If you punch or shove you get sat down, but if a player does a chicken wing you can stay.
It’s not often Michael Ennis doesn’t get the last laugh. The NRL’s No.1 niggler usually gets his target.
The sin-binnings of Reni Maitua and Josh Starling for punching should serve as a warning to the remaining teams in the finals, says Canterbury coach Des Hasler.
Geoff Toovey reckons it's ridiculous. Not only the way a referee, albeit inadvertently, determined another game of football. But also how the bloke who gets chicken-winged is the one sent to the sin bin.
Just like the previous evening, a match which should have finished a whitewash morphed into a thriller.
Jake Friend could have died had the Roosters hooker's internal bleeding gone untreated for much longer, such was the horror of his car-crash-type injury.
The NRL has flagged the prospect of taking the NRL grand final out of Sydney for the first time and taking it to Queensland or other destinations.
Roosters five-eighth James Maloney has instigated the mind games against South Sydney by urging his side to take the Rabbitohs to "dark places" in the hope that their old foes can start to doubt themselves.
Live coverage of Saturday night's do-or-die showdown from Allianz Stadium.
The NRL has backed the decision to deny North Queensland the match-winning try in Friday night’s thriller at Allianz Stadium.