains alive and he won't be disheartened if he's overlooked for game one.
Cherry-Evans backs Walker's NRL niggle
Sea Eagles captain Daly Cherry-Evans would support a re-think of striking bans after Dylan Walker was wiped out for six weeks after being punched by Curtis Scott.
Sea Eagles players react to Scott suspension
Curtis Scott was handed a two-week suspension for a punch that will see Dylan Walker sidelined for over a month.
Sharks beat Dogs to go fifth in NRL
Cronulla have moved into fifth with a 22-16 NRL defeat of Canterbury.
Dufty pearler sparks Dragons in Mudgee
St George Illawarra fullback Matt Dufty scored a brilliant 50-metre solo try late in the Dragons' 25-18 NRL win over Canberra in Mudgee on Sunday.
Manly upset Storm in fiery clash
Melbourne had centre Curtis Scott sent off as they fell 24-4 to Manly in a fiery NRL clash at AAMI Park.
Sin-bin error in Storm's loss to Manly
Melbourne have reportedly contacted the NRL over two Manly players allegedly returning from the sin bin almost two minutes early in their AAMI Park clash.
Cowboys devastated by late Rabbitohs loss
South Sydney have stolen a 20-19 NRL win over North Queensland Cowboys in Townsville with Queensland prop Matt Scott also suffering a knee injury.
Titans power home to end losing streak
Gold Coast have scored the last 15 points to clinch a much-needed 33-26 win against Newcastle and end a five-game NRL losing streak.
Isaako the hero as Broncos pip Roosters
A 78th-minute Jamayne Isaako try has sealed a back-and-forth 28-22 Broncos victory against the Sydney Roosters in Brisbane.
Warriors win adds to Parramatta's pain
Parramatta's NRL season is hanging by a thread after losing their ninth game in the opening 11 rounds of the season, a 24-14 defeat to the Warriors.
Cleary strong as Penrith top Tigers in NRL
Penrith halfback Nathan Cleary has set up a try and broke three tackles in a strong return from injury in a 16-2 NRL win over the Wests Tigers.
Nathan Cleary claims bragging rights over his father
In his return from injury, Nathan Cleary has led Penrith to a 16-2 victory over Wests Tigers, who are coached by the halfback's father, Ivan.
Slater: Leadership vital for the Maroons
Queensland veteran Billy Slater believes communication will be crucial for the team to taste Origin success.
Cameron Smith quits rep rugby league
Queensland and Australia captain Cameron Smith is reportedly set to announce his retirement from representative rugby league.
Six Again: Denying intent won't heal a torn groin
This week in the NRL Cameron Smith says he didn't mean to wishbone Kevin Proctor, the Tigers backs show their teeth, the Rabbitohs step forward and the referees continue to dictate play.
Who's hot, who's not in the NRL?
After winning four of their last five matches South Sydney are one of the teams on the up whilst West Tigers have faltered.
Hodkinson set for Manly return
After joining Cronulla at the start of the year, Trent Hodkinson is reportedly heading back to the Sea Eagles very soon.
Sharks edge Raiders in NRL thriller
A Valentine Holmes-inspired Cronulla produced a stirring NRL comeback against Canberra on Sunday, edging the Raiders 24-16 for their fourth straight win.
Bunnies bring Dragons down to earth
South Sydney have proven they're the real deal this NRL season with a 24-10 upset of ladder leaders St George Illawarra on Sunday.
Manly end five-game losing streak
Jake Trbojevic has scored two tries in Manly's 38-24 win over Brisbane in the second match of the NRL double-header at Suncorp Stadium.
Storm need to find consistency: Smith
Melbourne have prevailed 28-14 against an injury-hit Gold Coast, despite trailing at halftime in the first of two NRL games at Suncorp Stadium.
Roosters play Warriors off the park
A flat-footed Warriors have succumbed 32-0 to the Sydney Roosters, who are starting to unveil their NRL credentials.
Maloney steers Panthers over Knights
Penrith star James Maloney kicked a field goal and set up the match-sealing try in a 29-18 NRL win over Newcastle.
Dogs score controversial win over Eels
A controversial Adam Elliott try has given Canterbury a 20-12 NRL win over Parramatta.
Tigers put more pressure on Cowboys in NRL
Wests Tigers have defeated North Queensland 20-12 at Leichhardt Oval on Thursday night.
Tigers snap their three match losing streak at Leichhardt Oval
The Wests Tigers have ended their three-match losing streak by defeating North Queensland 20-12 at Leichhardt Oval.
Six Again: Penalties costly for the Storm
This week in the NRL the Storm gifted victory to the Dragons, Bulldogs coach Dean Pay showed his frustration, Shaun Johnson showed how rugby league should be played and the Panthers really missed Dylan Edwards.
Roosters compound Manly's pain
The Sydney Roosters have climbed into the top eight with a 22-20 win over Manly at Allianz Stadium in round nine of the NRL.
Dragons show NRL bona fides with Storm win
Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith has pointed the finger at the NRL referees for a string of controversial incidents in their 34-14 defeat at the hands of St George Illawarra on Sunday.
Sharks win heart-stopper over Eels
Parramatta have scored three tries in the final five minutes only to ultimately lose to Cronulla 22-20.
Injury-hit Warriors outclass Tigers
The Warriors have outplayed the Wests Tigers 26-4 in the NRL but the sight of Issac Luke and Shaun Johnson limping from the field will dampen celebrations.
Origin hopeful Arrow hurt in Titans loss
Queensland State of Origin hopeful Jai Arrow has been taken to hospital after suffering abdominal and rib pain during Gold Coast's 32-18 NRL loss to Canberra at GIO Stadium.
Cowboys edge Panthers in Bathurst thriller
North Queensland have survived a second-half onslaught from Penrith in Bathurst to claim their third win of the NRL season.
Rabbitohs cruise to win over Knights
The Rabbitohs score six tries to cruise to a 36-18 victory over the Knights in Newcastle.
Walker does it in honour of late mother
Cody Walker's helped steer South Sydney to an NRL win over Newcastle in honour of his late mother, who he lost to a heart attack just two days earlier.
Dogs fuming after narrow Broncos win
Livid Canterbury coach Dean Pay has slammed officials for the "ridiculous" last-minute penalty that sealed Brisbane's 22-20 NRL win at Suncorp Stadium.
Six Again: Dragons signed two of the best
This week in the NRL we saw what astute recruitment is doing for the Dragons, two fullback stars of the future collide at Brookvale, the Storm back to their best and the Eels make it two wins in a row.
Jacks up to speed for surging Storm
Melbourne may have ended their search for the long-term replacement of Cooper Cronk after going on a three-game winning streak with Ryley Jacks.
Fears T-Rex tears ACL as Eels win again
Parramatta have held on for a gritty NRL win over the Wests Tigers but the victory was soured by news Tony Williams suffered a serious knee injury.
Raiders snap NQ hoodoo with win
Canberra have snapped their North Queensland hoodoo with an 18-8 NRL win over the Cowboys in Townsville.
Josh Dugan injury sours Cronulla win
Cronulla's dramatic 10-9 NRL win over Gold Coast has been marred by an injury to fullback Josh Dugan.
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