NRL news from around the web

Queensland’s Origin and GF-dominating production line of talent is due to coaching, not chance

from FOX SPORTS League

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 at 12:11pm AEST

IN their own way, Queensland continue to deliver NSW great pain. It is to the private delight of the Maroons.

NRL referees boss Tony Archer appoints Matt Cecchin, Gerard Sutton for grand final

from FOX SPORTS League

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 at 12:11pm AEST

MATT Cecchin and Gerard Sutton will referee Sunday’s NRL grand final between Melbourne and North Queensland at ANZ Stadium.

Koori Knockout live on NITV

from nrl.com

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 at 12:00pm AEST

NITV will bring full day live match coverage of the semi-final and grand final clashes on Sunday 1 and Monday 2 October from 9am on NITV (Ch 34 & Foxtel 144).

'An attack on integrity': Police apologise to NRL ref over Facebook joke gone wrong

from ABC News: Rugby League

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 at 11:59am AEST

NRL referee Matt Cecchin says he sought an apology from NSW Police over a Facebook post during this year's Origin series to protect the integrity of rugby league officials.

Cooper says Cowboys enjoy defying expectations

from ABC News: Rugby League

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 at 11:57am AEST

The ability of players to step in and cover for key injuries has driven the Cowboys' surprise run to the grand final, says forward Gavin Cooper.

O'Neill vows to continue grand final love affair

from nrl.com

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 at 11:30am AEST

Cowboys centre Justin O'Neill may be having the worst try-scoring season of his career but he has an incredible knack for scoring in grand finals.

Grand final match officials announced

from nrl.com

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 at 11:04am AEST

Matt Cecchin and Gerard Sutton will referee the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final this Sunday, 1 October between Storm and Cowboys.

NRL Grand Final: Brisbane Broncos 1992 maiden premiership 25 years on - ‘You idiot! 792!’

from FOX SPORTS League

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 at 10:41am AEST

IT was Billy Moore who made famous the rallying cry of “Queenslander!” that Queenslanders bellow to Queenslanders when they need to motivate their teammates to repel the Blue hordes. It’s a call that speaks to their very soul: This is what you are. This is who you are. This is what you represent.

Manly on the cusp of NYC history 

from nrl.com

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 at 10:30am AEST

While the Cowboys have roared into the NRL decider the Manly Sea Eagles under-20s have achieved an even bigger comeback in the NYC.

PNG's secret weapon to bring down Panthers

from nrl.com

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 at 10:00am AEST

He spent three years at Penrith and now PNG Hunters prop Wellington Albert is promising to use it against the Panthers in Sunday's Intrust Super Championship.