A leadership coach praised by Des Hasler for helping Manly win two grand finals under his charge has been working with South Sydney players in their bid to end the Rabbitohs 43-year-old premiership drought, but the Canterbury mentor will have an edge in Sunday night's grand final through his ability to use footage from cameras mounted at each end of ANZ Stadium for live match analysis.
Des Hasler has channelled his inner-rapper by trying to emulate the likes of an Eminem or 50 Cent as the Bulldogs coach took his bizarre antics to a whole new level leaving the Canterbury playing group shocked with amusement.
Graham isn't biting when asked about THAT biting incident.
For the briefest moment, it appeared John Sutton had fulfilled his ambition to finally play State of Origin.
Russell Aitken was sitting around with his mates on Tuesday night half joking that his name would bob up this week. While Aitken may have had a short NRL career he remains part of grand final folklore when he was plucked from relative obscurity to replace Cameron Smith in Melbourne's 2008 grand final loss to Manly.
South Sydney's game plan won't change too much with a ready-made replacement for Issac Luke in Apisai Koroisau but Canterbury halfback Trent Hodkinson knows his game will change without Michael Ennis.
South Sydney premiership winner from 1971 Bob McCarthy recalls the Rabbitohs' last day in the sun.
WADA will not appeal the backdated bans handed to 12 Cronulla players, but has given a scathing assessment of ASADA.
Canterbury chief executive Raelene Castle believes the players have a right to celebrate "Mad Monday" and insists the Bulldogs have taken precautions to ensure there is no repeat of the controversy that cost the club a $30,000 fine after their last grand final appearance in 2012.
Luke Keary has revealed how he has leaned on former international Matty Johns as he looked to put the anguish of a torn pectoral muscle behind him.
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