Peter Sterling

Sterling urges Pearce to leave Roosters

Cronk said he hopes Pearce remains at Bondi Junction and believes Roosters coach Trent Robinson can successfully deploy three representative halves in 2018, with Cronk, Pearce and Luke Keary all playing in the same side.

Sterlo slams underperforming Burgess twins

The Rabbitohs duo have never hit the same heights as brother Sam with many believing they've under performed in seasons gone by.

Sterling as perplexed as anyone as to why they haven't stepped up.

"It's one of the real mysteries, that George and Tom haven't gone and hit the heights that I think we all thought they were going to after that standout season when they won the competition," he said on Triple M .

Pearce still has a lot to offer: Sterling

The talented 27-year-old has played 15 matches for the Blues but missed the 2016 series following his Australia Day indiscretions that resulted in an eight-week suspension to start the season. 

Sterlo wants Mitchell Pearce back in Origin

Pearce was not selected for the 2016 series defeat, as he sought to overcome a number of personal issues, but Sterling believes he can help turn NSW's fortunes around.

"I think if Mitchell Pearce starts the season well, as I expect him to, he'll be top of the list," Sterling told Seven News.

The Channel Nine and Triple M pundit will serve as a sounding board for Blues coach Laurie Daley and sees an end Queensland's dominance in 2017.

"Everything is in place for success and I am extremely optimistic that some really good times are coming," Sterling said.


Peter Sterling appointed to Blues coaching role

The Maroons have won ten out of the last eleven series as pressure mounts on Daley and his staff.

terling replaces Immortal Bob Fulton who filled the role under Daley, Ricky Stuart and Craig Bellamy.

The former Eels, New South Wales and Kangaroos halfback has high hopes for the side.

"I feel like I have been asked to step into a situation that is on the verge of something extremely special with the group Laurie has assembled and the decisions he has made during his tenure," Sterling said.