AUSTRALIA will wear black armbands in Saturday's Think! Road Safety Second Test with Great Britain, in tribute to former captain Peter Gallagher.
Gallager passed away on Tuesday afternoon following a long battle with illness, and the Kangaroos will honour his memory before Saturday's clash in Hull.
GARY Connolly is Great Britain's only injury concern ahead of Saturday's second Test against Australia in Hull.
GREAT Britain forward Adrian Morley will face a Disciplinary Committee on Monday following his sending-off in the Think! Road Safety First Test defeat to Australia on Saturday.
The Sydney Roosters star was dismissed by referee Steve Ganson following the first tackle of the game, when he caught Robbie Kearns high.
RUGBY Football League executive chairman Richard Lewis believes that the future for international Rugby League and the Great Britain team remains exciting, despite Australia securing the Think! Road Safety Test Series win on Saturday.
Lewis attended a meeting of the Rugby League International Federation Executive in London last Monday and is upbeat about the opportunities the international game will present to both Great Britain and the British game during the next five years.
ENGLAND A coach John Kear urged his Great Britain counterpart David Waite to call up his young guns for Saturday's "dead rubber" in the Ashes Series against Australia.
GREAT Britain rugby league centre Keith Senior is out of the third Ashes test against Australia after undergoing surgery on a hand injury suffered in Saturday's second test.
AUSTRALIAN winger Brett Dallas has agreed to take a pay cut to stay at Wigan.
GREAT Britain assistant coaches Brian Noble and Graham Steadman are delighted with the Lions' preparations for the First Test of the Think! Road Safety Ashes Series.
The Lions faced the England A side in an 'opposed session' at Salford on Wednesday morning as they step up their training ahead of Saturday's Ashes opener.
GORDEN Tallis has taken his talent and aggression into representative retirement but the Kangaroos have a ready made replacement for the 'Raging Bull' in Michael Crocker, according to Australian coach Chris Anderson.
GREAT Britian coach David Waite hopes to have a full squad to select from for Saturday's Think! Road Safety First Test against Australia at The JJB Stadium, Wigan.
The Lions saw captain Andy Farrell and loose forward Paul Sculthorpe sit out the clash with New Zealand A last Wednesday with respective knee and calf injuries.