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Dragons' Hunt happy to be an Origin hooker

Ben Hunt says he'd be comfortable filling the less familiar role of hooker for Queensland in State of Origin, if can't get a starting gig in his preferred position of halfback.

Walker is Origin material says Reynolds

South Sydney's Adam Reynolds has declared halves partner Cody Walker ready for a State of Origin call-up as the late-blooming No.6 piles the pressure on James Maloney.

Munster ready for Qld captaincy: Kaufusi

Cameron Munster wouldn't be rattled by an early ascendency to the Queensland State of Origin captaincy, according to his Melbourne and Maroons teammate Felise Kaufusi.

Day 19 of the federal election campaign

FEDERAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN: DAY 19WHERE THE LEADERS CAMPAIGNED* Prime Minister Scott Morrison: WA (Fremantle)* Labor leader Bill Shorten: WA (Stirling)WHAT THE COALITION WANTED TO TALK ABOUTIts record defence industry spending and plans to lift funding for the sector to two per cent of GDP.

Scammers call claiming to be scam-busters

Criminals have found a way to get around people hanging up on annoying computer technical support calls - by claiming to be the ones trying to catch the scammers.

Moore's call on reported Nikorima move

Billy Moore has implored Brisbane to "go hammer and tong" for Mitchell Moses as two of the NRL club's biggest names are linked to exits from Red Hill.