IF JOHNATHAN Thurston were to make a shock comeback for Origin III this year, the similarities to the 2001 series would be quite uncanny.
THE Broncos have made a dramatic move to end the Matt Lodge assault case stand-off with a settlement payment.
ROOSTERS flyer Blake Ferguson is in talks with the Newcastle Knights about a move to the club that has already snapped plenty of his former teammates.
NSW hooker Damien Cook knows the Maroons will look to limit his impact in Origin II, but is confident he has the plan in place to cope with the extra attention.
RETIRED Broncos player Daniel Vidot has announced his transformation into a “Samoan Ghost” in the WWE, confirming he’s signed a three-year deal.
BLUES halfback Nathan Cleary has turned to James Maloney for advice ahead of Origin II, admitting the rep period is knocking him around more than expected.