Grounded Kangaroos happy to play back-to-back in Brisbane

Australian vice-captain Boyd Cordner says playing back-to-back games in Brisbane will help the Kangaroos against England in the Rugby League World Cup final this Saturday. Their opponents have travelled as far as Perth and New Zealand and will make their first appearance in Queensland for the tournament this Saturday. “Some of the boys have been […]

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Trent Merrin has a left-field choice for Blues skipper if Boyd Cordner is ruled out

Penrith Panthers forward Trent Merrin believes former St George Illawarra Dragons teammate Tyson Frizell would be a worthy replacement as skipper of the New South Wales Blues in Game III if Boyd Cordner can’t overcome a calf injury. “It would be nice to see big Tyson Frizell lead ‘em out,” Merrin told the Big Sports […]

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Graham predicts skipper Cordner to beat calf injury and play State of Origin III

New South Wales Blues teammate Wade Graham believes captain Boyd Cordner will play in the deciding State of Origin match in Brisbane despite a calf injury threatening to end Cordner’s Blues campaign. “It’s hard to get a read on Boydy because he’s not a real emotional guy, but he seems confident,” Graham said. “He gets […]

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