THIS last weekend was a catch-up weekend for games postponed by the "weather bomb" N.Z experienced last week.
KIWIS assistant coach Gerard Stokes was neither surprised nor distraught that giant second-rower Willie Mason and slick wing Timana Tahu have chosen to pursue their international rugby league careers with Australia. Mason and Tahu will make their test debuts for the Kangaroos against Great Britain at Sydney on Friday night.
LARGE number of Bulldogs fans are expected to make the trip up the freeway to EnergyAustralia Stadium this Sunday for what is expected to the toughest battle yet in the Bulldogs extraordinary winning streak.
CRONULLA coach Chris Anderson says he has no intention of altering his policy on late team changes despite a request from the National Rugby League for clubs to pay more respect to the fans.
THE New Zealand Warriors today announced it had contracted two more promising young Kiwi players Vince Mellars and Karl Te Mata.
A SPORTS medicine expert has called for Penrith's Martin Lang to quit the game and for the NRL to change its "crazy" policy on head knocks.
MANLY supremo Ken Arthurson has defended the Eagles' decision to bring former coach Bob Fulton back into the fold as a consultant despite his return already creating rumblings within the National Rugby League club.
FORMER Super League Test winger Ken Nagas has retired after a radical new procedure on his damaged knee failed to save his career with the Canberra Raiders.
COACHING a National Rugby League club was once considered the pinnacle of the profession.
THE NRL premiership ladder is deceiving.