Slater set to miss opening NRL rounds

Melbourne Storm fullback Billy Slater is set to miss the opening round while Kiwi Tohu Harris is also out injured.

Rapana wants to be ruthless for Raiders

After dominating the NRL with their attack last year, Canberra's Jordan Rapana says he and Joey Leilua will step up their right-edge defence in 2017.


Boyd open to Lockyer-like No.6 move

Brisbane fullback Darius Boyd says he is open to a shift to the five-eighth role to cover the loss of Ben Hunt for the 2018 NRL season.