National Sport

Tue 19 Jun 2018

Standalone women's Origin the correct call

Standalone women's Origin the correct call

Some believe the NRL dropped the ball by not playing the women's State of Origin before the men. This is why they are wrong.

Selectors have botched this Maroons team

premium_icon Selectors have botched this Maroons team

MAROONS hierarchy claim to have learnt some harsh lessons from their MCG mauling. But the team they picked for game two suggests otherwise.

Bolt from the Blue: Prior wins frontrow race

premium_icon Bolt from the Blue: Prior wins frontrow race

IT’S heartbreak for luckless Ryan James but Blues bolter Matt Prior has achieved a boyhood dream by being parachuted into the NSW front-row.

Suns feeling the pressure: Swallow

premium_icon Suns feeling the pressure: Swallow

DAVID Swallow says the Suns are feeling the pressure building from both in and outside as the club looks to pick up the pieces of another horror season.

Cleary is struggling to cope with Origin challenge

Cleary is struggling to cope with Origin challenge

BLUES halfback Nathan Cleary has turned to James Maloney for advice ahead of Origin II, admitting the rep period is knocking him around more than expected.

All eyes will be on Milford if Samoa pulls shift

All eyes will be on Milford if Samoa pulls shift

ANTHONY Milford’s touted positional switch for Samoa to create plenty of interest in clubland with Wally Lewis among those questioning his fit at five-eighth.

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