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I've done nothing wrong: NSW forward Sims

NSW forward Tariq Sims is adamant he has done nothing wrong as he prepares to fight a dangerous tackle charge which threatens to keep him out of next week's State of Origin series decider. The St George Illawarra forward was hit with a grade two dangerous contact - head/neck charge for...

Walters backs Welch to make Qld impact

Christian Welch (pictured) will feature in a new-look Queensland pack after Canterbury enforcer Dylan Napa and Gold Coast's Jarrod Wallace were dropped in the wake of the game two thrashing (AAP Image/Darren England) By rights, Christian Welch should have made his Queensland debut a month ago. But Maroons coach Kevin Walters has backed...

Qld coach Walters fired up for Origin III

It looms as Queensland coach Kevin Walters' greatest challenge. But Walters claims to have overcome bigger obstacles than responding to the Maroons' State of Origin II thumping in the July 10 series decider in Sydney. An emotional Walters at times fought back tears as he passionately backed his Queensland side to rebound...

Walters yet to confirm No.1 for Queensland

Mystery surrounds who will replace injured Queensland fullback Kalyn Ponga after coach Kevin Walters unveiled his State of Origin III squad featuring debutants Corey Norman and Christian Welch. Walters has also kept NSW guessing over his starting pack for the July 10 series decider in Sydney after dumping forwards Dylan Napa...

Origin forward Sims to contest NRL charge

St George Illawarra forward Tariq Sims will plead not guilty to a dangerous contact charge in a bid to keep his NSW jersey for the State of Origin decider. Sims copped a grade two charge for high contact on Michael Morgan which forced the North Queensland captain from the field in...

Broncos set to move Milford to fullback

For the first time in his 305-game NRL career, Darius Boyd is set to switch to five-eighth after Brisbane coach Anthony Seibold all but confirmed the move ahead of Saturday's clash with Newcastle. While Broncos skipper Boyd has been adamant he is no pivot, Seibold on Friday indicated a swap between...

Burgess in hot water over alleged gouge

George Burgess of the Rabbitohs looks on following the Round 15 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Bankwest Stadium in Sydney, Thursday, June 27, 2019. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts) Wayne Bennett has publicly chided George Burgess for his alleged eye gouge on Robbie Farah, saying there...

I respect no one more than Smith: Cronk

It's almost one year to the day Cooper Cronk gave Cameron Smith the cold shake. And now the former teammates will take the NRL field for what could be the last time when the Sydney Roosters host Melbourne on Friday. It was on the same oval ground in Adelaide last year when...
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