The Cowboys have managed to leap-frog the Bulldogs into the top four with one round to go after an inspired effort from Jonathan Thurston and Ethan Lowe steered them home 24-16 at Belmore.

Parramatta has given prop Danny Wicks a contract extension through until the end of 2018. The 30-year-old made his debut at the Eels last year while South Sydney got a taste of American football at …

Storm coach Craig Bellamy says the Raiders' decision to rush star five-eighth Blake Austin into surgery means they are expecting him to return at some point this season, but believes his absence is a …