Farah banned from flying to Blues camp

Robbie Farah has been banned from flying to the Blues base in Coffs Harbour so soon after having hand surgery.

Papalii ready and willing for Maroons

Hitman or otherwise, Queensland's Josh Papalii says he's ready to do whatever coach Mal Meninga asks of him for next week's State of Origin decider.

League's outpouring of grief for Ackerman

Family, friends and rugby league identities from the grassroots to the NRL have united in grief at the funeral of Sunshine Coast footballer James Ackerman.

Hinchcliffe trains at hooker for Blues

Storm utility Ryan Hinchliffe has trained at hooker for NSW in their first training session ahead or Origin III, in the absence of Robbie Farah.

Dragons sign Storm utility back Mann

The Dragons have moved to add depth to their NRL squad with the signing of utility back Kurt Mann as well as forwards Mark Ioane and Luke Page.

Inglis at fullback makes JT smile

Queensland playmaker Johnathan Thurston admits the thought of hulking Greg Inglis at fullback in State of Origin III makes him smile.