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Johnathan Thurston is in the running to be named rugby league’s players’ player for an unprecedented fifth time.
North Queensland will heed a lesson from their rollercoaster 2015 playoffs campaign in attempting to rebound from their first-up finals loss to Melbourne.
Brett Morris hasn’t suffered a recurrence of the knee injury that sidelined him for much of the NRL season and will likely be available for Australia’s Four Nations campaign.
An elated Jack Wighton is free to play in Canberra’s qualifying final after being found not guilty of a shoulder charge.
Coach Ricky Stuart is set to recommend an overhaul of the NRL’s crackdown on the shoulder charge in the wake of Canberra fullback Jack Wighton’s successful trip to the judiciary.
Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith has anointed teammate Jesse Bromwich as the NRL’s No.1 forward, but admits North Queensland’s Jason Taumalolo isn’t far behind.