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Josh Hodgson hit by virus before NRL GF

Canberra co-captain Josh Hodgson is suffering from a viral illness just five days from NRL grand final. Hodgson did not attend training on Tuesday, with club officials confirming they didn't want to risk it spreading to teammates. However, they were confident the hooker would be fine to play on Sunday. The Raiders are...

Cummins and Sutton to referee NRL GF

Ben Cummins and Gerard Sutton will referee Sunday's NRL grand final between the Sydney Roosters and Canberra. Cummins is the lead official with Sutton his assistant - the second time the pair will combine for a decider after the 2015 grand final. It will be the fifth decider for both referees. "It means...

Hasler favourite for NRL coach of the year

Des Hasler's efforts to take Manly from wooden spoon contenders to NRL finalists has him as the front runner to claim his second Dally M coach of the year award. While James Tedesco is the favourite for the main award, it is the coaching trophy which has garnered plenty of attention...

Soliola in NRL grand final after 15 years

Almost 15 years after Canberra coach Ricky Stuart signed Sia Soliola to the NRL, the pair will contest their first grand final together on Sunday. Stuart gave Soliola his first NRL contract at the Sydney Roosters as a teenager in 2004 and the New Zealander made his first-grade debut the following...

Seibold's Broncos must improve: Lockyer

Former Brisbane Broncos footballer, Darren Lockyer has warned under-fire Brisbane coach improvements must be shown next season (AAP Image/Brendon Thorne) Darren Lockyer has warned under-fire Brisbane coach improvements must be shown next season. Broncos CEO White defended Seibold after an underwhelming first year at the helm that ended in an humiliating 58-0 elimination...

Raiders relaxed ahead of NRL grand final

Canberra Raiders relaxed ahead of first NRL grand final in 25 years (AAP Image/Lukas Coch)  Keeping a lid on expectations ahead of Canberra's first grand final in 25 years will be easy, coach Ricky Stuart says. The wily Raiders mentor has been quick to play the underdog card ahead of Sunday's NRL decider,...

I'm not like Cronk from last year: Keary

Luke Keary insists his ankle is fine and the Sydney Roosters won't have a repeat of last year's uncertainty over Cooper Cronk in the lead up to the NRL grand final. Just like last season when Cronk battled a broken scapula to play in the NRL decider, Keary will have his...

Storm confirm player in hospital with cuts

Melbourne have confirmed one of their NRL players is being treated in hospital and will undergo further tests after suffering facial cuts in an overnight incident. The Storm issued a statement after reports a player, who wasn't involved in their NRL preliminary final loss to the Sydney Roosters on Saturday night,...
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