Greg Bird has broken his silence about the cocaine scandal that is plaguing the Gold Coast Titans, declaring he's desperate to clear his name.

Broncos Test Backrower Sam Thaiday will revert to Prop, replacing the injured Adam Blair, in Friday's derby against the Titans. Rohan Welsh reports.

Manly halfback Daly Cherry-Evans is angry he wasn't allowed back on the field and believes the rule is too rigid. Josh Massoud reports.

The Essendon outcome has raised new concerns about whether Cronulla Sharks players should have accepted early guilty pleas. Ryan Phelan reports.

Manly star Daly Cherry-Evans believes the NRL's crackdown on concussion isn't working.

Johnathan Thurston has inspired the Cowboys to their first win of the NRL season.

Roosters star Blake Ferguson will have surgery after limping from the field with a foot injury.

The Roosters are waiting on the result of scans on a foot injury to Blake Ferguson.