Lawrence cleared to make NRL return

Forgotten Manly prop Brenton Lawrence has been cleared to make his NRL return from a back injury which ruined his 2015 season.

Bird set to wear Cronulla No.1 jumper

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan says Jack Bird is the leading candidate to wear the No.1 jumper for the season kick off.

Maloney solid as Sharks draw with Manly

Cronulla's star recruit James Maloney has had a solid hit-out in his first Sharks game as his side drew with Manly. 
Wade Graham was fined by police last weekend. (AAP)

Smith lays down law after Sharks star fined

Cam Smith says players need to be more responsible after it was revealed that Wade Graham was fined last weekend.
Cooper Cronk and Cameron Smith. (AAP)

Tough for Cronk to leave, says Smith

Cameron Smith says it would be tough for Cooper Cronk to leave Melbourne as the Storm star contemplates his future.

Daley to meet with NRL over All Stars

Indigenous coach Laurie Daley says he will meet with NRL power brokers over the All Stars concept's future.

Twinkle back in Ben Barba's eye: Daley

Three years on from his Dally M triumph, Ben Barba says he feels ready to return to his best form and re-emerge as an NRL superstar.

Hasler plays down fullback concerns

Bulldogs star Will Hopote and Brett Morris are nursing knee injuries just three weeks out from the season-opener.

Moylan to resist Lockyer move to six

Penrith coach Anthony Griffin has a number of options for the halves in 2016 - but one of them is unlikely to be Matt Moylan.

Russell ready to revive NRL career

Reformed St George Illawarra prop Russell Packer says he's ready to revive his NRL career after a positive showing in the Charity Shield.