NATIONAL Rugby League boss David Gallop on Sunday night welcomed a desperately-needed shot in the arm for the code after a wonderful finale to round 18 of the premiership.
CRONULLA'S leap into good form could hit a snag at the National Rugby League judiciary this week with key forwards Phil Bailey and Karl Lovell both potentially facing lengthy suspensions.
BRISBANE coach Wayne Bennett believes the National Rugby League has to take responsibility if, as expected, Lote Tuqiri announces a switch of codes today.
RUGBY league is losing the numbers game. Andrew Sanders investigates what is happening among the Warriors of the future.
THE New Zealand Warriors have been hit with a mini-injury crisis with news on Wednesday Wairangi Koopu will be sidelined for up to two months and Motu Tony not expected back in action for four weeks.
CRONULLA coach Chris Anderson says the National Rugby League club should consider granting halfback Preston Campbell a release at the end of the season - but it may be a case of too little, too late.
PENRITH'S mediocre National Rugby League season has received a shot in the arm with the re-signings of former Auckland Warrior Joe Galuvao and utility back Shane Elford.
AFTER a number of upset results in the Bartercard Cup last weekend, this week sees some more exciting games promised and the possibility of movement in the top five should we encounter some more of last week unexpected upsets.
COACHES have rallied to support axed referee Bill Harrigan, saying his demotion from first grade is an over-reaction by the National Rugby League.
WHAT you see is what you get with Gorden Tallis. And that's probably why the Queenslander won't be named Australia's next rugby league captain on Sunday night.