QUEENSLAND forward Sam Thaiday has urged coach Mal Meninga to opt for four forwards on the Maroons interchange bench in the State of Origin opener.
PENRITH coach Ivan Cleary hailed his side's opening 40 minutes against St George Illawarra as their best of the season as they moved into the top eight.
NSW winger Brett Morris says he's ready for State of Origin after coming through 80 minutes against Penrith for St George Illawarra just 17 days after knee surgery.
COOPER Cronk's State of Origin hopes are in doubt after he was placed on report for a lifting tackle in Melbourne's impressive 26-18 win over Sydney Roosters.
MANLY has shown tremendous character and an enormous engine to beat Canberra 16-10 in their NRL clash at Brookvale Oval on Saturday night.
AFTER starting the season as favourites for the wooden spoon, Penrith have climbed into the NRL top eight following a 19-0 win over St George Illawarra.
NORTH Queensland coach Neil Henry was left "bitter and twisted" after a series of overturned video referee decisions cruelled his side in the loss to the Wests Tigers.
CANTERBURY bounced back from their last-start thrashing to Newcastle with a solid 24-14 NRL win over Brisbane at ANZ Stadium on Friday night.
THE NRL has announced a number of new steps to outlaw drug cheats from the game, including the immediate introduction of a biological passport program.
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