Join Chris Boulous for the NRL team news as it comes as well as plenty of Origin and Ultimate League chat.

It’s that time of the week again folks - Talkin’ Teams and Ultimate League! Keep it here for the afternoon for all the latest round 18 NRL teams, league news and Ultimate League trade options. Of course we will be talking all things Origin 3 and  how both teams are shaping up ahead of tomorrow’s big clash.


Let's have a look at the big 5 for this week. Let us know what you think with a comment on the right.

1. Who will the Panthers name to replace Peter Wallace?

2. Will Andrew Fifita make a return for the Sharks?

3. Tony Williams: backrow or halfback?

4. What will the score be in State of Origin 3?

5. Who gets man of the match in State of Origin 3?

Read how Jarryd Hayne would bring the NRL into the 21st century here

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— NSWRL (@NSWRL) July 8, 2014

The boys testing out Suncorp Stadium ahead of the third and final #uptheblues

— NSWRL (@NSWRL) July 8, 2014

Still waiting on the first team to be named. Four teams have the bye this week: Roosters, Souths, Cowboys, Dragons


Player of the week: Michael Ennis (87)