His side may have recorded their seventh loss on the trot, but Sea Eagles coach Trent Barrett believes the performance was Manly's best of the year.
No one is meant to challenge the premiers on their home turf, but Manly gave the Cowboys their biggest home-ground scare of season 2016.
Yet to receive a formal offer from Newcastle, off-contract back-rower Robbie Rochow has declared he wants to remain at the club despite fielding other offers.
In today's Origin match-up, a classic tackle from one of Queensland's most fearsome players goes up against a solo try from one of their greatest.
Despite trailing with less than 20 minutes remaining, the Cowboys have finished strongly to get the better of a spirited Sea Eagles side at 1300SMILES Stadium.
Canberra's Joey Leilua says a NSW State of Origin berth is out of his hands and he's just focused on making the most of his chances at Canberra in the NRL.
The Cowboys and Sea Eagles have both confirmed their final 17 ahead of their Round 16 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at 1300SMILES Stadium on Monday night.
Storm prop Nelson Asofa-Solomona will miss up to eight weeks after scans confirmed the New Zealand-born forward tore his PCL in win over Wests Tigers.
NRL General Manager – Officiating Tony Archer details the reasons behind the decision to award a penalty try to the Sharks in their win over the Warriors.
Bulldogs forward Josh Jackson and Newcastle forward Jacob Saifiti have both escaped suspension after entering an early guilty plea for their Round 16 charges.