Origin: Cherry-Evans favourite to start for Maroons

Origin: Cherry-Evans favourite to start for Maroons

🕔10:47, 17.Jun 2014

Injured Queensland half-back Daly Cherry-Evans looks set to return for the Maroons in tomorrow’s State of Origin test after he was pictured running without pain in a training session earlier today. The Manly Sea Eagles star, 25, was a serious

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Thurston: Origin scheduling “borderline ridiculous”

Thurston: Origin scheduling “borderline ridiculous”

🕔11:30, 12.Jun 2014

Reigning Golden Boot winner Johnathan Thurston is calling for the NRL to factor State of Origin into their scheduling, which he labelled as “borderline ridiculous”. Origin stars pride themselves on ‘backing up’ – playing for their club team the week

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Bennett wants three Origin games in four weeks

Bennett wants three Origin games in four weeks

🕔11:30, 12.Jun 2014

Former Australia coach Wayne Bennett wants next year’s State of Origin series to be played over four weeks and hopes it will prevent the inevitable injuries that come from players ‘backing up’ for their clubs just days after intense interstate

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Origin: Thurston unconfident in rookie half-back partner

Origin: Thurston unconfident in rookie half-back partner

🕔10:31, 11.Jun 2014

Queensland stand-off Johnathan Thurston has described the prospect of rookie Ben Hunt filling in at scrum-half for the injured Cooper Cronk and Daly Cherry-Evans as “not ideal”. First-choice number seven Cronk (broken arm) is unlikely to play another part in

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Blake Green agrees Melbourne Storm switch

Blake Green agrees Melbourne Storm switch

🕔09:49, 11.Jun 2014

Outgoing Wigan Warriors stand-off Blake Green has announced he is to join 2012 NRL Premiers Melbourne Storm at the end of the season. The 27-year-old revealed in an honest interview with League Express recently that a move back to Australia

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Blues bring in Dugan and Hopoate for Origin II

Blues bring in Dugan and Hopoate for Origin II

🕔11:25, 10.Jun 2014

New South Wales have called-up Josh Dugan and Will Hopoate to replace the injured Morris twins for the second State of Origin match on June 18. Winger Brett fractured and dislocated his shoulder in the act of scoring a crucial

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Maroons name large squad for Origin II

Maroons name large squad for Origin II

🕔12:38, 9.Jun 2014

Queensland have named a 22-man squad for the second State of Origin test as several of their biggest names battle to regain fitness. Coach Mal Meninga is giving Greg Inglis (ankle), Billy Slater (shoulder) and Daly Cherry-Evans (knee) as much

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Beau Ryan forced into NRL retirement

Beau Ryan forced into NRL retirement

🕔15:15, 5.Jun 2014

Cronulla Sharks winger Beau Ryan has announced his immediate retirement from Rugby League, citing a serious neck injury. The 29-year-old is one of the NRL’s most recognisable faces thanks to his involvement with ‘The Footy Show’, which airs on Australia’s

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NRL basks in Origin success

NRL basks in Origin success

🕔09:12, 29.May 2014

The NRL has revealed that the biggest opening game audience in State of Origin Series history – a combined metropolitan and regional audience of 4.058 million viewers – watched New South Wales secure a 12-8 victory over Queensland at Brisbane’s

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Did Greg Inglis score the best Rugby League try of all time?

Did Greg Inglis score the best Rugby League try of all time?

🕔15:16, 28.May 2014

This article, written by Steve Mascord, originally appeared in issue 398 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 399 is currently in production and will be on sale from June 6. Click here to find out more about the magazine and

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