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Fletcher laments losing the NRL characters

Rugby league funny man Bryan Fletcher believes NRL players take themselves too seriously and wishes there were more characters like Sam Burgess in the game. Fletcher considers the outspoken South Sydney captain a breath of fresh air and says Burgess had every right comparing the NRL judiciary to "a kangaroo court"...

Canberra's Papalii to combat Burgess trio

Canberra are set to start Josh Papalii to combat South Sydney's Burgess brothers in their sold-out NRL preliminary final on Friday night. Papalii came off the bench in the Raiders' qualifying final victory against Melbourne but Canberra co-captain Jarrod Croker says they'll need their star prop from the opening minute against...

Munster mentally prepared for NRL final

Melbourne playmaker Cameron Munster has vowed to deal with the high pressure stakes of Saturday's NRL preliminary final against Sydney Roosters better than he did in last year's grand final shocker. Munster made unwanted history as the first player to be sin-binned twice in a title decider - the second time...

Manu, Mitchell centre of Roosters' danger

Latrell Mitchell and Joseph Manu have been pushing each other to improve for more than half a decade with the duo a big part of the reason Sydney Roosters are gunning for a second-straight NRL premiership. While their rise to stardom in recent years has been meteoric, the centres have been...

Super-coach Bennett set for NRL history

He claims not to be driven by records but, even at almost 70, NRL super-coach Wayne Bennett is still setting some that may never be broken. If Bennett can plot a South Sydney victory over Canberra in the national capital on Friday night, as he did in round 10, he will...

Lockyer backs Lodge as Broncos captain

The prospect may disgust club great Glenn Lazarus but Brisbane director Darren Lockyer is confident the Broncos can cope with the fallout if Matt Lodge is named captain. Lazarus didn't hold back over reports claiming Lodge was set to take over the Brisbane reins in 2020, saying it would make his...

No one can stop Mitchell, Hodges warns

No one can stop Sydney Roosters' Latrell Mitchell, Justin Hodges warns (AAP Image/Steve Christo) He is one of the NRL finals' great feel-good stories. But Melbourne centre Curtis Scott has been warned by Justin Hodges that there won't be a happy ending when he lines up against Sydney Roosters' Latrell Mitchell on Saturday...

Marshall questions why NRL blocked Folau

Benji Marshall has questioned why Israel Folau's (pictured) NRL comeback has been blocked (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas)  As Israel Folau sweats on his international rugby league return, Benji Marshall has questioned why the controversial star's NRL comeback has been blocked. Dual international Folau's bid to play for Tonga in Tests against Great Britain and Australia...
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