Smith to reach out to McKinnon: Storm

Melbourne boss Dave Donaghy says Cameron Smith will want to reach out to Alex McKinnon after criticism of Smith's behaviour following his spinal injury.

Brooks ruled out for Wests Tigers

Wests Tigers have suffered a huge blow on the eve of their NRL clash with Parramatta, losing Luke Brooks to a shoulder injury.

Turner not far away from comeback

South Sydney forward Kyle Turner is on the verge of a comeback from spinal surgery after recently returning to full training.

Carne backs Gagai for big Qld debut

Former Queensland winger Willie Carne has backed Dane Gagai to be a hit for the Maroons on debut in Wednesday's State of Origin decider.

Cowboys return to NRL winner's circle

Kane Linnett has scored a double for North Queensland to return to the NRL winner's circle with an 18-12 win over St George Illawarra.