THE emergence of a stack of form backrowers in the NRL has put Bulldogs veteran Andrew Ryan's representative future under serious threat.
MELBOURNE Storm skipper Cameron Smith has warned the reigning NRL premiers have a renewed focus now that Craig Bellamy has committed his future to the club.
SYDNEY Roosters captain Craig Fitzgibbon isn't reading into the form guide as he prepares to face Newcastle at Bluetongue Stadium on Sunday.
YOUNG Penrith NRL halfback Jarrod Sammut says he is only just getting comfortable after initially being overawed by many of his premiership-winning teammates.
SYDNEY Roosters captain Craig Fitzgibbon isn't surprised Mitchell Pearce is being linked to the NSW No.7 jersey, but fears the youngster may not be ready.
PARRAMATTA workhorse Nathan Hindmarsh says the Eels have everything to prove in the clash with Gold Coast after "playing like crap" against North Queensland.
FORMER NSW winger Luke Lewis has promised to "play his heart out" in his final season with Penrith after signing a four-year deal to join South Sydney.
SOUTH Sydney coach Jason Taylor has made a passionate plea to fans to stick with the struggling side after its winless start to the NRL season.
NEW Zealand Warriors sharpshooter Michael Witt has credited South Sydney coach Jason Taylor for moulding him into one of the NRL's most accurate goalkickers.
CRONULLA prop Ben Ross says he's devastated at being branded a thug over his late hit on Melbourne halfback Cooper Cronk.